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Jaguars vs. Chargers 2014: Pregame and first quarter live blog

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Here's your open discussion thread to talk about anything and everything during the pregame and first quarter of the Jaguars and Chargers matchup in Week 4.

Rob Foldy

The Jacksonville Jaguars are traveling to play the San Diego Chargers but more importantly...

*trumpets blare*

SIR BLAKE BORTLES IS STARTING.

In the second half of the 44-17 blowout to the Indianapolis Colts, Bortles was the exact opposite of veteran starter Chad Henne. He made quick decisions, he escaped pressure, he ran the read option effectively, and he got EverBank as rowdy as it has ever been for a 27-point loss.

How will Blake do in his first ever start? Let's do this!

Some helpful links:

The Jaguars opened as a 14.5-point underdog to the Chargers?

A TV coverage map of the Jaguars vs. Chargers game

How to watch, listen to, and live-stream today's Jaguars vs. Chargers game

THE BCC PREVIEW EXTRAVAGANZA: JAGUARS BLAKE JAGUARS BORTLES

5 questions with Bolts From The Blue about the Chargers

Live blog:

4:36 PM: Pants. Off.

4:28 PM: Bend but don't break, Jaguars.

4:20 PM: The Jaguars and Chargers are still scoreless after the first three drives of the game. Around midfield the Jaguars went for it on fourth-and-short and didn't get a good enough push.

4:09 PM: Toby Gerhart fumbles on his first carry, and Denard Robinson moved into lone running back on the next series.

3:43 PM: The family that Blakes together, stays together.

3:33 PM: rt if u agree

3:03 PM: The new generation.

2:36 PM: Today's inactives in the Jaguars vs. Chargers matchup:

Jaguars:
WR Marqise Lee
TE Mickey Shuler
CB Jeremy Harris
OT Austin Pasztor
OL Tyler Shatley
WR Tavarres King
LB Jeremiah George

Chargers:
CB Jason Verrett
RB Ryan Mathews
LB Manti Te’o
LB Reggie Walker
OL Rich Ohrnberger
TE David Johnson
LB Jerry Attaochu

1:51 PM: My God.

1:48 PM: Umm...

1:14 PM: Elite on and off the field, IMO.

12:46 PM: Looks good. It's no Jacksonville, but then again what is?

12:21 PM: Real.

12:11 PM: Bill Cowher also started Neil O'Donnell in a Super Bowl so...

11:56 PM: Jeff Lageman is already better at Twitter than most of us.

9:01 AM: Cooler than cool.

8:30 AM: Have you read this? It is our Sistene Chapel.