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QB Blake Bortles, Jacksonville Jaguars

HT: 6-5, WT: 232, Born: 12-16-1991, College: Central Florida, Drafted: Round 1, Pick 3

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2014 Projections

GCMPATTPYDY/APTDINTRSHYDY/RTDFPT
David Dodds7.099.0175.010896.27.06.015.0322.10.080
Bob Henry12.0219.0380.025906.813.012.040.02005.03.0208
Jason Wood9.0183.0320.021506.713.010.020.0653.21.0162
Maurile Tremblay7.0134.0227.015116.78.07.024.0713.01.0114

Average draft position

Current as of August 25th. [Full ADP list]

Overall: C Latimer (233), D Thomas (234), Blake Bortles (235), M Schaub (236), M Lattimore (237)
Position: G Smith (220-QB28), R Fitzpatrick (229-QB29), Blake Bortles (235 - QB30), M Schaub (236-QB31),
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Outlook

The Jaguars are looking to give their franchise a makeover and with doing so they boldly took Blake Bortles as the 3rd overall pick in the 2014 draft. The pick was a bit of a surprise pick across the league but there was something there that the Jaguars believed in Bortles and knew he was their guy and stayed the course and selected him. This bodes well for his future and the pressure in Jacksonville is probably a lot less than what it might of been in some other markets for Bortles. He does not have to be forced into action immediately and can be brought into the system slowly and learn side by side from the likes of Chad Henne. Bortles has a lot of physical tools to like as he has the prototypical size for an NFL quarterback measuring in at 6'5" and 232 lbs. He also handles pressure in the pocket rather well and can stand in the pocket and deliver a pass without panic, which is something the Jaguars have not had too much experience with in the past. The Jaguars drafted a nice young WR duo to bring along with Bortles in Marqise Lee and Allen Robinson and all three should be able to grow and gain some chemistry together for years to come.


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Latest News

Jaguars | Blake Bortles has banner day against Patriots (Mon Sep 17, 02:33 AM) - Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles finished 29-of-45 for 377 yards, four touchdowns and an interception in Week 2 versus the New England Patriots. He added six carries for 35 yards.

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Jaguars | Blake Bortles has decent outing (Sun Sep 9, 05:13 PM) - Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles went 18-for-33 for 176 yards, one touchdown and one interception against the New York Giants in Week 1. He also rushed for 42 yards on four carries during the game.

Our View: Bortles didn't do much, but he wasn't asked to do much even with Leonard Fournette out. The defense provided the margin of victory and Bortles at least showed some running ability to up his weekly floor. He'll be a possible streamer against the Patriots next week.
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2014 Schedule

WeekOpponent
1at Philadelphia Eagles
2at Washington Redskins
3 Indianapolis Colts
4at San Diego Chargers
5 Pittsburgh Steelers
6at Tennessee Titans
7 Cleveland Browns
8 Miami Dolphins
9at Cincinnati Bengals
10 Dallas Cowboys
Bye week
12at Indianapolis Colts
13 New York Giants
14 Houston Texans
15at Baltimore Ravens
16 Tennessee Titans
17at Houston Texans