32 in 32: Jacksonville Jaguars rebuilding again - NFL.com
The Minnesota Vikings had three first-round picks in the 2013 NFL Draft, but the Jaguars are the best bet to lead the league in snaps played by the rookie class. No. 2 overall pick Luke Joeckel is entrenched at right tackle, safety Jonathan Cyprien (No. 33 overall) could be the team's best defensive player by the end of the season and third-round pick Dwayne Gratz is penciled in as a starting cornerback. The coaching staff also is talking up significant roles for wild card Denard Robinson (fifth round), dynamic kick returner/slot receiver Ace Sanders (fourth round) and cornerback Demetrius McCray (seventh round).
Roy Miller draws rave reviews despite limitations from knee tendinitis | jacksonville.com
Jaguars defensive line coach Todd Wash likes to talk about all the things that free agent defensive tackle Roy Miller can bring to their defense.Wash, who coached Miller for his first two years in the league, in Tampa Bay, said of his thoughts when Miller hit the free agent market, “He’s such a great run defender. I obviously knew him as a person and just the mentality he would bring into our room. He’s a big physical type of player.’’
OTA Report: Babin optimistic after surgery
Jason Babinsays he’s optimistic. Babin, the Jaguars’ veteran defensive end, said Friday he doesn’t anticipate a problem being ready for training camp after undergoing surgery on his groin in Philadelphia Tuesday. “From that I was told, it went very well,” Babin said Friday after the Jaguars wrapped up the last of 10 2013 organized team activities practices at the Florida Blue Health and Wellness Practice Fields adjacent to EverBank Field.