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Gardner Minshew II Named Jaguars' QB vs. Chargers After Nick Foles' Benching

The Jacksonville Jaguars are rolling with the hot hand and starting rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew II against the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.

Head coach Doug Marrone announced the news at his Monday press conference, per ESPN's Michael DiRocco. Marrone cited Minshew's mobility and elusiveness in light of the Jaguars' current pass protection troubles.

"Overall we're not being able to give him [Nick Foles] a clean pocket," Marrone said.

Foles signed a four-year, $88 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars in the offseason but suffered a broken collarbone in Week 1 against the Kansas City Chiefs.