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Blaine Gabbert played a full game with a torn labrum Sunday, and he didn’t just play, he shined.
The Jacksonville Jaguars sophomore quarterback proved all doubters wrong, including myself, by having a career day when he and the Jaguars could have just rolled over and conceded to the Green Bay Packers on the road.
Gabbert’s 303 yards were a career high, as he connected 27 times and had a quarterback rating of 80.6 – besting Aaron Rogers in all categories besides touchdowns and rating.
But the numbers are just that – numbers. The team still lost, and fell to 1-6.
What is more telling is the grit Gabbert showed taking several hits and not cowering in the pocket when the pressure heated up. Sure the team lost, but Gabbert showed why the front office traded up to draft him.
That performance may have given general manager Gene Smith a couple extra weeks in the front office.
As a team, the Jaguars showed they have some fight left and continued to...
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With less than 24 hours until game time, the Jacksonville Jaguars seem to be unsure about quarterback Blaine Gabbert’s injured shoulder.
The Jaguars upgraded John Parker Wilson to the active roster from the practice squad Saturday night, the Associated Press reports.
That could be an indication that the team's confidence in Gabbert’s torn labrum in his non...
Jaguars QB Blaine Gabbert had his strongest fantasy performance of the season Sunday against Green Bay, throwing for 303 yards and a touchdown (to tackle Guy Whimper) one week after he tore the labrum in his non-throwing shoulder.Fantasy Spin:Gabbert completed 27-of-49 and outgunned Aaron Rodgers by 117 yards but Jacksonville lost anyway. Still, if Gabbert can continue to perform...
The Jacksonville Jaguars are tired of ''missing lay-ups.''
Dropping nine passes. Giving up a blocked punt that resulted in a touchdown. Fumbling in the red zone.
They are all simple plays - lay-ups, as coach Mike Mularkey calls them - that the Jaguars (1-6) need to make to help them turn things around.
''The things that are not allowing us to win these...
It's always rough to watch the Jaguars lose, but today's loss gave me reason to hope in an otherwise unbearable season. The Jaguars played well, but they were done in by their own mistakes. Last week, the Jaguars would have beat the Raiders comfortably had Blaine Gabbert remained in the game. This week, the Jaguars may have won against a quality opponent if not for a blocked...
John Oehser reports that Jacksonville has already ruled out Maurice Jones-Drew out for Week 9′s game.
No surprise here considering that Jones-Drew was sporting a boot on his injured foot and was using crutches to get around yesterday.
Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com believes there is a chance that this could be running back Maurice Jones-Drew‘s final season with...
The Jacksonville Jaguars made two moves with their roster on Saturday, activating defensive end John Chick from the PUP list and promoting quarterback John Parker Wilson from the practice squad to the active roster. To make room for the moves, the Jaguars have released fifth-round pick Brandon Marshall and offensive lineman Herb Taylor.
Chick is recovering from a patella injury...
Blaine Gabbert, the least productive quarterback in the NFL, threw for more yards in the first half than Aaron Rodgers did for the entire game. Nonetheless, an energized defense shut the door on the Jaguars in the second half.
Derek Cox, the Jaguars most consistent cover cornerback this year, will miss todays game against the Packers because of a back injury.
Receiver Laurent Robinson (concussion) is also inactive after going through some warm-up drills at Lambeau Field this morning.
The healthy scratches are defensive tackles DAnthony Smith and Jeris Pendleton.
John Parker Wilson, elevated...
The Jacksonville Jaguars visited the inhospitable confines of Lambeau Field. The left without a win. But it wasn't the beat-down that was predicted. Both the Green Bay Packers and the Jaguars learned a little something. The five most valuable lessons:1. Jacksonville Jaguars are a better away teamThe Jaguars' play better away than they do at home. They have not lost...
It's no surprise that while many recruiting situations can get complicated there will be no problem with that in the recruiting of Elite 11 Valor Christian High School quarterback Luke Del Rio, the talented son of Denver Broncos defensive coordinator and former NFL linebacker Jack Del Rio.
The Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) travel to historic Lambeau Field on Sunday to face the Green Bay Packers (4-3), in what will undoubtedly be Jacksonville's biggest test this season. With Maurice Jones-Drew out of the lineup this week, after sustaining a foot injury against the Raiders last week, RB Rashad Jennings will get the start. If the Jaguars hope to have any chance in this...
Jacksonville Jaguars (1-5) at Green Bay Packers (4-3) So apparently Chad Henne is worse than Blaine Gabbert? I didn’t even know that was possible. Before he got hurt, Gabbert looked serviceable against Oakland’s terrible secondary last week, completing 8 of 12 for 110 yards and a touchdown. However, then Henne came in and went 9 [...]
We wrap up the eighth Sunday of the NFL season by looking at a handful of players who exceeded expectations and a handful who failed to deliver.
Blaine Gabbert, Jaguars: The final numbers weren't astounding, but Gabbert put up a really impressive, gutty effort in Green Bay, nearly leading the Jaguars to what would have been a huge upset with Maurice Jones-Drew...
Despite perhaps having more players injured than at any time since 2010, a beat-up Green Bay Packers team has a few things going in its favor today: they are playing at home for the first time in nearly a month, and the 1-5 Jacksonville Jaguars are the opponent.Now, in any given game...blah blah blah. If this is that kind of game, Packer fans, we should all fill our pockets with...