The Season of Conflicting Emotions

The opening of football season is always a time of mixed emotions for me. Intermingled are hope for a good year, fear of disappointment, and expectations of the entertainment that I get out of the game. This year opening day… Continue Reading

Nostalgia Overload: Superbowl I The Lost Game

Superbowl I was played in January 1967, just a few weeks from my first birthday. For some reason I don’t remember ever having a conversation with my dad about this game though he must have watched it live at the… Continue Reading

Why the Video Matters (Even Though It Shouldn’t)

Earlier this year we woke up to view a pretty disturbing scene of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice dragging an unconscious woman out of an elevator. As the days followed and the story unfolded a narrative emerged that there was… Continue Reading

Jacksonville Jaguars 2014 Preseason Game 1: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

The first preseason game for the Jacksonville Jaguars 2014 Season is complete and it was quite a mixture. Like most first preseason games it was good at was bad at times..and then a couple of times it was downright… Continue Reading

High Energy: The Jaguars Rookie Mini Camp

On Friday afternoon I had the chance to attend the Jaguars Rookie Mini Camp at the Florida Blue Practice fields.  The crowd, while not as large as the one that showed up on Saturday, it was a pretty good size… Continue Reading

Draft Day: Movie Night with the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are attempting to engage fans year round and provide ticket value to their season ticket holders. This year they have started a program called Jags365 which promises to have year round engagement with their season ticket holders.… Continue Reading

Jaguars Birth: Remembering November 30th 1993

My father was a sports addict. His passion for watching sports drew me into watching football at an early age. I went with him to the countless NFL exhibition games, the rallies for whichever NFL team was courting a new… Continue Reading

Surprise! Sports Illustrated Article by Don Banks does right by Jaguars

I’m not a Don Banks fan, he gets it wrong about as often as he gets it right in my opinion, but his article about the  Jacksonville Jaguars  and Gus Bradley is a good read and comes off as fair and… Continue Reading

A New Beginning

After a very disappointing 2-14 season Jaguars fans were anxious to see what would happen in the off season. It was a pretty sure bet that the General Manager Gene Smith would be let go, 5 years of rebuilding draft misses too… Continue Reading

A Study of Failure: The 2012 Season of the Jacksonville Jaguars (so far)

I internally scoffed at experts who predicted the 2012 Jaguars would win fewer games than they did in 2011.  Last year’s 5-12 result was horrible, and the glaring issues from a year ago seemed to have been addressed in the… Continue Reading