The Jacksonville Jaguars are 20 days away from their preseason opener against the New York Jets and that means we're counting down the top plays of last season.
Yesterday was Paul Posluszny's interception against the Atlanta Falcons.
Today's top play?
No. 20: Blake Bortles with a deep pass to Allen Robinson he wouldn't have made in 2014
What a difference a year makes. In a nearly identical situation (and even against the same team) Blake Bortles finds a wide open Allen Robinson. If he gets it to him, it's a touchdown in both instances.
But in 2014, making just the fifth start of his career, Bortles throws a bit off and Robinson can't make the adjustment to get to the ball.
In 2015, however, Bortles catches Robinson in stride for the score.
Both throws are nearly the same distance in the air (the throw in 2014 was 35 yards in the air, the throw in 2015 was 40 yards in the air), Robinson is nearly the same distance away from the closest defender (in 2014 he's three yards away, in 2015 he's four yards away), but in 2015 he's got a man in his face and still makes a better throw than in 2014 where he's relatively clean.
What a difference a year can make.
Does Bortles' throw deserve to be in the top 25 of 2015? Let us know in the comments below!