Blake Bortles and the Rams sign a one-year contract


Bortles was released by the Jaguars on March 13th.

Former Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback, Blake Bortles, has signed a one – year contract with the Los Angeles Rams. the team announced Monday.

Bortles will become Jared Goff's substitute quarterback after meeting with the team on Monday.

Bortles was released by the Jaguars two days after Jacksonville signed a $ 88 million four-year deal with former Eagles quarterback Nick Foles. A former No. 3 draw in the 2014 NFL draw, Bortles spent the first five years of his career with the Jaguars.

Bortles scored 35 touchdowns in 2015 as a quarterback for the second year and helped the Jaguar lead the AFC championship game in 2017.

After starting the 2018 season 3-1, the Jaguars lost seven consecutive games, resulting in the dismissal of offensive coordinator, Nathaniel Hackett, and Bortles' bench. in favor of saving Cody Kessler.

Bortles has a record of 24-49 as starting in 73 games for Jacksonville and finished the 2018 season with 2,718 yards, 13 touchdowns and 11 steals.

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