Jaguars Russell Allen Suffered Stroke

Former Jaguars linebacker Russell Allen suffered a stroke during a game. You read that correctly, the dude suffered a friggin’ STROKE in a game the Jags lost to the Buffalo Bills.  Due to that injury, Allen will never play football again.  Unless it is XBox John Madden football.   I’ve always been glad that I never played football in high school or college.  Never wanted...
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Ex-Jags linebacker unknowingly suffered a career-ending stroke

A few days ago, word got out that linebacker Russell Allen had been released by the Jacksonville Jaguars along with three other players. The reason for Allen’s release was cited as a failed physical, but there’s a much darker story, behind the story. Allen was enjoying the offseason back home with his family back home in San Diego when, last Thursday around 9 a.m. San Diego time...
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Owner Khan has a problem with the Jacksonville market

Getty ImageJaguars owner Shahid Khan had some rich man’s real talk for the business community in Jacksonville during a luncheon at the Jacksonville World Affairs Council, which is apparently an organization that is focused on getting the citizens of Northeast Florida to become better informed participants in the global community. Good luck with that.To a question about Jacksonville...
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Power Rankings: Jacksonville Jaguars offense near the bottom of the NFL… for now

The old adage is that “defense wins championships.” But more and more, that sounds like a cliché being echoed by a coach, analyst or fan intent on living in the past. Nowadays, offense makes the difference; at least most of the time. Looking for proof? Take a look at the teams that made the playoffs last season. The 12 teams who made the postseason all finished in the top-18...
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Former Jacksonville Linebacker Russell Allen Had a Stroke During a Game Last Season

Guys get hurt all the time playing football. They break bones, suffer painful bruises, bleed from cuts, tear muscles and ligaments, and suffer all sorts of sprains. Sometimes the accumulation of those injuries can cause lifelong discomfort or even make a player retire.In the case of former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Russell Wilson an injury he suffered could have killed him...
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Russell Allen suffered on field stroke, kept playing

Russell Allen will never play football again. The Jaguars linebacker confronted this reality last Thursday, sitting on the beige sectional in the living room of his home in San Diego’s northern suburbs. It was 9 a.m. in California and noon in Jacksonville, when his agent called with the dreadful news Allen had expected for months: The one-time rookie free agent had been cut after...
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Jaguars News and Notes: Free Agents Still To Be Had

Now that the dust has settled and there is about $25 million in cap space left for the Jaguars to use, this might be a good time for the Jacksonville Jaguars to go hunting again in free agency.After forcing Cleveland to match their offer to center Alex Mack, the team is still in need of a center and more interior linemen on the offensive line. There is also a need for another outside...
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National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Jacksonville Jaguars mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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Jaguars WR Tandon Doss arrested for disorderly conduct

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver was apparently back in his hometown Wednesday getting into trouble, a recurring theme amongst NFL players these days. (Time to implement a new talking point at the league’s rookie symposium – stay out of your hometown as much as you can!) Doss, 24, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Indianapolis for disorderly conduct, according to IMPD Sgt. Kendale...
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Jaguars top five possible 2014 NFL Draft selections

The Jacksonville Jaguars have been having a pretty good offseason so far. With the 2014 NFL Draft a few weeks away, there is no better time to start looking at who the top five could be on their draft big board. The Jags have improved on defense with the additions of free agents Chris Clemmons, Red Bryant and Dakota Watson at DE, DT and LB respectively. On offense they took a big...
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Jaguars WR Mike Brown Signs Exclusive Rights Free Agent Deal

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that WR Mike Brown signed his exclusive rights deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars Wednesday. Brown, 25, has spent both of his professional seasons with the Jaguars.  He emerged last season catching 32 passes for 446 yards, good for 13.9 yards per catch.  He added two touchdowns. The Jaguars have spent a great deal of money this offseason...
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Johnathan Cyprien takes pic with George Bush ... or not

Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien got to meet a pretty special person today at a guns and hoses charity event. Or so he thought. The second-year safety out of Florida International posted a photo of himself with former President of the United States, George Bush. The only problem though, Bush wasn’t in the picture. Check out the hilarious fail below: (Instagram @J_Cyprien) Poor...
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