Scobee named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week
Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee was named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week for the sixth time in his career after tying an NFL record with three field goals of 50-plus yards to lead the Jaguars to a 12-7 win over Baltimore on Monday Night Football. Scobee finished four of four on field goals (54, 54, 22, 51) and scored all 12 of the club’s points. He became the sixth kicker in NFL history with three field goals of 50-plus yards in a single game.
Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio becomes latest sideline casualty | jacksonville.com
Marcedes Lewis couldn't help but be amused when he saw Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio roll up in a golf cart at practice today, right next to defensive coordinator Mel Tucker who was sitting in the motorized chair he's used since suffering a torn quadriceps muscle in practice several weeks ago. "Thought they were about to race or something," Lewis said. Del Rio was hit on the sideline Monday night at the end of a punt return. The consensus in the locker room is Ravens punter Sam Koch ran into Del Rio, leading to a left leg injury that's caused Del Rio to limp around the hallways and take a golf cart out to practice.
Jaguars Notebook: Defensive coordinator earns game ball after Jags bottle up Ravens | jacksonville.com
After the Jaguars' defensive performance against the Baltimore Ravens, Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio pointed at defensive coordinator Mel Tucker to congratulate him. In a scene shown on the weekly television show "Jaguars All Access" Del Rio joked to Tucker. "I don't know what you're giving those boys in the room, man, but hell of a job," Del Rio said, before giving Tucker a game ball.
Focused on results
Kicker Josh Scobee: "This is the best I’ve ever kicked" Josh Scobee has had but one goal all season. Scobee, the Jaguars’ eight-year veteran kicker, said while the goal may be a cliché, and not particularly exciting, it doesn’t mean it’s not a big reason for his success. His goal: stay in the moment, take one kick at a time.
Foot on the gas
Jones-Drew: Jaguars can’t worry about division while preparing for Houston The Jaguars are in no position to relax. At 2-5, that’s a fundamental truth for the Jaguars as the midway point of the 2011 season approaches, and it remains true even in the wake of the biggest victory of the season. So, what are the chances the Jaguars let up this week? What are the chances they spend the week savoring the moment? No chance, according to cornerback Rashean Mathis.