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Florida Times-Union reporter Michael C. Wright covers the ins and outs of the Jacksonville Jaguars. In this blog, he'll share behind-the-scenes anecdotes not published within the pages of the T-U, in addition to offering up incessant ramblings about nothing such as road trips, crummy hotels and not-so-delicious press box food. Perhaps he'll even delve into serious discussions about NFL issues. So ask questions, participate in conversations, or just learn more about the Jags.

Saturday, April 26, 2008

How Jags-Ravens trade went down

Jaguars vice president of player personnel James Harris said the Jags had been in contact all week with several teams about making a deal to move up in the draft.

The Jags gave Baltimore their first-round pick, two third rounders and a fourth to move up to No. 8 to acquire Derrick Harvey. Part of the rationale behind the move is the surplus of talent already on the roster. Because of the talent , it's not a given anymore that a third or fourth rounder can make the Jags' final 53-man roster.

"With our roster, we're not sure they [third-round picks] could make the team," Harris said.

Stay tuned and don't rule out the possibility of the Jags' acquiring another pick by dangling receiver Matt Jones.


Anonymous Morgan said...

I think it's time. Matt Jones has been a good ball player. He's come up with some unbelievable catches- but he's too inconsistent. He's had his chances. They should look to Tennessee to possibly package a deal and get a better draft position in order to get a DT. The Titans could use a receiver and we could use a higher pick.

April 26, 2008 at 10:32 PM  

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