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Jags fans sending Jadeveon Clowney trash cans over Blake Bortles potshot

Jacksonville Jaguars fans are doing their best to exact some lighthearted revenge on Jadeveon Clowney over his potshot directed at Blake Bortles. And they are doing so by specifically using the word Clowney employed to describe Bortles as their source of inspiration.

The source of the Jags fans’ snarky actions stem from Clowney referring to Bortles as “trash” after the Jaguars throttled the Texans by a score of 45-7 last weekend.

So, what are Jaguars fans doing? Sending Clowney trash cans as Christmas gifts.

The source of the first two tweets, Bonnie Upright, claims to be the source of the trolling gift idea. A public relations professional in Jacksonville, Upright previously has done work with the Blake Bortles Foundation, which more than explains her motivation.

“It’s Christmas. It’s the season of giving,” Upright said, via ESPN. “Let’s have a little fun with it. So I did.

“I was respectful. I didn’t go at [Clowney] personally. Didn’t say anything hateful or mean. I just wished him a merry Christmas from a trash-loving Jaguars fan.”

For what it’s worth, Bortles took the high road this week when asked about Clowney’s “trash” talk.

“If how we’re playing and how I’m playing — if that’s ‘trash,’ then I’m fine with being ‘trash,’” Bortles, who threw for 326 yards and three touchdowns against the Texans, said Wednesday.

In hindsight, Bortles was wise to react in such a manner. Why should he even bother to engage when his fans will do all the dirty work for him? Makes sense.