Will Jacksonville Jaguars fans really ditch their team when they’re finally getting good? - Jacksonville.com
Just as the Jacksonville Jaguars seem to be finally returning to relevance on the football field — fingers crossed, wait-til-next-week, you never know — is a significant chunk of the team’s long-suffering fan base really going to ditch the Jags because of the team’s silent protest during the playing of the national anthem in London?
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry thinks not standing for anthem is “stupid” - BigCatCountry.com
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry stands and covers his heart for the national anthem. And he thinks it’s “stupid” to do otherwise.
In a statement released to the Florida Times-Union the day after Jacksonville Jaguars players, coaches, staff, and owner coordinated a team-wide pregame protest and show of unity, Curry had this to say:
“I stand and cover my heart for the pledge and the anthem. I think it’s stupid to do otherwise. The U.S. Constitution protects the right for a lot of people to do a lot of stupid things. I am a Constitutional Conservative, so I respect the wisdom of our Founders.”
London game produces mixed results for betting outlets - ESPN.com
The Jacksonville Jaguars' impressive 44-7 rout of the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London produced mixed results for bookmakers, both in the United Kingdom and in the United States.
William Hill and Ladbrokes, two of the U.K.'s oldest legal bookmakers, have seen conflicting trends on the NFL's international series.