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Inside the Jaguars: Henne fine with co-No. 1s
Chad Henne doesn’t much mind a tie. Not at this stage, at least. Henne, competing with Blaine Gabbert for the Jaguars’ starting quarterback position, said it didn’t bother him when the team on Monday announced him and Gabbert as co-No. 1s on the first unofficial depth chart of the 2013 preseason. In fact, Henne said it wouldn’t have made much sense to do anything else. “That’s what (Head) Coach Gus (Bradley) said from the beginning, that it’s going to be a competition to the end,” Henne said Tuesday after a two-and-half-hour 2013 training camp practice at the Florida Blue Health and Wellness Practice Fields.

Jaguars' Babin: Rushing passer never gets old | jacksonville.com
Defensive end Jason Babin is hoping to save his best for last.A 10-year veteran who was cut by the Philadelphia Eagles last season, Babin is trying to show the skeptics he can still be a dominant pass rusher at age 33 for the Jaguars this year as he comes off groin surgery.“There are things that are assumed with that age. But in my book, that’s another chip on my shoulder. It’s been kind of that way my whole career. It’s part of my DNA. It’s kind of served me well in this business,’’ he said.

Jaguars OW Denard Robinson switches to No. 16
Former Michigan star Denard Robinson is wearing his college number again. Jacksonville's "offensive weapon," listed on the depth chart at four positions, switched from No. 29 to No. 16 on Tuesday and plans to wear it the rest of the season. Receiver Jordan Shipley had worn No. 16 since signing with the Jaguars last November. Shipley agreed to switch to No. 15 after receiver Taylor Price was waived Monday.

Jaguars sign former Weber State standout Pat McQuistan | OregonLive.com
The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed veteran guard Pat McQuistan, a former Lebanon High and Weber State standout, in hopes of building offensive line depth. McQuistan, who is entering his eighth NFL season, has started 11 of 72 career games. He has spent time with Dallas, Miami, Tennessee, New Orleans and Arizona. He played in 12 games for the Cardinals last season and started three. The 6-foot-6, 317-pound lineman was originally a seventh-round pick by the Cowboys in 2006. He spent four seasons in Dallas, seeing action in 40 games at guard and tackle. He started a career-high eight games in 2010 with Miami.

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