Found November 27, 2011 on
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After six sacks, an interception and plenty of indecision, the Jacksonville Jaguars benched rookie Blaine Gabbert.
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The Jaguars have played more than half of the season with Blaine Gabbert at quarterback and there's not enough signs that he will be a star or complete bust.
Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio benched rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert in favor of Luke McCown during Sunday’s loss to the Texans. McCown did a nice job of coming in and adding some life to the Jaguars offense, but Del RIo indicated that Gabbert is still the teams starter. No one knows at this [...]
It may be because the alternative is that much worse, but Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio won’t relegate his rookie signal-caller back to clipboard duties — yet.
Following the Jags’ loss to the Texans on Sunday, Del Rio announced that Blaine Gabbert will remain the team’s starting quarterback, despite being benched in favor of Luke McCown, the Sporting News reports.
The Jaguars wasted a great effort from the defense today. The Texans sacked Jaguars’ QBs a stunning 7 times today and it really hurt the offense. Blaine Gabbert had a rough time today as he completed 13 of 29 passes for 136 yards with 0 TD passes and 1 INT. He was then benched in favor of Luke McCown. McCown completed 7 of 11 passes for 62 yards without a TD pass or INT...
Now that Jack Del Rio’s gone, it’s worth thinking about how the Jaguars are going to look in 2012. My first question is one that any prospective head coach will have: Must Blaine Gabbert remain the “quarterback of the future” for this team? It’s hard to imagine that keeping Gabbert as the starter will be…
On paper, the game between the Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars appears to be a giant mismatch. The game on the field should play out that way as well. The Houston Texans enter this contest with a new quarterback while the Jacksonville Jaguars continue to assess whether or not they have their quarterback of the future in rookie Blaine Gabbert.