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Justin Blackmon | Wide Receiver | #14

Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Age / DOB:  (26) / 1/9/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 210
College: Oklahoma State
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 1 (5) / JAC
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TMZ.com reports suspended Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon pleaded guilty to driving under the influence on Wednesday.
He was arrested last December. TMZ reports Blackmon is now facing prison time and will be sentenced in June. Suspended indefinitely by the NFL, Blackmon is believed to have given up any hope of returning to the league, letting his body go and unable to kick his addiction. Blackmon turned 26 in January. Apr 28 - 11:50 AM
Source: TMZ.com

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Suspended Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon was arrested Saturday in his hometown of Ardmore, Oklahoma for driving under the influence.

Already suspended indefinitely by the league, this arrest should put an end to any hope Blackmon will revive his football career, not that there was much left to begin with. A spectacular talent on the field, Blackmon has never been able to get his life together off it. We sincerely hope that changes.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 12:46:00 PM

Suspended Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon's CFL rights were recently secured by the Toronto Argonauts.

There's been no indication Blackmon is considering a move north of the border, but Toronto will be where he plays if he does. Blackmon is still under contract with the Jags, who have made it clear they have no intention of releasing him, though GM Dave Caldwell suspects his NFL days are through. Players under NFL suspension are ineligible to play in Canada. The uber-talented Blackmon is still only 25, but can't get his life together off the field.
Source: ESPN.com
Tue, Sep 15, 2015 04:37:00 PM

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell said he doubts suspended WR Justin Blackmon ever plays NFL football again.

"Realistically, when you're away from the game for two-and-a-half years, what you were once is not what you will probably be -- your skills do erode, especially when you're not in shape and not in top football shape," Caldwell said, adding that getting back into the league doesn't appear to be a priority for Blackmon. The Times-Union reports the only reason the Jags haven't cut Blackmon is because they're trying to recoup several million of the $7.11 million signing bonus he received as the No. 5 overall pick in 2012.
Tue, Aug 4, 2015 12:39:00 PM

Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said he hasn’t had any contact with suspended WR Justin Blackmon.

Multiple offseason reports suggest Blackmon was denied reinstatement by the NFL. Blackmon is currently set to miss an unprecedented 40 games on indefinite suspension. An elite on-field talent, Blackmon’s career has been derailed by multiple Stage 3 violations. The Florida Times-Union believes it’s "uncertain" if Blackmon will return in 2016.
Sat, Aug 1, 2015 04:25:00 PM

According to multiple reports, suspended Jaguars WR Justin Blackmon did apply for reinstatement to the NFL this offseason, but was denied by the league.

The Associated Press' Mark Long reported Blackmon's reinstatement attempt was denied, and the report has been "confirmed" by Mike Dempsey of 1010 XL in Jacksonville. The "feeling" is reportedly that Blackmon failed another drug test, though Dempsey suggests Blackmon also may have missed a test, which counts as a failed test in the NFL's eyes. Either way, we're not optimistic that Blackmon will be returning to the field anytime soon.
Tue, May 12, 2015 10:16:00 AM

Speaking in a Monday radio interview, Jaguars GM David Caldwell indicated suspended WR Justin Blackmon could be done with the team.

Caldwell was asked about the fact that the Jags drafted two more receivers over the weekend, and he confirmed it's indeed an indication of Blackmon's future — or lack thereof — with the team. Beat writer Ryan O'Halloran is confident Blackmon is "DONE-ZO" in Jacksonville. Blackmon is serving an indefinite suspension, and it's unclear when he might apply for reinstatement.
Mon, May 4, 2015 02:15:00 PM

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell said the team doesn't know if suspended WR Justin Blackmon has applied for reinstatement.

"Our process hasn't changed," Caldwell said. "Plan to go without him, but if he emerges, he's going to go in with the top guys and compete. Hopefully we're able to get some news." Blackmon hasn’t appeared in a game since 2013 and remains on indefinite suspension. The Florida Times Union believes Blackmon is done in Jacksonville.
Sat, Apr 25, 2015 06:11:00 PM

The Florida Times Union's Ryan O'Halloran believes Justin Blackmon is "done-zo" with the Jaguars.

O'Halloran made the comment in a chat, so he was merely speaking his opinion. The Jaguars' higher-ups have backed Blackmon to a certain degree and said nice things about the former No. 5 overall pick, but by the way the team has approached free agency and the draft over the past year, they appear set to move on. O'Halloran believes Amari Cooper will be in play at No. 3 overall.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 10:35:00 AM

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell told PFT Live he’s encouraged by the reports he’s getting on suspended WR Justin Blackmon.

"It's currently in the league's hands and it's in Justin's," Caldwell said. "The reports I’ve gotten is that he's engaging in the program. We’ll welcome him back if he does all the right things." This falls in line with comments from owner Shad Khan last month. The Jaguars want Blackmon back and are optimistic he'll return in 2015. Blackmon has yet to apply for reinstatement. Jacksonville is hoping to get his status resolved prior to the NFL draft.
Fri, Feb 20, 2015 05:18:00 PM

Jaguars owner Shad Khan stated Friday at the Super Bowl that he is "very optimistic" about the 2015 return of suspended WR Justin Blackmon.

"Absolutely," Khan stated vehemently. "As a matter of fact, I’m very optimistic. I think he’s paid his dues. I think he’s got his life together. I think he can be a role model for people who have gone through hard times. We’re waiting for him." Blackmon's return would be a huge boost to Jacksonville's wideout corps, which is dealing with Allen Robinson's foot fracture and Cecil Shorts' free agency. 25-year-old Blackmon is a run-after-catch machine with an ability to threaten the intermediate sections. He'd be a big upgrade on Shorts at Z receiver.
Fri, Jan 30, 2015 02:11:00 PM

Suspended WR Justin Blackmon pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge on November 20.

The charge will be reduced to misdemeanor disorderly conduct if Blackmon commits no crimes for six months after November 20. According to beat writer Michael DiRocco, the Jaguars need Blackmon to apply for reinstatement "within the next five weeks." From the date Blackmon fills out the application, Roger Goodell would have 60 days to decide whether to reinstate him to the NFL.
Source: ESPN.com
Mon, Jan 26, 2015 05:01:00 PM

FOX Sports' Alex Marvez reports "lots of folks" inside the NFL are "optimistic" suspended WR Justin Blackmon will return to the Jaguars in 2015.

Just as Josh Gordon's Dynasty league owners get the worst news possible, Blackmon's get a ray of hope. The Jaguars hope to have an update on Blackmon's progress before May's draft, at which point they can begin planning for the 2015 season. Blackmon remains "suspended indefinitely," with no concrete date for potential reinstatement. At Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell's season-ending presser this past December, he said he'd "heard some good things" about Blackmon's recovery from substance abuse. Blackmon turned 25 two weeks ago. His return would be a huge boost for beleaguered Blake Bortles.
Sun, Jan 25, 2015 04:29:00 PM

The Jaguars are hoping to have an update on suspended WR Justin Blackmon before the 2015 draft.

It's unclear exactly where Blackmon is in the blurred and convoluted personal conduct policy. He's suspended indefinitely and not even the Jaguars have received information on when he's able to file for reinstatement. In the meantime, the team is not even allowed to have contact with their talented yet troubled wideout. GM Dave Caldwell said getting Blackmon back in any capacity is a "luxury." Marqise Lee, Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns are all under contract for 2015, while Cecil Shorts is not expected back as a free agent.
Wed, Dec 31, 2014 01:04:00 PM

Jaguars GM Dave Caldwell said Tuesday the team is viewing suspended WR Justin Blackmon's presence on the 2015 roster as a "luxury."

The Jags "hope he'll be back" but are "not planning on it." Caldwell did say he's heard "some good things" about Blackmon's recovery. Blackmon completed a drug-rehab program in November and was rumored to be spotted at a late-season Jaguars game, albeit in the stands. Blackmon turns 25 in two weeks.
Tue, Dec 30, 2014 12:17:00 PM

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RB1T.J. Yeldon
2Chris Ivory
3Denard Robinson
4Jonas Gray
5Corey Grant
GLB1Chris Ivory
2T.J. Yeldon
3RB1T.J. Yeldon
2Denard Robinson
WR11Allen Robinson
2Marqise Lee
3Arrelious Benn
4Tony Washington
5Shaq Evans
WR21Allen Hurns
2Rashad Greene
3Neal Sterling
4Rasheed Bailey
5Rashad Lawrence
WR31Rashad Greene
TE1Julius Thomas
2Marcedes Lewis
3Nic Jacobs
4Ben Koyack
LT1Kelvin Beachum
2Luke Joeckel
LG1A.J. Cann
2Kadeem Edwards
C1Luke Bowanko
2Mackenzy Bernadeau
RG1Brandon Linder
2Tyler Shatley
3Chris Reed
RT1Jermey Parnell
2Josh Wells
3Patrick Miller
K1Jason Myers