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The Jaguars had a nice little opener in a near road win over the Minnesota Vikings Blaine Gabbert looked serviceable, completing 23 of 39 for 260 yards, 2 touchdown, and no interceptions. Minnesota’s secondary is crap, but I was very impressed with Gabbert’s poise under pressure. I didn’t like the matchup for Gabbert because of his struggles under pressure last season. Minnesota has one of the league’s best pass rushes and they lived up to their billing, pressured Gabbert on 18 of 43 drop backs, but Gabbert only took 2 sacks and completed 9 of 15 on those 18 drop backs (3 runs).
However, they may find things much tougher this week as they head home to face the Houston Texans, who might be the most complete team in the NFL. Making life even harder is the fact that they may be without 4 starters with injury. Starting right tackle Cameron Bradfield left the Vikings’ game with an injury and replacement Guy Whimper, who really struggled last season as a starter, predictably got destroyed...
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Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert has a hamstring injury that could prevent him from playing next week at Indianapolis.
Gabbert injured his left hamstring in the first half against Houston. He played the third quarter and one series in the fourth before leaving the game.
Gabbert completed 7 of 19 passes for 53 yards - his fewest passing yards as a starter - in Sunday...
Jaguars running back Rashad Jennings (knee) will miss Sunday's game against Houston.Fantasy Spin:It will be up to recent holdout Maurice Jones-Drew to carry the entire workload for the Jags. MJD took over after Jennings was hurt last week and accumulated 95 yards on 22 touches.
According to Eugene Frenette, Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey says that he expects quarterback Blaine Gabbert to play in next week’s game against the Colts after injuring both his toe and hamstring in yesterday’s loss to the Texans.
Mularkey says Gabbert injury not so severe that he will miss time this week. He anticipates Gabbert will play vs. Colts
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert left Sunday's 27-7 loss to the Houston Texans with a left leg injury in the fourth quarter. Gabbert, who was replaced by Chad Henne, walked off the field under his own power. The injury did not appear to be serious but no official status report was provided. Gabbert was just 7-for-19 for 53 yards, his lowest yardage total as a pro.
Houston Texans (1-0) at Jacksonville Jaguars (0-1)
Blaine Gabbert looked serviceable in the opener against the Vikings, completing 23 of 39 for 260 yards, 2 touchdown, and no interceptions. Minnesota’s secondary is crap, but I was very impressed with Gabbert’s poise under pressure. I didn’t like the matchup for Gabbert because of his struggles under pressure last season. Minnesota...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Houston Texans didn't need a barrage of turnovers to get rolling this week.
Arian Foster ran for 110 yards and a touchdown, Ben Tate added 74 yards and two scores and the Texans dominated from the opening kickoff in a 27-7 win at Jacksonville on Sunday.
The Texans improved to 2-0 for the third consecutive season by winning their fourth in a row...
After a disappointing loss to the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars face a tough task in the Houston Texans this week. The Texans were the only team to win in the division last week and a win for the Jags means leading the division. Losing and it means two games back and facing a tough road up. Defensive lapses this time around, won’t cut it. The Jaguars defensive...
On the eve of the second full week of the NFL bold moves needs to be the norm. No team is in more need of bold moves than the Jacksonville Jaguars.The home opener of the Jaguars' season could help move the franchise forward.But in order to do that, the Jaguars will need to be the initiator of bold moves.Here are three bold predictions.Blaine Gabbert will be constantly harassed...
The Houston Texans are now 2-0 and look like a Super Bowl contender.Poor Jacksonville never stood a chance and they were only able to put up a meaningless touchdown on the Texans' defense. Blaine Gabbert continues to dissapoint as he was only able to put up 53 yards on 7 of 19 completions.The Hero: Houston’s Running BacksAfter a disappointing Week 1 performance for one of...