Bortles, in 2016, caught a touchdown pass on a trick play and it had some Jaguars fans wondering if Marqise Lee should be their quarterback of the future instead of the often-off Bortles...
The Jaguars elected to stay the course and were ultimately rewarded for their sticktoitiveness when Bortles, aided by
an ooberly talented defensive unit, upset the Pittsburgh Steelers in last season's playoffs.
Bortles has had a roller coaster beginning to his NFL career but seems to have settled in now. This coming season will go a long way in defining what path his career will follow. For the first time in forever, the Jaguars enter an NFL season facing lofty expectations. If they're unable to meet them and Bortles is the reason for their downfall, it could mark the beginning of the end of his tenure as an NFL starter.