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Sports Jaguars turn to Glennon vs. Browns after Luton's 4-INT performance

18:11  25 november  2020
18:11  25 november  2020 Source:   thescore.com

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Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew will miss Sunday’ s game against the Texans. In a bit of a surprise, Marrone said it will be rookie quarterback Jake Luton , not veteran backup Mike Glennon Luton , who threw 28 touchdown passes and only three interceptions at Oregon State last season

Glennon gives the Jaguars an experienced backup heading into the opener against Indianapolis on Sunday. Rookie sixth-round draft pick Jake Luton beat out Glennon for the backup spot, but the veteran might be a better option, if needed, to fill in for starter Gardner Minshew early in the season.

The Jacksonville Jaguars plan to start Mike Glennon over Jake Luton for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns, head coach Doug Marrone announced Wednesday, per ESPN's Michael DiRocco.

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Luton started the last three games - all losses - in place of the injured Gardner Minshew. The rookie passer had his worst game so far in last Sunday's 27-3 defeat to the Pittsburgh Steelers, throwing four interceptions and zero touchdowns.

Minshew is apparently nearing his return from a thumb injury. He could be active against the Browns but only in a backup role, as Marrone said he isn't comfortable with reinserting his starter without a full week of practice, per Brent Martineau of CBS47.

Glennon hasn't played this season and last started for the Chicago Bears in 2017.

The 30-year-old veteran has thrown for 5,163 yards and 36 touchdowns against 20 interceptions across 29 combined appearances (22 starts) for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Bears, Arizona Cardinals, and then-Oakland Raiders.

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