It’s been a while since we’ve had a good anonymous rip job from someone in the NFL so guess we’re over due.
The latest anonymous ripping of a player comes from a former Jacksonville Jaguar assistant. With “former” being the most important word of the prior sentence. According the former assistant, Blaine Gabbert was known as “Blame” Gabbert around the Jaguars’ team facility. And if that’s not damning enough, it was because he never took any blame for anything that happened.
First of all, at the Jags’ facility, the 23-year-old is known as Blame Gabbert. “Nothing’s ever his fault,” said one former Jags assistant. There are internal knocks on Gabbert’s intangibles (leadership, attitude, accountability) and, though his pocket presence improved last season, there were still concerns that he gets “scared” under pressure. He also has issues with accuracy (58.3 completion percentage in 2012).
Despite what the former assistant had to say, the Jaguars apparently still haven’t given up