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Need for speed is driving Jaguars defensive end Derrick Harvey | jacksonville.com
Speed over size.That's the mantra for Jaguars defensive end Derrick Harvey, who is hoping to live up to the reputation he had in 2008, when the Jaguars traded up to the eighth overall pick in the draft to select him out of Florida.After having a total of 51/2 sacks in his first two seasons, Harvey is hoping a leaner look will help him put more heat

 

Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union talks about Derrick Harvey losing weight to help his pass rush.

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Jaguars notebook: New linebacker Kirk Morrison pleased about defense's progress | jacksonville.com
Hall of Famer Harry Carson was a visitor at the Jaguars' practice session Tuesday and gave them a motivational speech.Middle linebacker Kirk Morrison described Carson's message."We're only in this game for so long. The harder you work, the better player you're going to be. And off the field, too.

Kirk Morrison tells Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union he's happy with his new defense and gets some inspiration from a Hall of Fame linebacker.

 

Who is Tyson Alualu? B/R Interviews the Jacksonville Jaguars' Top Pick | Bleacher Report
When the Jacksonville Jaguars chose California defensive lineman Tyson Alualu with the 2010 NFL Draft's 10th overall pick, fans' surprise was palpable—not only in every living ...

Bleacher Report gets a sit-down with Jacksonville Jaguars first round pick Tyson Alualu... somehow.

 

 

Quaye takes the long way - Jaguars news on jaguars.com
Quaye, an undrafted defensive tackle attempting to carve out a place on the Jaguars roster, fled Liberia and its Civil War at age two. He and his older sister were hustled to Paris by their father, who worked at the Liberian embassy in Paris.

Undrafted rookie defensive tackle Kom Quaye has an interesting road to the NFL.

 

 

Haslam in bid for future - Jaguars news on jaguars.com
Undrafted Kevin Haslam is trying to establish himself as one of the Jaguars’ offensive linemen of the future. The question is at what position?

Kevin Haslam's versatility makes his chances of making the roster that much greater.

Scout.com: Jacksonville Jaguars: Top 10 Prospects

Scout.com's Chris Steuber continues the top 10 prospects series and profiles the Jacksonville Jaguars. In this series, an NFL prospect is classified as a player entering their third year in the NFL or under 25 years of age. Find out who the Jaguars top 10 prospects are entering the 2010 season.

Scout.com Chris Steuber ranks the Jaguars top young players.

Scout.com: Jaguars Notes and Quotes

With only eight practice sessions left in their OTAs, Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio will take a hard look at his receiving group over the next three weeks. The OTAs are designed for teams to sharpen their passing attacks before training camp opens in August. Thus far, the Jaguars haven't been particularly sharp in either the passing or receiving aspect.

The receiver position is showing some good competition this off-season.

Scout.com: Jags Confident in Secondary

After the Jacksonville Jaguars completed their second consecutive last-place finish in the AFC South, the front office knew that the defensive personnel was simply not good enough to contend in one of the toughest divisions in football. Jacksonville had one of the worst passing defenses in the league, and they spent all offseason trying to correct the problem. 

Scout.com's Charlie Bernstein takes a look at the Jacksonville Jaguars shaky secondary.