Jacksonville Jaguars safety Ricky Parker and running back Malcolm Thomas finished the NFL Europe League season with the Amsteradam Admirals on a positive note with a 26-23 victory over Scotland. Thomas scored his fifth rushing touchdown of the season on a 4-yard run in the third quarter. The Admirals finished the season tied for first with a 7-3 record, but were beaten by Rhein and Frankfurt in tiebreakers for the right to play in the World Bowl. The Admirals finished the season leading the NFL Europe League in both total offense and total defense.
Parker led the Admirals with 43 tackles on the season and he also had five special teams tackles and eight deflected passes.
Thomas, a graduate of Jacksonville's Paxon High School, finished the ten-game season with 664 yards on 150 carries (4.4 average) and five touchdowns to finish second in the league in rushing. He also ranked third in the league with 800 yards from scrimmage and tied for second in scoring with 36 points. He had two 100 yard games, against England (136 yards) and Frankfurt (108 yards). Thomas spent the 1997 NFL season on the Jaguars' practice squad.
Safety Chris Hudson today re-signed with the Jaguars. Length and terms of the contract is not disclosed.
Hudson was a restricted free agent who had been tendered a qualifying offer by the team in February and was subject to the right of first refusal if he had been signed by another team. Hudson, 26, is in his fourth year with the Jaguars. He is the only defensive player to start all 16 games the last two seasons. He scored his first touchdown against Pittsburgh in 1997, returning a blocked field goal 58 yards. He has five career interceptions (three in 1997), three fumble recoveries (one for a touchdown), and two forced fumbles.
Jaguars Re-Sign Tight End James O'Shaughnessy
The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed seventh-year TE James O'Shaughnessy
Jaguars Re-sign Defensive Lineman Dawuane Smoot
The Jacksonville Jaguars have re-signed fourth-year DL Dawuane Smoot
Jaguars Re-Sign Cornerback Sidney Jones
Jaguars re-sign veteran CB Sidney Jones, who was scheduled to become a free agent on Wednesday; he became the third Jaguars potential free agent in the last week to re-sign with the team
Jaguars Launch Season Ticket Campaign Under New Head Coach Urban Meyer
Team optimistic for a return to full capacity at TIAA Bank Field for the 2021 season
Jacksonville Jaguars Name Dan Edwards to New SVP Position
Edwards to Serve as SVP of Jacksonville Tradition and Alumni; Amy Palcic Hired as Vice President of Football Communications
Jaguars, Colts and Titans Make Donation in Support of Teams and Houston Community Impacted by Winter Storms
NFL Foundation Contributes Additional $100,000 Donation to the Houston/Harris County 2021 Winter Storm Relief Fund
Jaguars Hire Karim Kassam as SVP of Football Operations Strategy
The Jaguars announced today that Karim Kassam has been hired as the team's senior vice president of football operations strategy. Kassam will oversee the team's football technology and analytics departments in addition to salary cap administration in consultation with Head Coach Urban Meyer and General Manager Trent Baalke.
Jaguars Add Davis, MacCracken, Hughes to Personnel Staff
The Jacksonville Jaguars announced today that Senior Personnel Executive Michael Davis, Director of Roster Management Trip MacCracken and Player Personnel Coordinator Drew Hughes have joined the team's personnel staff. The three will assist General Manager Trent Baalke.
Jaguars Add Gamble, Stamper to Personnel Staff
The Jacksonville Jaguars announced today that Senior Personnel Executive Tom Gamble and Director of Player Assessment Ryan Stamper have joined the team's personnel staff.
Official: Bevell, offensive staff named
Longtime NFL offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell named Jaguars offensive coordinator; Brian Schottenheimer named passing-game coordinator and eight other offensive assistants also named