This week’s thorough dismantling of the hapless “Cleveland Browns” football group brings to mind an old joke famous in Jacksonville circles:
The last time we checked in on the Jacksonville Jaguars, football, they possessed a record of three wins and two losses. And now?
Something quite remarkable happened in Pennsylvania yesterday.
The Jaguars were on television in New York City yesterday. It was one of the three biggest days of the year in New York City, the other two being the anniversary of 9/11 and Super Bowl Sunday—when the Jaguars will also likely be on television in New York City.
Did you hear?
The national football schedule hasn’t even started and already the Jaguars are in the news. It says here that QB Blake Bortles is “sick and tired of being below average.”
As mankind evolves past a belief in an omnipotent god, we must inevitably face the question: Whence does justice arise?
What makes a “world class city?” Let’s check the list.
There’s no more annoying type of person than the sports obsessive.
A child’s first smile. A mother’s kiss. A new love’s glance. All of these people will eventually die. Life’s sweetest moments are inherently fleeting, their memories best preserved before the deleterious assaults of passing time.
The city of Detroit has been through a hell of a lot.
Highlights of today’s contest between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Kansas City Chiefs:
A Brazilian soldier shot a jaguar after an Olympic torch ceremony Monday in Manaus, Amazonas, after the animal got loose and approached him, according to a report from Reuters.
LONDON, OCT. 21: Shahid Khan, owner of Fulham F.C. and the Jacksonville Jaguars, enjoys a brief respite from the soul-crushing incompetence of his other team as Fulham defeat Crystal Palace, 4-1. His Jags join him in London next Sunday when they host The 49ers in Wembley. (Julian Finney/Getty)
The murmurs began last week, before the Broncos put up 51 points against the Cowboys and the Jaguars lost second-overall pick Luke Joeckel to injury. And when the dust of Week 5 had settled, sure enough, the betting line for Jaguars at Broncos was set at 28 points, which is a lot.
On Friday, ESPN reported that the Jacksonville receiving corps was so decimated by injuries, Justin Blackmonlessness and just being the Jaguars, that the team was forced to use ball boys and equipment assistants as scout-team receivers. Fox picked up on the report and tweeted out a link to a story of its own. The…