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Wake-up call: Tuesday, Aug. 19

8/18/2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Here's a preview of what to watch for regarding the Jacksonville Jaguars on Tuesday …

  • Rookie quarterback Blake Bortles got his highly-anticipated first-team reps on Monday -- for all of three plays during 11-on-11 red zone work. He also worked with the first-team receivers during 7-on-7, but that doesn't count. Coach Gus Bradley said Bortles will get a similar number of reps today. Bortles also will be available to the media before today's practice to talk about his three snaps.

  • The center spot is the position to watch right now. Mike Brewster and Jacques McClendon are competing to be the starter, with McClendon taking all the first-team reps during Sunday's final open practice. The Jaguars may name one of them the starter for Friday's preseason game in Detroit today.

  • Tight end Marcedes Lewis has had a great camp, but the situation behind him is dicey because of the injury to Clay Harbor (calf). Brandon Barden and Marcel Jensen are battling to be the No. 2 tight end right now, which would make them the No. 3 tight end when Harbor does return.

  • The Jaguars will practice for two hours in helmets and shoulder pads. Bortles is scheduled to speak to the media and Bradley will have his news conference at 3:30 p.m. ET.