- Bortles be drafted at an extreme discount compared to where he was drafted last season.
- The Jaguars signed Branden Albert and drafted Cam Robinson to improve the offensive line.
- Bortles ranked 8th in the NFL last season with five 300+ yard passing games and 9th in overall fantasy points
- Bortles does not have to learn another new system as Nathanial Hackett will remain as offensive coordinator and showed improvements to the offense during the nine games he was the offensive coordinator in 2016.
- The Jaguars picked up Bortles’ fifth-year option solidifying his role as the starting quarterback in Jacksonville and removing any potential pressure that may have come along with being in a free agent year.