Say what you will about Trevor Lawrence through a mostly making an attempt year, but the Jacksonville Jaguars rookie quarterback continue to isn’t frightened to converse his thoughts.
Lawrence designed some ripples just before the season when he stated he failed to experience the need to have to manufacture motivation for himself. Then he attained some lifted eyebrows in Oct when he semi-questioned his coaches’ reservations about his QB-sneaking capacity.
Now Lawrence is talking his intellect again, this time sticking up for a teammate.
Functioning again James Robinson was a surprising rookie standout for the 1-15 Jags in 2020 following currently being undrafted out of Illinois State, rumbling for 1,070 yards and catching 49 passes regardless of missing two games in an otherwise dropped season for Jacksonville.
But this calendar year? Robinson has been amazingly tied down by City Meyer and the Jags’ coaching employees, who have often favored journeyman Carlos Hyde, who performed for Meyer at Ohio Condition several years back.
Above the past two video games — with the Jaguars dropping both equally by a combined 58-21 depend — Robinson had spells of 16 and 20 consecutive offensive performs, respectively, where by he wasn’t on the discipline. (The 20-enjoy stretch on the bench against the Rams came soon after Robinson fumbled.)
It is not just Robinson’s fantasy professionals who are coming to his protection now. Lawrence spoke up for Robinson on Wednesday, declaring he wants Robinson to be on the subject as a great deal as attainable.
“In my eyes, definitely, I’m the one that’s out, see all the parts shifting, I see the entire photograph,” Lawrence said this week. “Bottom line, James is one of our finest gamers, and he is acquired to be on the discipline and we addressed it.
“I truly feel like we’re