The Jaguars' selection of Byran Anger, punter out of Cal, has been much maligned. It's obviously easy to be glib about just the second punter taken that early since the mid-90s. General Manager Gene Smith made an unconventional choice, but that doesn't make it wrong. What does make it wrong is that it shows a complete and total failure to comprehend what makes teams win.
Gene Smith as taken heat since he was named general manager of the Jacksonville Jaguars for having a love affair with selecting small school players who may have looked good in a work out or scouting combine, but have not panned out... Read Post
The Jaguars needed a new punter after Adam Podlesh signed with the Bears as a free agent, so they decided to be proactive about it. Jacksonville selected Cal punter Bryan Anger with the seventh selection of the third round, number 7... Read Post
Jacksonville Jaguars sign punter Bryan Anger off draft, move surprises many-NFL News Jacksonville Jaguars’ general manager, Gene Smith, has great hopes that punter, Bryan Anger, will have a major impact on the team. Anger’s signing ... Read Post