Urban Meyer remains in Jacksonville Jaguars’ plans despite rising tensions, sources say

As tensions mount amid the disappointment of the 2-10 season, Jacksonville Jaguars Owner Shad Khan plans to stay on course with coach Urban Meyer, sources told ESPN on Saturday.

Meyer has again come under scrutiny, with sources confirming an NFL Network report on Saturday that recipient Jaguars wide Marvin Jones recently had to be persuaded to return to the team’s premises after leaving due to Meyer’s harsh criticism of the wide receiver fleet.

Jones, who stayed outside of the team’s facility before returning, also had a heated exchange with Meyer at practice after his return, sources confirmed to ESPN.

There was also a Public dispute over the use of the player, as franchise midfielder Trevor Lawrence support Jaguars to use reverse run James Robinson than. Robinson has been sidelined for long periods of time after fumbling around in the past two games.

“In my eyes, obviously, I’m the one out, seeing all the moving pieces, I see the whole picture,” Lawrence said on Wednesday. “The bottom line is that James is one of our best players and he has to be on the pitch.”

Meyer said Wednesday that he doesn’t know how long Robinson has been out of action and that he is not micromanaging his assistant coach, making decisions about running coach Bernie Parmalee. Meyer added this week that he will be more involved in future game-day staffing decisions, particularly on reruns and recipients.

The conflict is the latest in a tumultuous first season for Meyer, whose job status was called into question in October after two viral videos emerged showing him with at least one woman who was not. was his wife at his restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. Meyer said he never intended to resign because of the videos and supported the fact that owner Shad Khan was publicly criticized for his actions.

“[Meyer] must regain our trust and respect,” Khan said after that incident. That will require a personal commitment from Urban to all who support, represent or play for our team. I am confident that he will deliver. “

The season also saw the Jaguars and Meyer fined for violations of the team’s organized practices and the hiring of sporting director Chris Doyle and subsequent resignation stemming from alleged racist remarks, considering often and bullied the players during his time in Iowa.

The jaguars are in the midst of their second four-game losing streak of the season going into Sunday’s game against Tennessee Titans.

Meyer’s name has been the subject of speculation in a recent wave of college coach recruitments – including at Notre Dame, which he once called his “dream job” – but one source news told ESPN that he remains committed to rebuilding the Jaguars.

https://www.espn.com/nfl/story/_/id/32845194/urban-meyer-jacksonville-jaguars-plans-building-tension-sources-say Urban Meyer remains in Jacksonville Jaguars’ plans despite rising tensions, sources say

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