Jaguars name Blake Bortles starter for Week 1

Fantasy Football, NFL News
August 26, 2017

Chad Henne returns to backup role

Doug Marrone has named Blake Bortles starting QB for Jaguars’ regular season opener against Houston on September 10. (Adam Schefter on Twitter)

Nerdy Football Analysis: After being demoted for the all important third pre-season game, the Jags have elected to go with the uninspiring Bortles over the mediocre Chad Henne at quarterback for Week 1. Perhaps the mini-benching will light a flame under Bortles who has looked awful this pre-season. Bortles is back to being draftable in 2-QBs leagues but its a situation fantasy owners will want to avoid.

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