Nathaniel Hackett: Trust in Blake Bortles means we can be more aggressive

Jaguars offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett has spent the last three years working with quarterback Blake Bortles and he sees major differences from the quarterback he met in 2015.
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Trust wasn’t a word used about Bortles at this point a year ago and Kyle Anderson Womens Jersey the Jaguars flirted with the notion of starting Chad Henne last summer before committing to Bortles. There won’t be any flirtations with other starters this summer, but it will be some time before we know for sure how much more of the Jaguars offense will rest on their quarterback’s shoulders this season.

Here’s one to consider: The Chicago Blitz under legendary head coach George Allen embarked on an aggressive effort to find players, signing 258 after kicking tires on a whopping 3,148. One of the players who received a no thanks from the Blitz was a linebacker named Karl Mecklenburg.

Yes, he’s the same Karl Mecklenburg who went on to become a six-time Pro Bowler and Hall of Fame semifinalist with the Broncos.

Making the whiff on Mecklenburg even more stunning is the fact that the team’s desperation to find competent players included visiting a prison to consider an inmate eligible for work release who wrote to the team, I love football. I can play. And the Blitz actually signed a schlub named Albert C. Lynch, a five-eight, 185-pound would-be linebacker who ran a molassesesque 5.7-second 40 and whose only redeeming quality was http://www.falconsfootballofficialonline.com/Robert-Alford-Jersey.html noticing during the tryout that the chosen few were being directed to then-25-year-old Bruce Allen to sign a contract.

Severino’s fastball isn’t his only swing-and-miss pitch. His main secondary pitch, his slider, has been effective, too. Per Statcast, Severino has had a higher spin rate and whiff percentage using the slider this season than at any previous point http://www.authenticspurstore.com/Kyle_Anderson_Jersey in his career.

He’s been a two-pitch pitcher tonight. Gas and filth.

His slider has been passing the eyeball test, too.

He’s starting to get a feel for it, not overthrow it as much as he has Robert Alford Jersey in the past. The less you overthrow it, the more it’ll drop, Cone said. It looks a little different from pitch to pitch. No two are the same.