How Blake Bortles Can Become Jaguars’ Franchise Quarterback

July 3, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The light at the end of the tunnel didn't move closer for the Jacksonville Jaguars last season.
Entering the second year of Gus Bradley and Dave Caldwell's reign in Florida, the Jaguars were hoping to be a more competitive team. Combining proven veterans and young talent was supposed to infuse the roster with a greater competitive edge, even though they were still some distance from contending.
Instead of taking a step forward, the Jaguars dropped further behind in the win-loss column. Bradley's team won just three games after winning four during his first season.
Wins are important, but the idea that they are reflective of growth from season to season is unfounded. It would have been encouraging for the franchise if they could have won five games or more for the first time since 2011, but it wouldn't have offered anything tangible for the team moving forward.
Teams fluctuate from winning to losing in the NFL with great regularity. What is more stable, when measured...

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