Jaguars Notebook: Jones-Drew, Posluszny, Scobee stand out to GM Smith | jacksonville.com
Jaguars general manager Gene Smith named running back Maurice Jones-Drew, linebacker Paul Posluszny and kicker Josh Scobee as his offensive, defensive and special teams MVPs of the first half of his season during his weekly radio show on Monday. Smith said he might have named several players on defense, including linebacker Daryl Smith.
Drive to beat the Colts is in Jaguars LB Clint Session | jacksonville.com
Five-year-old Clint Session used to go join his father, Clint Session Sr., on the football field. Dad was coaching kids just a little bit older than him, but his son wanted to be a part of it, already clinging to football. He started playing little league football less than two years later, learning his fundamentals from the same man who raised him, skills that helped him as he became a standout player in high school.
Colts’ best chance to win could come this weekend | ProFootballTalk
In Week Eight, the 0-6 Rams shocked the NFC South-leading Saints. In Week Nine, the 0-7 Dolphins toppled the AFC West-leading Chiefs. In Week 10, the last of the winless teams could have their best chance to get their first win. To make it happen, the 0-9 Colts don’t have to beat a team with a winning record. Instead, Indy will host the 2-6 Jaguars.
When I found out Peyton Manning had a serious injury that would keep him out for most of, if not the entire season, I’m not going to lie…I was happy. I don’t wish injury on anyone. I hope Peyton Manning can regain full motion in his neck, play catch with his kids, and live a happy life, but I’m also glad the Jaguars aren’t facing him this season. I’m sure Tennessee and Houston fans would say the same. Without Manning, it seemed the division’s perennial most dangerous team was done before the season started.
Ready for a surge
Despite the difficulties, Terrance Knighton said he remains confident. And more importantly to Knighton, the Jaguars’ defensive tackle, there’s a reason for that confidence – a reason that trumps the team’s record entering the second half of the season. Two and six? Three and a half games out of first place?