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"Del Rio said he expects the starters to play more against Atlanta than they did against New England, when most played about a quarter."

"We&39;re going to define who we are by our play," receivers coach Johnny Cox said. "We&39;re focused on that and we&39;re excited about what we&39;re going to do. I think this will be a group that Jaguar fans will be proud of." Florida Times-Union reports from Jacksonville on the Jaguars training camp. 

John Oehser gives his 'Magnificent Seven" items.

A Jacksonville mother writes about the impact Jaguars center Brad Meester has had on her child.

"The real test comes Friday night. Garrard will make his pre-season debut when the Jaguars host the Falcons. He hasn&39;t been hit since tweaking his back two weeks ago, but he knows his response to full contact will determine how close he is to 100 per cent for the regular season." Associated Press

Jarrett Bell of USA Today spent the last couple of days with the Jaguars.

"Stephen Nicholas&39; life is filled with blessings these days. The Atlanta linebacker, who will be playing in his hometown when his Atlanta Falcons play the Jaguars Friday night, has a starting job and a new five-year, $17.5 million deal he signed when the lockout ended."  Florida Times-Union

<span face="">Tim <span data-scayt_word="Tebow" data-scaytid="75">Tebow</span> laughs off allegations of University of Miami bounty.  *Associated Press*</span>

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"What Chris Johnson means to that organization is comparable to what quarterbacks mean to other franchises around the league, and that's something that should be considered," Marshall Faulk said on Wednesday. "How should he be paid? I believe he should be paid in between running-back money and this franchise-quarterback money that's being tossed around, I really do."   The Tennessean

Former Georgia quarterback ready to lead Lions.  USA Today

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At Jags camp, interviewed Coach Del Rio in his office 'bout 9:30 last nite – as he stretched out in a recliner.  Felt like a psychologist.

@JarrettBell (USA Today writer Jarrett Bell)

Jags TE Marcedes Lewis had breakout year in 2010.  Guess what? He looks primed to be better, leaner down 15 pounds after #MMA training.

@Jarrett Bell

After this season no one will question the decision to pass on Tebow for Alualu.  Choose your adjective about Tyson…stud works just fine.

@JagsVoice (Voice of the Jaguars Brian Sexton)

Woke up to a friend request from my mother on Facebook. :-/ I don't think I want to add her.  LOL.

@BIGN98 (defensive tackle Nate Collins)

2ndPreseason Game tomorrow night against ATL…and I actually get to play this time! Time to clear my mechanism so I'm sharp! Nite tweeps!

@MarcedesLewis89 (tight end Marcedes Lewis)

Stat of the day

Cornerback Drew Coleman, one of nine unrestricted free agents signed in 2011, led all cornerbacks in the NFL with four sacks in 2010.


The Jaguars will play their first home preseason game tonight as they host Atlanta at EverBank Field.  Kickoff is scheduled for 8:00 p.m. ET

The last word

"We feel good about where he is now and where he's going to be as we finish up camp and get into the regular season. So a really solid prognosis for the concern we had there and it was looked at and evaluated and whatever was necessary was necessary and we move on. I feel good about the fact it's behind us and we know we're going to have him healthy."

Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio on the health of right tackle Eben Britton

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