Blake Bortles impressing the Jags, developing faster than they thought

Jaguars offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch says rookie Blake Bortles has actually developed faster than they had thought. “I think that one of the things you always worry about is how does a guy handle something that he’s never done before,” Fisch said, via ESPN.com. “He’s had OTAs and minicamp and then now he’s got four weeks to figure out what is he going to do. I thought...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars' 53-Man Roster Projection

--QUARTERBACKS: Starter - Chad Henne. Backups - Blake Bortles, Ricky Stanzi, Stephen Morris.Henne has a clause in his contract that states he gets full consideration for starting this season, particularly at the outset. So he will be the Week 1 starter in Philadelphia, barring injury. Bortles is #2. The battle between Stanzi and Morris should be a good one, but Morris can also be...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Projected Jaguars Offensive Depth Chart for 2014 Season

Quarterbacks #491457091 / gettyimages.com Starter: Chad Henne2nd String: Ricky Stanzi3rd String: Blake BortlesPractice squad: Stephen MorrisThe reason I have Stanzi before Bortles is because of the plan. Why have him play when you have Stanzi who can do the job if Henne gets hurt.  I don’t see them letting Morris go since he would make a great 3rd string next year, should they...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks

The quarterback position is the one position for the Jacksonville Jaguars that fans have not only paid the most attention to, but also one that they’ve scrutinized the most. Somehow, general manager Dave ‘The General’ Caldwell pulled off the trade of the year during the offseason in which he obtained a 2014 sixth-round NFL draft pick for quarterback Blaine Gabbert. That pick...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bold Predictions: Predicting the Jacksonville Jaguars 53-man roster for the 2014 season

Now that the frenzy of both free agency and the NFL Draft had simmered down, the 2014 Jacksonville Jaguars roster is beginning to take on a life of its own. Having selected the presumed quarterback of the future in Central Florida’s Blake Bortles, the Jaguars have set in motion a competitive plan to propel themselves into AFC South contention. After landing their future franchise...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Shad Khan: 'We Will Draft A Quarterback, Or Two'

While Jaguars general manager David Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley might have wanted to put up smoke screens to the other 31 teams about the Jaguars plans for the upcoming draft, team owner Shad Khan made it very clear what this team will do in May."Everybody knows we're going to draft a quarterback - maybe two, Khan said and was tweeted out by Times-Union sports writer...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Inactives: Week 14

Thursday Night Texans QB T.J. Yates, OG Alex Kupper, OT Andrew Gardner, OG Cody White, LB Ricky Sapp, DE Tim Jamison and S Jawanza Starling. Jaguars WR Stephen Burton, QB Ricky Stanzi, RB Justin Forsett, DT Brandon Deaderick, WR Jeremy Ebert, OG Jacques McClendon and FS Josh Evans The post NFL Inactives: Week 14 appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Fans Confront Jaguars Coach Gus Bradley

Everbank Field, Jacksonville, Fla. — Nov. 8 at 9 a.m., shortly before practice…JAGUARS FAN #1: Boo!JAGUARS FANS #2 and #3: Boo! Boo! Boo! Boo! Boo!JAGUARS COACH GUS BRADLEY: Who are you?FAN #1: We are the Fans Who Say… ‘Boo’!FAN #3: Boo!BRADLEY: No! Not the Fans Who Say ‘Boo’!FAN #1: The same!OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR JEDD FISCH: Who are they?FAN #1: We are the keepers...
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November 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans-Jaguars preview thoughts, gameday thread

The official scratches are out for today's game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars, and here they are. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS: CB Jamell Fleming, DE Abry Jones, G Will Rackley, QB Ricky Stanzi, LB Nate Stupar, WR Kerry Taylor, WR Stephen Williams TENNESSEE TITANS: CB Tommie Campbell, LB Zac Diles, DE Lavar Edwards, LB Moise Fokou, OL Pat...
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November 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Blaine Gabbert returns to practice but not ready for field

  getty images Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert returned to practice on Thursday but is not ready to return to the playing field. Gabbert has been ineffective and injured this season as the Jaguars quarterback. Chad Henne will continue to man the position this week with Ricky Stanzi backing him up. Ricky Stanzi will be the backup QB Sunday. Gabbert is progressing...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars looking to add 'a player or two' off of waivers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- After beating most NFL teams to the punch in trimming their active roster to 53 players, the Jacksonville Jaguars are again looking to see where they might improve heading into the regular season. Coach Gus Bradley said on Friday, more than 24 hours before the league's cutdown deadline, that "I'm sure we'll pick up a player or two" from...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars waive QBs Mike Kafka, Matt Scott among 19 others

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jaguars Jaguars have cut Mike Kafka and rookie Matt Scott, likely meaning recently added Ricky Stanzi will be the team's third-string quarterback for the season opener. Neither Kafka nor Scott did much in the preseason, so the Jaguars claimed Stanzi off waivers from Kansas City earlier in the week. The Jaguars cut 19 others and placed receiver...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

End of the Stanzi Era

There was little doubt that when former General Manager, Scott Pioli, was running the draft three years ago, he was going to reach back into his college roots and select former Iowa Hawkeye Quarterback, Ricky Stanzi. On Sunday to the surprise of no one, the Chiefs cut that draft pick.
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August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs release 14 players, including QB Ricky Stanzi

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) The Kansas City Chiefs parted ways with one of their most polarizing quarterbacks in recent years Sunday when they cut Ricky Stanzi, a former fifth-round draft pick who never saw the field yet some fans seemed to love. Stanzi was among 14 players who were cut ahead of Tuesday's deadline to reach the 75-man roster limit. The Chiefs must reach the 53-man...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs cut backup QB Stanzi, draft pick Wilson

The Kansas City Chiefs cut quarterback Ricky Stanzi, sixth-round draft pick Braden Wilson and a dozen other players Sunday night as they prepared to reach the 75-man limit by Tuesday. The Chiefs were left with 76 players on the roster. Stanzi was beaten out for the No. 3 quarterback job by undrafted free agent Tyler Bray. He was joined by wide receiver Terrance Copper and defensive...
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August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Bray or Stanzi? Could be a flip of the coin

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In a steel-cage match of unknown vs. unknown, better to go with the devil you know as opposed to the devil you don't. Of course, when you don't know either devil for squat, all bets are off. And so with two weeks left until the 2013 Kansas City Chiefs training camp begins, as to the question of Chase Daniel's backup -- Tyler Bray or Ricky Stanzi ...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
July 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Kansas City Chiefs’ Quarterback Situation

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith will be the sure fire starter for the Kansas City Chiefs. In 2011 he completed 273 of his 445 passes for 3,144 yards. He had 17 touchdowns, 5 interceptions and 179 rushing yards with 2 rushing touchdowns. He lost his starting position to Colin Kaepernick in 2012 after receiving a concussion. If Alex Smith were to get injured this...
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June 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Do the Chiefs already have a starter in Ricky Stanzi?

It’s clear that new Head Coach of the Kansas City Chiefs Andy Reid has his work cut out for him with the quarterback position. This Chiefs franchise has survived without a viable starter since Trent Edwards, and it’s even safe to say, a franchise quarterback since the brief stint of Joe Montana in the 90′s. Reid stated in a recent press conference “I’ve got to find that...
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February 14, 2013  |  4 Comments

Kansas City Chiefs will select Geno Smith

The Kansas City Chiefs had a 2-14 record in 2012 and now they look forward to the 1st pick in the 2013 NFL draft. However with the 1st pick comes added pressure because you can’t mess it up. Missing on the top pick sets your franchise back for years. Just look at what Jamarcus Russell has caused. Andy Reid has to make the right decision with this pick, and I believe the Chiefs...
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February 11, 2013  |  3 Comments

Chiefs Andy Reid’s first order of business: Quarterback

The Kansas City Chiefs have reached an agreement with recently fired head coach Andy Reid and Chiefs Andy Reid’s first order of the business in Kansas City is to find a quarterback. Reid is from the West Coast offense scheme and that means Matt Cassel is officially out. Cassel was out before, but Reid’s hiring makes him gone for good, because Cassel doesn’t have the mobility...
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January 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Chiefs Will Start Brady Quinn Against The Colts

Adam Teicher reports that the Kansas City Chiefs will have QB Brady Quinn under center when they take on the Colts this weekend. Quinn has been dealing with a rib injury in recent weeks, which led the Chiefs to suggest that Ricky Stanzi could be in line for the first start of his career. The Chiefs quarterback situation is one of the worst in the league and it’s almost certain...
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December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Ricky Stanzi might start this week for the Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Brady Quinn took a beating this past week and could end up sitting out this week’s game against the Colts. Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel didn’t rule out the possibility of Ricky Stanzi getting the start. “There’s a possibility,” Crennel said, per the Kansas City Star. “Like I said last week, there’s a possibility, and I mentioned injuries...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Chiefs May Turn To Ricky Stanzi at QB?

The Chiefs may turn to Ricky Stanzi to start at quarterback in Week 16, Chiefs coach Romeo Crennel said. SOURCE: Kansas City StarFantasy Spin:Brady Quinn injured his ribs Sunday and his status for Week 16 against the Colts is in doubt. "There's a possibility," Crennel said of Stanzi playing Sunday. Quinn will be evaluated Tuesday. Stanzi has never thrown an NFL pass.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Chiefs could turn to Ricky Stanzi for Week 16

Romeo Crennel said “there’s a possibility” that second-year quarterback Ricky Stanzi could start in the Chiefs Week 16 game against the Colts. Stanzi has never appeared in a regular season game. Chief quarterback Brady Quinn suffered a rib injury in Sunday’s loss to the Raiders and will be evaluated throughout the week. The Chiefs have had a carousel of players under center...
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December 17, 2012  |  Discuss

“Possibility” Ricky Stanzi Starts For KC In Week 16

Chiefs head coach Romeo Crennel mentioned Brady Quinn‘s recent rib injury could force them to start second-year QB Ricky Stanzi against the Colts next weekend. “There’s a possibility,” said Crennel, via the Kansas City Star. “Like I said last week, there’s a possibility, and I mentioned injuries as one of the reasons. We’ll see what Brady looks like, and then we...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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