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Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: Jalen Myrick, Dede Westbrook boost special teams with speed

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Dede Westbrook, Jalen Myrick boost Jacksonville Jaguars special teams with speed - BlackAndTeal.com
The Jacksonville Jaguars upgraded the special teams by selecting two rookie speed merchants. Jalen Myrick and Dede Westbrook have the potential for big returns this season. Consequently, opposing teams may avoid kicking to either one. Last season, Jacksonville used three players to return punts. Rashad Greene fielded 21 punts for 131 yards. Bryan Walters, recently released, had 86 yards on 17 opportunities. Marqise Lee had three yards on two returns. Jacksonville’s longest return was 42 yards by Greene. The Jaguars ranked next to bottom in average yards per punt return.

Should the Jacksonville Jaguars take a look at John Dorsey? - BigCatCountry.com
The Kansas City Chiefs have fired general manager John Dorsey the same day as announcing a contract extension for head coach Andy Reid. How would you feel about the Jacksonville Jaguars taking a look at Dorsey to replace current general manager Dave Caldwell.

How Derek Carr became the Oakland Raiders franchise quarterback and what Blake Bortles can learn - ESPN.com
Rightly or wrongly. Fairly or unfairly. Carr had to deal with comparisons to older brother David, the No. 1 overall pick of the 2002 draft by the Houston Texans, also out of Fresno State, who had washed out to become more journeyman quarterback than franchise bedrock. Even if he played behind one of, if not the worst, offensive lines in NFL history. So after Blake Bortles was selected third overall by the Jacksonville Jaguars, and Johnny Manziel went to the Cleveland Browns at No. 22, and Teddy Bridgewater landed with the Minnesota Vikings at No. 32, the Texans seemed ready to strike with the first pick of the second round, 33rd overall.