RTC: Gerhart exactly as envisioned

July, 28, 2014
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Running back Toby Gerhart's first day in pads went just the way Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley envisioned it would when he signed the former Stanford standout to a free-agent contract in March.

"...He had a gap scheme with a small space, and he stayed true to it and hit it and had good pad level," Bradley said. "I think it was a good sign."

In other words, the 6-foot, 231-pound Gerhart pounded through the hole, which is exactly what the Jaguars want, writes the Florida Times-Union's Vito Stellino.

"I try not to explode and blow up one of my teammates. I’m a bigger back, a power back," Gerhart said. "I’m able to wear defenses down. I feel like the more carries I get, the better rhythm I have. I get lathered up. I think I’m at my best when I get multiple carries in a row."

Here are some additional pieces of Jaguars-related content from around the Web in our Reading the Coverage feature:

The T-U's Ryan O'Halloran writes that rookie cornerback Aaron Colvin is slowly making his way back from a torn ACL.

Stellino also writes that quarterback Chad Henne has been given the green light to call audibles.

Ken Hornack of Fox Sports Florida writes that Blake Bortles has opened camp with no fear and no delusions about his role.

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ESPN Jacksonville Jaguars reporter

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