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Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: Blake Bortles gets thumbs up for preseason

With the final week of the preseason upon us, how has Blake Bortles looked leading up to the regular season opener?

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Thumbs up for Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles -
A quick observation of Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles and how he has played in preparation for the season opener Sept. 13 against the Carolina Panthers. It would be hard to have a better preseason than what Bortles has had through three games. His "official" numbers are impressive enough, especially his completion percentage (39-of-60, 65 percent), but they’re even better when you add in seven drops and take away one spike to stop the clock: 46-of-59, 78 percent.

Jaguars trade Josh Scobee to Pittsburgh Steelers for sixth-round pick -
The Jacksonville Jaguars have traded placekicker Josh Scobee to the Pittsburgh Steelers, pending a physical. Scobee, who was in the final year of his contract, was in somewhat of a battle with Jason Myers this training camp and preseason has been sent to the AFC North, where he's hit some important kicks in the past, just for the Jaguars.

Julius Thomas could have surgery and miss more time -
According to a report by Adam Schefter, Julius Thomas might not be ready to go for the season opener against Carolina after all.

Greg Olson compares Marqise Lee to albino tiger at the zoo -
Marqise Lee's participation in Jacksonville's offseason program and training camp thus far has been a rarity. And judging from the way his new offensive coordinator described it, Lee's recent lack of availability due to a hamstring injury isn't going over well.