The supreme ask for the Jacksonville Jaguars heading into March remains the future of the quarterback jam.
Blake Bortles remains on the books for the time being with most looking at for the Jags to jettison the assign-caller and bask in the $16.5 million in useless money.
The originate hasn’t came about, but.
Speaking with Ben Becker of Circulation News in Jacksonville throughout a charity match for The Tom Coughlin Jay Fund, the Jags’ govt vice president became once requested about the future of Bortles.
“Blake is the quarterback with the Jacksonville Jaguars good now,” Coughlin spoke back, by strategy of ESPN 690 AM.
The “good now” addendum is the major portion of the response.
The clipped response is most likely due to the truth that sooner than the fresh league year opens on March 13, that “good now” would possibly well calm turn to “no longer” — it is furthermore a made of speaking with a reporter at a charity match where the EVP will not be any longer in actuality going to be pressed on the matter in a transient interview.
Coughlin and total supervisor Dave Caldwell would possibly well calm be kicking themselves for handing Bortles a 3-year extension with $26.5 million in guarantees final February, which became once truthful (and pointless) at the time and looks even worse a calendar year later.
The Jags now ought to admit their sunk worth is a misplaced funding and pass on from Bortles.
Jacksonville has been the team most incessantly linked with in conjunction with worn Rotund Bowl MVP Slice Foles, who looks residing to hit the free agent market and has familiarity with fresh offensive coordinator John DeFilippo.
Coughlin giving a politically correct, non-response when requested about Bortles will not be any longer truthful within the slightest degree for the longtime worn NFL coach. Any decision on Bortles a variety of than his outright originate within the subsequent three weeks would be face-meltingly truthful.