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Blake Bortles

Jacksonville Jaguars
Quarterback

Ht: 6-5 | Wt: 232

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Jaguars | Blake Bortles excited about Marqise Lee

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 21:31:02 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles said it has been hard to build chemistry with WR Marqise Lee because of all Lee's injuries, but he said the receiver brings something special to the table.

Fantasy Tip: Lee has explosive ability, but even when healthy, he now finds himself a part of a crowded receiving corps. At best, he is a late-round lottery ticket at this point.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Jaguars.com - John Oehser

Jaguars | Bigger role for Julius Thomas?

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 21:19:17 -0700

Jacksonville Jaguars TE Julius Thomas is the best pass-catching tight end in the NFL, according to WR Allen Robinson, and QB Blake Bortles expects to have better chemistry with Thomas in their second year together.

Fantasy Tip: Thomas showed flashes of his upside down the stretch last season, and if he can stay healthy, which is no guarantee, he should be a top-five fantasy tight end.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Jaguars.com - John Oehser

Jaguars | Blake Bortles' development to go faster

Tue, 26 Jan 2016 12:33:19 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles will have his development accelerated, according to offensive coordinator Greg Olson, who said he and the Jaguars are comfortable enough with the quarterback to do so.

Fantasy Tip: Bortles is coming off a 35-touchdown season, and definitely made improvements in his sophomore campaign. He still threw 18 interceptions, but the upside is obvious. He may still not be a solidified starting fantasy quarterback, butting he's getting there.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ProFootballTalk.com - Josh Alper

NFL | Paxton Lynch compared to Blake Bortles

Sat, 23 Jan 2016 20:55:13 -0800

Former University of Memphis QB Paxton Lynch is being trained by former Univeristy of Central Florida offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe, and Taaffe said Lynch has a stronger arm than Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles, who played for Central Florida when Taaffe was the coordinator.

Fantasy Tip: Lynch is expected to be one of the first quarterbacks selected in the 2016 NFL Draft, and while he has excellent physical tools, there may be a bit of an adjustment period as he learns to play under center.

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Jaguars | Blake Bortles tops in interceptions

Tue, 05 Jan 2016 16:42:54 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles led all quarterbacks this season with 18 interceptions.

Fantasy Tip: Peyton Manning may have led the league in picks if he had played the whole season, but Bortles still showed his sometimes erratic quarterback play despite an otherwise solid sophomore season. He did throw for 4,428 yards and 35 touchdowns, but he must cut down on the interceptions if he wants to become a consistent QB1 as his career gets going.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

Jaguars | Blake Bortles has broken thumb

Tue, 05 Jan 2016 10:32:30 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles (thumb) suffered a broken thumb on his non-throwing hand in Week 17.

Fantasy Tip: Thankfully for any Bortles owners, this comes as the season winds down. Bortles and the Jaguars passing game broke out in 2015, and he finished as a top-five fantasy passer. His thumb should be healed in plenty of time for next year, and he'll be squarely in the discussion as a legitimate QB1 in fantasy drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Conor Orr

Jaguars | Blake Bortles limps to finish line

Sun, 03 Jan 2016 16:44:10 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles completed 17 of his 32 pass attempts for 239 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions in the Week 17 game against the Houston Texans.

Fantasy Tip: Bortles will certainly have better days, as is evidenced from his season total of 4,428 yards and 35 touchdowns. He will be a certain Top 10 fantasy option at his position heading into 2016 after going mostly undrafted in standard fantasy formats in 2015.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Jaguars | Blake Bortles tosses four scores

Sun, 27 Dec 2015 18:45:54 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles completed 27 of his 35 pass attempts for 368 yards, four touchdowns and two interceptions in a 38-27 loss to the New Orleans Saints in Week 16.

Fantasy Tip: Bortles went over 4,000 yards for the year, and he is up to 35 passing touchdowns. He is worth considering as a starting option at FantasyScore on an every-week basis.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Jaguars | Blake Bortles has solid outing

Sun, 20 Dec 2015 14:37:29 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles went 23-for-38 for 297 yards, one touchdown and one interception against the Atlanta Falcons in Week 15. He also rushed for 44 yards and one touchdown on six carries during the game.

Fantasy Tip: Bortles has thrown for nine touchdowns in his last three games and at least 250 yards in each of his last four games. He will be facing the New Orleans Saints in Week 16 and could be a sleeper option for owners in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Jaguars | Blake Bortles has four second-half scores

Sun, 13 Dec 2015 14:38:49 -0800

Jacksonville Jaguars QB Blake Bortles passed for three touchdowns and ran for a fourth score Sunday, Dec. 13, as the Jaguars beat the Indianapolis Colts 51-16. Bortles threw for 250 yards on 16 of 30 passing and threw TDs to WR Allen Hurns, WR Allen Robinson and TE Julius Thomas.

Fantasy Tip: Bortles ($7,800, 15.6% of cap) played perhaps his best game in his short Jaguars career. Bortles is actually a decent FantasyScore pickup and the Jaguars are no longer the league's bottom feeder.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press - Mark Long

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