Prowling The Web: Daily Jaguars Links 4/8


NBC Sports runs through the Jaguars’ team needs

They’re going to give 2010 first-rounder Blaine Gabbert one more chance to prove he is or isn’t the guy to build around, promising a chance to compete. But when the “competition” at the moment is Chad Henne, it speaks poorly of both the team’s chances and the way you’ve defined the word.

PK breaks down the Jaguars’ pass rushing woes

The Jaguars have not had a player record double-digit sacks since 2006. That’s right, Jacksonville has played a half-dozen seasons without a player getting 10 sacks. In fact, since Bobby McCraynotched 10 sacks in 2006, the highest total anyone’s had is eight, by Jeremy Mincey in 2011.

Jaguars sack leaders since 2006:

Bears’ CB Tim Jennings is apparently high on ex-Jaguars DC Mel Tucker

‘It think we’ve brought in a good staff with Mel Tucker, running a similar defense. It’s not going to change a lot. We’re still going to have the same guys out there running the same solid defense.’

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