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Colts team owner Jim Irsay won’t physically be present in team’s draft room this week

Colts team owner Jim Irsay won’t physically be present in team’s draft room this week

While team owner Jim Irsay will not be physically attending the Colts draft room, it sounds like his presence will be felt.

According to ESPN’s Stephen Holder, Indianapolis Colts team owner Jim Irsay will not be physically present in the team’s ‘war room’ for this upcoming draft weekend—breaking an annual tradition, as he’s still recovering from a major lower back surgery:

“The main thing is I’m just following my doctors’ orders and just making sure the bottom line is just to get back to 100% and to do the things they say,” Irsay recently told ESPN. “I’m just being...

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Watch: Jaguars get a shoutout on The Simpsons

Watch: Jaguars get a shoutout on The Simpsons

Homer bets 100 quid on the good guys.

The Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-0 against the Buffalo Bills over the past five seasons, and the beatdown has extended into the world of television.

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Jaguars draft history: Looking back at the team’s best DB picks

Jaguars draft history: Looking back at the team’s best DB picks

Based on talent evaluation, the Jaguars have a longstanding tradition of scouting solid defensive backs.

This past week, ESPN beat reporter Mike DiRocco detailed the Jacksonville Jaguars’ up-and-down history of drafting franchise receivers. While the team has struggled to find pass catchers in the early rounds, Jacksonville has had solid success drafting defensive backs.

If the Jags are to draft a first round cornerback on Thursday – something most everyone expects, including the team’s brass – the track record shows they might have a good eye for the position. Over the course of the 2000s, through multiple GMs and coaching...

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5 biggest Tennessee Titans needs entering the 2024 NFL Draft

5 biggest Tennessee Titans needs entering the 2024 NFL Draft

The Tennessee Titans must address these five positions during the 2024 NFL Draft

Happy draft week! The Tennessee Titans are entering the 2024 NFL Draft with sizable needs on both sides of the ball. General manager Ran Carthon and head coach Brian Callahan are equipped with seven total selections, including two top-40 picks. This new Titans regime possesses the opportunity to transform their roster this weekend.

With that in mind, we’ve swiftly identified the Titans’ five biggest needs entering the 2024 NFL Draft.

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We’re starting the obvious because there’s no reason to avoid beating a dead horse...

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Colts GM Chris Ballard hints at 2 prospects in pre-draft press conference

Colts GM Chris Ballard hints at 2 prospects in pre-draft press conference

Draft season is a rather translucent stage amidst an inevitably news-hungry NFL offseason. Smokescreen galore is distributed amongst all NFL front office members and agents, however, there are some needles in the haystack where fans and analysts alike can begin to read the tea leaves.

Ever since the 2023 NFL season concluded, Indianapolis Colts fans far and wide have discussed which position their team will be selecting first in the upcoming draft. Three positions (CB, WR, EDGE) plus a single outlier — Brock Bowers — have been the talk of the town. Thankfully, draft week is upon us. All that...

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Dreams and Nightmares: Texans 2024 Draft

Dreams and Nightmares: Texans 2024 Draft

Hold up wait a minute, y’all thought Caserio was finished?

Meek Mill may not be in the Big Three of rappers, but his hit song Dreams and Nightmares is an all time hype up song that was the anthem of 2019.

I wrote this same column in 2022 heading into the draft coverage and thought I could bring this back again as we approach the phase of the pre-draft process that’s all smoke and mirrors. Logistically, nothing will change from now until the draft, unless you’re T’Vondre Sweat at this point....

Jokes aside, Houston is in a good place compared...

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Welcome to 2024 NFL Draft Week

Welcome to 2024 NFL Draft Week

Buckle up Buttercup, the show’s about to start

That’s right! Today is NFL Draft Monday. Not a holiday - yet - but might as well be. In fact, the great state of Texas should proclaim this entire week a holiday. After all the excitement of last year’s draft, Nick Caserio and Demeco Ryans have set the bar pretty high.

What will happen this week? Major trades? Unexpected rookie slides? Future Hall of Fame players hearing their name called?

All that is likely to occur.

2024 NFL Draft Info:

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When is the 2024 NFL Draft?

The 2024...

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Jaguars News (4/22): Which position should be taken Round 1 if not CB?

Jaguars News (4/22): Which position should be taken Round 1 if not CB?

Your one-stop shop for Jacksonville Jaguars news, opinion, and analysis.

Good morning!

Here is today’s roundup of the latest news, rumors, and analysis on your Jacksonville Jaguars.

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The Shat is Back: Jaguars re-sign veteran OL Tyler Shatley (Big Cat Country)

Shatley, who will turn 33 on Cinco de Mayo, is the team’s longest-tenured player and holds the franchise record for consecutive games played (140). He’s appeared in 145 total games with 51 starts at guard and center.

Jacksonville Jaguars 2024 mock draft roundup (4/22) (Big Cat Country)

This is an interesting one. The Athletic’s Dane...

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3 NFL Draft prospects to watch for the Colts — Week 5

3 NFL Draft prospects to watch for the Colts — Week 5

In this weekly series, we’ll break down three prospects who could be great fits for the Indianapolis Colts.

In this series, I’ll be breaking down three intriguing prospects that the Colts should take a strong look at. These prospects could be blue chip first round prospects or diamond in the rough late round guys. This series will run weekly until the draft.


Cooper Dejean — Cornerback — Iowa

Dejean is one of the most talked about players in the draft and many experts believe he is the top cornerback in his class. Dejean checks off many of the...

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Jacksonville Jaguars 2024 mock draft roundup (4/22)

Jacksonville Jaguars 2024 mock draft roundup (4/22)

The NFL Draft is upon us and many think a cornerback is in the Jaguars’ future in the first round.

The draft is finally here.

With only days to go until the Jacksonville Jaguars are officially on the clock, it seems to be almost certain the team will go with a corner at 17. After speaking with the media, general manager Trent Baalke and coach Doug Pederson essentially confirmed this point, but the team still has to finalize who it wants.

That guy could still be any number of top-tier players. Happy drafting.

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In Chad Reuter’s mock, he has...

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With 19-21 first round grades, don’t be surprised if the Colts trade back in the draft

With 19-21 first round grades, don’t be surprised if the Colts trade back in the draft

The Colts feel pretty good about their positining in the upcoming draft.

When the 2024 NFL Draft kicks off next Thursday, the Indianapolis Colts feel they are in a good spot. There are several reasons for Chris Ballard and the rest of his unit to feel positive. Normally, they are entering the draft having not seriously addressed the quarterback situation, usually relying on a bandage to get them by instead of having the long term answer on the roster. Anthony Richardson checks that box in a big way. Additionally, the Colts have the fifteenth overall pick, yet according to Ballard,...

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Colts 2024  Draft Big Board Prediction

Colts 2024 Draft Big Board Prediction

What could the Colts Draft Board look like? Jay Robins takes a stab at cracking what the board could look like in 9 tiers of prospects.

Colts GM Chris Ballard had his pre-draft press conference yesterday, and he gave some interesting nuggets about his draft board. Specifically that he had 19-21 prospects on his board with Round 1 Grades.

As the Draft nears, it’s time to speculate what the Colts Board could look like. This will be broken up into 9 separate tiers. Note: this is not my personal board, but rather speculating what could be Ballard’s. Not every player...

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