OT Luke Joeckel: Thats What He Said

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After a weekend filled with activities, the Jags have wrapped up rookie mini camp. One player that both fans and coaches alike had their eye on was Jacksonville’s first round draft pick, OT Luke Joeckel. After practice, I had a chance to catch up with Joeckel to talk about how things went, Gus Bradley, and more:


Back to Football! Gus Bradley addresses the Jaguars Getting Back It….

April is upon us and just like that, so it football! Hard to believe it, but the Jaguars, as well as the rest of the league, are getting back out to the practice field by kicking off voluntary conditioning work outs. New head coach Gus Bradley talked to the media after today’s first session and addressed how things went, injuries, quarterback Blaine Gabbert, MJD, and more:

Gus Bradley:

*On what happened yesterday in Boston:

*Injuries:

*How QB Blaine Gabbert did today:

*On whether he’s concerned about MJD’s conditioning:

*On whether MJD will be ready for camp in July:

*On the Jaguars mentality for the week:

*On his role as HC vs assistant:

*On throwing passes today at practice:

*On WR Cecil Shorts:

*On the right tackle position:

*On main goal as head coach:

*On whether this team has enough talent:

Practice will continue tomorrow. Check in then for more Jaguars coverage!


Blaine Gabbert and Maurice Jones-Drew: Injury updates, Green Bay Match Up, and More….

It hasn’t been a pretty year so far for the Jaguars.  The team currently sits at 1-5 after a 26-23 loss just a few days ago to the Raiders.  Sunday’s game didnt just cause yet another hit to their record; it also took a hit to the roster itself, in particular quarterback Blaine Gabbert and running back Maurice Jones-Drew.  The great news is that Gabbert expects to play Sunday.  The good news is that MJD will only have to miss a few weeks.  The bad news is the Jags definitely wont have Mojo for Sunday vs the Packers.  Both players had a chance to speak with the media today.  Here are some updates:

 

Quarterback Blaine Gabbert:

1. On whether there’s less pain today than there was Sunday: Gabbert1

2. On whether he’s thrown a ball since Sunday: Gabbert2

3. On why he ended up staying out vs Oakland: Gabbert3

4. On whether he is 100% for Sunday vs Packers: Gabbert4

5. On whether he saw Dr. James Andrews yesterday for a second opinion (as reported:) Gabbert5

6. On how much he worries about injuries: Gabbert6

7. On how the Jaguars offense overcomes having to play with out Maurice Jones-Drew: Gabbert7

8. On whether playing at Lambeau is different than any other road game due to the atmosphere: Gabbert8

 

RB Maurice Jones-Drew:

1. Response when asked about his injury: MJD1

2. On how dissapointing the situation is: MJD2

3. Whether he knows the estimated recovery time: MJD3

4. On whether he felt he was due for a big game prior to the injury: MJD4

5. On whether this team needs to catch a break: MJD5

6. On what ways he can help the team minus playing: MJD6

7. Response to speculation that the injury may have stemmed from missing training camp: MJD7

8. On whether he thought the play was dirty: MJD8


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