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Jacksonville Jaguars 2014 Training Camp Preview

By John McMullen, NFL Editor

(SportsNetwork.com) -

REPORT DATE: July 21 (rookies), July 24 (veterans)

SITE: Florida Blue Health and Wellness Practice Fields, Jacksonville, FL

CAMP CONFIDENTIAL: The foundation of Jacksonville's rebuilding process has begun to take shape with the headliner being rookie quarterback Blake Bortles, who was taken with the third overall pick in May's draft.

General manager Dave Caldwell also hit free agency hard, bringing in significant contributors at running back (Toby Gerhart), left guard (Zane Beadles) and on the defensive line (Red Bryant, Chris Clemons and Ziggy Hood).

Next up is figuring out if rookie receivers Marqise Lee or Allen Robinson can at least alleviate the loss of the very talented Justin Blackmon, who is suspended indefinitely for repeated violations of the league's substance-abuse policy.

KEY OFFENSIVE ACQUISITION: Gerhart spent the first four years of his career backing up Adrian Peterson in Minnesota, meaning he never got to show off his talents.

The former Stanford star, who was once the runner-up for the Heisman Trophy, is a punishing downhill runner with sneaky speed and wiggle.

KEY DEFENSIVE ACQUISITION: Bryant reunites with Gus Bradley and should give the coach an excellent base end who is strong at the point of attack and pushes the pocket at times.

PRESEASON SCHEDULE (All Times Eastern):

Aug 8 - vs. Tampa Bay, 7:30 PM Aug 14 - at Chicago, 8:00 PM Aug 22 - at Detroit, 7:30 PM Aug 28 - vs. Atlanta, 6:00 PM

07/17 15:21:16 ET

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Scoreboard
MLB
Final
OAK 2
TEX 7
Final
PIT 3
BOS 2
Final
NYY 3
TOR 2
Final
MIA 2
WAS 6
Final
CHC 4
LOS 8
Final
HOU 1
CLE 2
Final
STL 3
MIL 2
Final
COL 7
ARI 6
Final
SDP 7
PHI 3
Final
ANA 1
SEA 3
2:20pm Today
CHC
LOS
 
7:05pm Tonight
BAL
BOS
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
NYY
TOR
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
CWS
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIA
WAS
 
7:35pm Tonight
ATL
NYM
 
8:10pm Tonight
COL
ARI
 
8:10pm Tonight
MIN
CLE
 
8:10pm Tonight
KAN
DET
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
SEA
 
8:15pm Tonight
STL
CIN
 
9:35pm Tonight
OAK
PHI
 
10:05pm Tonight
ANA
TEX
 
10:10pm Tonight
SDP
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Final
KST 14
AUB 20
8:00pm Tonight
SFLA
UCONN
Final
ATL 56
TAM 14