Grading Every Jacksonville Jaguars' Major Offseason Move to Date | Bleacher Report
Following a franchise-worst 2-14 record in 2012, the organization cleaned house in the front office by hiring David Caldwell as the new general manager. It also brought in a new coaching regime by hiring former Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley as head coach. The changes didn't exclude players, either, as the team has been overhauling its roster during the offseason. It has parted ways with many veterans who have been underperforming, while adding hungry young players to the mix.
Reviewing my Jacksonville Jaguars plan from March - ESPN
In early March, I outlined a five-category plan for offseason moves for each team in the AFC South. I considered finances, continuity, turnover, additions and the draft. Today we’ll look back to see how my plan and the team’s offseason lined up and how they didn’t. Next up are the Jaguars. Here’s the original post.
You’re right that it benefits the entire league, but I’ve never gotten the idea that the Jaguars playing in London is about Khan trying to repay other owners. Also, any idea that the NFL owners did Khan a favor is seeing Khan’s ownership through the wrong lens. I was in Dallas in December 2011 when Khan was officially announced as owner, and considering Khan’s strengths – his path to success, his personality and perhaps most importantly to other owners, his financial status – NFL owners were ecstatic to have him in the fraternity. Khan from the beginning saw a London game and London series as a way to increase the team’s brand and fan base. At the same time, the revenue from a London game is significant and Jaguars President Mark Lamping has said it will serve to significantly strengthen the team in Jacksonville.
In an effort to support the city and increase ticket sales for Friday night’s ‘Big City Brawl in Duval,’ Jacksonville’s first televised boxing match since 1997, Jaguars defensive end Jeremy Mincey will be providing fans with a unique ticket-purchasing experience.Mincey will match each ticket that is bought with a purchase of his own, meaning fans will receive two tickets for the price of one for the event, which will be held at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.