What We Learned: Week Two OTA edition
Here’s what we’ve learned during the first two weeks of Jaguars 2013 organized team activities. 1. The Jaguars are faster. Yes, we’ve gone over the speed thing before – several times since the 2013 NFL Draft, in fact – but this What We Learned is serving as a Week 1-2 wrap for 2013 OTAs, and of all the notable notes about this franchise in late May, that’s it. The Jaguars drafted with speed in mind. Through two weeks of OTAs, it’s apparent they got it.
Five NFL scheme changes to watch: Defense - NFL.com
It's less about scheme and more about identity in Jacksonville. New coach Gus Bradley cut his teeth in Seattle, where the Seahawks thrived on a multiple-front defense that used long, hyper-physical defensive backs to shut down opponents. Jacksonville plans to follow suit. Bradley is fashioning a 4-3/3-4 hybrid attack and hinted this week that end Jason Babin fits in well as a right-side-rushing Leo chess piece. "He has a lot of the traits that we're looking for," Bradley said.
Jimbo Fisher praises Jaguars fullback Lonnie Pryor | jacksonville.com
With a young team facing another transition period, Jacksonville general manager Dave Caldwell and his front office staff are looking to add high-character players to the team’s locker room.Florida State football coach Jimbo Fisher believes the Jaguars found one in fullback Lonnie Pryor. Pryor, who signed with the Jaguars as an undrafted free agent earlier this month, was a key member on a Seminoles team that was the first to win an ACC title in seven seasons last December.