7 Jaguars most deserving of 2024 Pro Bowl Games votes

Which Jaguars players have your vote?

Voting for the 2024 Pro Bowl Games officially opened Monday and can be done right here.

Last year, despite earning an AFC South title and a playoff win over the Los Angeles Chargers, the Jacksonville Jaguars had zero players make the initial Pro Bowl roster. Eventually, injuries and the Super Bowl opened up enough spots that quarterback Trevor Lawrence and return specialist Jamal Agnew earned the honors.

The 2023 season should probably be different, though.

Unlike last year, the Jaguars won’t need to win five straight games to claw back above .500 and into the playoff picture. Jacksonville is rolling with an 8-3 record and plenty of deserving candidates.

In a conference with quarterbacks like C.J. Stroud, Josh Allen, Tua Tagovailoa, Patrick Mahomes, and Justin Herbert all putting up big numbers, it could take a lot for Lawrence to get another nod. But these seven Jaguars players deserve to get in when the rosters are announced later this season:

LOOK: The NFL’s top cornerbacks entering 2023, per Touchdown Wire

Doug Farrar ranks the top 11 corners in the league and gives another 10 honorable mention.

Cornerback play is critical in the NFL. Teams must pass the ball and stop the pass. That requires pass rushers and guys who can cover.

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The top 11, plus some who get honorable mention are below, according to Touchdown Wire’s Doug Farrar. Read his full article for player breakdowns and film work.


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Geno Smith thrills, but some past Seahawks don’t like new Pro Bowl format

Here’s how past and present Seahawks reacted to the new Pro Bowl Games format.

The NFL finally decided to do away with the traditional “football game” at the Pro Bowl between the AFC and the NFC. This year they added some new skills competitions and turned the main event into a flag football game.

Some players appeared to enjoy it a great deal. Seahawks quarterback Geno Smith, for one – seemed to be having a ball as he dominated the flag football game, throwing five touchdown passes. Meanwhile, a few former Seattle players found the new Pro Bowl Games unbearably lame. Here’s how past and present Seahawks reacted to the new Pro Bowl Games format.

Jamal Agnew thinks he could beat Tyreek Hill in a race

“I really think I’m the fastest in the league, I’m not going to lie.”

Miami Dolphins wide receiver Tyreek Hill earned the nickname “Cheetah” for a reason. The former Kansas City Chiefs speedster earned a seventh trip to the Pro Bowl this season due mostly to his ability to run by NFL defensive backs like they’re standing still.

Jamal Agnew of the Jacksonville Jaguars isn’t intimidated by Hill’s speed, though. In fact, he thinks he could go toe-to-toe with any of the NFL’s speed freaks.

At the 2023 Pro Bowl Games, Agnew — who was there as the AFC’s return specialist — was asked by Hill how a race would go between the two. After initially saying Hill would win, Agnew decided to change his answer.

“Really, if I’m thinking about it right now, you probably wouldn’t beat me, to be honest,” Agnew told Hill in a video posted by the Dolphins. “I really think I’m the fastest in the league, I’m not going to lie. I don’t get the miles per hour, I think something’s wrong with the GPS on my pads and stuff, but I really think I’m the fastest in the league, I’m not gonna lie.”

After a couple seconds of stunned silence, Hill responded with “I have nothing to say.”

Agnew, 27, was clocked at 21.62 miles per hour by NFL Next Gen Stats during an end-around touchdown in the 2021 season. This year, Jaguars running back Travis Etienne Jr. matched that with a 21.62-mph run in Week 17.

Last season, Hill’s legendary speed was put to the test at the 2022 Pro Bowl, but the receiver finished last after a slow start and a half-hearted effort.

WATCH Kirk Cousins and Justin Jefferson connect for Pro Bowl TD

The star receiver can’t stop making plays

The Pro Bowl Games have been a lot of fun to watch, especially when you compare them to the old format of a watered-down traditional football game.

The Minnesota Vikings have six players playing in the games with four skill players on offense. Two of them connected on a touchdown pass with Kirk Cousins throwing one to Justin Jefferson.

The two connected for 128 passes and 1,804 yards during the regular season and they did so for a touchdown in the Pro Bowl games.

Cousins was immediately pressured by Maxx Crosby but he escaped to the right before going to the left. Upon going to the left, he ends up going forward to try and find a receiver. Jefferson works back in the end zone and they connect for a touchdown.

This is a nice way to end the 2023 season for both players.

Equanimeous St. Brown helps brother, Amon-Ra, win Best Catch at Pro Bowl Games

Bears WR Equanimeous St. Brown made a cameo at the Pro Bowl Games.

A Chicago Bear participated in the 2023 Pro Bowl Games. Even if it was a supporting role.

The Bears were represented at the Pro Bowl thanks to Lions wide receiver Amon-Ra St. Brown, who invited his brother Equanimeous St. Brown to help him in the Best Catch event.

Equanimeous helped Amon-Ra win Best Catch for the NFC with this impressive catch, where Equanimeous caught a pass from Michael Vick then pitched it to Amon-Ra, who leaped over the Lions’ mascot to haul it in.

Equanimeous signed a one-year extension with Chicago before the end of the regular season, and he’ll be back with quarterback Justin Fields for 2023.

The Bears were the only team not represented at the Pro Bowl Games this year. The hope is that changes in 2023.

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Watch: Trevor Lawrence hits Stefon Diggs for deep TD in Pro Bowl

Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence led the AFC to a flag football win, ending his day with a 45-yard bomb to Bills receiver Stefon Diggs.

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence got off to a shaky start in the flag football competition at the 2023 Pro Bowl Games, throwing a pick six on his first drive.

Lawrence redeemed himself late in the game by connecting with the Buffalo Bills’ Stefon Diggs for a huge touchdown.

After three straight incompletions — including one to a streaking Jamal Agnew — the AFC faced a fourth down from its own 5-yard line. While 20 yards would’ve been enough a first down, Lawrence went for it all and found Diggs down the right sideline for a 45-yard touchdown.

It was the second touchdown pass of the game for Lawrence, who led a lengthy drive in the first half that ended with a short touchdown pass to the Las Vegas Raiders’ Davante Adams.

Earlier in the game, the AFC ran a trick play with a couple backward passes that eventually led to Lawrence running a route in the end zone and Diggs throwing a pass his direction. However, that throw was intercepted by Diggs’ younger brother, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Trevon Diggs.

With Lawrence at quarterback, the AFC won the second flag football game of the day, 18-13.

WATCH T.J. Hockenson catch back-to-back touchdowns in Pro Bowl Games

The Vikings are being represented well in the Pro Bowl Games

The NFL’s first-ever Pro Bowl Games in Las Vegas provides a different kind of all-star game for the fans. Instead of a traditional game, the league provided us with an assortment of different challenges like precision passing and best catch.

The games themselves are a 7-on-7 flag football game on a 50-yard field that is still somewhat competitive. In the game, Geno Smith has been favoriting Minnesota Vikings tight end T.J. Hockenson so much that they connected for two touchdowns.

The first came on a 45-yard post route from the team’s five-yard line where Hockenson weaved his way through the defense with ease.

The second one was more of a challenging throw and catch where Smith hit him on a seam route in the red zone. They both had to do things just right to make it happen and it was beautiful.

The Vikings players have looked like they are having a good time and scoring touchdowns will accentuate that.

How to watch 2023 Pro Bowl flag football: Channel, time, stream, rules

The Jaguars’ Trevor Lawrence and Jamal Agnew will compete in the first ever Pro Bowl flag football game Sunday.

The NFL’s annual all-star game is a normal football game no more. After years of injury concerns and half-hearted effort put out by the league’s stars, the NFL tossed the game in favor of a variety of skills competitions and a flag football game.

Earlier this week, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence competed in a precision passing game, and returner Jamal Agnew was part of a water balloon toss. On Sunday, both of the Jaguars players will be part of the flag football game.

The rule changes for the game go beyond taking off pads and shutting down tackling. Rather than needing to gain 10 yards a time, teams will have just four downs to cross midfield and another four downs to get in the end zone. If a team opts to punt, the opposing team will start on its own 5-yard line.

Here’s how to tune into the finale of the 2023 Pro Bowl Games:

2023 Pro Bowl Games, Flag Football

  • Date: Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023
  • Kickoff Time: 3 p.m ET
  • Location: Allegiant Stadium, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • TV Channel: ESPN, ABC, Disney XD
  • Live Stream: ESPN+
  • Commentators: Kirk Herbstreit, Pat McAfee

Pro Bowl Games flag football rosters for AFC, NFC

Check out who all will participate in Sunday’s NFL flag football game for the 2023 Pro Bowl Games.

The traditional Pro Bowl has now become the Pro Bowl Games and, rather than a regular football game with players only going at about half speed, the league will have a flag football game with the all-star players of the AFC and NFC.

That means no offensive or defensive linemen on the field except for a center.

The games are at 3 p.m. ET at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas and will air on ESPN.

Who all will play in the flag football game?

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