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Jaguars news roundup: Mincey and Spitz fighting for roles, Alualu adjusting to DE

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Gene Frenette: Jeremy Mincey, Jason Spitz ready to fight for their jobs |

It’s no secret the Jaguars’ new bosses want a roster that’s younger and faster. That only fuels speculation of how many leftovers from the old regime will be retained by general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley.

What We Learned: Early Camp Edition

JACKSONVILLE – What we learned in the first four days of Jaguars 2013 Training Camp . . . 1. Cecil Shorts III’s offseason was no fluke. Remember all the offseason talk about Cecil Shorts III’s development? Well, if the first four days of practice are any indication, that offseason talk was right on. Shorts has looked like the best player on the Jaguars’ offense, catching two touchdowns in a Sunday practice. The offense looks significantly better when he’s on the field.

"It's All About The Ball:" Jaguars emphasize creating turnovers |

It takes up a large chunk of a wall in the team meeting room. “It’s All About The Ball.” “The main focus,” defensive tackle Sen’Derrick Marks said. It is posted next door in the defensive backs room. “It’s All About The Ball.” “It’s a staple,” safety Dwight Lowery said. And it is written in Sharpie marker down the hall and around the corner in the linebackers room.

Tyson Alualu readjusting as Jaguars DE, still working at DT - Big Cat Country

JACKSONVILLE -- Defensive lineman Tyson Alualu has been the target of a lot of fan anger, not necessarily his fault, but entering the 2013 season in a new defensive scheme and in a new position, he has a good chance to get back on the fan's good side.

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