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Gus Bradley doesn't know what 'accountability' means

Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley talks a lot about accountability. But it doesn't sound like he knows what that means.

Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley held his weekly "Tell the Truth Monday" press conference at EverBank Field following the team’s third loss in a row, a 31-20 loss to the Houston Texans.

Bradley continues to sound confused and in over his head, as well is talking in circles rather than answering any questions that the local media had for him. Bradley routinely came back to talking about "accountability" and players doing what they need to do, but I’m not sure Bradley knows what accountability means.

When pressed both after the game on Sunday and on Monday, Bradley walked backwards rather than answer questions. If accountability is a big problem for the team, why do players like Chris Clemons and Andre Branch continue to get playing time over guys like Ryan Davis and Chris Smith?

Bradley gave a laughable answer about Davis, citing his special teams play for a lack of defensive snaps.

Guess what? Special teams sucks too, so what’s the difference? Make Clemons play special teams in Davis’ place as punishment for making the same mistakes over and over and for generally being ineffective.

You know, hold him accountable.

It appeared to be another Status Quo Monday for Gus Bradley and the Jaguars, which is a reoccurring theme in his tenure. Bradley isn’t even attempting to rearrange the deck chairs, he’s just letting the ship sink and shrugging his shoulders -- which in reality, is reflective of how his teams perform on most Sundays.

This is just my personal opinion, but Bradley strikes me as a guy who just says what everyone wants to hear. He placates people, media, fans or whatever. He doesn’t seem to actually hold anyone accountable for what they do and his "benchings" seem random and few and far between, bordering on nonsensical. Why did Sergio Brown get benched for a guy they’ve been trying to replace since last year? Why is Zane Beadles still starting? Why is Marcedes Lewis still seeing a ton of snaps? Why is Andre Branch active over Chris Smith?

Bradley talks a lot about accountability, but that’s about all he does. He talks.