Yesterday it was Marqise Lee throwing and Blake Bortles catching a touchdown?
Today? The Jaguars cutting some fat from their roster by releasing Hugh Douglas during training camp.
Five years, $27 million
That’s how much the Jaguars signed Douglas for prior to the 2003 NFL season. They needed a pass rusher and Douglas was good (no, really!) in his time with the Philadelphia Eagles — his 54.5 sacks is ranked fourth in franchise history behind Reggie White, Trent Cole, and Clyde Simmons.
But after just one season and only 3.5 sacks, he was cut because he was lazy, mailing it in, and generally not caring to even try to play for the team.
Don’t believe us? Here’s how his Twitter bio read in 2012 when Douglas went on an epic rant at our very own Alfie Crow:
Douglas continued on, resorting to telling people he was better than them because he played in the NFL and repeatedly asking what teams they played for. He asked people what round they were drafted in and even said he’d rather be a “has-been than a never was”. You know, typical ego maniac stuff. Then proceeded to call fans “average” and even said that he can’t wait until the Jaguars leave Jacksonville.
If you have NFL GamePass, you can watch the episode here where he’s cut. It’s cathartic.
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