JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Wide receiver Ace Sanders didn't score a touchdown Saturday night in the Jacksonville Jaguars' intrasquad scrimmage at EverBank Field. And because no tackling was allowed on punt returns, the excitement he generated in that area was a bit misleading.
But on a night when quarterbacks Blaine Gabbert and Chad Henne were effective but hardly scintillating, it was the fourth-round draft pick out of South Carolina who might have stood out more than anyone.
"He's a little guy that plays big," said Gabbert, who completed two passes to Sanders on the opening drive. "He's getting better every day, and that's all you can ask from a rookie like that."
The touchdowns didn't come until the later part of the hour-long proceedings, with Gabbert finding offseason free-agent signing Mohamed Massaquoi on a 12-yard play and backup tight end Brett Brackett from a yard out. Those plays didn't diminish the three catches made by Sanders in the early going or the sure hands he displ...