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Pressure Builds in Jacksonville

Two years after an organizational overhaul and one summer after a free agent spending spree, the Jags should be on the road back to respectability. But do GM Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley have the right pieces in place around QB Blake Bortles? Owner Shad Khan will know soon

Julius Thomas: Memories of March Madness

The latest converted hoopster to ascend to stardom as an NFL tight end, Julius Thomas looks back on his two trips to the NCAA tournament, sizes up new quarterback Blake Bortles and responds to criticism from a Hall of Famer

10 Things I Think I Think: The Preseason

Why the three first-round rookie quarterbacks should sit, and why a QB drafted much later might be the best of the rookie bunch. Plus, the tales of three rising defenders: a star in Tennessee that is worth every penny of his new contract, a physical freak emerging as a force in Cincinnati, and a misfit in Philly who needs be rescued from the wrong scheme

Jaguars Report: Just Wait Until Next Year

With their franchise quarterback a year away from being ready, it's one more year of rebuilding for the Jaguars. But that doesn't mean they aren't headed in the right direction

A Father’s Life Lessons

We asked a dozen men in the NFL—players, coaches and executives—to share the best thing they’ve learned from their dad or an influential father figure. Here’s the wisdom that’s been passed on by mail carriers, businessmen, high school coaches, Hall of Famers, construction workers, educators and military veterans

Recapping Round 1

With the third pick in the NFL draft, the Jacksonville Jaguars selected Chad Henne’s backup. At the earliest, Blake Bortles shouldn’t see a regular-season game until 2015 ... plus, my takeaways on the other 31 teams

Rock Bottom Meets Rocky Mountain High

Oddsmakers be damned, the winless Jaguars still have hope for the season. But first there's the small matter of Peyton Manning and the juggernaut Broncos

Jaguars Preview: A Mustache-Powered Makeover

Colorful owner Shahid Khan is building goodwill and making smart coaching hires—but assembling a winning roster will take more time