Posts Tagged ‘Blaine Gabbert’

Justin Blackmon doesn’t feel pressure of No. 1 receiver

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.

Jaguars, Henne agree to two-year deal

Chad Henne has agreed on a two-year deal to join the Jaguars, according to a league source.

Henne could benefit by landing in Jacksonville

Serving as the top backup QB in Jacksonville isn’t the worst position to be in right now.

Playbook: Jags need to arm Gabbert for success

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.

Three and out: All appears well with ‘Megatron’

As suspected, Calvin Johnson’s absence from practice Wednesday was nothing out of the ordinary. Fantasy owners should feel confident giving him a start.

Three and out: Kolb’s return could hurt Fitzgerald

Kevin Kolb could return for Arizona this week, which might not be good news for Larry Fitzgerald.

Playbook: Five rookie QBs on display Sunday

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.

First and 10: ‘A Football Life,’ Part 2

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.

Three and out: Broncos’ Lloyd expected to play

Brandon Lloyd is expecting to play in Week 3 for Denver, which could affect Eric Decker’s value.

Del Rio not ready to name Jaguars’ starting QB

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.

Three and out: Cowboys’ Austin out through Week 5?

Miles Austin’s hamstring injury is just one on a growing list of concerns for the Dallas Cowboys offense.

McCown on shaky ground after ugly showing

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.

Garrard named the starter, but Del Rio wants improvement

The Jaguars quarterback competition has a winner, but David Garrard may not be set in stone as the starter.

Cover Two Podcast: Newton’s job to lose?

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.

Data Points: Top games by rookie QBs in Week 1

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.

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