Blaine Gabbert needs to get a move on.
What a fantastically horrible idea.
There is nothing in Gabbert's profile that suggests he should tuck and run.
In college, Gabbert rarely ran the football, if ever, and his rushing totals (which do include sack yardage) indicate no real proclivity for doing so.
In the pros, he's averaging just over two yards a carry, roughly what he did in college.
First, people wanted a simple offense for Gabbert. Mularkey delivered.
Then the complaint was that they needed "open up the offense." The result was three points against the Bears.
Now, Mularkey wants to see Gabbert run?
What Gabbert needs to do is complete passes downfield. Until he does that, he won't be a successful NFL quarterback. Asking a player with questionable ability in the pocket to think about running more is a recipe for disaster.
Disaster is what the Jaguars already have, however, so I suppose Mularkey thinks it can't get any worse.
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