Josh Scobee K JAC Mar 05 '12
Jaguars assigned the franchise tag to K Josh Scobee.
Scobee is the fourth kicker to be franchised this offseason. The Jaguars' kicker since being a fifth-round pick in 2004, Scobee's 92 percent field-goal percentage was third in the NFL last season. He is 15-of-22 on kicks of 50 yards or longer since 2008.
Josh Scobee K JAC Feb 24 '12
The Florida Times Union reports that there is a "significant gap" in contract aspirations between the Jaguars and free agent Josh Scobee.
The Jags can franchise tag Scobee if talks fall through, so they have the most leverage. Though both sides agree that staying in Jacksonville is Scobee's best option, he may be angling to become the NFL's highest paid kicker.
Josh Scobee K JAC Feb 16 '12
The Jaguars have begun "very preliminary discussions" with free agent K Josh Scobee about a long-term contract.
Both sides want to compete a deal, according to the Florida Times Union, and Scobee is "absolutely one of the team's priorities." Scobee is reportedly also the only player to whom the Jaguars would consider applying the franchise tag.
Josh Scobee K JAC Dec 15 '11
Josh Scobee (groin) is expected to kick for the Jaguars at Atlanta Thursday night.
The Jags have Brandon Coutu on the practice squad, but they hadn't promoted him to the active roster by late Thursday afternoon. Scobee isn't worth the risk in Jacksonville's low-scoring offense.
Josh Scobee K JAC Dec 13 '11
The Jaguars consider K Josh Scobee (groin) day-to-day before Thursday's game against the Falcons.
We're going to rest him," coach Mel Tucker said, presumably referring to practices the next two days. Brandon Coutu has been added to the practice squad, a sign that Scobee is no sure bet to kick in Atlanta.
Josh Scobee K JAC Dec 12 '11
Josh Scobee strained his groin in warmups prior the Jaguars' Week 14 win over the Bucs.
Scobee was able to make all five of his extra points, but left kickoff duties up to linebacker Russell Allen in the fourth quarter. Scobee is obviously hands-off in fantasy thanks to the Jags' league-worst offense.
Josh Scobee K JAC Oct 25 '11
Jaguars K Josh Scobee has made eight consecutive kicks from 45-plus yards out.
Scobee has also made four straight from 50-plus, including two in Monday night's upset of the Ravens. He's locked in right now, but is still not a fantasy option thanks to the Jags' No. 31 offense.