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Jaguars news roundup 7/22

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Al Messerschmidt

Little experience behind Marcedes Lewis at tight end for Jaguars |
Locked into the No. 2 waiver claim position, the Jaguars have already showed a willingness to take advantage, adding three players (all from New England) during the offseason.And with training camp practices beginning Friday, tight end may be at the top of the list among positions that still need to be addressed.After starter Marcedes Lewis (109 games and 272 catches), there is little experience on the depth chart.The other five on the roster — Isaiah Stanback, Allen Reisner, Ryan Otten, Brett Brackett and Kyler Reed — have a combined 18 games and eight catches.

O-Zone: Five more days
Good point. The franchise has made significant strides in many areas in the year and a half of Lamping’s tenure as president. His reputation as one of the nation’s leading sports executives preceded him, and I think it’s safe to say he has shown why. Although I must admit: until today, I had no idea he had relatives in Ponte Vedra.

Will Rackley could be key to Jaguars offensive line - Big Cat Country
The Jacksonville Jaguars offensive line is expected to be much better in the 2013 season and much of that is due to the addition of second overall pick Luke Joeckel, but the return of guard WIll Rackley could have just as much an impact. The Jaguars originally drafted Rackley in the third-round of the 2011 NFL Draft and he struggled being put in the starting lineup right away, making the transition from playing at Lehigh to the NFL. Rackley struggled with the strength of interior NFL defensive lineman and ideally shouldn't have been inserted into the lineup immediately.

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