Blaine Gabbert Injury UpdateUp to the minute news and rumors on Blaine Gabbert's injury
BAGSHOT, ENGLAND — The way this Jaguars season has gone with injuries and inconsistences and losses, chances are good that quarterback Blaine Gabbert will get another chance to start a game. And that’s the attitude Gabbert portrayed before practice Thursday even though Chad Henne was named the starter for Sunday’s game against San Francisco and probably the foreseeable future. But let’s face it: Gabbert has been demoted. read more
Chad Henne will start for the Jaguars Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. But everything else about the quarterback position remains unsettled, partly because of Blaine Gabbert’s lingering right hamstring injury, which will keep him out a second consecutive week, and partly because of coach Gus Bradley’s perceived trepidation to give Henne the full-time job. Henne staked his claim to the top spot by passing for 303 yards in Sunday’s 35-19 loss to the Denver Broncos. read more
Each week, Times-Union Jaguars writer Ryan O'Halloran and 1010XL Jaguars reporter Jessica Blaylock will debate five topics. 1. From late July until early October, Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert has sustained four injuries, the latest a bum hamstring. Is this Chad Henne’s best chance to take hold of the starting job? read more
Jaguars (0-5) at Broncos (5-0) Sunday: 4:05 p.m. Where: Sports Authority Field at Mile High TV/Radio: CBS/690 AM, 104.5 FM Line: Broncos by 27 Opening Drive ■ Chad Henne is back at quarterback because of Blaine Gabbert’s hamstring injury. Henne’s first two starts also were on the road — he combined for one touchdown and two interceptions in losses at Oakland and Seattle. read more
The Jaguars and Broncos injury reports after practice today: JAGUARS Did not practice WR Mike Brown (back): Hasn’t practiced since being injured in Week 1. WR Stephen Burton (concussion): Still under league protocol. QB Blaine Gabbert (hamstring): He’s been ruled out for Sunday’s game. CB Dwayne Gratz (ankle): Hasn’t practiced since being injured in Week 1. TE Marcedes Lewis (calf): Hasn’t practiced since being injured in Week 4. read more
The Jaguars arrived at work Monday knowing left tackle Luke Joeckel was out for the season with a fractured right ankle that will require surgery. Later in the day, they found out quarterback Blaine Gabbert’s latest injury (right hamstring) would prevent him from starting Sunday at Denver. The big loss is Joeckel, who faces a six-month recovery after he was rolled into from behind by St. Louis defensive tackle Kendall Langford. read more
The Jaguars’ injury issues extend beyond left tackle Luke Joeckel and quarterback Blaine Gabbert. Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said Monday he isn’t expecting tight end Marcedes Lewis to be ready to return from a strained calf in time to suit up at Denver on Sunday. Lewis has played two snaps this season, as he’s dealt with two setbacks in his recovery. “Marcedes is getting better, but again, not enough to where we anticipate him this week,” Bradley said. read more
Blaine Gabbert is back on the bench with another injury. Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said Monday he expects Gabbert to miss Sunday's game at Denver because of a strained hamstring.
ST. LOUIS — Even the harshest Blaine Gabbert critic must acknowledge that he can't catch a break on the injury front. It's not just his own body parts that keep breaking down, but most of his significant weapons as well these past two seasons. When you look at the ineptness of the Jaguars' offense with Gabbert at quarterback, it does coincide with serious health issues that never seem to settle down. read more
Eric Allen discusses Jaguars coach Gus Bradley's comment that he sees progress being made by QB Blaine Gabbert.
Quarterback Blaine Gabbert returned to the starting lineup Sunday after missing two games with a hand injury, but not much changed. The Jaguars struggled and Gabbert fell to 5-21 as a starter. He had three passes intercepted — including one returned for a touchdown — but all bounced off the hands of his receivers. Gabbert finished with 179 passing yards and posted a 30.6 passer rating in the 37-3 loss to Indianapolis. In his two starts, Gabbert has a 30.7 passer rating and five interceptions, including a pair of Pick-Sixes. read more
It’s Blaine Gabbert time again for the Jaguars. Coach Gus Bradley said Monday the hand injury that sidelined the former first-round draft choice in the season opener has healed and he will return to the starting lineup Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Gabbert will replace Chad Henne, who started the last two games after Gabbert suffered a gash in his hand against Kansas City that required 15 stitches to close. read more
Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert, who sustained a hairline fracture in his right (throwing) thumb 10 days ago, said today he’s “still on schedule” to be able to play against Kansas City Sept. 8. Gabbert hasn’t practiced or even gripped a football since he was injured against the New York Jets Aug. 17. He has worn a splint on the thumb and has been on the practice field each day as a spectator. The next step for Gabbert is gripping the football. “We’ll know more tomorrow and in the next couple days,” he said in the Jaguars locker room. “It’s coming up quick.” read more ...
Blaine Gabbert has 13 more days to heal the hairline fracture in his right thumb (his throwing hand) before the Jaguars begin the regular season against Kansas City. Jaguars coach Gus Bradley updated Gabbert's status after practice on Monday. Gabbert is able to do some drills with the quarterbacks in practice. read more
Jaguars right tackle Luke Joeckel will start after missing last week’s game because of a hip flexor injury. Joeckel will play despite not having gone through a full practice since being injured Aug. 9 against Miami. He was scheduled to work Thursday but the walk-through was moved inside because of weather. Out for the Jaguars are quarterback Blaine Gabbert (first game missed), running back Justin Forsett (third game missed), cornerback Jeremy Harris (third game missed) and cornerback Kevin Rutland (second game missed). read more
While Blaine Gabbert is mending his broken thumb, the debate about how he has played in his first two season continues. After ESPN TheMagazine said the Jaguars analytics department helped convince coach Gus Bradley that Gabbert deserved another chance, ESPNStatsInfo said the Jaguars stats are flawed. Here are three main items in the debate: The Jaguars said that while Gabbert’s overall passer rating was 70.2, it went up to 82.2 when adjusted for drops throwaways and spikes. read more
ATTENDANCE Missed practice: QB Blaine Gabbert (right thumb), RB Justin Forsett (right big toe), CB Jeremy Harris (back), RT Luke Joeckel (hip), TE Isaiah Stanback (left hip), TE Marcedes Lewis (left calf), OT Mark Asper (left knee), CB Kevin Rutland (quad) and DE Brandon Deaderick (groin). RB Maurice Jones-Drew, C Brad Meester and DT Roy Miller all had the day off. NEW INJURIES None. TOP PLAYS read more
ATTENDANCE Missed practice: QB Blaine Gabbert (right thumb), RB Justin Forsett (right big toe), CB Jeremy Harris (back), RT Luke Joeckel (hip), TE Isaiah Stanback (quad), TE Marcedes Lewis (left calf) and DE Brandon Deaderick (groin). DE Jason Babin had the day off. NEW INJURIES OT Mark Asper (knee tendinitis) and LG Will Rackley (overheated) were unable to finish practice. TOP PLAYS ■ WR Cecil Shorts ran a deep route against the No. 2 defense and caught a long pass from QB Chad Henne. read more
If the hairline fracture in his right thumb has healed properly, Blaine Gabbert will be the Jaguars’ starting quarterback Sept. 9 against Kansas City. Coach Gus Bradley announced Monday that Gabbert was the team’s choice over Chad Henne, but said Gabbert is done for the preseason because of the injury he sustained in Saturday’s game against the New York Jets. read more
Damien Woody discusses the announcement that Blaine Gabbert will start at quarterback for the Jaguars.
Bill Devaney, Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen discuss Jacksonville's decision to name Blaine Gabbert as its starting quarterback.
Twenty-two days after sustaining a broken bone in his right thumb, the Jaguars expect Blaine Gabbert to start at quarterback in the team’s regular season opener against Kansas City. But a hand and wrist specialist thinks the team is setting an ambitious timetable. “Three weeks is definitely rolling the dice,” said Steve Shin, a surgeon at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles. “It’s a calculated risk … a pretty risky proposition.” read more
ATTENDANCE Missed practice: QB Blaine Gabbert (right thumb), RB Justin Forsett (right big toe), CB Jeremy Harris (back), RT Luke Joeckel (hip), TE Isaiah Stanback (quad), TE Marcedes Lewis (left calf) and DE Brandon Deaderick (groin). DE Jason Babin had the day off. NEW INJURIES OT Mark Asper (knee tendonitis) and LG Will Rackley (overheated) were unable to finish practice. TOP PLAYS *WR Cecil Shorts ran a deep route against the No. 2 defense and caught a long pass from QB Chad Henne. read more
The Jaguars had one of their top playmakers back in action on Tuesday. Receiver Cecil Shorts returned from a strained calf muscle in his left leg suffered in practice on Aug. 5. Shorts had been dominating in training camp prior to the injury. He missed the team's first two preseason games. Shorts, 25, caught 55 passes for 979 yards and seven touchdowns last season in 14 games. Outside linebacker Russell Allen (ankle) also was cleared to return to practice. read more
UPDATED 1:17 p.m. Jaguars coach Gus Bradley said today that Blaine Gabbert will start the regular season opener Sept. 8 against Kansas City, but is out for the last two preseason games because of a hairline fracture in his right (throwing) thumb. “Blaine has really stepped up and devoted his time and effort into this entire process,” Bradley said. “I thought he did a really good job throughout of staying mentally focused and I think his leadership grew. “The reason we took this length of time is that we would have conviction [with the decision].” read more
Jaguars coach Gus Bradley's announcement Monday that starting quarterback Blaine Gabbert would miss the remainder of the preseason with a hairline fracture in his right (throwing) thumb headlined the injury updates, but there was plenty of other positive and negative news. First, the good: -Receiver Cecil Shorts is expected to return to practice Tuesday after being out since straining his left calf muscle in a practice on Aug. 5. Shorts has yet to play in the preseason, but should make his debut Saturday against the Eagles. read more
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – X-rays on the sprained right (throwing) thumb of Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert came back negative tonight during the team’s 37-13 loss to the New York Jets. Gabbert was injured during the third and final series. “I just dinged it up a little bit; nothing major,” Gabbert said in the locker room. “It just got bent back a little bit. I think he tried to swat the ball and on the follow through, we bumped thumbs. read more
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert’s effective three-series effort against the Jets tonight ended in part because of a right thumb injury. Midway through the second quarter, Gabbert was seen talking to trainer Mike Ryan on the sideline and was having the thumb wrapped. The team said Gabbert sprained his right thumb and he remained on the sideline. He was scheduled to come out of the game after the third possession regardless. read more
Alex Marvez says the time is now for the Jaguars' quarterback Blaine Gabbert
ATTENDANCE Physically unable to perform: WR Justin Blackmon (groin), WR Taylor Price (left foot) and OL Stephane Milhim (right foot). Non-football injury: S Johnathan Cyprien (left hamstring). Missed practice: TE Marcedes Lewis and RG Uche Nwaneri had a veteran’s day off. QB Blaine Gabbert (right ankle) returned to 11-on-11 participation but just six plays. NEW INJURIES read more
ATTENDANCE Physically unable to perform: WR Justin Blackmon (groin), WR Taylor Price (left foot) and OL Stephane Milhim (right foot).Non-football injury: S Johnathan Cyprien (left hamstring).Missed practice: QB Blaine Gabbert (right ankle) was limited to individual work in the first hour of the workout. S Steven Terrell (arch) and WR Tobais Palmer (ankle) returned after missing two practice and one workout, respectively. NEW INJURIES None. read more