Blake Bortles’ New Mentors Can Only Mean Good Things for Young Jaguars QB

July 19, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Last year, there wasn't a bigger surprise in the AFC at quarterback than the Jacksonville Jaguars' Blake Bortles. Bortles entered his second season as even money to lose his starting job at some point. He finished it tied for second in the NFL in touchdown passes with 35—just one off Tom Brady's league lead.
That breakout has spurred something new for the Jaguars in 2016. Something different.
Expectations for success.
If Bortles is going to meet those expectations and liberate the Jaguars from their long stay in the AFC South cellar, he's going to have to show that last year was no fluke. That it was only the beginning.
And it appears Bortles is all-in.
As Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reported, when the 2015 campaign came to a close, the Jacksonville coaching staff presented Bortles with some offseason homework. A to-do list, if you will.
The first order of business was a research paper and field trip, all in one. Offensive coordin...

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