San Kouvaris and Cole Pepper preview Saturday’s Jaguars vs. Jets preseason game. Is there reason to be concerned about the offense beyond the quarterback concerns? Have the Jaguars handle the quarterback battle correctly? Plus be sure to keep an eye out on twitter for an invitation to join Sam and Cole’s postgame Google hangout, where they’ll be recording the next podcast. You can follow on twitter: @ColePepper and @SamKouvaris
Mark Frisch is bringing an NASL soccer team to Jacksonville. The team will begin play in April of 2015. In a wide ranging conversations, Frisch told me about where he got the soccer bug, why he thinks soccer will work in Jacksonville and where he expects to play home games.
Listen to the interview here: Cole with Mark Frisch
Below, fans gathered at the Terrance Suite at EverBank Field Sunday to watch the Gold Cup Final won by the United States and to celebrate Jacksonville being awarded the NASL team.
Mark Long of the Associated Press joins Cole to talk about Shad Khan’s purchase of Fulham and what it means to the city of Jacksonville and the Jaguars and whether Maurice Jones-Drew is going to his old self for the Jaguars this season, plus a bit on the Gators.
Jaguars post-game radio analyst Marco Coleman joins Cole to discuss the Jaguars pass rush and what they can do to improve it.
1010 XL’s Mike Dempsey joins Cole Pepper to discuss the Jaguars upcoming training camp, the impact that GM Dave Caldwell has had on the roster and whether the London series is good for the Jaguars.
by Cole Pepper
Podcast #2 features Sam Kouvaris, the dean of Jacksonville sports media. No active and fulltime member of the media (I ran into David Lamm at the Suns game, but he’s not full time) has covered Jacksonville sports for longer than Sam.
He had some great perspective on Shad Khan and his impact, Khan’s pursuit of the soccer team and what he expects out of the Jaguars. We also got into the local sports TV scene which has been quite an interesting place to work the past several months.
If you have other suggestions for who you would like to hear from on the podcast, leave them in the comments below.
This is the first in our series of podcasts leading up to the Jaguars opening of training camp. We start with Ryan O’Halloran, the Jaguars beat writer for the Florida Times-Union as we discuss the quarterback battle and what will have to happen to make the 2013 season a success for the Jaguars.