Jaguars Threaten To Relocate Team If Jacksonville Doesn’t Give Them $1 Billion For Stadium Renovations

The Jaguars and the city of Jacksonville are at some sort of a crossroads over stadium renovations funding.

Following the results of a poll that showed very little public support for $1 billion in taxpayer money for stadium, the Jaguars have begun to send the city hints about potentially relocation.

While appearing at the AXS Drive Conference in St. Louis, Jaguars CEO Mark Lamping said, “If there’s a referendum, the ballot question should be: Do you want to keep the NFL in Jacksonville?”

In 2013, the Jaguars announced plans to undergo $63 million in stadium upgrades. The renovations included two pools and two new giant video boards at each end of the stadium:


The reigning AFC South champions are off to a 1-1 start, having dropped last week’s home opener to the Kansas City Chiefs. Jacksonville will try to improve to 2-1 on the year when they host the Houston Texans this Sunday.