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Blaine Gabbert wins Jags' QB job

Updated: August 19, 2013, 6:05 PM ET
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Blaine Gabbert will be the Jacksonville Jaguars' starting quarterback for the season, coach Gus Bradley announced Monday.

He will not play the rest of the preseason, however, because of a hairline fracture in his right thumb that will sideline him two weeks. Gabbert won't need surgery, but he will wear a protective brace while the bone heals.

Bradley said Gabbert will be back in time to prepare as the starter for the Week 1 opener at home against the Kansas City Chiefs.

"Normally ...

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