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Jaguars QB Controversy: Blaine Gabbert Not Treating It Like He's The Starter

The Jaguars spent a top-ten pick on Blaine Gabbert in the 2011 NFL Draft, and while he didn't play like that this past year, it is widely assumed that he will be the starter heading into this Season. But according to Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union, Gabbert is approaching this offseason as if he hasn't already been given the job. He is still going out and trying to earn his spot.

"I compete every practice," he said. "I know perfect isn’t really ever achievable, but I like to think it is. I’m plenty competitive and I get really mad at myself, just like anybody would if you expect it to be perfect. When you miss a throw, miss something easy that you know you can make, the biggest thing is you just have to bounce back."

Gabbert could be competing with Chad Henne who the Jaguars brought in as a free agent, but he wasn't that impressive when given his starting shot in Miami over the past couple of years.

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