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WEEK 3 REPORT CARD: COLTS AT JAGUARS

After starting the season 0-2 against a couple of really tough teams (Broncos, Eagles), the Colts were now facing the exact opposite of a tough opponent: the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Colts didn’t disappoint and easily defeated the Glitter Kitties, so let’s get right down to it and see how each unit of the team performed, while also choosing our players of the game.   OFFENSE...
Via The Colts Authority
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Jacksonville Jaguars officially announce Blake Bortles as their starting quarterback

Today the Jacksonville Jaguars officially named Blake Bortles their number three pick in the NFL draft their starting quarterback. Bortles finished with 223 passing yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. At the very least it was enough to earn another start next week, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN: Jaguars HC Gus Bradley announced QB […] The post Jacksonville Jaguars...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Gallery: Checking in on Lindsey Duke Again

Because, why not? Do we really need a reason to provide you with more sexy Lindsey Duke photographs? Blake Bortles, the new Jacksonville Jaguars starting quarterback, is connecting both on and off the field. We figured it made the most sense to show you guys/gals why Bortles is winning at life. And to be perfectly clear, it’s not because he’s just one of 32 NFL starting quarterbacks...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars' defense going backward at alarming rate

The Jaguars have a new starting quarterback, but even if rookie Blake Bortles was the perfect mixture of the greats mentioned above, it wouldn’t be enough. The Jaguars’ defense has fallen that hard. Indianapolis scored on its first six possessions in a 44-17 laugher on Sunday at EverBank Field. The Colts took a 30-0 lead into halftime. “As coaches, we’ll look at it, and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Indianapolis 44, Jacksonville 17: Three Things We Learned

The Jacksonville Jaguars didn’t win the battle, but it may win the eventual war in the team’s future.After falling behind 30-0 to the Indianapolis Colts in the franchise’s first home game of the season, the Jaguars did what needed to be done and what was best for the franchise.Blake Bortles made his first appearance in a live NFL game that meant something.The 44-17 loss at...
Via Football Nation
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars bench Chad Henne, turn to Blake Bortles in humiliating loss to Colts

Getty Images If there is anything to take from the Jaguars blowout loss to the Colts on Sunday it is that Blake Bortles has moved into the role of quarterback. Bortles replaced an ineffective Chad Henne in what proved to be a 44-17 loss, the Jaguars third to start the season. Henne was just 4-of-7 for 33 yards before giving way to Bortles. Bortles finished the game 14-of-24 for 223...
Via Tireball.com
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles will start next week

Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley announced after Sunday’s loss that rookie Blake Bortles will start at quarterback next week after relieving Chad Henne. Blake Bortles will start at San Diego next week, per Jaguars coach Gus Bradley. — Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) September 21, 2014 Smart move. Bortles looked calm and collected in the pocket. I think it was obvious in the preseason...
Via Pro Football Zone
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Change of plans: Jaguars decide time is now for Blake Bortles

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- There wasn't much to be said in the locker room at halftime Sunday with the Jacksonville Jaguars down 30-0 to the Indianapolis Colts and fans already demanding for Blake Bortles to replace Chad Henne at quarterback. Nothing, that is, except for what coach Gus Bradley said to Bortles and Henne that will change the prism through which the Jaguars are viewed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles Tosses Two TDs in Regular Season Debut; Channels Dan Marino for TD No. 2

If the Jacksonville Jaguars know what's good for them the Blake Bortles will officially start after practice Monday or Tuesday when some reporter asks Gus Bradley who is going to start at quarterback. Yes, he did look like a rookie at times, but he also managed to do something that Chad Henne could not for the last six quarters of play.He moved the chains.via Bleacher ReportRead more »
Via FatManWriting
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars announce Blake Bortles will start Week 4

The Blake Bortles era is underway in Jacksonville. Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley announced after the team’s 44-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday that rookie quarterback Blake Bortles will be the starter. HC Gus confirms @BBortles5 will be the #Jaguars‘ starting QB going forward. More to follow on http://t.co/Uf6xr5z7rg — Jacksonville Jaguars (@Jaguars) September...
Via Sports-Glory
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater and Blake Bortles Named Starters

Rookie Quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater and Blake Bortles Named Starters Two rookie quarterbacks will have the opportunity to open a game and start in Week 4 as both Minnesota Vikings Teddy Bridgewater and Jacksonville Jaguars Blake Bortles have been called to starting duty. First of all, Bridgewater will start by notice … The post Rookie Quarterbacks Teddy Bridgewater and Blake...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gus Bradley announces Blake Bortles to start for Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are switching to their rookie quarterback. Head coach Gus Bradley announced after the team’s loss to the Indianapolis Colts that the team would start first-round pick Blake Bortles at quarterback next week. Bortles first NFL start will come as a road game against the San Diego Chargers. Gus tells radio that Bortles […]
Via Full Scale Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars Name Blake Bortles Starting Quarterback

Blake Bortles was met with loads of excitement from the stands at Ever Bank Stadium on Sunday when he made his NFL debut at the start of the second half with the Jacksonville Jaguars trailing the Indianapolis Colts 30-0. The No. 3 overall pick from the 2014 NFL Draft threw a pair of interceptions (one returned for a touchdown), but he also led two touchdown drives and injected life...
Via Gridiron Grit
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars bench Chad Henne for Blake Bortles

Blake Bortles is finally getting his chance. Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley has seen enough of Chad Henne. After seeing his 0-2 Jaguars trail 30-0 at the half to the Indianapolis Colts, Bradley made his move benching Henne in favor of 2014 3rd overall pick Blake Bortles. Bortles played the entire 2nd half completing 14/24 passes for 233 yards, 2 touchdowns, and 2 interceptions...
Via Standing O Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles to Start Next Week

After taking over for an ineffective Chad Henne in the third quarter of Sunday’s 44-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, rookie quarterback Blake Bortles is slated to start for the Jacksonville Jaguars next week. Jaguars HC Gus Bradley announced QB Blake Bortles will start next week. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 21, 2014 Bortles led the Jaguars to three scoring drives...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles Named Starting QB for Jacksonville

Gus Bradley named Blake Bortles the starting quarterback following their loss to the Colts. Jaguars HC Gus Bradley announced QB Blake Bortles will start next week. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 21, 2014 It was only a matter of time when this would happen. The Jaguars have been terrible thus far, and it makes sense to go ahead and get the Bortles’ feet wet and prepare...
Via BlackSportsOnline
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles makes debut, but Jaguars still smashed by Colts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- This was the Indianapolis Colts everyone expected to see in 2014. Playing the Jacksonville Jaguars surely helped them look so good. Andrew Luck threw four touchdown passes -- three of them in a lopsided first half -- and the Colts dominated Jacksonville 44-17 on Sunday for their first win of the season. It was a home opener to forget for the Jaguars (0...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles makes debut, but Jaguars still smashed by Colts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- This was the Indianapolis Colts everyone expected to see in 2014. Playing the Jacksonville Jaguars surely helped them look so good. Andrew Luck threw four touchdown passes -- three of them in a lopsided first half -- and the Colts dominated Jacksonville 44-17 on Sunday for their first win of the season. It was a home opener to forget for the Jaguars (0...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Indianapolis Colts trample the Jacksonville Jaguars

Both teams entered the day 0-2, but that was the only thing the Indianapolis Colts and Jacksonville Jaguars had in common. The Colts swept the series last season, winning each game in a route. The Colts would start off where they finished last season. The Colts trampled the Jaguars this afternoon 44-17, behind 530 yards of offense for the Colts. Andrew Luck finished the day with...
Via cover32 - Colts
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars observations: Rookie QB Bortles takes over in ugly rout to Colts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The torch was passed Sunday. While the Jacksonville Jaguars are at it, they might want to apply that same torch to any and all evidence of their dreadful first-half performance against the Indianapolis Colts. Blake Bortles would have preferred not to make his NFL regular-season debut after his team had dug a 30-point hole for itself. But desperate times called...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars bench Henne in favor of Bortles

After going down 30-0 to the Colts, the Jaguars benched quarterback Chad Henne in favor of Blake Bortles, who completed his first NFL pass. Jaguars are currently down 37-3. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Jaguars bench Henne in favor of Bortles appeared first...
Via Pro Football Zone
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles gets first NFL action; Jaguars bench Chad Henne

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have turned to rookie quarterback Blake Bortles. Trailing 30-0 at halftime against Indianapolis on Sunday, coach Gus Bradley benched Chad Henne and gave the third overall draft pick a shot. The first half of Jacksonville's home opener was a debacle, with Henne completing 4 of 7 passes for 33 yards and getting sacked three times....
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars switch to rookie QB Blake Bortles down 30-0 to Colts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have turned to rookie quarterback Blake Bortles. Trailing 30-0 at halftime against Indianapolis on Sunday, coach Gus Bradley benched Chad Henne and gave the third overall draft pick a shot. The first half of Jacksonville's home opener was a debacle, with Henne completing 4 of 7 passes for 33 yards and getting sacked three times...
Via AP on Fox
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Head coach Gus Bradley finally puts Blake Bortles in for Jacksonville Jaguars

Right now the Jacksonville Jaguars are trailing the Indianapolis Colts 30-0 at home, so then why are Jaguars fans everywhere ecstatic? Because rookie quarterback Blake Bortles has finally made his NFL debut. Chad Henne threw just seven passes in the first half and was sacked three times, so at halftime head coach Gus Bradley figured it was time for Bortles Kombat. Bortles’ first...
Via cover32
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars switch to rookie QB Blake Bortles down 30-0 to Colts

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have turned to rookie quarterback Blake Bortles. Trailing 30-0 at halftime against Indianapolis on Sunday, coach Gus Bradley benched Chad Henne and gave the third overall draft pick a shot. The first half of Jacksonville's home opener was a debacle, with Henne completing 4 of 7 passes for 33 yards and getting sacked three times...
Via Fox Sports Florida
21 hours ago  |  Discuss
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