Maurice Jones-Drew Says Colin Kaepernick is Better Than Blake Bortles & Chad Henne (VIDEO)
The Jacksonville Jaguars seem to always be that one team that is constantly on the rise. Unfortunately, it never really shows in the win column, and most of it has to do with who is behind center Sunday.
This time around it’s Blake Bortles. Many believe he is holding this team back from potential greatness and a change needs to be made.
Former Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew knows a quick fix that would improve the team in every facet of the game. Just a few days ago, he stated the team needs to take a look at Colin Kaepernick because he is clearly better than Blake Bortles and Chad Henne right now.
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The full quote:
“You have to go find a quarterback that can win games either with his legs or with his arm. Something to keep that offense on the field. But seriously though, Colin Kaepernick though… there are people in Jacksonville who are literally crying for them to go do research and bring him in. Because they know that with him, you can run the ball more, your defense wouldn’t be on the field all the time, and he’s better than what you have there. I mean, point blank period, both of those guys — listen, Blake Bortles, we know what he is. Some people, that’s who they are. You can continue to say, ‘We want to use him or continue to do this.’ I was in Jacksonville and we were doing Inside Training Camp and they said our season is gonna be on his back. That’s what everybody do. Well, you were able to hide him the first week. Now you’ve kind of been exposed by the Titans. What’s gonna happen when you play the…”
The former San Francisco 49ers QB remains a free agent after a season filled with drama surrounding his protest of the national anthem.