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Friday, November 8, 2013
RTC: Denard Robinson will get more work

By Michael DiRocco

Denard Robinson was a high-profile quarterback at Michigan, but he wasn't spotted much during the first half of the Jaguars' season.

After spending the first half of the season in relative anonymity, he's back in the news again now that he has been promoted to the backup running back spot behind Maurice Jones-Drew.

"He gained our trust as far as ball security and he had a really good week of practice before the San Francisco game and we said, 'All right, let's get him in there and see what he can do,'" head coach Gus Bradley said.

Robinson had four carries for 15 yards against the 49ers and offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch said the plan is to get Robinson more carries as the season progresses, writes the Florida Times-Union's Vito Stellino.

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

The loss of Justin Blackmon certainly hurts the offense, and the rest of the receivers -- specifically Mike Brown, Ace Sanders, Stephen Burton and Stephen Williams -- have to step up in the second half of the season, writes the T-U's Hays Carlyon.

ESPN Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky writes that the Titans aren't looking past the Jaguars despite a big game with Indianapolis looming the following week.

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may be out of the Heisman Trophy race after his performance against Stanford, but NFL.com's Daniel Jeremiah writes that scouts still like what they see out of him.

Here's a roundup of items from this blog: Paul Kuharsky and I break down Sunday's Jaguars-Titans matchup in the weekly Double Coverage feature; the stat of the week, which focuses on quarterback Chad Henne; the defense is missing too many tackles; the weekly mailbag.