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Marrone won't commit to Jaguars starting QB

(TSX / STATS) -- JACKSONVILLE -- Two days before the Jacksonville Jaguars play their all-important third preseason game against the Carolina Panthers Thursday, no one knows who the team's starting quarterback will be. Nobody except head coach Doug Marrone and he's not telling anyone, not even the two contenders - Blake Bortles and Chad Henne.

"I feel good about one of them," Marrone said after Monday's practice. "I have a lot of good reasoning for it so I'm going to see where it goes. I have a plan in my mind. I haven't talked to the quarterbacks about that plan yet. I'm just going to see how the practices go. We've got another big day tomorrow, a good day. Both of them are doing fine. Like I said, I feel like I have a very good plan for myself and then I'll make the quarterbacks aware of it when we get closer to the game."

The Jaguars have had four practices since last Thursday's game against Tampa Bay when Bortles was a pedestrian-like 8-of-13 for 65 yards with no points in four possessions. Henne followed and wasn't a lot better, connecting on 6-of-10 for 44 yards. Yet both quarterbacks had two incompletions each that have stirred much of the quarterback controversy. Bortles twice missed a wide-open Allen Robinson downfield, once throwing well behind Robinson and the second one a couple yards short of an open Robinson.

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AFC South Division
TeamWLTPct
Houston 000-
Indianapolis 000-
Jacksonville 000-
Tennessee 000-
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: B. Bortles3905
Pass TDs: B. Bortles23
Rush Yds: T. Yeldon465
Rush TDs: B. Bortles3
Rec Yds: A. Robinson883
Rec TDs: A. Robinson6
Int: J. Ramsey2
Sacks: Y. Ngakoue8.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 5359 (23)
Passing Yards: 3925 (20)
Rushing Yards: 1631 (22)
Points per game: 19.9 (25)
Yards per game: 334.9 (23)
Touchdowns: 32 (24)
Field Goals: 27 (19)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 5147 (6)
Passing Yards: 3627 (3)
Rushing Yards: 1703 (19)
Points per game: 25.0 (25)
Yards per game: 321.7 (6)
Touchdowns: 37 (14)
Field Goals: 38 (32)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
8/21 C. Gaines on IR undislosed
8/20 D. Harris signed
8/18 J. Horton cut
8/18 J. Horton off IR undisclosed
8/15 E. Robinson on IR undisclosed
8/15 J. Johnson on IR undisclosed
8/14 D. Thomas signed
8/14 D. Grinnage signed
8/14 C. James II acquired from waiver
8/14 K. Walker III cut
Injuries
Date Player Status
8/21 C. Gaines undislosed (IR)
8/15 E. Robinson undisclosed (IR)
8/15 J. Johnson undisclosed (IR)
8/14 J. Horton undisclosed (IR)
8/12 T. Gaffney undisclosed (IR)
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