Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen suffered a stroke during a game against the Buffalo Bills in December that is ending his NFL career at age 27. Allen suffered double vision after a collision with Bills center Eric Wood but went back in and finished the game. Show More Summary
Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen is retiring after suffering a concussion and a stroke in a game last December. Allen tells MMQB.si.com that he has a dead spot — no bigger than a dime — on his cerebellum.
The collision was a simple one, typical of any number of NFL hits. In a Week 15 game, Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen collided face-to-face with Buffalo Bills center Eric Wood and, like any number of NFL players, he kept playing. But that hit ended Allen’s career because, it turns out, he suffered a stroke. […]
If you have a minute at lunch today, swing by MMQB and read Robert Klemko's piece on Russell Allen. The Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker who suffered a stroke in last year's Week 15 game against the Buffalo Bills. It's another sad story in a long line of sad stories about the hell America's favorite game can wreak on the body and brain. Here are some nuggets: Read more...
Russell Allen went from an undrafted free agent to a key member of the Jacksonville Jaguars defense during his five years with the team. So it came as a surprise when the team decided to release the linebacker, but it turns out the reason...Show More Summary
The NFL draft hasn't exactly been kind to the Jacksonville Jaguars in the last five years. More precisely, the struggling AFC South franchise has made poor use of the league's annual selection meeting. There have been high-profile flops, such as a quarterback who was a major reach in 2011. Show More Summary
With the NFL Draft approaching, we’re taking a team-by-team look at the needs of each club. Up next is the one with the No. 3 overall selection, the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Jags have 11 choices overall, giving them a good chance to restock a franchise that is making significant progress. Quarterback: It’s funny, this was…
Representatives from seven NFL teams — including Chicago Bears defensive line coach Paul Pasqualoni, Baltimore Ravens defensive line coach Clarence Brooks and Jacksonville Jaguars defensive line coach Todd Wash — were present for a workout by Florida defensive tackle Dominique Easley on April 17. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Browns had no choice but to pay Alex Mack in order to keep him. After signing a five-year, $42 million offer sheet with the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Browns opted to match the deal. While expensive, the move was necessary. The Browns are already dealing with another rebuild after changing coaching and front office staffs yet again. Show More Summary
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Teddy Bridgewater's second visit with the Jacksonville Jaguars certainly indicates genuine interest on the part of general manager David Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley. They spent time with him at the combine, had...Show More Summary
The Jacksonville Jaguars have the third overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft and most people assume the team is going to take either a pass-rusher or a quarterback, which are clearly the team’s two biggest needs after winning just sixShow More Summary
Representatives from 20 NFL teams — including the quarterback coaches from the Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, New Orleans Saints and St. Louis Rams, the head coach (Gus Bradley) and general manager (David Caldwell) of the Jacksonville Jaguars, and St. Show More Summary
The Jacksonville Jaguars can still find value in free agency, even though at this point the market is mostly filled with low-cost, short-term veterans. But adding some experienced winners to a young, rebuilding team is no bad thing.Show More Summary
Johnny Manziel has a fan in Jacksonville... tight end Marcedes Lewis... who tells TMZ Sports he hopes the Jags draft him because the guy is "dope."Lewis was out in L.A. this weekend -- and we asked if he hopes JAX spends its #3 draft pick on…
Center Alex Mack channeled The Turtles on Monday. He and the Cleveland Browns are simply "happy together" now that the Browns matched Jacksonville Jaguars' five-year offer sheet to the Browns center. "Imagine you and me... " Mack termed all the reports that he preferred to be in Jacksonville mere positioning. "Business is business," he said. Show More Summary
The Jacksonville Jaguars exposed the risk that the Cleveland Browns took when they gave center Alex Mack the seldom-used transition tag, not the franchise tag. The Jaguars will sign Mack to a huge five-year, $42 million offer sheet, according to a report from NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Show More Summary
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- There’s nothing wrong with swinging for the fences every once in a while. Sometimes it works and you do hit one into the stands. Jacksonville Jaguars general manager David Caldwell took a shot with Alex Mack. He...Show More Summary
So much for Alex Mack starting over in Jacksonville. He reportedly is headed back to Cleveland instead.
That was quick. The Cleveland Browns didn’t need to think much at all about matching the offer sheet the Jacksonville Jaguars gave center Alex Mack. They decided before the end of Friday to keep Mack with the Browns. Apparently Jimmy Haslam meant it when he said the team had no intention of losing Mack. Show More Summary
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The next five days are not going to be easy for Jacksonville Jaguars general manager David Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley. At any moment, they may find out that the Cleveland Browns have decided to match the offer the Jaguars made to Pro Bowl center Alex Mack. Show More Summary