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Jacksonville Jaguars Sign Top Pick Blaine Gabbert

July 28th, 2011 at 8:01 PM
By Brendan Sonnone

The Jacksonville Jaguars were able to get a deal done with rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert, just in time for him to practice with the team this evening at the Jaguars' first evening session of training camp.

Quarterback Blaine Gabbert stands with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after being selected as the 10th overall pick by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2011 NFL football Draft in New York, April 28, 2011. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid (UNITED STATES – Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)

Gabbert, the 10th overall selection of the 2011 NFL Draft, is considered the future of the franchise and could immediately compete for playing time against incumbent starter David Garrard. 

 In his past two years as a starter at Missouri, he completed 578 of 933 passes for 6,822 yards and 40 touchdowns.

The Jaguars also signed rookie offensive guard Will Rackley, who is also expected to contribute this season
Tags: Blaine Gabbert, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Jaguars, NFL Draft, rookie, sign, Will Rackley

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