Jaguars ‘concerned’ by Blake Bortles’ rough practice


The Blake Bortles panic meter may finally be reaching its breaking point in Jacksonville.

The beleaguered signal caller, selected No. 3 overall in the 2014 NFL Draft, has battled turnover issues throughout his first three seasons in the league. While Bortles is clearly talented, coaches are growing concerned about his volatility.

Bortles did nothing to dispel those concerns Saturday in practice, when he threw five interceptions during 7-on-7 drills.

Ray finished 2016 with 48 tackles to go along with eight sacks. He joins fellow linebacker Shaquil Barrett among the walking wounded for the Broncos this offseason.

Veteran linebacker Kasim Edebali will have to step up in Ray’s absence and make up for some of the lost production.

We signed Edebali in the offseason from New Orleans for his rushing skills, Joseph said, so he’s a guy that’s going to help us rush from the Sam position and stop the run as far as setting the edge. He’s capable. We’re excited about him.

The Broncos still have one of the most formidable defenses in the NFL as they finished fourth in the league in 2016 in yards allowed per game (316.1).

Ryan Tannehill has been the face of the Dolphins ever since they Cheap Green Bay Packers Jerseys drafted Cheap Giants Jerseys him with the eighth pick in 2012. He’s the only quarterback since Dan Marino to start two consecutive seasons as Miami’s unquestioned starter. After a 2016 playoff appearance in coach Adam Gase’s first season, led by Tannehill’s first winning record as a starter, Dolphins fans, coaches and executives had real optimism about a consistent playoff roster.

SN source: 49ers pin finalists for GM job, will conduct second interviews this week


The San Francisco 49ers arent just honing in on a new head coach.

A source tells Sporting News that the franchise is set to conduct second interviews later this week with finalists for its vacant general managers position.

49ers brass has already told some of the candidates that they remain Cheap Germany Soccer Jerseys in contention for the job that opened when Trent Baalke was fired at seasons end.

Can’t tell you if Jordy’s going to practice Wednesday, but he did all the work in the (regeneration) workout (Monday), McCarthy said. So that’s a good sign.

While most players wouldn’t be able to return to the field two weeks after breaking his ribs, the sources said Nelson is different than most players. The rest of the team is hopeful that Nelson will defy the odds, including quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

We’re going to try to get this one and hopefully get him back if he can’t play this week, Rodgers said Thursday.

He’s been a warrior all season. I don’t think he’s missed a practice hardly all season. Different without him out there, but we’re hopeful he’s going to be able to heal quickly and be able to go.

Farmer was fired after the 2015 season and Manziel was released two months later. Neither man is currently with an NFL team.

Browns fans are surely wondering how things would have worked out had Patriots coach Bill Belichick, who led the Browns from 1991-95, stuck around. Also on Belichick’s staff those four years was Cheap Green Bay Packers Jerseys current Alabama coach Nick Saban, who called Belichick ‘the most organized coach that I’ve ever been involved with.’