Jags' Lawrence fails to respond from worst game, worst pick
Trevor Lawrence came to Jacksonville as a generational quarterback prospect. One week after a five-turnover performance at Philadelphia, Lawrence delivered another stinker in a 13-6 loss to AFC South rival Houston. The former Clemson star and the top pick in the 2021 NFL draft showed little resilience after last week’s game or the worst interception of his young career.news.yahoo.com
Jags tag Robinson again, clear path for pass rusher at No. 1
The Jacksonville Jaguars used their franchise tag on left tackle Cam Robinson for the second straight year Tuesday, guaranteeing him $16.6 million in 2022 and potentially divulging their plans for the No. 1 pick in next month's NFL draft. The former Alabama standout has started 61 games over five seasons since Jacksonville drafted him with the 34th overall pick in 2017. Bringing him back was a surprise move considering the Jaguars drafted Stanford left tackle Walker Little with the 45th overall pick last year and had plans to pair him with quarterback Trevor Lawrence for the foreseeable future.news.yahoo.com
Jaguars sponsor sues to have name removed from 'clown game'
The title sponsor for Jacksonville's season finale against Indianapolis is suing the Jaguars in hopes of having its name disassociated from the game during which disgruntled fans are planning to dress as clowns to protest team owner Shad Khan's decision to retain general manager Trent Baalke. RoofClaim.com, a roofing company based in Georgia that does business in Florida, is seeking to avoid "its brand being emphasized as the primary sponsor of the clown game,” according to a complaint filed Thursday in circuit court in Jacksonville. It also wants temporary and permanent injunctive relief from the Jaguars using the RoofClaim brand.news.yahoo.com
Clown party? Frustrated Jags fans trying to elicit GM change
If a 40-point drubbing at New England didn’t get Jacksonville owner Shad Khan’s full attention, then what’s being planned for the team's season finale just might. Frustrated fans are revolting against the Jaguars and have Khan in their crosshairs. Hundreds, if not thousands, have changed their social media profile pics to a clown donning Khan’s signature mustache.news.yahoo.com
Jacksonville ordered to turn off bridge’s Pride Month rainbow lights. A day later, they’re lighted again.
The decision on the Acosta Bridge in Jacksonville, Fla., which came after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a much-debated transgender girls sports ban on the first day of Pride Month, appears to have been reversed Wednesday amid mounting blowback.washingtonpost.com
Alabama teammates Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith among Heisman Trophy finalists
Alabama teammates Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith along with Clemson's Trevor Lawrence and Florida's Kyle Trask have been named finalists for the Heisman Trophy. Jones and Smith are the eighth set of teammates to be finalists together since the tradition started in 1982. Smith is trying to become the first wide receiver to win the Heisman since Michigan's Desmond Howard in 1991. Jones or Smith would become Alabama's third Heisman winner, but first that is not a running back. Iowa State running back Breece Hall was sixth, followed by Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields, BYU quarterback Zach Wilson, Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book and Florida tight end Kyle Pitts.cbsnews.com
Clemson dominates Miami 42-17 in Death Valley
If the deafening sound of the Clemson fans cheering, albeit a significantly reduced crowd, is indicative of anything, it’s that Clemson is that good. Miami racked up 15 penalties for 135 yards, the most penalties of any game this season. Clemson tight end Braden Galloway scored two touchdowns in the first half and Etienne added a two-yard rush. Etienne scored his second touchdown on a 72-yard rush up the left sideline after blowing past Miami’s defense. Clemson tight end Davis Allen scored the last touchdown of the game on a 22-yard touchdown pass.themiamihurricane.com
Live Blog: No. 7 Miami at No 1. Clemson
Follow along with our live scoring summary and analysis below:Fourth quarter (3:59): Miami 17, Clemson 42: Davis Allen scores on a 22-yard touchdown pass. Third quarter (2:32): Miami 10, Clemson 35: Trevor Lawrence scores on a three-yard rush. Second quarter (1:14): Miami 3, Clemson 21: Braden Galloway scores on a 11-yard pass from Trevor Lawrence. Second quarter (14:54): Miami 0, Clemson 14: Travis Etienne scores on a two-yard rush. First quarter (9:50): Miami 0, Clemson 7: Braden Galloway scores on a 25-yard touchdown pass from Trevor Lawrence.themiamihurricane.com