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Should the Jaguars start Chad Henne vs. the Chargers?

Chad Henne had the best Jaguars quarterback performance of the season in the team's 35-19 loss, so should he be the starter going forward?

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The Jacksonville Jaguars pulled to 0-6 on Sunday with a 35-19 loss to the Denver Broncos, a game that was much closer than the odds makers and Broncos fans surely anticipated. The Jaguars played tough all game, even looking like they might pull ahead at one point, but in the end talent bore out and the Broncos won.

Chad Henne, filling in for an injured Blaine Gabbert, didn't do anything spectacular on Sunday, but he was functional and the Jaguars offense had some life. Henne finished the day 27-of-42 with over 300 yards and two late interceptions, which was probably the best performance by a Jaguars quarterback on the season, all things considered.

Head coach Gus Bradley wasn't committal either way on who would be the quarterback against the San Diego Chargers when the team returns to EverBank Field, but last week it seemed his commitment to Gabbert was waining and Henne's performance, albeit against the worst pass defense in the NFL, could push him to start the veteran one more week.

Personally at this point in the season, it doesn't really matter and I feel Bradley should go with Henne the rest of the way. While Henne wasn't great and had his own problems that likely make matters worse against a better defense, he was at least functional, and at this point that's all we can hope for from the position.

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