Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee learned a first-hand lesson about the business of football in July when punter Adam Podlesh, his holder and one of his best friends, left the Jaguars in free agency. Podlesh had said throughout the process he wanted to remain a Jaguar and the Jaguars said they wanted to keep him. But through the frenzy of the post-lockout free agency, it didn’t work out for the sides. Instead, Podlesh signed with the Chicago Bears and the Jaguars searched for his replacement.
The Jaguars will host the Colts this Sunday at Everbank Field in a game that will feature the two worst teams in the worst division in football. Sadly, the 2-13 Colts, co-owners of the worst record in the league, may not be the worst team playing. Hot off of two straight wins, the Colts are playing impassioned football.
Eugene Monroe doesn’t expect it to be easy, but he does expect to play in the 2011 season finale Sunday. He said to do otherwise really isn’t an option. Monroe, the Jaguars’ starting left tackle, missed practice Friday because of an ankle injury sustained in practice Thursday, but said he will continue undergoing treatment through the weekend, and that he will play Sunday.
As the Weavers prepared for their final days with the franchise, they sat down with jaguars.com senior writer John Oehser to look back and discuss their time with the team. This is the conversation with Wayne Weaver ...