Marrone: QB Blake Bortles 'best I've seen him'

Maybe the nine-day competition was good for quarterback Blake Bortles.

Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said Bortles has been very good in practice during the three-day stretch since being renamed the starter on Saturday morning. So good, in fact, that Marrone said he has never seen Bortles better.

"I think he's doing a nice job," Marrone said Monday afternoon. "I really do. For me, personally, it's the best I've seen him."

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Marrone added that Bortles seems more relaxed and his footwork is better than it was before Marrone opened up the competition, the story said.

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