Blake Bortles RUMORS & NEWS

  • Blake Bortles is somehow regressing before our very eyes

    Sportsnaut "Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles appeared to be on the verge of superstardom before the 2016 season, but it’s been all downhill ever since. A kid who threw 35 touchdowns in 2015, Bortles entered last offseason with some extra fire to get even better. He worked with renowned..." August 18

  • Jaguars coach sounds ready to bench Blake Bortles after ugly outing against Bucs

    CBS Sports "Blake Bortles was so bad against the Buccaneers on Thursday that he might have actually just played himself out of a starting job in Jacksonville. Following the Jags' ugly 12-8 home loss to Tampa Bay, coach Doug Marrone made it clear that Bortles was no longer a lock to be the team's starter..." August 18

  • Jaguars' Ramsey likes post suggesting club should replace Bortles

    Total Pro Sports "Blake Bortles is having an absolute nightmare of a year and the season is still weeks away from actually beginning. The Jacksonville Jaguars QB threw five ill-advised interceptions during one practice in July that seemingly sent left tackle Branden Albert into retirement the very next day. That..." August 17

  • Bortles insists arm is 'fine' despite increased reps, continued miscues

    ESPN "Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles says he doesn’t have an issue with his throwing arm even though coach Doug Marrone decided to rest him over the weekend because Bortles’ arm “looked tired.” “My arm is fine,” Bortles said Tuesday after the Jaguars' second joint practice with Tampa..." August 16

  • Allen Robinson shows frustration with Blake Bortles

    Sportsnaut "Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson is one year removed from putting up 1,400 yards and a league-leading 14 touchdowns. It was then that the Penn State product seemingly found a good relationship with young quarterback Blake Bortles. Then, last year happened. Robinson put up just..." August 15

  • Jaguars QB Blake Bortles (22 of 23) bounces back after Saturday’s poor practice

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Needing a response after throwing five interceptions in Saturday night’s practice, Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles delivered one Monday morning. Bortles played 35 snaps of 11-on-11 practice and 22-of-23 passing, not including four clock-the-stop throws into the turf. “I thought he bounced..." August 01

  • Jags Already Talking About Scaling Back The Playbook After Blake Bortles Throws 5 Interceptions In Practice

    The Big Lead "The upcoming NFL season will be the fourth for Blake Bortles, who the Jaguars took third in 2014 NFL Draft. It is a time when NFL players are firmly establishing themselves as the players they will most likely be for the rest of their careers. Which brings us to the news that Bortles threw five..." July 30

  • Jaguars' Bortles throws 5 interceptions in camp practice

    Bleacher Report "Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone told reporters he was "concerned" after quarterback Blake Bortles tossed five interceptions at a training camp practice Saturday. "I think any time someone doesn't perform to what you want to do you're concerned about it," Marrone said, per..." July 30

  • Blake Bortles committed to changing ‘sick and tired’ feeling

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Soon after the Jaguars complete mandatory mini-camp Thursday, quarterback Blake Bortles will return to the Los Angeles area and work with personal instructors Tom House and Adam Dedeaux. Bortles’ goal is clear. “Guys are sick and tired of being below average and not being successful when we..." June 15

  • Blake Bortles going back for “more dialed-in” training before camp

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Soon after the Jaguars complete mandatory mini-camp Thursday, quarterback Blake Bortles will return to the Los Angeles area and work with personal instructors Tom House and Adam Dedeaux. Bortles’ goal is clear. “Guys are sick and tired of being below average and not being successful when we..." June 14

  • Coughlin: Blake Bortles has improved throwing motion "Blake Bortles' throwing motion in 2016 looked like something out of an ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics reel. The elongated motion added to the quarterback's struggles with turnovers. The 25-year-old spent the offseason working with quarterback guru Adam Dedeaux to help improve his mechanics...." June 06

  • Blake Bortles discovers 'if you don't turn the ball over, you'll win football games'

    First Coast News "Jaguars football executive Tom Coughlin has been a guiding force both on and off the field this offseason. He was influential when it came filling out the coaching staff. He has also been a source of knowledge for players and coaches on the practice field. Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles..." May 25

  • Marrone: 'No doubt' Bortles' throwing motion has improved

    Larry Brown Sports "If the Jacksonville Jaguars are serious about being a contender, it starts with an improved performance from quarterback Blake Bortles. To that end, Jaguars coach Doug Marrone has been keeping a close eye on Bortles during practice — and has optimistically reported positive results so..." May 13

  • Going all in on Blake Bortles proves the Jaguars still don’t get it

    Sportsnaut "“I think Leonard is going to be a great asset to our team. We think he’s a special player, but we also think he’s a special person.” Those words were spoken by Jacksonville Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell after the team selected running back Leonard Fournette fourth overall in the 2017..." May 02

  • Did Jaguars make a mistake by picking up Bortles option?

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars waited nearly as long as they could to decide whether to pick up the fifth-year option on quarterback Blake Bortles‘ contract. Some would say they made a mistake. That argument arises from the fact that Jacksonville has now planted a $19.05 million flag in the ground for 2018, which..." May 01

  • Blake Bortles' 5th-Year Contract Option Picked Up by Jaguars

    Bleacher Report "Despite seeing Blake Bortles take a major step back in 2016, the Jacksonville Jaguars exercised their fifth-year contract option on their inconsistent quarterback Monday. Bortles, 25, will make the average of the NFL's 10 highest-paid quarterbacks in 2018 under terms of the option. The contract..." May 01

  • Jaguars GM: No decision made on Blake Bortles’ contract option

    CBS Sports "According to general manager David Caldwell, the Jaguars have not yet decided whether to exercise the fifth-year option of Bortles' contract, Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reports. The third overall pick in 2014, Bortles has largely disappointed through his first three seasons, as..." April 21

  • Doug Marrone says Jaguars have to rebuild Blake Bortles from the beginning

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Doug Marrone last stood before the Jaguars’ players on Jan. 1 in Indianapolis, when a miserable 3-13 season ended with him splitting two games as interim coach. It seemed unlikely Marrone would get another chance to address the team in that capacity considering the wide net owner Shad Khan was..." April 16

  • Blake Bortles says he's making progress with decision-making

    ESPN "Quarterback Blake Bortles has been diligently working to fix the mechanical flaws that affected his performance in 2016. For nearly two months he's been out in California at the training program 3DQB being tutored by throwing coaches, including Adam Dedeaux. As for the mental mistakes that have..." March 24

  • Blake Bortles has worked on quicker release, other tweaks

    ESPN "Blake Bortles has spent the past two months working on his mechanics with his throwing coaches at 3DQB in California, not worrying about whether the Jacksonville Jaguars want him around in 2018. That doesn't mean Bortles is ignoring the fact that the 2017 season is make-or-break for him in..." March 19

  • Jaguars' Khan: 'We're counting on' Bortles to bounce back in 2017

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars owner Shad Khan is scheduled to be available to the media during Wednesday’s “State of the Franchise” event. Before then, it’s time to clean out the notebook from his interview with the Times-Union last month at the Super Bowl. *Khan on quarterback Blake Bortles bouncing back in 2017:..." March 05

  • Jaguars taking time on Blake Bortles' fifth-year option "The Jaguars are not bailing on quarterback Blake Bortles. Over the last two days here in Indianapolis, their decision-makers have made that extremely clear. But that does not mean they'll trip over themselves to sign Bortles to his fifth-year option. The team has until May to make that call..." March 02

  • Doug Marrone affirms that Blake Bortles is Jaguars’ quarterback

    Larry Brown Sports "Blake Bortles is the quarterback of the Jacksonville Jaguars, at least according to his coach. Jaguars coach Doug Marrone affirmed his commitment to Bortles on Wednesday, telling reporters that as far as he’s concerned, there is no other option at quarterback. Bortles took a step back in..." March 01

  • Tom Coughlin tiptoes around commitment to Blake Bortles

    Pro Football Talk "For the most part, the Friday Tom Coughlin process was quintessential Tom Coughlin. Direct. Candid but guarded, and candid about being guarded. On one of the first questions, however, Coughlin was asked a direct question and evaded it. Asked whether he is committed to Blake Bortles as the..." February 24

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