Found August 17, 2012 on The Jaggernaut:
The Jaguars are a growing football team, and they showed it once again, especially on offense, against the New Orleans Saints in the first half. There were two very big questions going into tonight's game. Would Blaine Gabbert continue his progression? Would Justin Blackmon show us anything in his first action since joining the team? The answer to both of those questions, as it turns out, was yes. Blaine Gabbert turned in probably his best performance as an NFL player. He completed 13 of 16 passes for 112 yards and 2 touchdowns. Justin Blackmon was on the receiving end of one of those touchdowns, catching 4 passes in the first half for 48 yards including his touchdown catch. The key with tonight's game was Blaine Gabbert's ability to turn in a consistently positive performance. He stood in the pocket and delivered passes even while the pocket collapsed around him. There was one play that I though he could have stepped up in the pocket, but instead, Gabbert dropped dee...

Blaine Gabbert Sharp in Second Preseason Game

Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert went 13-of-16 for 112 yards and two scores in the team's second preseason game Saturday after going 5-of-10 for 62 yards and a touchdown in the first exhibition game.Fantasy Spin:These are positive signs from Jacksonville's much-maligned second-year quarterback. While it remains unlikely that Gabbert can be a consistent fantasy contributor...

Jaguars hope to impress against the Saints; 5 things to watch

In the Jaguars' first preseason game against the Giants, Blaine Gabbert looked better than he did at any point last season, Rashad Jennings carried the load with surprising success and optimism was the highest it's been in about 5 years. Still, the Jaguars left a lot to be desired following their preseason victory. Here's your 5 things to watch in tonight's game against...

Saints CB Robinson eager to assume starting role

Patrick Robinson says he's eager to fulfill the promise that motivated the New Orleans Saints to make him their first-round draft choice in 2010. Now in his third season, Robinson says he's ready to take over the starting job that opened up when Tracy Porter left for Denver in free agency. Robinson has not been able to practice much in training camp because of a sprained...

A ‘Free Payton’ banner was flown over New Orleans Saints practice

Saints fans Philip Marshall and Alex Luhrman sat down for a few drinks on Monday and kicked around the idea that someone should fly a “Free Payton” over Saints practice in support of suspended coach Sean Payton. Fast forward to Wednesday and the duo decided that they would be that someone to pull this off. So Marshall, who just so happens to be a United Airlines pilot, flew a...

Roger Goodell Under Bounty Judge’s Scrutiny: Part 1

The New Orleans Saints and the organization’s vehement supporters may crack a smile this week. After months of bounty banter, the courts now seem to question the legitimacy of the commissioner’s claims against the Saints’ current and former defensive players and coaches. On Wednesday, Judge Helen G. Berrigan issued an order that the NFL furnish evidence of the specific date...

Friday’s Funbag: Jaguars Cheerleaders Start It, Hating Video Games, and Awesome Football Gloves

Click on the photo for the sexiest Jaguars Cheerleaders Today we tackle the Jacksonville Jaguars cheerleaders and superfans. Like most of you, we are itching for football season to start. In the midst of the dog days of summer, many get sick of baseball and start turning their attention to football. We hope you enjoy [...]

Jacksonville Jaguars: Best and Worst-Case Scenario

Last year the Jacksonville Jaguars went 5-11.  The Jaguars had the No. 1 rusher in the league in Maurice Jones-Drew. They also had the No. 6 rated defense.  The Jaguars' 2011 season included a league-high 27 players on the injured reserve including defensive standouts Aaron Kampman and Rashean Mathis. They also ended the season with a rookie quarterback who was sacked...

Saints LB Chamberlain out for season

METAIRIE, La. (AP) -- New Orleans Saints reserve linebacker Chris Chamberlain says he is out for the season after injuring his left knee Friday night in an exhibition game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Chamberlain confirms in postings on his Twitter page that MRI results from Saturday show he has torn his anterior cruciate ligament. The linebacker says his knee buckled as he...

Jacksonville Jaguar’s quarterbacks are now getting in fights with defenders

Chad Henne, formerly of the Miami Dolphins, would like you to know he does not appreciate getting hit. To let you know that, he will hit you from you hitting him. Of course the television cameras were all over this. Watch Chad Henne fight some random defender! He already had his pass intercepted but this is just icing on the cake.

St Mirren v Hibernian reaction

A goal in either half from Leigh Griffiths gave them a two-goal lead, but the Edinburgh side had to withstand a fightback from Saints, who couldn't add to Steven Thompson's goal. However, the hosts were perhaps made to rue their penalty miss, with Paul McGowan's first-half spot-kick saved by Hibernian keeper Ben Williams. But Fenlon thought his side deserved the victory...
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