Yannick Ngakoue a no-show at Jacksonville Jaguars coaching camp

Head coach Marrone not fearful about Ngakoue being in form for season: “He is a participant that is at all times prepared, at all times taking good care of himself”

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Yannick Ngakoue is yet to sign his franchise tender

Yannick Ngakoue is but to signal his franchise tender

Franchise-tagged defensive finish Yannick Ngakoue is formally a holdout, as the one participant absent from Jacksonville Jaguars coaching camp.

Head coach Doug Marrone confirmed the absence on Thursday, telling reporters he hasn’t spoken with Ngakoue not too long ago and including that normal supervisor Dave Caldwell would have extra particulars on any talks with Ngakoue.

The 25-year-old cross rusher, who has been vocal together with his calls for for a commerce, is the one NFL participant who was franchise-tagged this offseason but to signal his tender.

As a result of he has not signed, he’s not beneath contract with the Jaguars and has no obligation to report back to camp, and the group can not fantastic him for his absence.

Ngakoue’s tender is value $17.8m in 2020. He could make that full quantity so long as he reviews to the group earlier than Week One.

Marrone insisted he isn’t fearful about Ngakoue being in form for the season, saying: “He is a participant that is at all times prepared, at all times taking good care of himself.”

A number of retailers reported earlier this month that a number of groups had proven curiosity in buying and selling for Ngakoue, however that the Jaguars had been resisting gives.

The deadline to signal franchise-tagged gamers to long-term contracts handed on July 15, that means Jacksonville – or any group that may purchase him – can not give Ngakoue a brand new deal till after the season, when he could be approaching free company.

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Marrone mentioned the Jaguars are “ready for each totally different state of affairs that may presumably happen” concerning Ngakoue.

The group drafted a cross rusher, LSU’s Okay’Lavon Chaisson, within the first spherical of the draft for the second consecutive yr after nabbing Josh Allen in 2019.

Ngakoue, a third-round decide in 2016, had eight sacks, 15 quarterback hits, 13 tackles for loss and 4 pressured fumbles in 15 video games final season.

By way of 63 profession video games, he has 37.5 sacks, 85 QB hits, 42 tackles for loss and 14 pressured fumbles.

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