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Jacksonville Jaguars Need to Look at QB in 2012 NFL Draft
December 8th, 2011 at 2:08 PM
Sitting at 3-9, the NFL Draft isn’t that far away for the Jacksonville Jaguars. The team is looking at a top 10 pick and will assuredly draft an offensive player. Maybe even a quarterback.    ***PHOTO1***   Rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert has struggled mightily this season, completing 49 percent of his passes and throwing eight...

Jacksonville Jaguars Better Off Starting Blaine Gabbert
September 20th, 2011 at 12:09 PM
  Blaine Gabbert is the future for the Jacksonville Jaguars, there’s no doubting that.   The designated franchise quarterback might as well be the present too.   ***PHOTO1***   Incumbent starter Luke McCown struggled mightily against the New York Jets this weekend, throwing four interceptions in a performance that earned him a 1.5 QB rating. McCown was...

Jacksonville Jaguars Cutting Quarterback David Shouldn’t Come as a Surprise
September 6th, 2011 at 7:15 PM
The immediate reaction from several media outlets following the Jacksonville Jaguars' release of quarterback David Garrard has been shocking. ***PHOTO1*** Shocking because they're surprised that the team finally did what it should have done months ago. ESPN's Paul Kuharsky said the move was "stunning."  Jay Glazer of Fox Sports called it a "shocker." I say...

Jacksonville Jaguars Wide Receiver Tiquan Underwood is Stealing Reps from Promising Rookies
August 17th, 2011 at 7:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Tiquan Underwood experiment is over.  Or at least it should be.  The Jacksonville Jaguars drafted Underwood out of Rutgers in the seventh round of the 2009 NFL Draft with the hopes of developing the speedy 6-foot-1, 185-pound wide out into a serviceable slot receiver. Expectations were not high, but Underwood has still been...

Report: Jacksonville Jaguars Tackle Eben Britton Had Minor Back Surgery
August 17th, 2011 at 5:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** The mysterious case of starting right tackle Eben Britton's absence from training camp seems to be solved. Britton, according to Tania Ganguli of  the Florida Times-Union, had minor back surgery but won't miss any regular season games because of the procedure.  Per the Times-Union: "Britton attended practice on August 8 but did not participate...

Jacksonville Jaguars Quarterback David Garrard Leaves Thursday Practice with Minor Back Injury
August 4th, 2011 at 9:55 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars starting quarterback David Garrard left Thursday's practice early with an apparent back injury.  Jacksonville Jaguars starting quarterback David Garrard looks on from the bench during the fourth quarter of their NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, Washington, October 11, 2009. REUTERS/Robert Sorbo (UNITED STATES SPORT FOOTBALL)   He left...

Blaine Gabbert Will Take First-Team Reps for the Jacksonville Jaguars This Preseason
August 2nd, 2011 at 10:39 PM
Rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert is expected to take snaps with the first-team offense in exhibition games this season. Missouri Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert runs onto the field for a game against the Oklahoma Sooners at Faurot Field in Columbia, Missouri on October 23, 2010. UPI/Bill Greenblatt   The Jacksonville Jaguars selected the Missouri...

Jacksonville Jaguars Sign Top Pick Blaine Gabbert
July 28th, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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...

Reading Between the Lines: More Hints That the Jacksonville Jaguars Will Start Rookie Quarterback Blaine Gabbert
June 28th, 2011 at 3:06 PM
On the surface it looks like the Jacksonville Jaguars have the right idea when it comes to developing rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert. Bring him along slowly, don’t ruin his confidence and let veteran starter David Garrard show the new kid the ropes. Sounds great, right?  Missouri Tigers quarterback Blaine Gabbert runs onto...

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Maurice Jones-Drew Needs to Be Careful Picking Sides in Quarterback Battle
June 21st, 2011 at 7:52 PM
Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew has a tendency to speak his mind. He’s usually funny, insightful and straightforward. It’s a large reason why he’s popular around the NFL. But maybe Jones-Drew needs to take a break from being so upfront for a while. Jacksonville Jaguars Maurice Jones-Drew looks to the sideline as...