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First off the field: Day 6

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JACKSONVILLE – The heat returned, and so did the pads.

The Jaguars, after working in full pads just once in the first five days of 2019 Training Camp, worked in them for a second time on Wednesday morning. They did so on what felt and was in fact the hottest day of camp yet, with temperatures reaching 87 degrees on Day 6 at the Dream Finders Homes Complex adjacent to TIAA Bank Field.

The Jaguars for a second consecutive day emphasized red-zone drills, also working on third down- and four-minute situations. They also worked on one-on-one pass rush.

Offensive coordinator John DeFilippo spoke to the media following practice Wednesday, and coverage of his availability can be found on Wednesday.

Jaguars Head Coach Doug Marrone, after speaking to the media Tuesday, did not speak on Wednesday; he is scheduled to speak to the media before practice Thursday.

The Jaguars are scheduled to practice at 8:40 a.m. Thursday. That practice is scheduled to be open to the public, and it's the last '19 camp practice scheduled to be open to the public.

Here's a look at Day 6 practice:


While no particular play stood out Wednesday, the Jaguars' first-team offense turned in perhaps its most-sustained drive of early camp when it drove the length of the field against the first-team defense. Quarterback Nick Foles was efficient on the drive, completing passes to tight end Geoff Swain, wide receiver Keelan Cole, wide receiver Chris Conley, running back Leonard Fournette and tight end James O'Shaughnessy to move inside the defense's 10-yard line. Cornerback D.J. Hayden had a pass breakup to help set up a 4th-and-short situation that Foles converted with a quick pass to Cole on the sideline. Coaches ended the series there.


*Wide receiver DJ Chark Jr. had a couple of drops in an 11-on-11 drills on passes from Foles, with one of the passes a quick pass that would have been tough catch. …

*Cornerback Brandon Watson had an easy interception off an errant pass to the sideline by reserve quarterback Alex McGough late in practice. …

*Second-year cornerback Quenton Meeks had two pass breakups during an 11-on-11 drill late in practice. …

*Rookie right tackle Jawaan Taylor continued to look impressive in one-on-one pass rush drills. …

*Reserve veteran tackle Cedric Ogbuehi held his own nicely against defensive end Calais Campbell in a one-on-one pass rush repetition. Campbell knocked down a pass behind the line of scrimmage later in practice. …

*Veteran left tackle Josh Wells had two good repetitions early in one-on-one pass rush. …

*A pitch from Foles to Fournette turned into a fumble late in 11-on-11 drills. The two combined on a 15-yard pass earlier in practice. …

*Safety Fish Smithson had a pass breakup near the goal line late in red-zone work. …


Wide receiver Marqise Lee and left tackle Cam Robinson remain on the Physically Unable to Perform list; Lee missed last season with a preseason knee injury that included a torn anterior cruciate ligament while Robinson missed the last 14 games of the season with a torn ACL. Linebacker Jake Ryan (knee) remains on the Reserve/Non-Football injury list. Cornerback A.J. Bouye and running back Thomas Rawls were on the side with hamstring soreness.

Wide receiver Dede Westbrook missed practice for personal reasons, while running back Taj McGowan was out with a knee injury. Center Brandon Linder was held out of practice.


*The Jaguars continue to work a wide variety of players with the first team, with the trend most notable Wednesday morning along the offensive line. The first team at one point was Ogbuehi, left guard Andrew Norwell, center Tyler Shatley, guard Brandon Thomas and left tackle Leonard Wester.

*Third-year defensive end Dawuane Smoot continued to get extensive work with the starters, particularly when the Jaguars were in pass-rushing situations. The Jaguars in that scenario on Wednesday worked Smoot along with defensive tackle Taven Bryan, Campbell at tackle and rookie edge defender Josh Allen at defensive end.

Take a look at images from Wednesday's practice.

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