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Despite back injury, Garrard is back at practice

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Sometimes, the best therapy for a bad back is a kick in the ass.

After watching rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert turn in a decent (but not stellar) performance in the Jaguars’ preseason opener, starter David Garrard returned to practice Saturday morning, per John Oesher of  Garrard also will practice on Saturday night.  (Two-a-days, by the way, are still permitted, as long as one of them is a walk-through.)

Garrard injured his back during practice on August 4.  He had not practiced since then.

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10 Responses to “Despite back injury, Garrard is back at practice”
  1. wryly1 says: Aug 13, 2011 1:57 PM

    Nothing like an RD1 drafted replacement to cure what ails you.

  2. drgfri says: Aug 13, 2011 1:57 PM

    And despite Rex Ryan’s foot fetish, jets remains on solid footing.

  3. hobartbaker says: Aug 13, 2011 1:59 PM

    David has a backup injury.

  4. qdog112 says: Aug 13, 2011 2:04 PM

    Anyone who refers to the Gabbert performance as kick in the ass, is not watching the same NFL that I am. It also implies that Garrard, one of the tougher QBs in the game, was malingering.

    I resent and reject that theory, as the pure BS that it is.

  5. My Last Victim Escaped says: Aug 13, 2011 2:08 PM

    I dont blame Garrad after seein’ his team perform. Makes me want to put on a cape and save somebody.

  6. vahawker says: Aug 13, 2011 2:10 PM

    Afraid of being Wally Pipped(not an unreasonable fear)

  7. rayvens says: Aug 13, 2011 2:13 PM

    Despite back injury, Garrard is back at practice
    he better get to practice….he doesnt want MJD to call him soft on twitter.

  8. cobibones13 says: Aug 13, 2011 3:52 PM

    Garrard barely had an injury(would have played if it was a real game), and was going to be practicing right now even if Gabbert completed zero passes. Nice try at putting a BS spin on it.

  9. backuppunter says: Aug 13, 2011 3:57 PM

    it’s not surprising, Garrard is tough, inconsistent as well, but no one can say he is not tough and i think in the top half of starting qb’s in the league. Gabbert won’t win the starting job this year or next.

  10. hobartbaker says: Aug 13, 2011 6:52 PM

    Gabbert is a rare talent. Not since Favre, I think.

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