Originally written November 10, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jaguars coach Mike Mularkey is willing to risk his future on the right arm of quarterback Blaine Gabbert. With the Jaguars at 1-8, Mularkey needs some victories if he is going to keep his job. But he's sticking with Gabbert even though the quarterback has suffered a shoulder injury twice in the past four games, is running the worst offense in the league and threw a pick-six against the Indianapolis Colts in the fourth quarter of a 27-10 loss Thursday night. Mularkey rejected the notion of going to backup Chad Henne in an attempt to get a spark. He said Gabbert, who suffered an injury to his left non-throwing shoulder in Oakland and aggravated it against the Colts, will remain the starter as long as the doctors clear him to play. And with the weekend to rehab, Mularkey said he has no concern about him being ready to play against Houston a week from Sunday. He said the injury didn't appear serious enough to have another MRI. When Gabbert was a...
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