• Of all the quarterbacks, Bill Polian prefers Blake Bortles

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    • Gene Frenette: Jaguars needed covert operations to hide love for QB Blake Bortles

      As NFL draft day arrived, Jaguars general manager Dave Caldwell took satisfaction that his desire to select quarterback Blake Bortles was kept secret. Better yet, he didn’t have to be put in the awkward position of lying. Then on Thursday around noon, D…
    • Blake Bortles arrives in Jacksonville by private jet; more reliable than his 2005 Ford F-150

      When University of Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles visited the Jaguars earlier this spring, he drove to EverBank Field from the Orlando area in a roommate's car. That's because his 2005 Ford F-150 had "issues." Unlike Bortles, select…
    • Jaguars offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch a big believer in new quarterback Blake Bortles

      The Jaguars introduced quarterback Blake Bortles on Friday, one day after taking him third overall in the NFL Draft. General manager Dave Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley talked about why Bortles was their guy last night after making the pick. On Friday, …
    • Jaguars have loved Bortles since last year, but kept it quiet

      The Jaguars shocked everyone when they chose Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles with the third overall pick in the 2014 NFL draft. But in Jacksonville, that was the plan all along. Jaguars General Manager Dave Caldwell said on Mike & Mike tha…
    • Orlando's take on the Jaguars selecting Blake Bortles

      Given Blake Bortles - the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL Draft quarterback pick - is from the University of Central Florida, his selection is huge news in the Orlando area as well as Jacksonville. Here's a look at how the Orlando Sentinel is covering his sele…
    • NFL Draft: Morning-after thoughts on Jags drafting Blake Bortles and other draft news

      NEW YORK – Before dashing back to Jacksonville (8 a.m. flight) and the Blake Bortles press conference at EverBank Field (noon), some morning-after thoughts on last night’s first round and a look ahead to the second round: *I find it impossible to be cri…
    • Bears backup QB Jordan Palmer gave Jaguars’ Blake Bortles a hand

      Any hopes the Bears had of landing Northern Illinois safety Jimmie Ward in the second round disappeared on the first night of the NFL draft. The San Francisco 49ers took him at No. 30, making Ward the fourth safety drafted in the first round Thursday. T…
      Source: suntimes.com
    • Gene Frenette: Jaguars smart fo pull trigger on their QB now, needed to fill hole

      This is what a Jaguars franchise trying to break free from irrelevancy must do when an NFL draft opportunity arises at the game’s most important position: TAKE THE QUARTERBACK YOU BELIEVE IN. Whether you rejoice or lament general manager Dave Caldwell’s…
    • Fans at Jacksonville watch party express mixed reactions to Jaguars' Blake Bortles pick

      Muted cheers greeted the Jaguars’ selection of quarterback Blake Bortles with the No. 3 pick on Thursday night during the team’s draft party at EverBank Field. The selection of the former UCF star was a surprise to many in the crowd, and some booed when…
    • Jaguars fans react to first-round pick of Blake Bortles in NFL Draft

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    • Blake Bortles: ‘I’d love to come to Houston’

      .share-print{margin-right: 130px !important;}Share this:PrintAt one point early in the scouting process, Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles was projected as a candidate to be the first overall pick by the Texans. Now, it looks like his best chanc…
      Source: chron.com
  • Don't count on one guy after trade down

    The idea of the Cleveland Browns trading back in the draft is gaining momentum. If they do, they’d best not do so with one specific player in mind. That’s the advice of Bill Polian, the former builder of the Bills, Panthers and Colts, who said that a te…
    Source: ESPN.com

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