FantasySP / NFL / Blake Bortles https://www.fantasysp.com/nfl_player_news/Blake_Bortles/ FantasySP / NFL / Blake Bortles Copyright 2018 5148186 <![CDATA[Jacksonville Jaguars take themselves out of Kirk Cousins derby by committing to Blake Bortles]]> Blake Bortles. There will be no more speculating that the Jaguars might push aside Bortles next month and enter the free agent bidding for Kirk Cousins.

If the Jaguars are going to be a Super Bowl team moving forward, it will have to be with Bortles at quarterback.

The Jaguars recommitted themselves Saturday to Bortles as their quarterback — and removed themselves from the pending Cousins sweepstakes — by agreeing with Bortles to a three-year contract extension worth about $54 million, a person familiar with the situation confirmed]]>
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<![CDATA[What leverage did Bortles really have?]]> Blake Bortles looks on the surface like a good deal for the team. With the market for quarterbacks finally approaching $30 million, the Jaguars got Bortles for only $3 million per year more than the Bears paid to glorified placeholder Mike Glennon a year [more]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147873/what-leverage-did-bortles-really-have 5147873 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 13:51:01 EDT profootballtalk.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147873/what-leverage-did-bortles-really-have <![CDATA[With Blake Bortles extension, Jaguars banking on continuity over an upgrade at QB]]> Blake Bortles making big strides.        ]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147849/with-blake-bortles-extension-jaguars-banking-on-continuity-over-an-upgrade-at-qb 5147849 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 13:12:01 EDT Arizona Republic https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147849/with-blake-bortles-extension-jaguars-banking-on-continuity-over-an-upgrade-at-qb <![CDATA[Expects to be 100 percent for OTAs]]> Bortles (wrist), who agreed to a three-year, $54 million contract extension with the Jaguars on Saturday, said he expects to receive full clearance for full activities by early March, Michael DiRocco of ESPN.com reports.

With his new contract locking him in as the Jaguars' starting quarterback for at least the 2018 campaign, Bortles will turn his focus to getting 100 percent healthy for the start of Jacksonville's offseason program in April. Bortles appeared on the Jaguars' injury report throughout the season while managing the right wrist issue, but didn't miss any action due to the injury, starting all 19 of the Jaguars' regular-season and playoff outings. After undergoing minor surgery to address the matter Jan. 26, Bortles spent the past month rehabbing before heading to California this weekend to begin a limited throwing program. He's expected to remain out west for the next two weeks before being reevaluated by Jacksonville's team doctors prior to Organized Team Activities.

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<![CDATA[Jaguars | Blake Bortles should be cleared soon]]> Blake Bortles (wrist) said he is on schedule in his recovery from offseason wrist surgery and should be fully cleared by early March.]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147838/jaguars-blake-bortles-should-be-cleared-soon 5147838 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 12:48:01 EDT footballguys https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147838/jaguars-blake-bortles-should-be-cleared-soon <![CDATA[Bortles is first, but several 2014 first-round picks will get bigger contracts]]> Blake Bortles signed with the Jaguars on Saturday, he became the first member of the 2014 class of first-round draft picks to sign a second contract with his team. He won’t be the last. Several first-round picks from 2014 will get even bigger deals on their second contracts. The class of 2014 [more]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147830/bortles-is-first-but-several-2014-first-round-picks-will-get-bigger-contracts 5147830 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 12:39:01 EDT profootballtalk.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147830/bortles-is-first-but-several-2014-first-round-picks-will-get-bigger-contracts <![CDATA[Jaguars sign QB Blake Bortles to 3-year, $54M contract]]> Blake Bortles might not be the long-term answer in Jacksonville.He is, however, the short-term starter.The Jaguars signed Bortles to a three-year, $54 million deal Saturday that will keep him under contract through the 2020 season. The deal includes $26.5 million guaranteed. ]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147738/jaguars-sign-qb-blake-bortles-to-3-year-54m-contract 5147738 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 10:33:01 EDT Boston Herald https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147738/jaguars-sign-qb-blake-bortles-to-3-year-54m-contract <![CDATA[Bortles signs contract extension with JAX]]>
$26.5 million guaranteed, $54 million over three yearsThe Jaguars answered their biggest off-season question Saturday night when they signed quarterback Blake Bortles to a contract extension through the 2020 season. Bortles was due a guaranteed $19 million this year had the Jaguars picked up his option by March 14. Per CBS Sports, Bortles’ deal includes $26.5 million guaranteed and worth $54 million over three years. (Florida Times Union)

FF Today's Take: Bortles had an uneven 2017, starting the year off slow but did manage some solid performances from Week 13 on and was able to get his completion percentage to 60 percent for the first time in his career. He finished 13th in overall fantasy points among QBs but was more of mid-range QB2 in F/Pts per game. This moves takes Jacksonville out of the conversation for Kirk Cousins.]]>
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<![CDATA[Jaguars publish quotes from teammates praising Blake Bortles]]> Blake Bortles. As a result, the quote sheet distributed by the team included remarks from three teammates, each of whom vouched for [more]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147729/jaguars-publish-quotes-from-teammates-praising-blake-bortles 5147729 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 10:15:01 EDT profootballtalk.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147729/jaguars-publish-quotes-from-teammates-praising-blake-bortles <![CDATA[Blake Bortles (wrist) expects to be fully healthy for OTAs.]]> Blake Bortles (wrist) expects to be fully healthy for OTAs. Bortles had wrist surgery last month, but he’s already resumed throwing. He should have close to a normal offseason and be ready for OTAs in April. [...]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147726/blake-bortles-wrist-expects-to-be-fully-healthy-for-otas 5147726 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 10:09:12 EDT rotoworld.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147726/blake-bortles-wrist-expects-to-be-fully-healthy-for-otas <![CDATA[Blake Bortles to head west to train, expects to be 100 percent in two weeks]]> Blake Bortles says his wrist is nearly 100 percent, and the re-signed Jaguar will head to California to train again at the QB training facility 3DQB.]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147680/blake-bortles-to-head-west-to-train-expects-to-be-100-percent-in-two-weeks 5147680 Sun, 25 Feb 2018 8:12:01 EDT espnnflblog https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147680/blake-bortles-to-head-west-to-train-expects-to-be-100-percent-in-two-weeks <![CDATA[Three-year deal for Bortles gives Jaguars the flexibility to draft and develop a young quarterback]]> Blake Bortles to a new three-year contract as it was when they made him the third overall pick in 2014. On [more]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147523/three-year-deal-for-bortles-gives-jaguars-the-flexibility-to-draft-and-develop-a-young-quarterback 5147523 Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:27:01 EDT profootballtalk.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147523/three-year-deal-for-bortles-gives-jaguars-the-flexibility-to-draft-and-develop-a-young-quarterback <![CDATA[Blake Bortles already throwing four weeks after wrist surgery]]> Blake Bortles underwent surgery on his right wrist four weeks ago. He had no problem signing his name to the dotted line Saturday, so it appears to be healing just fine. In fact, the Jaguars quarterback said he already has started throwing. “It has been a day over four weeks,” Bortles said, via quotes distributed [more]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147522/blake-bortles-already-throwing-four-weeks-after-wrist-surgery 5147522 Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:27:01 EDT profootballtalk.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147522/blake-bortles-already-throwing-four-weeks-after-wrist-surgery <![CDATA[The 2018 starting quarterbacks, ranked by APY]]> Blake Bortles an average of $18 million per year. That sounds good in isolation, but it puts him near the bottom of all NFL starting quarterbacks not constrained by a slotted rookie deal. Here’s the list of 2018 starters by annual average, [more]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147521/the-2018-starting-quarterbacks-ranked-by-apy 5147521 Sat, 24 Feb 2018 23:27:01 EDT profootballtalk.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147521/the-2018-starting-quarterbacks-ranked-by-apy <![CDATA[Blake Bortles’ dream was a second deal with team that drafted him]]> Blake Bortles‘ three-year deal is worth $54 million, with another $12.5 million available through incentives, according to multiple reports. It’s a lot less than the five-year, $137.5 million contract that the 49ers recently gave Jimmy Garoppolo. But the Jaguars quarterback is just as happy with his deal. “It is a dream come true,” Bortles said, [more]]]> https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147492/blake-bortles-dream-was-a-second-deal-with-team-that-drafted-him 5147492 Sat, 24 Feb 2018 22:51:01 EDT profootballtalk.com https://www.fantasysp.com/player/nfl/Blake_Bortles/5147492/blake-bortles-dream-was-a-second-deal-with-team-that-drafted-him