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Blake Bortles

25-Year-Old Quarterback – Jacksonville Jaguars

2017 Pass/Rush Stats

Yds

592

TD

6

INT

2

Yds

60

TD

0

2017 Pass/Rush Projections

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2017 Fantasy Football Outlook

Few players have as much to prove this season as Bortles. The Jaguars picked up his $19 million fifth-year option for 2018, but it's only guaranteed against injury, and unless he proves he indeed is a...

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2017 ADP:  170.19

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (QB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  8

HT: 6' 5"   WT: 236   DOB: 4/28/1992  College: Central Florida  DRAFTED: 1st Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Blake Bortles Contract Information:

Signed a four-year contract worth $20.65 million with the Jaguars in June of 2014.

September 24, 2017  –  Blake Bortles News

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Bortles completed 20 of 31 passes for 244 yards and four touchdowns and added 18 yards on three carries in Sunday's 44-7 win over the Ravens in London.

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Blake Bortles NFL Stats
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  Passing Pass Distance Big Pass Games Rushing Fumbles
Year Age Team G Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ 300+ 350+ 400+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost
2011 19 CFB 9 75 110 68.2% 958 6 3 8.7 - - - - - 21 4 0.2 1 - -
2012 20 CFB 14 251 399 62.9% 3059 25 7 7.7 - - - - - 87 285 3.3 8 - -
2013 21 CFB 13 259 382 67.8% 3581 25 9 9.4 - - - - - 87 272 3.1 6 - -
2014 22 JAX 14 280 475 58.9% 2908 11 17 6.1 37 6 1 0 0 56 419 7.5 0 7 1
2015 23 JAX 16 355 606 58.6% 4428 35 18 7.3 72 11 6 2 0 52 310 6.0 2 14 5
2016 24 JAX 16 368 625 58.9% 3905 23 16 6.2 43 4 5 0 0 58 359 6.2 3 8 6
2017 25 JAX 3 51 86 59.3% 592 6 2 6.9 3 0 0 0 0 10 60 6.0 0 1 1
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Blake Bortles Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Passing Stats Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Rating Yds/G TD% INT% Sacks In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
2011 19 CFB 9 7.6 7.6 7.6 102.0 106 5.5 2.7 - - - - - - -
2012 20 CFB 14 21.3 21.4 21.4 100.0 219 6.3 1.8 - - - - - - -
2013 21 CFB 13 23.6 23.6 23.6 109.6 275 6.5 2.4 - - - - - - -
2014 22 JAX 14 14.4 14.4 14.4 69.5 208 2.3 3.6 55 44 13 7 2 0 0
2015 23 JAX 16 22.5 22.5 22.5 88.2 277 5.8 3.0 51 100 44 20 8 5 3
2016 24 JAX 16 19.4 19.4 19.4 78.8 244 3.7 2.6 34 72 26 12 6 4 3
2017 25 JAX 3 17.9 17.9 17.9 93.8 197 7.0 2.3 2 5 3 1 3 1 0
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Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Blake Bortles – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Quarterback
  1. Blake Bortles
  2. Chad Henne
  3. Ryan Nassib
Jacksonville Jaguars

Snap Count Stats

131

Offensive Snaps in 2017

Blake Bortles was on the field for 131 of his team's snaps on offense in 2017.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2017

Blake Bortles was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2017.

Year Off ST
2015 1058 0
2016 1111 0
2017 131 0
Blake Bortles 2017 Game Log
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  Snap Count Passing Pass Distance Rushing Fumbles Red Zone Passes Red Zone Runs
Week Opp Off ST Comp Att Pct Yards TD INT YPA 20+ 40+ Att Yards Avg TD Tot Lost In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Hou 64 0 11 21 52.4% 125 1 0 6.0 1 0 3 13 4.3 0 0 0 3 2 1 2 0 0
2 Ten 67 0 20 34 58.8% 223 1 2 6.6 2 0 4 29 7.3 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 1 0
3 Bal 0 0 20 31 64.5% 244 4 0 7.9 0 0 3 18 6.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @NYJ
5 @Pit
6 LAR
7 @Ind
8 BYE Bye Week
9 Cin
10 LAC
11 @Cle
12 @Ari
13 Ind
14 Sea
15 Hou
16 @SF
17 @Ten

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Blake Bortles  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Quarterbacks
Height:   6' 5"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   236 lbs
ABOVE AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.93 sec
WEAK
Shuttle Time:   4.21 sec
GOOD
Cone Drill:   7.08 sec
AVERAGE
Arm Length:   32.88 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.38 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   33 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   115 in
GREAT
Bench Press
Not Available
Jacksonville Jaguars Team Injury Report
Questionable
Doubtful
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Blake Bortles: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bortles completed 20 of 34 passes for 223 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions Sunday against the Titans. He also rushed four times for 29 yards and lost a fumble in the 37-16 defeat.

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Bortles had a full week of workouts and will play Week 2 against the Titans, but was listed on the Jaguars' injury report all week with a right wrist injury, John Oehser of the Jaguars' official site reports.

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Bortles completed 11 of 21 passes for 125 yards and a touchdown while adding 13 rushing yards on three carries in Sunday's 29-7 Week 1 win over Houston.

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Bortles was named the starting quarterback over Chad Henne because of his ability to extend plays, John Oehser of Jaguars' official site reports.

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Head coach Doug Marrone has named Bortles as the starter for Week 1 against the Texans, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.

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Coach Doug Marrone said Thursday that there is still no timetable for naming either Bortles or Chad Henne the Week 1 starter, Ryan O'Halloran of The Florida Times-Union reports.

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Bortles completed 12 of 16 passes for 125 yards with a touchdown and an interception in the second half of Thursday's preseason game against Carolina.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The third overall pick and first QB in the 2014 draft, Bortles is coming off a huge season with a revitalized offense, falling one TD short of Tom Brady's 36 for the league lead while also finishing seventh in yards. A big pocket passer who does a good job of keeping his eyes downfield in traffic, Bortles worked hard to improve his mechanics out of college, and the result has been a better, stronger deep ball that allows him to take full advantage of talented WRs like Allen Robinson downfield. Before anointing him as the next superstar QB, however, there are some signs he could take a step back in 2016. Bortles was sacked a league-high 51 times last year, and while the team added former Steelers tackle Kelvin Beachum, pass protection could still be an issue. In addition, his improved mechanics haven't necessarily translated to improved accuracy, and his mediocre YPA suggests he could have a hard time breaking 30 TDs again, especially if he doesn't lead the league in red-zone passes as he did in 2015. The Jaguars added an influx of defensive talent, which should help Bortles avoid leading the NFL in INTs again, but it also figures to cost him some fourth-quarter volume. Without another big step in efficiency, Bortles will have a tough time repeating his raw totals. Of course, he's still 24, entering his third season.

2015

It took only two and a half games of Chad Henne imitating a quarterback for the Jaguars to junk their plan to let the rookie Bortles learn from the sideline. Bortles took the starting job Week 4, and as one would expect, endured a forgettable first year. He threw six more interceptions than touchdowns and finished just one pick off the league lead despite playing only 14 games. He was 28th in completion percentage and 32nd in YPA. He got no help from the offensive line, which allowed 71 sacks, sixth most in league history. Bortles became the first quarterback since John Elway in 1994 to play only 14 games and still lead the league in sacks (55). Jacksonville's running backs didn't help the cause, averaging just 3.9 yards per carry. Bortles does have a strong group of receivers to target this season after Jacksonville signed tight end Julius Thomas to add to its three promising second-year wideouts, Marqise Lee, Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns. And the running game could improve significantly with second-round pick T.J. Yeldon, who is expected to be a three-down workhorse back. The Jaguars hired former Bills head coach Doug Marrone to coach the offensive line and Greg Olson, who guided Derek Carr to a respectable rookie season with the Raiders, as the new offensive coordinator. Bortles has good arm strength, along with a prototypical frame (6-5, 232) and athleticism (419 rush yards, 7.5 YPC), but inconsistent mechanics affect his accuracy, touch and velocity.

2014

Hoping to avoid another Blaine Gabbert situation, the Jaguars reportedly intend to leave Bortles on the bench for all of his rookie year. But even if they're being honest, it's difficult to see that happening. It's much easier said than done, especially after a few weeks, when Chad Henne like has the team on the fast track to a high pick in 2015. Bortles is a big quarterback at 6-foot-5, 232 pounds and has the mobility necessary to make an impact with rushing stats. He stands tall in the pocket and does an excellent job of maneuvering around pressure while keeping his eyes downfield. Still, a run-heavy offense with two rookie receivers isn't the best situation for Bortles to make an immediate fantasy impact.