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Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan places offer to buy Wembley Stadium

Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan places offer to buy Wembley Stadium

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Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan has placed an offer to purchase Wembley Stadium, England's premier soccer field and the home of several NFL international games. Khan insisted that his purpose for the potential transaction is not to send the Jaguars to London, rather to strengthen the franchise. Khan also owns the Fulham Football Club. "The Jaguars have played regular season home games at Wembley Stadium in each of the past five NFL seasons and will continue to do so at least through the 2020 season," Khan said in a statement. "The games the Jaguars play at Wembley are essential to the financial stability of the Jaguars in Jacksonville, which is one of the smallest markets in the NFL. If my ownership interests were to include Wembley Stadium, it would protect the Jaguars' position in L...
Jacksonville Jaguars sign TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins

Jacksonville Jaguars sign TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins

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March 15 (UPI) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed free agent tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins.Sources told ESPN and NFL Network that Seferian-Jenkins will sign a two-yearn $ 10 million contract.Seferian-Jenkins, 25, had a career-high 357 yards and three touchdowns on 50 receptions in 13 games last season for the New York Jets. He started 10 games.The No. 38 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft has 105 receptions for 1,070 yards and 10 scores in 38 career appearances. He has 24 starts during his four-year NFL tenure.The Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints also expressed interest in signing the 6-foot-6, 262-pound pass-catcher.Seferian-Jenkins penned a long goodbye for the Jets after the transaction."Gratitude. The only word I can describe my experience of being a @nyjets," he w...
Jacksonville Jaguars at Pittsburgh Steelers: Prediction, preview, pick to win

Jacksonville Jaguars at Pittsburgh Steelers: Prediction, preview, pick to win

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JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (11-6) AT PITTSBURGH STEELERS (13-3)GAME SNAPSHOTKICKOFF: Sunday, 1:05 p.m. ET, Heinz Field, TV: CBS, Ian Eagle, Dan Fouts, Evan Washburn (field reporter).SERIES HISTORY: 25th all-time meeting. Jaguars lead series, 13-11, and beat the Steelers, 30-9, during the regular season. That was the Jaguars' first victory in the series since beating the Steelers, 31-29, in an AFC wild-card game after the 2007 season. The wild-card game is the only time these two teams played in the postseason.KEYS TO THE GAME: The Steelers made plenty of mistakes in their 30-9 loss to Jacksonville during the regular season. There is at least one mistake the Steelers won't repeat in the rematch Sunday afternoon when the Jaguars visit Heinz Field for an AFC divisional round playoff game -- they wo...
USS Jacksonville reports for decommissioning

USS Jacksonville reports for decommissioning

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Dec. 12 (UPI) -- The U.S. Navy announced on Tuesday that its fast-attack submarine USS Jacksonville has arrived at a naval base in Washington for inactivation and decommissioning.Homeported in Hawaii, the USS Jacksonville, a Los Angeles-class submarine, has seen more than 30 years in service."I want to welcome USS Jacksonville to the beautiful Pacific Northwest," Capt. Michael Lewis, commander of Submarine Squadron 19, said in a press release. "We look forward to working with her over the next several months as they prepare to decommission."The submarine is scheduled to be retired from the fleet in 2018.During the inactivation process, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility will de-fuel the submarine. The hull will be retained in storage until the ship is decommis...