Blake Bortles RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • GM says Jaguars can win Super Bowl with Blake Bortles

    The Sports Daily "Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell, presumably with a straight face, said that the Jaguars can win a Super Bowl with Blake Bortles. “I think we can win a lot of games with Blake; I think we can win a Super Bowl with Blake,” Caldwell told the team website. Bortles is 11-34 in his..." January 26

  • Tom Coughlin commits to Blake Bortles as Jaguars QB

    Larry Brown Sports "Blake Bortles had a season to forget in 2016, but the new man in charge of the Jacksonville Jaguars insists the quarterback’s job is safe heading into 2017. At his press conference on Thursday, new Jaguars executive vice president of football operations Tom Coughlin committed to Bortles as the..." January 12

  • Jaguars’ commitment to Blake Bortles hindering coaching search

    Larry Brown Sports "The Jacksonville Jaguars appear completely committed to moving forward with Blake Bortles as their quarterback, and that is apparently a problem for some of their coaching candidates. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, at least two candidates for the Jaguars’ job have privately worried..." January 07

  • Jaguars' Blake Bortles: Hard to 'look guys in the eye' this season

    ESPN "Mondays were the hardest. Especially in November and early December. The days after he threw interceptions that were returned for touchdowns for the ninth, 10th and 11th times in his career. That's when Blake Bortles had to muster up the courage to walk into the Jacksonville Jaguars..." January 05

  • Bortles says he played season with 2 shoulder separations, wrist tendonitis

    Larry Brown Sports "Blake Bortles had a really rough season on the field, and it sounds like it wasn’t easy physically either. The Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback said Monday that he dealt with wrist tendinitis as well as two shoulder separations over the course of the year." January 02

  • Dilfer: Bortles NFL's 'worst QB,' Jacksonville a 'terrible city' for NFL

    CBS Sports "The Jacksonville Jaguars have a head-coach opening this offseason and there are many attractive things about the gig that should bring in quality candidates: a lot of young defensive talent, no state income tax, and plenty others. The biggest issue is whether or not the next coach wants to deal..." December 29

  • Bortles says he feels responsible for Bradley's firing

    ESPN "Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles said he and the rest of his teammates blew it when it came to keeping Gus Bradley around. They had a coach they liked and a culture they loved. They didn't do enough to keep either. "We've talked about it and we were given an opportunity to play..." December 21

  • Interim Jaguars coach Doug Marrone sticking with QB Blake Bortles

    Jacksonville Times-Union "There will be changes to the Jaguars over the final two weeks of the season as interim coach Doug Marrone tinkers with what works best for him. A new starting quarterback won’t be among them. Marrone said Monday he would listen to the team’s coordinators for input along with his own..." December 20

  • Blake Bortles hopes change in offseason training plan can fix mechanics

    ESPN "Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles already has begun planning his offseason, and it includes a longer trip out West. Bortles said he will spend more time at 3DQB in California this offseason than he did last year, and he’s hoping that will help him fix the mechanical and footwork..." December 16

  • Blake Bortles offers absurd response to throwing multiple pick-sixes

    Fox Sports "Blake Bortles and the Jacksonville Jaguars have seen better days. Bortles has 15 interceptions on the year — right in line with his career rate of throwing a pick on three percent of his dropbacks —and two of those INTs have been returned for touchdowns in the past three weeks. When asked about..." December 14

  • Blake Bortles: Jaguars are heading in ‘right direction,’ can still go 8-8

    Larry Brown Sports "The Jacksonville Jaguars seem destined to finish with five or less wins this season for the sixth consecutive year, but Blake Bortles is more focused on trying to snap a losing streak than worrying about how high his team is going to draft in April. In fact, Bortles does not think the Jaguars are..." November 23

  • Blake Bortles appears to have a shoulder injury

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles suffered an apparent shoulder injury in the first half against the Lions. The right-handed Bortles went down hard on his right shoulder early in the first half and immediately appeared to be hurt, but he stayed in the game and didn’t miss a play." November 20

  • Jaguars QB Blake Bortles bringing in his own passing coach this week to help mechanics

    Jacksonville Times-Union "Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles is going back to the drawing board this week to hone his mechanics. The third-year veteran is bringing in his own personal passing coach, Adam Dedeaux, in from California to help his fix his struggles. Bortles said during a Monday meeting with reporters at..." November 01

  • Blake Bortles is the king of garbage time stat padding

    Pro Football Talk "If you skipped last night’s game and just looked at the box score this morning, you might think Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles played well. You’d be wrong. Yes, Bortles’ stat line looks good: He completed 33 of 54 passes for 337 yards, with three touchdowns. But Bortles padded those stats..." October 28

  • Blake Bortles offers alternative to Jaguars' 'ugly as hell' Color Rush uniforms

    Fox Sports "This Thursday night, the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans will square off in an AFC South showdown. When they take the field, both teams will be wearing Color Rush uniforms, which were introduced last month for all 32 franchises. They’re essentially the same uniforms worn by both teams..." October 26

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