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Blaine Gabbert criticized by former Jaguars assistant

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Talk to the current Jacksonville Jaguars coaching staff, and they sound optimistic about quarterback Blaine Gabbert. They aren't giving up on him, although they aren't exactly counting on Gabbert to start yet either.

Talk to former Jaguars coaches, and you might get a different response.

"Nothing's ever his fault," one former Jaguars assistant told Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports.

How bad was it? The young quarterback is known by the name "Blame Gabbert" inside the Jaguars' facility. Gabbert's on-field performance has enough concerns. It's not a great sign that Silver says there also are issues with Gabbert's intangibles.

This is not a great draft class for quarterbacks, and the free-agent class is even worse. But we expect the Jaguars to be aggressive loading up on the position.

"Don't be surprised at anything we may or may not do," one "high-ranking" Jaguars source told Silver. "There are no options off the table."

Gabbert remains one of the options. But he's going to face an uphill battle to remain the best option this year, much less in 2014.

http://www.nfl.com/news/story/0ap1000000146782/article/former-jags-coach-on-blaine-gabbert-nothings-ever-his-fault

Looks like Gabbert has some "maturity" issues.

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god i remember some intolerable idiot on this board argued with me for days that he was a better qb than Cam, and that he had better intangibles

prior to the draft of course

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Looks like Gabbert has some "maturity" issues.

Rofl, dudes got more then JUST maturity issues.

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Looked about as effective as pickles in the games I have seen.

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god i remember some intolerable idiot on this board argued with me for days that he was a better qb than Cam, and that he had better intangibles

prior to the draft of course

just one?

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god i remember some intolerable idiot on this board argued with me for days that he was a better qb than Cam, and that he had better intangibles

prior to the draft of course

just one?

Oh it was certainly more than just one. Idiocy ran quite rampant at that time.

The weeks leading up to the 2011 draft and all the way through game 1 were abysmal for the huddle.

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The primary impression I remember having about Gabbert pre-draft was that he looked nervous and skittish about contact. Even when just doing drills, he could be rattled.

He seemed to have a pretty solid grasp on the mental aspects of the game, but the confidence thing was a definite red flag. I remember wondering "What's he gonna do when a 300 pound DE is bearing down on him?"

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I remember the day Andrew Luck decided to stay at Stanford back in 2011 while I was watching ESPN. I was bummed but then Todd McShay started talking about this guy Blaine Gabbert. He was slobbering him like a sorority chick in a frat house so I watched some video on him and basically raged everytime someone would talk about how Gabbert was the best QB in the draft. Guy never possessed anything above average passing skills and looked stupid in the pocket. I still to this day think McShay was either Gabbert's boy toy or was paid to say these things about him, otherwise it just proves McShay has no clue what he's talking about.

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quarterback issues.

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god i remember some intolerable idiot on this board argued with me for days that he was a better qb than Cam, and that he had better intangibles

prior to the draft of course

that wasn't kjdaniel was it?

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