The way we hear it, the Jaguars need former first-round DT Tyson Alualu to be more disruptive, particularly with a rash of injuries hitting several key defenders.
Will Justin Blackmon be available to the Jaguars? Nolan Nawrocki offers scuttlebutt surrounding Blackmon's "red flags" and the Jaguars' well-blown smokescreens.
GM Gene Smith's practical approach has helped build a young, solid foundation in Jacksonville.
In beating the Browns 24-20 on Sunday, the Jaguars became the first team since Oct. 8, 2007 to win despite turning the ball over six times and posting a minus-five turnover ratio.
Thanks to offseason additions Tyson Alualu and Aaron Kampman and the hard work of defensive line coach Joe Cullen, the Jaguars' defensive line is again applying pressure to opposing QBs.
With new DE Aaron Kampman leading a revived defense, nothing could steal the spotlight from the Jaguars in their gutsy 24-17 Week One victory over the Broncos at EverBank Field on Sunday.
The play of the defensive line, more than any other unit, will determine the success of the 2010 Jaguars.
Steelers second-year CB Keenan Lewis has impressed in training camp, according to "AFC Whispers," but he had mixed success against Lions WR Calvin Johnson the opening preseason game.
Rookie DT Tyson Alualu, who has missed the first four days of training camp in a contract holdout, has given the Jaguars a verbal agreement on a five-year deal, according to a report in the Florida Times-Union.
According to "AFC Whispers," Dolphins DE Phillip Merling is on thin ice with the Miami coaching staff, not only after an arrest for aggravated battery this offseason but also for his disappointing play on the field.