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The Jaguars' quarterback situation is so desparate -- one passing touchdown, fewer than 400 yards, and two interceptions in two games -- that fans are actually petitioning the team to sign Tim Tebow as their starting quarterback. Can you believe it? At least one group of fans plans on spending three hours and 16 minutes (in reference to a bible verse Tebow had on his eye black in 2009) at a rally to convince the team to sign him. We can't see a counter-rally in support of either Blaine Gabbert or Chad Henne materializing, but would this really be a good call for the Jaguars?

Here's a sampling of what readers had to say in our Facebook conversation on the story:

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Jaguars go with Gabbert

Here's a secret about QB competitions: They rarely occur between two quarterbacks who don't possess significant flaws. Take the battle in Jacksonville, most recently won by Blaine Gabbert over Chad Henne. Neither quarterback had a completion percentage above 60 percent last season, their QBRs weren't stellar, and combined, they led the Jaguars to a record of 2-14. This year seems like Gabbert's last chance to stick as a starter -- in his two seasons with Jacksonville, he's compiled a mere 5-19 record.

  • The Jaguars awarded their starting quarterback job to Blaine Gabbert. Who would be a better starter for the Jaguars?

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  • How many games will the Jaguars win this season?

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  • Who will be the Jaguars' starting quarterback by season's end?

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  • How many years would you give a rookie quarterback to prove himself before looking for other options?

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Will Maurice Jones-Drew be elite again?

Not long ago, Maurice Jones-Drew was a star running back, piling up yards and amassing touchdowns at a fantasy-god level. But last season, a Lisfranc injury in his left foot limited Jones-Drew to six games, 414 yards and a single score. Now Jones-Drew is back, cleared to participate in training camp as he faces a pivotal year with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Can the 28-year-old prove to the Jags -- and the NFL -- that he deserves a big new contract? And how much will he help his team, which won just two games last season?

  • Maurice Jones-Drew rushed for 1,300-plus yards each season from 2009-2011, but just 414 in 2012. What kind of production do you expect from him this season?

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  • Will Maurice Jones-Drew be an elite running back again?

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  • Will this be Maurice Jones-Drew's final season in Jacksonville?

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  • Who should be the Jaguars' starting quarterback?

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  • What kind of NFL player will Jaguars rookie Denard Robinson be?

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  • The Jaguars went 2-14 in 2012. How many games will they win this season?

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It's not that the Dolphins didn't have a passing game in Monday's win against the Jets. Chad Henne completed 20 passes and put balls where even Ted Ginn Jr. couldn't drop them. Heck, Ronnie Brown had half as many completions as the Browns' Derek Anderson did Sunday. But it's not images of Chad Henne that are casting doubts on SportsNation's contention last week that the Jets were the eighth-best team in the league. (Even if 77 percent of SportsNation is convinced Henne is the guy the Dolphins can build around).

No, Monday's lasting image was Rex Ryan's vaunted defense getting pushed around, specifically by Ronnie Brown, Ricky Williams and the Wildcat offense.

So what's a more miserable way to spend three hours watching football -- knowing there's nothing your defense can do to stop a guy like Peyton Manning from picking you apart through the air or watching Brown and Williams (or Adrian Peterson -- did we mention he's chatting today at 12:15 ET?) churn up yards and clock?

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