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Colin Cowherd on Blake Bortles: “Jacksonville just locked up the 20th best passer rating in the NFL for years’

– But Jacksonville– my bad, Sacksonville. Got a cool nickname, no actual titles. But anyhoo, they signed Blake Bortles to a new deal and people are like, yeah! And I’m like, ugh, that shows you the scarcity of quarterbacks. First of all, Andrew Luck now returns, same division. Deshaun Watson now returns, same division. Marcus Mariota finally has an offensive ...

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Pinstripe passer: Seahawks QB Wilson works out with Yankees

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Russell Wilson’s head knows football was the right choice. Baseball still has his heart. A 2014 Super Bowl champion quarterback with the Seattle Seahawks, the 29-year-old began a week of workouts Monday with the New York Yankees. ”Is this just a stunt?” he said. ”I think that if you really know me, baseball’s been a part of ...

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Panthers release veterans Kurt Coleman, Charles Johnson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers released veteran safety Kurt Coleman and defensive end Charles Johnson, the team announced Monday, saving Carolina nearly $6 million in salary cap space. Coleman, 29, played the past three seasons with the Panthers. He had 11 interceptions in that span, tied for fourth-best in the NFL. With Coleman leading the way, the Panthers have had ...

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Kellen Moore moving from player to QB coach for Cowboys

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Kellen Moore is the new quarterbacks coach for the Dallas Cowboys after spending the previous three seasons as the backup to Tony Romo and then Dak Prescott. Moore’s move is part of a significant overhaul to coach Jason Garrett’s staff. Although offensive coordinator Scott Linehan and defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli are returning, eight new coaches and ...

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Jaguars sign QB Blake Bortles to 3-year, $54 million extension

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed quarterback Blake Bortles to a three-year, $54 million deal that will keep him under contract through the 2020 season. The deal includes $26.5 million guaranteed. The Jaguars announced the move Saturday, one day after handing out two-year extensions to top executive Tom Coughlin, coach Doug Marrone and general manager Dave Caldwell. ...

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Stick around: Jaguars give extensions to Doug Marrone, Tom Coughlin, Dave Caldwell

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville’s success last season gave owner Shad Khan hope for the future and increased faith in the team’s leadership. Khan gave two-year extensions to coach Doug Marrone, executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin and general manager Dave Caldwell on Friday. All three had two years remaining on their deals, which now will run through ...

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Jaguars release veteran RB Chris Ivory, save $3.6 million

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have released veteran running back Chris Ivory, who was ineffective and then inactive late in the season. Ivory averaged 3.4 yards a carry, finishing with 382 yards and a touchdown last season. He was inactive for four of Jacksonville’s final five games. The Jaguars used versatile running back T.J. Yeldon and speedster Corey ...

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