<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Bortles says Redskins film was "tough to watch." Adds QBs have to adjust to whatever injury situation comes up with WRs <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Jaguars?src=hash">#Jaguars</a></p>— Eugene Frenette (@GeneFrenette) <a href="https://twitter.com/GeneFrenette/status/513016074900873217">September 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
Earlier this week I was probably at my lowest point in Jaguars fandom. I was flat out fed up. Im not anymore. I have drank from the cool, cool water of Eugene Frenette's reporting fountain.
Read that again.
Now read it again.
Now read it once more.
Blake Bortles truly is learning from Chad Henne. No really. He is. Often times, one of the most difficult aspects of the transition from the college game to the pro game is the speed. We hear that all the time. "It's such a fast game when you're in the National Football League" says Jon Gruden while he changes his own diaper not neglecting the baby powder.
How do you learn speed though? You learn it by watching a guy who is average get absolutely demolished because he 1. doesnt trust the receivers 2. doesnt get the protection calls right 3. holds on to the ball too long.
Blake's comments are telling. Watching an experienced QB take ten sacks and get absolutely demolished in every phase of the game is taking the rookie lumps without a single bruise. It's beautiful when you think about it.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p>Bortles says Henne has "been unbelievable to learn from and been an unbelievable friend." No awkwardness between QBs. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Jaguars?src=hash">#Jaguars</a></p>— Eugene Frenette (@GeneFrenette) <a href="https://twitter.com/GeneFrenette/status/513016663462400000">September 19, 2014</a></blockquote>
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Of course not. Most Homecoming Queens have that one ugly friend.