The Jacksonville Jaguars concluded their 1999 pre-camp today on
Ferrell Fields adjacent to ALLTEL Stadium, as head coach Tom
Coughlin cancelled the scheduled Friday practice and gave the team
the day off.
Although rookies will remain in Jacksonville for one more week, the
entire team will not come together again until all players report for
training camp on July 29. The first practice will be held on July 30.
"I complimented the entire team on their positive mental attitude
throughout the offseason," said Coughlin. "These guys are
outstanding. They did whatever we wanted, whenever we wanted.
They came on to the field with enthusiasm every day. They worked.
They gave us a real fine offseason in the strength program, and our
rehabs are on schedule.
"We introduced everything and touched on all the situational
offense, defense, and special teams," Coughlin continued. "I think
probably field-goal block is the only thing we didn't get a real solid
look at, and we'll do that in training camp. The veterans and the
new additions did an outstanding job. The players who have been
around here for four years know what is expected and what it takes
to win in this league. And they know what has to happen in the
offseason. They've all grown and developed. So it's been a positive
All 82 players on the roster were in attendance on Thursday with
the exception of two players who were allocated to the NFL Europe
League - TE Cam Quayle and LB Reggie Lowe.
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