Jaguars’ GM says Blake Bortles is ‘not a place-holder’

The Jacksonville Jaguars are pushing back against the narrative that they’ve given Blake Bortles a new contract as a place-holder until they can come up with a better option.General manager Dave Caldwell said Wednesday that the Jaguars’ intention is to keep Bortles around long-term, and that he’s not simply there because they can’t do better(…)

Jaguars finalizing 3-year contract extension with Blake Bortles

The Jacksonville Jaguars apparently are sticking with Blake Bortles as their quarterback of the immediate future.The Jags and Bortles are working on a 3-year, $ 54 million contract extension that includes $ 26.5 million guaranteed, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Many thought that the Jaguars would seek an upgrade at quarterback this offseason, especially with(…)

Jaguars keep Blake Bortles with multi-year extension

Well, that escalated pretty quickly. Fresh off this report from ESPN’s Josina Anderson Saturday evening that the Jacksonville Jaguars were working on an extension with Blake Bortles, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport has more information available.According to the NFL insider, Bortles and the Jaguars are now finalizing a contract extension. Rapoport later noted that it is(…)

Report: Jaguars working on a contract extension with Blake Bortles

Coming off the best season of his career, there has been speculation that the Jacksonville Jaguars might decide to move on from quarterback Blake Bortles this spring. That idea was brought to light again on Friday when this one report noted that the Jaguars were still looking at all options regarding their quarterback situation (more(…)