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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2010, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback David Garrard (9) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas. Garrard has been an enigma, capable of huge production such as in last month's romp over Dallas when he threw for four TDs. He's also capable of stinkers that get you benched, like in Week 2 at San Diego. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman, File)
Photo by: Sharon Ellman
FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2010, file photo, Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback David Garrard (9) celebrates after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas. Garrard has been an enigma, capable of huge production such as in last month's romp over Dallas when he threw for four TDs. He's also capable of stinkers that get you benched, like in Week 2 at San Diego. (AP Photo/Sharon Ellman, File)

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