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Jaguars Training Camp Round Up

Let's take a stroll around the internet to see what others are saying about the Jacksonville Jaguars training camp.

Pot Roast is getting closer to being able to practice for the Jaguars |
Jaguars defensive tackle Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton hasn't practiced with his team since training camp started. He conditions off to the side while the rest of his team goes through drills. Knighton came into camp at least 20 pounds overweight, but he's getting closer to the weight where coaches want him in order to resume team drills. Knighton thinks he'll be back practicing after the first preseason game in New England.

Pro Football Focus says Jaguars downgraded at weakside linebacker by going from Justin Durant to Clint Session |
Pro Football Focus takes an analytical look at stats. In a recent article, the site looked at 10 positions across the league in which it thinks teams downgraded in free agency. The Jaguars appeared on the list at outside linebacker. Here's what PFF had to say about the Jaguars switch from Justin Durant to Clint Session:

No blackout for Jaguars preseason games, but regular season looks like a different story |
The Jaguars will be able to lift the TV blackout for their two home preseason games because of a new policy by the NFL, but they have fears they will be blacking out regular-season games this fall.

Jaguars' Tyson Alualu makes most of offseason training |
Tyson Alualu didn't even hesitate when answering the question. He was asked if he was embarrassed to play on a defense that gave up a franchise record 419 points last season and no sooner did he process the question, did the second-year defensive tackle answer affirmatively.

Jack Del Rio won’t allow rookie hazing | ProFootballTalk
Jaguars rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert won’t have to worry about being humiliated with an ugly haircut before he starts the team’s first preseason game. Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio said today that he’s not going to tolerate any rookie hazing on his team, ending a tradition in Jacksonville of veteran players giving hideous haircuts to their rookie teammates.

Looking for guys to count on - Jaguars news on
Del Rio, the Jaguars’ head coach, said after reviewing the tape from the team’s scrimmage on Saturday night that for the most part, the team’s starting units played well. He wasn’t as pleased with the backups, and said that was a theme when he addressed the team Monday morning.

Healthy and ready - Jaguars news on
As Rashean Mathis sees it, there’s no real mystery. Mathis, the Jaguars’ nine-year veteran cornerback, said it’s no surprise that Jaguars Head Coach Jack Del Rio and many others around the organization believe he’s having his best training camp in several seasons.

Q&A With Foxboro Blog's Ricky Keeler | August
Last week, Ricky Keeler asked if I would like to answer some questions about the Jaguars for Foxboro Blog. I was more than happy, and he was kind enough to return the favor. Here's our end of the Q&A:

Jaguars 2009 Draft Class – Three Years Later (Part 1) | Jaguars Blog
The Jaguars have been slowly but surely building their roster through the NFL draft. Usually, it takes a few years to really grade a draft class to see if it was a success or a complete bust. The 2009 draft class for the Jaguars was the first for Gene Smith, and the players he drafted are now entering their 3rd year of play. This is a huge year for this class in determining if these picks were worth it. Let dive in: