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Dan Edwards
Senior Vice President, Communications

Dan Edwards

Dan Edwards is in his 24th year with the Jaguars and his 34thseason in the NFL in 2017. As the Jaguars’ senior vice president, communications, he is responsible for the Jaguars' communications division which includes public relations, digital media content and broadcasting.Edwards joined the Jaguars as executive director of communications in May of 1994, having ten seasons of NFL experience with the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Miami Dolphins and the league office.  He was promoted to vice president in 2003, when the Jaguars’ community relations and Internet content departments were added to his responsibilities, and to senior vice president in 2010. He is one of six current Jaguars staff members who have been with the franchise since its first year in 1994.

Edwards began his NFL career in the spring of 1984 as a public relations intern in the NFL office in New York after receiving a scholarship from NFL Charities. He spent the 1984 football season working in publicity for the Miami Dolphins, who played in Super Bowl XIX that year, before joining the Steelers in 1985.

During Edwards’ nine years with the Steelers, the last seven as public relations director (1987-93), the team’s public relations staff received the 1991 Pete Rozelle Award from the Pro Football Writers of America. Edwards has worked with the NFL staff at 27 Super Bowls in addition to the 1990 Pro Bowl.

Prior to entering the NFL, Edwards worked in professional baseball as an administrative assistant with the Eugene (Ore.) Emeralds, then a Class-A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds. He played football and baseball for Montgomery College (Md.) before transferring to the University of Oregon.

Edwards received his undergraduate degree in business administration with a major in management from the University of Oregon in 1981, and a master's degree in sports administration/facility management from Ohio University in 1984. In 2004 he attended the NFL-Stanford Program for Managers at Stanford University, and for the past ten years he has served as an adjunct professor in sport communication at the University of North Florida.

Edwards serves on the board of directors of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida and on the University of North Florida Sport Management Advisory Board. A member of the Leadership Jacksonville class of 2009, he and his wife Tricia have four children: sons Christian and Preston and daughters Danielle and Victoria. Christian works for the Indianapolis Colts and Preston works for the Carolina Panthers.

Return to Management


Date Transaction
11/14/2017 Colin Holba (LS) signed to active roster.
11/14/2017 Matt Overton (LS) placed on reserve/injured list.
10/24/2017 Norman Price (OL) released from practice squad.
10/24/2017 Lafayette Pitts (DB) released.
10/24/2017 Jonathan Freeny (LB) signed.
10/23/2017 Brandon Thomas (OL) signed to practice squad.
10/21/2017 Jaydon Mickens (WR) promoted to active roster.
10/21/2017 Max McCaffrey (WR) waived.
10/17/2017 Josh Lambo (K) signed.
10/17/2017 Jason Myers (K) released.

Injury Report

Name Practice Status Game Status
Benn, Arrelious DNP Out
Bortles, Blake FP -
Brown, Blair DNP questionable
Fournette, Leonard DNP questionable
Hurns, Allen DNP Out
Lambo, Josh LP -
Lee, Marqise LP -
Lewis, Marcedes LP -
McCray, Lerentee FP -
Omameh, Patrick DNP questionable
Parnell, Jermey DNP questionable
Ramsey, Jalen FP -
Smoot, Dawuane LP -