Even though there was no football the past week, it was still an exciting one for the players, fans and media. Fans received their tickets for the Summer Mega Event and the 2014 season. Players spent time in the community and weighed in on news around the sports world. Additionally, with Jaguars Owner Shad Khan's birthday on July 18, the team's digital media department asked fans to tweet using #HappyBdayMrKhan.
The Summer Mega Event is this month and the preseason is only a few weeks away. Fans received their tickets this week and did not hesitate to show off their team pride in a variety of ways.
A driving force behind the group known as #JaguarsTwitter, it was only a matter of time before a @Duval_Doom tweet made The Social Snapshot. He posted this photo of a USA Jaguars t-shirt. American and Jaguars spirit is a great combo any time of year.
Season Ticket Members received their tickets to the Mega Event. The event includes a Carrie Underwood concert, Fulham vs D.C. United match and the unveiling of the world's largest video boards. Instagram user @kgsologirl5000 uploaded this image with the caption: "So pumped for this!!!!! It's going to be so amazing!!! #seasonticketperks #jaguars #jags365 #jagsnation"
Dave Matthews Band performed in Jacksonville on Tuesday night. The group's trumpet player, Rashawn Ross, was wearing a Jaguars jersey. @jagdrummer tweeted this photo from the concert.
Fans received their season tickets in the mail on a day referred to as Teal Christmas in Duval.
Great name and great photo.
A busy NBA Free Agency period and the World Cup Final had everyone buzzing, including Jaguars players.
NBA Free Agency
Like the rest of the world, Jaguars players were captivated by the free agency decisions of several big name NBA players.
Will Blackmon tweeted that he felt LeBron returning to Cleveland would make things easier for the team's No. 1 overal pick Andrew Wiggins.
With trade rumors swirling about the Minnesota Timberwolves trading Kevin Love to the Cavaliers for Wiggins, Jeremy Harris was wondering if it would happen.
K Love to the Cavs?? — Jeremy Harris (@JeremyHarris_31) July 11, 2014
A big fan of the Miami Heat, Ryan Davis was excited to see the team keep forward Chris Bosh.
Bosh stays!!!!!! — Ryan Davis (@bigdavis813) July 11, 2014
A native of Clifton, Va., Jaguars center Luke Bowanko is holding out hope that D.C. native Kevin Durant will play for his hometown team, the Washington Wizards, one day.
The New York Knicks re-signed forward Carmelo Anthony and Jaguars safety Winston Guy was pleased with the move.
Carmelo Anthony staying with the Knicks. I like it — Winston Guy Jr.™ (@winstonguyjr27) July 12, 2014
Jaguars safety Johnathan Cyprien, who is from North Miami Beach, Fla., chimed in on all of the LeBron talk.
LBJ is the talk in barber shops worldwide — Cyp (@J_Cyprien) July 15, 2014
The 2014 World Cup came to a close on Sunday and Jaguars players shared their thoughts about the final match.
Rookie cornerback Aaron Colvin congratulated Germany on the World Cup win.
Germany is a great team tho. Much respect — Aaron Colvin (@AColvin14) July 13, 2014
Linebacker Nate Stupar joined Colvin in congratulating Germany.
In the Community
Players remained busy with 2014 Jaguars Training Camp on the horizon.
The Marcedes Lewis Foundation teamed up with the Long Beach Sailing Foundation and Boys & Girls Club of Long Beach on July 12 for the 4th Annual Marcedes Lewis Invitational Regatta.
Safety Josh Evans held a football camp in his hometown of Irvington, N.J.
Defensive end Andre Branch had a big week. He celebrated his birthday on Monday and showed off his style on the red carpet at the ESPYs two days later.
Ryan O'Halloran wrote a story on Director of Football Administration Tim Walsh.
NFL Media's Gil Brandt shared his belief that the Jaguars will make the playoffs in 2014.
WR Marqise Lee agreed to terms on his rookie deal Wednesday.
After dropping a Duval, NFL Media's Adam Rank tweeted this out:
While out on the West Coast, Marcedes Lewis made an appearance at the ESPYs. He chatted with the Insider's Kevin Frazier.
The team's digital media department asked fans to tweet out Happy Birthday wishes to Owner Shad Khan using #HappyBdayMrKhan.