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Jaguars claim WR Johnson off waivers from Chargers, add 13 to practice squad

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville claimed receiver Tyron Johnson off waivers from the Los Angeles Chargers on Wednesday, the only move the Jaguars made despite having first dibs on every player waived in final roster cuts. Johnson spent time with Houston, Buffalo, Carolina and the ...

Jaguars have college feel amid Meyer’s methods, missteps

By MARK LONG AP Pro Football Writer JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer arrives at Jaguars practice long before anyone else. He has a drink in one hand and an energy shot in his back pocket as he leisurely strolls around the perimeter of Jacksonville's three fields. It's the last break ...

NFLPA investigating Urban Meyer’s comments on vaccine status

By ROB MAADDI AP Pro Football Writer The NFL Players Association has launched an investigation following Jacksonville Jaguars coach Urban Meyer's admission that vaccination status factored into the team's roster decisions. NFLPA spokesman George Atallah confirmed the union's action in an ...

Transfer time: New rule brings college football free agency

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Ideally, Florida State coach Mike Norvell will never need to build his team this way again. The Seminoles have 14 transfers with more than 330 games of college experience on the roster after going 3-6 in Norvell's first year in Tallahassee. When ...

Florida QB Emory Jones gets his chance after waiting 3 years

By MARK LONG AP Sports Writer GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Emory Jones first landed on Dan Mullen's recruiting radar seven years ago. Jones was a high school freshman in LaGrange, Georgia, and Mullen was scouring the country for another spread quarterback at Mississippi State. Ideally, Mullen ...

The comeback: D’Eriq King’s rehab success gives Miami hope

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — It was either the first or second day of Miami training camp. D'Eriq King was running a quarterback keeper. He planted his right foot in the turf, bent his surgically rebuilt knee, made a hard cut and took off. Nothing bad ...

Marlins prospect Jake Eder to undergo elbow surgery

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins pitching prospect Jake Eder is scheduled to undergo reconstructive elbow surgery and might be sidelined until 2023. Eder was a fourth-round pick in 2020 out of Vanderbilt and is ranked as one of baseball's top 100 prospects. A 22-year-old left-hander, Eder went ...

Miami: Avantae Williams reinstated, to sit at least 6 games

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports Writer CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami safety Avantae Williams is back on the roster following the dropping of battery charges, though the Hurricanes say the second-year freshman will not make his on-field debut until the second half of the season at the ...

Dolphins coach: Team wants players with ‘high character’

By STEVEN WINE AP Sports Writer MIAMI (AP) — As speculation swirled Monday regarding the Miami Dolphins' interest in embattled quarterback Deshaun Watson, coach Brian Flores said the team wants players with "high character." The Dolphins have declined to confirm or deny reports they have ...

Bradenton Marauders pound Fort Myers Mighty Mussels, 22-5, in series finale

FORT MYERS – The Mighty Mussels’ pitching staff surrendered a season-high 22 runs on 21 hits Sunday, as Fort Myers suffered a 22-5 defeat in the finale of the series with Bradenton at Hammond Stadium. The Marauders (62-38) scored in seven of their nine offensive innings, plating multiple ...