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RTC: Blake Bortles inks endorsement deal

8/19/2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Reading the coverage of the Jacksonville Jaguars ...

The Hanania Automotive Group in Jacksonville announced Monday that rookie quarterback Blake Bortles has signed an endorsement agreement with the company. He will be a pitchman for Audi of Jacksonville and the A8 car, writes the Florida Times-Union's Drew Dixon.

CBSSports.com's John Breech predicts that Bortles will win more games than any other rookie quarterback this season. Breech writes that Bortles will win at least five games.

Rookie receiver Allen Hurns has turned heads in his quest to make the 53-man roster, writes the T-U's Vito Stellino.

USA Today's Jim Corbett and Erik Brady write that roughly one quarter of the league's 32 teams will have starting quarterbacks in their first, second or third seasons. One of them could be Bortles.

The Detroit Lions' official web site reports that receiver Calvin Johnson will make his 2014 preseason debut in Friday's game against the Jaguars.

LaRoy Reynolds has done more than just hold down the OTTO linebacker spot for Dekoda Watson. Though Watson has returned Reynolds is still atop the depth chart, writes the T-U's Hays Carlyon.