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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 ''it's pretty severe,'' adding the threat of infection is the biggest concern. Bradley says some of Gabbert's skin is missing from his hand.
Chad Henne will start against the Raiders, and Ricky Stanzi will serve as the backup.
Gabbert completed 16 of 35 passes for 121 yards and two interceptions against the Chiefs, including one Tamba Hali returned for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
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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...
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Coach Gus Bradley...
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