The Jacksonville Jaguars traded up to select Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon with the fifth pick in the NFL draft, but the rookie told NFL Network Friday he doesn’t feel pressure to come in and be the No. 1 receiver for quarterback Blaine Gabbert.
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Chad Henne has agreed on a two-year deal to join the Jaguars, according to a league source.
Serving as the top backup QB in Jacksonville isn’t the worst position to be in right now.
For any team that drafts a quarterback in the first round, next year’s offseason has to be about solidifying your squad around that player. Now, a year into their term with Blaine Gabbert at the helm, the Jaguars need to amplify the strengths of their prized signal caller and do their best to work around some of his weaknesses.
Posted: Thursday, January 5th, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, A.J. Green, Andy Dalton, Blaine Gabbert, Calvin Johnson, Cincinnati Bengals, Detroit Lions, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jermaine Gresham, Shahid Khan
As suspected, Calvin Johnson’s absence from practice Wednesday was nothing out of the ordinary. Fantasy owners should feel confident giving him a start.
Posted: Monday, November 28th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Andre Johnson, Arizona Cardinals, Blaine Gabbert, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, John Skelton, Kevin Kolb, Larry Fitzgerald, Laurent Robinson, Luke McCown, Maurice Jones-Drew, Miles Austin
Kevin Kolb could return for Arizona this week, which might not be good news for Larry Fitzgerald.
On Sunday, we saw five rookie quarterbacks try and bring their teams back from behind – and failed. Nonetheless, they continued to make strides in their NFL journey.
Posted: Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Bill Belichick, Blaine Gabbert, Cam Newton, Chicago Bears, Cincinnati Bengals, Jacksonville Jaguars, Jerome Simpson, London Fletcher, Maurice Jones-Drew
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick has been called a genius at game-planning, but just watch him struggle to change the clock on his car’s dashboard.
Brandon Lloyd is expecting to play in Week 3 for Denver, which could affect Eric Decker’s value.
Should Luke McCown‘s errors open the door for an early start to the Blaine Gabbert era? That is a question facing Jack Del Rio.
Posted: Monday, September 19th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Three and out, Aaron Hernandez, Blaine Gabbert, Dallas Cowboys, Felix Jones, Jacksonville Jaguars, Luke McCown, Marcedes Lewis, Maurice Jones-Drew, Miles Austin, New England Patriots, Tony Romo
Miles Austin’s hamstring injury is just one on a growing list of concerns for the Dallas Cowboys offense.
When you exit a game with a 1.8 quarterback rating, you can assume there will be chatter about your job security. That’s the position Luke McCown finds himself in on Sunday night after an epically rough performance against the Jets.
The Jaguars quarterback competition has a winner, but David Garrard may not be set in stone as the starter.
Posted: Saturday, August 20th, 2011 | Steve Wyche Tags: Cover Two Podcast, Atlanta Falcons, Baltimore Ravens, Blaine Gabbert, Bucky Brooks, Cam Newton, Cleveland Browns, D. Orlando Ledbetter, David Garrard, Jack Del Rio, Jacksonville Jaguars, John Harbaugh, Steve Wyche, Terrelle Pryor
Panthers first-overall pick Cam Newton made his first start of the preseason Friday and even though he didn’t exactly light it up against the Dolphins, it’s his job to lose. At least according to Bucky Brooks and me on our latest Cover Two Podcast.
With several teams seemingly uncertain about their status behind center and the fact that six quarterbacks were drafted in the first 36 picks in April — including four in the first round — we could be getting ready to see something in Week 1 that we’ve never seen before.