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Blake Bortles makes NFL debut
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Blake Bortles makes NFL debut
Sunday September 21st, 2014

UPDATE: Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley has named Blake Bortles the starter for week four. 

EARLIER: With the Jaguars trailing 30-0 to the Colts Sunday, Jacksonville head coach Gus Bradley pulled quarterback Chad Henne in favor of rookie Blake Bortles.

Bortles threw a 63-yard touchdown pass to Allen Hurns in the fourth quarter for his first career score.

Bortles came in to start the second half and completed one of five passes for 21 yards on his first NFL series. He also had a 14-yard scramble called back due to a holding penalty. 

The Jaguars had two first downs on the drive—one on a Bortles pass to Allen Robinson, the other on a run by Denard Robinson—​as many as they had in the first half with Henne under center. 

Bortles' second series ended with a Jaguars field goal.

Lions' Stephen Tulloch hurts himself celebrating sack​

Bortles was the third selection April's draft. He played college football at UCF.

Bortles was the second rookie quarterback to make his NFL debut Sunday. The Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater stepped in for an injured Matt Cassel.

- Dan Gartland

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