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Blake Bortles
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles Phil Sears USA TODAY Sports

3. Blake Bortles

Despite the marvelous preseason, Bortles was benched in favor of Chad Henne to begin the 2014 season, just as Jaguars management and coaches had promised.

Henne put forth a solid effort, racking up 266 yards, a pair of touchdown passes and a 89.9 quarterback rating while leading the Jags to a 17-0 halftime lead over Philadelphia. But Henne and the offense posted an egg in the second half, leading to a loss.

It won’t be long before Jacksonville is out of contention and Bortles will see the field.

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