Happy Friday, everyone! Here’s all the Jacksonville Jaguars news that’s fit to print... around the Internet. We’ve got Tony Boselli speaking about his coronavirus scare for the first time, Dave Caldwell’s urgency as general manager, and more.
Coronavirus was “so much worse than I could have imagined”
Tony Boselli, one of the greatest offensive lineman of his era, recently spent five days in the hospital after he and his wife, Angie, tested positive for the coronavirus. While his wife never needed to be hospitalized and has made a full recovery, Boselli says that he is still in recovery after spending time in the ICU unit.
Read more from Pete Prisco and Bryan DeArdo at CBS Sports here.
Dave Caldwell is still playing the long game
The time to win is now. That is what Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan said when he made the decision to retain general manager Dave Caldwell and coach Doug Marrone after a second consecutive disappointing season. Khan said that after talking with players, coaches and management, he believed things were in place for the Jaguars to be contenders in 2020.
Michael DiRocco at ESPN has more here.
The NFL Draft hat for the Jaguars is... actually good?
While there is absolutely nothing going on in the sports world right now due to the global coronavirus pandemic, the NFL and NFL Draft are chugging right along. So far there are no signs of the 2020 NFL Draft not happening or being pushed back, so the NFL is keeping their schedule which includes the drop of their 2020 NFL Draft hats.
Jacksonville wants what for Yannick Ngakoue?
The Jacksonville Jaguars have reportedly begun fielding calls for star pass rusher Yannick Ngakoue, who’s repeatedly declared his “time is up” with the team following failed long-term contract negotiations. But reports indicating the Jags still value Ngakoue may not have been off-base, as the club is seeking at least a first-round draft pick in return for the defensive end.
Cody Benjamin at CBSSports.com has more info on it here.
- The Jaguars aren’t drafting a quarterback early this year. Stop this madness.
- Jaguars (and rest of NFL) are using unique methods to conduct pre-draft screenings.
- VIDEO: Gardner Minshew’s best throws from 2019
- Don’t be surprised when Jacksonville focuses heavily on offense in this year’s NFL Draft.
- Doug Marrone speaks out on the Yannick Ngakoue saga.