Gabbert later participated in the team's walk-through later that night. Coach Gus Bradley called the injury a "freak deal."
Gabbert is a former first-round draft pick and is competing against Chad Henne for the Jaguar's starting quarterback position. He played his whole rookie season in 2011 with a nagging toe injury and missed the final six games of last season with an injury to his right forearm. He has also played through a torn labrum in his non-throwing shoulder.
Gabbert threw for 1,662 yards last season on 58.3 percent with nine touchdowns and six picks before his season was ended. This was a vast improvement over his rookie season, when he was sacked 40 times and fumbled 14 times- a league high- while completing just 50.8 percent of his passes.
Before the accident, Gabbert was playing good football, one of his best so far in training camp. Two days after a practice that included several botched snaps, Gabbert completed 11 of 15 passes in 11-on-11 drills on Monday. The overall feeling is that things were headed in Gabbert's direction, but the injury puts a damper on his chances.
References: SB Nation and ESPN.
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