A total of 66 players have opted out of the 2020 NFL season due to the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of them linemen.
Twenty offensive linemen and 11 on defense opted out before...
BOSTON (AP) — The number of New England Patriots who have decided to sit out the season because of concerns over the coronavirus continues to grow.
NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (12-5)
CAMP SITE: Foxborough, Massachussetts
LAST YEAR: Following 8-0 start, Patriots lost three of final five games to end regular season, followed by home...
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (6-10)
CAMP SITE: Jacksonville, Florida
LAST YEAR: Jaguars lost injury-prone QB Nick Foles on first series of opener and then benched him for good three games into...
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BOSTON (AP) — Marqise Lee hopes to revive an injury-plagued career at his latest NFL stop in New England.
The former Jaguars receiver was one of eight veteran free agents signings announced...
Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell says it often: They’re not all going to be choirboys.
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Colorado receiver Laviska Shenault compares himself to NFL stars Larry Fitzgerald, Julio Jones and Jarvis Landry.
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars waived oft-injured receiver Marqise Lee on Monday to create nearly $5 million in salary cap space.
LONDON (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars promoted rookie receiver Michael Walker to the active roster Saturday, an indication Dede Westbrook won't play against Houston in London.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jaguars have placed receiver Marqise Lee on injured reserve for the second straight season, likely signaling the end of his time in Jacksonville.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars rookie tight end Josh Oliver will make his NFL debut at Cincinnati — and it might come in a starting role.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without starting cornerback A.J. Bouye and receiver Marqise Lee at Houston on Sunday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Fourth-year defensive end Yannick Ngakoue will miss the first game of his NFL career when the Jacksonville Jaguars play at Houston on Sunday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Receiver Marqise Lee knew nothing about Gardner Minshew when the Jacksonville Jaguars drafted the quarterback in April.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee practiced Saturday for the first time since tearing three ligaments in his left knee last preseason.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars don't expect left tackle Cam Robinson and receiver Marqise Lee to be ready for the season opener.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will open training camp with two offensive starters and a rookie on the physically unable to perform list.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed journeyman receiver Terrelle Pryor, giving the team more depth and experience at the position.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed kick returner Jaydon Mickens on injured reserve and re-signed receiver Rashad Greene.
The team announced the roster moves Monday, one day after a 40-7 loss at Dallas. Mickens broke his left ankle returning a punt in the third quarter.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville's formula for success was evident in the season opener.
It's relying on their strengths. It's playing to their identity. It's surely not the last time they'll win like that, either.
Sure, the Jaguars would like to have done more offensively in a 20-15 victory at the New York Giants .
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey practiced without any limitation Friday, clearing the way for him to play against New York Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in the season opener.
Ramsey was limited in practice Thursday because of right ankle soreness.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It wasn't too long ago that veteran receiver Donte Moncrief was buried on Jacksonville's depth chart.
Moncrief had fallen behind Marqise Lee, Keelan Cole, Dede Westbrook and even rookie DJ Chark after missing a week of practice because of a sore knee.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without their top receiver for the second straight year.
Marqise Lee will have season-ending knee surgery and be placed on injured reserve, coach Doug Marrone said Monday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars might have lost their No. 1 receiver for the season.
Marqise Lee, who led the team in receptions in 2017, injured his left knee in a 17-6 victory against Atlanta in the preseason Saturday night and could be out for the year.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee, who led the team in receptions in 2017, injured his left knee in an exhibition game against Atlanta on Saturday.
Lee was carted off the field after Falcons cornerback Damontae Kazee twisted his leg making a tackle. Lee fumbled on the play, but it was overturned because Kazee was flagged for tackling with his helmet.
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys added another receiver in free agency Friday when Allen Hurns agreed to a two-year deal.
Hurns' deal with the Cowboys came three days after he was released by the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Cowboys receiver Cole Beasley welcomed Hurns to the team in a Twitter message, ending that with "lets go to work!" Hurns responded, "Let's get it bro" on his account.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars unceremoniously dumped the longest-tenured player on their roster Tuesday, and he wasn't happy about it.
The Jaguars released veteran tight end Marcedes Lewis after 12 seasons to save $3.5 million in salary-cap space. The move came the same day Jacksonville parted ways with receiver Allen Hurns to save $7 million.
Both players are now free agents and can sign with any team that wants them.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are releasing receiver Allen Hurns and saving $7 million in 2018.
Hurns will be a free agent and able to sign with any team that wants him.
His future had been in doubt for months, since Dede Westbrook and Keelan Cole emerged late last season. Hurns really became expendable when the Jaguars signed two receivers last week, bringing back Marqise Lee and adding Donte Moncrief in free agency.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will open free agency by adding two offensive pieces and re-signing another.
The Jaguars are poised to sign All-Pro guard Andrew Norwell and speedy receiver Donte Moncrief in free agency Thursday, according to two people familiar with negotiations. The people spoke to The Associated Press on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because NFL teams are prohibited from announcing signings until free agency officially begins Wednesday afternoon.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (12-7)
UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: WRs Allen Robinson, Marqise Lee and Arrelious Benn; CB Aaron Colvin; LBs Paul Posluszny and Lerentee McCray; OL Patrick Omameh; QB Chad Henne; TE Mychal Rivera; S Peyton Thompson; LS Matt Overton.
RESTRICTED FREE AGENTS: RB Corey Grant; LB Donald Payne.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy is in the starting lineup against Jacksonville.
McCoy was listed as questionable to play in Sunday's AFC wild-card game after spraining his right ankle in a victory at Miami last week. He was carted off the field, sat out two days of practice and returned in a limited capacity Friday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee practiced for the first time in three weeks Friday, increasing his chances of playing in a wild-card game against Buffalo.
Lee missed the final two regular-season games after spraining his right ankle. He was limited in his practice Friday, but did enough to please coach Doug Marrone.
Marrone says Lee "looked better than I envisioned."
Lee leads the team in receptions (56) and ranks second in yards (702).
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns is expected to play in the regular-season finale at Tennessee, his first action since Nov. 12.
Hurns missed the last six games because of a high-ankle sprain. He was limited in practice Wednesday and Thursday, but was removed from the injury report Friday.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Dede Westbrook's role with the Jacksonville Jaguars has changed dramatically in the last six weeks.
Even the rookie receiver has been surprised by his rapid rise.
"I never thought in my first year I'd be teaching another guy the playbook," Westbrook said Thursday.
Jacksonville's slew of injuries at the position has Westbrook and fellow rookie Keelan Cole doing more than anyone expected.
Dallas cornerback Orlando Scandrick with miss his third straight game with a back injury in what amounts to a playoff elimination game between the Cowboys and Seattle.
Scandrick is inactive for Sunday's game along with defensive lineman David Irving, who had already been declared out for the third straight week with a concussion. Scandrick and Irving were injured in a win over Washington.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted receiver Jaelen Strong to the active roster, an indication Allen Hurns will miss his sixth consecutive game.
To make room on the roster Saturday, the Jaguars (10-4) waived/injured first-year receiver Larry Pinkard (concussion).
Hurns (ankle) practiced in a limited capacity all week and was listed as questionable for Sunday's game at San Francisco (4-10). Fellow receiver Marqise Lee (ankle) already has been ruled out.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without leading receiver Marqise Lee and could be missing wideout Allen Hurns again at San Francisco on Sunday.
Lee, who has 56 receptions for 702 yards, was ruled out Friday because of a sprained right ankle. He rolled his ankle in the first quarter against Houston last week and missed practice all week.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Hurns has missed a fourth consecutive practice and is unlikely to play at Arizona.
Hurns was wearing a walking boot on his sprained right ankle Tuesday.
Hurns injured his ankle while making a 6-yard catch against the Los Angeles Chargers on Nov. 12. It's a significant setback for a team already playing without its top receiver, Allen Robinson. Robinson is out for the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee in the opener.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without receiver Allen Hurns at winless Cleveland on Sunday, a potentially significant setback for a team already playing without Allen Robinson.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars could be without three starting offensive linemen against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.
Right tackle Jermey Parnell (knee) and guards Patrick Omameh (knee) and A.J. Cann (triceps) were listed as questionable for the game Friday. All three practiced on a limited basis this week.
Cann sat out last week's game against Cincinnati with his injury.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will have running back Leonard Fournette and center Brandon Linder back in the starting lineup Sunday against Cincinnati.
Fournette missed the team's last game at Indianapolis with a sprained right ankle. Linder sat out the last three games with an undisclosed illness.
No. 23 Arizona (6-2, 4-1 Pac-12, CFP No. 22) at No. 17 Southern California (7-2, 5-1, CFP No. 17) 10:45 p.m. (ESPN)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have promoted receiver Jaydon Mickens to the active roster and waived receiver Max McCaffrey.
The 5-foot-11 Mickens was originally signed by Oakland as an undrafted rookie in May. He spent the entire 2016 season on Oakland's practice squad, was waived in final cuts and signed to Jacksonville's practice squad two weeks later.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette says his ankle feels good and he "most definitely" will be healthy enough to play Sunday at Indianapolis.
Fournette missed a second consecutive practice Thursday because of a sprained right ankle. The rookie expects to do "cutting and stuff" Friday before coach Doug Marrone decides his status against the Colts.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette sat out practice Wednesday while recovering from a sprained right ankle.
The rookie rolled his ankle late in Sunday's 27-17 loss to the Los Angeles Rams. Coach Doug Marrone says Fournette was ready to re-enter the game after getting his ankle evaluated on the sideline, but adds that "there's a lot of adrenaline that goes into that."
Marrone says "you just have to wait and see how things go the following week."
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee missed a second consecutive practice Thursday, raising questions about his availability Sunday at Pittsburgh.
Lee injured ribs on the right side of his body when New York Jets linebacker Demario Davis tackled him in the fourth quarter last week. Lee later dropped a third down pass in overtime that would have put the Jaguars (2-2) in field-goal range.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson is gaining contract leverage while on crutches.
The Jaguars (2-2) are tied for the most dropped passes in the AFC with seven, including a costly one by Marqise Lee in last week's overtime loss at the New York Jets.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without running back Leonard Fournette, receiver Marqise Lee and cornerback A.J. Bouye for their preseason game against Carolina on Thursday night.
Coach Doug Marrone ruled out all three projected starters Monday, adding that running back T.J. Yeldon (hamstring) and tight end Michael Rivera (hand) also won't play against the Panthers.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Rookie running back Leonard Fournette expects to be ready for Jacksonville's season opener. So does receiver Marqise Lee.
Fournette and Lee spoke Saturday for the first time since being sidelined by injuries a week ago and expressed confidence they would play in the Sept. 10 opener at Houston.
"I'm very confident," Fournette said. "There's nothing to worry about."