Blake Bortles is, believe it or not, still Blake Bortles. He made this fact abundantly clear tonight, in a preseason game against the Buccaneers that is best encapsulated by this pass attempt:
He somehow finished with 65 yards on 8-of-13 passing; it felt like less. Jacksonville lost 12-8, scoring only after Bortles was taken out of the game in favor of Chad Henne and then Brandon Allen.
Here was the vote of confidence that Bortles got from his coach afterwards:
Considering that Marrone said that only after he noted that he was looking for “the best person to lead this offense,” it would seem decently likely that he is, in fact, not thinking about Bortles so much.