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Jaguars QB David Garrard says numbers don’t tell whole story | jacksonville.com
Jaguars quarterback David Garrard doesn’t think numbers tell the story of his preseason debut against the Atlanta Falcons last Friday night. ESPN reported that both Garrard and rookie Blaine Gabbert struggled against Atlanta. "Wow, that tells you people just look at numbers, and they don’t look at the actual game film," Garrard said.

Scout.com: Jaguars Must Embrace Rebuilding
The Jaguars have a young roster at the crossroads, and they must evaluate for the future. They must choose whether to play a younger roster to pay future dividends or try to win more games now with veterans. Despite finishing with a non-losing 8-8 record last season, the Jaguars had plenty of holes to fill.

Seeking efficiency - Jaguars news on jaguars.com
As Jack Del Rio sees it, the objective is clear. And when it comes to the offense, Jaguars quarterback David Garrard said Tuesday he pretty much has the same thoughts as the third preseason game approaches: A touchdown or two would be a good thing – a very, very good thing. "Offensively, we have the need to be much cleaner, much sharper," Del Rio said Tuesday

Many new faces - Jaguars news on jaguars.com
In the NFL, there are certain things that take time and repetition. Because offensive efficiency is very much one of those things, Jaguars General Manager Gene Smith said he’s not overly concerned about performance of the team’s offensive unit during the first two preseason games.

Preseason Halftime – Review " Black and Teal | A Jacksonville Jaguars Blog
It’s the halfway point of the preseason schedule. The Jaguars have lost one and won one. The loss can be attributed to the fact that the Jaguars bottom 33% weren’t as good and/or as well prepared as the Patriots third stringers. Luckily for the Jaguars, the games won’t be played by those players. The win showed great promise on defense. Besides one blown play for the first stringers, the defense was great. That’s it for the obvious stuff, let’s get into the other observations.

JDR on deep execution by Garrard, offense - AFC South Blog - ESPN
David Garrard threw a pick on a deep ball for Mike Thomas in the Jaguars' preseason win over Atlanta. It was a disappointing play that burned a possession, and in discussing it with Jacksonville reporters Tuesday Garrard said he and Thomas got crossed up. Thomas broke off the route flat rather than at the deeper angle Garrard was expecting.

Jack Del Rio assesses Jaguars QB David Garrard and the offense | jacksonville.com
Jack Del Rio said today "David's our starter," which is something he's said throughout the spring, summer and training camp, even as a legitimate competition brewed in camp. Four days after Gabbert looked fairly rookie-like against the Falcons, Del Rio also answered affirmatively when asked if Garrard would start the season opener. But that doesn't mean he was pleased by everything he saw from Garrard and the Jaguars offense on Friday against the Falcons. Asked if Garrard needs to step up his game, Del Rio said yes.