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Maurice Jones-Drew Sees Difference In Blaine Gabbert

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Aug 30, 2012; Jacksonville FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert (11) makes adjustments against the Atlanta Falcons during the first quarter at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Douglas Jones-US PRESSWIRE
Aug 30, 2012; Jacksonville FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert (11) makes adjustments against the Atlanta Falcons during the first quarter at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Douglas Jones-US PRESSWIRE

Maurice Jones-Drew has only been back on the practice field with the Jacksonville Jaguars for two days, but already he sees a difference in second-year quarterback Blaine Gabbert.

"Oh yeah," Jones-Drew said emphatically when reporters asked him if he saw a difference in Gabbert. "His command of the offense is great. He tells guys where to go, he calls the plays, knows where the play is going. It’s not like he’s learning on the run. He’s doing a great job with it."

Gabbert has made strides through the course of training camp and the 2012 NFL preseason, looking much more comfortable with what he's doing on offense and just has a better presence about himself on the field.

"On Monday I messed up a couple of times, and he was like ‘No, no no. We will do it this way. It’s just like this play from last year, but we call it this.’," Jones-Drew told reporters. "He is able to break it down for me where I can adjust a little bit faster. When you have a quarterback that’s like that at a young age, you expect nothing from greatness from him."