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Jacksonville Jaguars Around the Internets

We'll try every day to give you guys the news on the Jacksonville Jaguars around the internet. It's the off-season for us, so any and all Jaguars information is going to be at a premium. But as you know, you can find everything you need on Big Cat Country. I have no shame.

Alualu ready to build on rookie season - Jaguars news on
Please excuse Tyson Alualu, but he’s taking a break, both mentally and physically, for the first time in 16 months. It’s a deserving break for a player who arrived in Jacksonville from across the country with high expectations and plenty of skepticism, and lived up to the billing of a top draft pick.

Gene Frenette: Coaching turnover presents another challenge for Jack Del Rio, Jaguars |
The Jaguars will be fortunate if the coaching turnover stops at just offensive assistants Mike Shula and Todd Monken, leaving for more secure jobs with the Carolina Panthers and Oklahoma State. That’s the gamble owner Wayne Weaver took by not extending the contracts of Jack Del Rio’s staff through the 2012 season.

Jaguars hire Mike Sheppard to coach quarterbacks |
The Jaguars staff is full again, at least for the moment.After losing a second quarterbacks coach in a matter of weeks, Jacksonville reached an agreement with Mike Sheppard, who has been the receivers coach for the Cincinnati Bengals for the past four seasons. Sheppard has been a quarterbacks coach for two NFL teams and was the Saints' offensive coordinator during the 2005 season in Jim Haslett's final year as head coach.Both Sheppard and Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio declined comment on the hire until it becomes official on Monday.

Jaguars begin another push for tickets | ProFootballTalk
By any measure, Jacksonville’s "Team Teal" initiative was a big success in 2010. The team didn’t have any true sellouts but they reduced the number of blackouts from nine in 2009 to zero in 2010. The Florida Times-Union notes that the Jaguars began this week with 17,000 season-ticket holders after they had zero at this time last year. (Zero? Huh?)

Ask the Coach, part two - Ask the Coach on
Jack Del Rio answers fans questions