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It’s game day! After an offseason of torture, it’s finally time to get back to football. The Jacksonville Jaguars are hosting the Kansas City Chiefs at 1 PM EST today, and it’ll be Blaine Gabbert’s first opportunity of the season to prove that he was actually worth a 10th overall pick in the NFL draft. Here’s five things the Jags need to do to start the season 1-0.
Run the ball
The Jaguars may be in the midst of trying to shift their offensive focus to a more balanced approach with an effective passing game, but for now, it’s still all about running the ball with Maurice Jones-Drew. If they can shorten the game with a strong rushing attack, the Jaguars will give their defense a chance to stay fresh.
Protect Blaine Gabbert
This is pretty simple. Blaine Gabbert struggles with pressure, so the Jaguars need to keep defenders off him. The Jags are better equipped now than they’ve been in years to do so, leading me to believe Gabbert may have some clean pockets to work fro...
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The Blaine Gabbert era may finally, mercifully be over. The team announced that starting quarterback Blaine Gabbert will be out in week two against the Oakland Raiders with a laceration on his hand. The news means backup Chad Henne will once again be called upon to fill in for Gabbert. Blaine Gabbert will not play this week due to laceration on his hand. #Jaguars — Jacksonville...
The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that quarterback Blaine Gabbert won’t play this week due to a hand laceration. Chad Henne will get the start.
Blaine Gabbert will not play this week due to laceration on his hand. #Jaguars
— Jacksonville Jaguars (@jaguars) September 9, 2013
Check out Gabbert’s laceration below.
Gabbert's cut is pretty bad. #Jaguars pic.twitter...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Blaine Gabbert's rough start to the 2013 NFL season just got rougher.
The Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback, who won the starting job over Chad Henne despite suffering a hairline fracture to his right thumb during the preseason, will miss this Sunday's game at Oakland and possibly be out longer due to a laceration on the same hand.
Coach Gus Bradley...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Although the Jacksonville Jaguars are another day closer to opening their season at home against the Kansas City Chiefs, they remain no closer to deciding if Blaine Gabbert is healthy enough to start at quarterback.
Coach Gus Bradley said Friday that Gabbert took most of the snaps with the first-team offense but remained limited in some areas by a fracture...
The Jacksonville Jaguars open up their season against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Unfortunately, headlining their injury list is the 'questionable' status of their starting quarterback, Blaine Gabbert. The team will already be without second-year receiver Justin Blackmon because of a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without quarterback Blaine Gabbert against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.
Gabbert sliced open the back of his throwing hand on a defender's facemask in the final minutes of Sunday's 28-2 loss to Kansas City. He needed 15 stitches after the game, and coach Gus Bradley says he won't be able to practice this week.
Bradley says ''...
The Jacksonville Jaguars held the lead for 8 minutes, 34 seconds Sunday.
But thanks to the low-powered, the other 51-plus minutes were pretty much a debacle, leading to a 37-stomping at home to the Colts.
Through four games, it's clearly a trend for the 0-4 Jags -- and apparently their head coach is going to stick with plan.
Blaine Gabbert, who missed the past two games because...
If the season opener is any indication, the Jacksonville Jaguars might want to brace for another long season.
Between Blaine Gabbert's injured throwing hand, several dropped passes and a woeful offensive line, the Jaguars face plenty of issues following a 28-2 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
It was the worst opener in Jacksonville's 19 seasons - and not even close...
One is questionable, the other definitely out for Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs.Either way you look at it, two major question marks for the Jacksonville Jaguars.According to profootballtalk.com, Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley announced that starting quarterback Blaine Gabbert is questionable (thumb injury) to start against the Chiefs while starting tight end Marcedes...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Until Sunday, the last NFL team to score only two points in a game was the 1993 Cincinnati Bengals. Let the facts show their 7-2 loss to the New England Patriots dropped them to 1-12 for that season, a harsh indictment of a team headed by a former coordinator with no previous head coaching experience of which to speak in David Shula.
The Jacksonville Jaguars...
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