Jaguars, Jacksonville announce $63M renovation for Everbank - CBSSports.com
For whatever reason, there's been a whole lot of London-Jaguars talk this offseason. And it has made Jaguars fans quite salty. So how is owner Shad Khan and the Jaguars organization going to lift spirits of #DUVAL? How about by announcing a $63 million renovation plan for Everbank Field? Yeah, that's a nice start. The Jaguars and -- quite importantly -- the city of Jacksonville announced on Tuesday the plan to, following the 2013 season, pump quite a bit of money into renovating Everbank and turning it into what Khan called "the best gameday experience on planet Earth." That gameday experience will include the addition of several CABANAS and SWIMMING POOLS at the stadium -- which you can see in the photo above if you look at the concourse below the video board. So bring your bathing suit, but bring it in a clear bag of course or the NFL won't let it inside the stadium.
On the Jacksonville Jaguars' interest in Desmond Bishop - ESPN
The Jacksonville Jaguars have picked their spots very carefully with outside veterans. Former Green Bay linebacker Desmond Bishop may be one of those spots. Per Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, the Jaguars are interested in Bishop. Bishop’s been an inside guy in the Packers. Over at the NFC North blog, Kevin Seifert considers how Bishop would fit in Minnesota, with the Vikings a primary suitor. "…[F]rom a football standpoint, I don't see how anyone could argue against making Bishop the Vikings' middle linebacker and using [Erin] Henderson and Chad Greenway as the outside linebackers. That's how good Bishop is when he's healthy."
Khan: "Actions speak louder than words."
As Shad Khan sees it, the commitment now is clearer than ever. Jacksonville’s leaders see it that way, too. Khan, the Jaguars’ owner, on Wednesday afternoon was among a group of Jaguars executives and city leaders – a group that included Jaguars President Mark Lamping and Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown – announcing $63 million in improvements to EverBank Field. The enhancements are expected to be completed by the start of the 2014 preseason. They are improvements that will include two state-of-the-art end zone scoreboards, and what the team called “world-class” entertainment and viewing areas in each end zone.