Jacksonville coach Doug Marrone may be completed deferring.
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- Last Updated: September 25, 2020, 10:58 AM IST
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla.: Jacksonville coach Doug Marrone may be completed deferring.
The Jaguars allowed a landing on the video games opening drive for the third straight week, leaving them in one other gap earlier than quarterback Gardner Minshew even stepped on the sphere. This one set the tone for a 31-13 loss to Miami on Thursday night time.
The Jags gained the coin toss for the third consecutive outing, and Marrone opted to place his protection on the sphere first. It backfired once more.
The unit regarded downright misplaced, leaving some to surprise what defensive coordinator Todd Wash and his guys are even doing to organize for opponents.
Its disappointing and its one thing that have been going to be engaged on, Marrone stated. Obviously, that places you in a bind. You by no means really feel like youre in a rhythm of a recreation. I feel all of us perceive that. Its not one thing that have been taking a look at and making an attempt to defend. We simply need to discover a strategy to get higher at it.
Miami (1-2) marched 84 yards on 12 performs, taking a 7-Zero lead on Ryan Fitzpatricks landing cross to Preston Williams. The Dolphins scored touchdowns on their subsequent two possessions, too, opening up a 21-7 lead that was an excessive amount of for Jacksonville (1-2) to beat in a 31-13 loss.
It wasnt an entire lot completely different from the primary two weeks.
Indianapolis lined 63 yards on seven performs within the season opener at Jacksonville and scored on the preliminary drive. The Colts had an opportunity to go up 14-0, however Abry Jones stuffed Nyheim Hines on the objective line on a fourth-down run.
Tennessee made it look even simpler towards the Jaguars final week, profiting from play-action passes and burning second-year security Andrew Wingard twice in three performs. Ryan Tannehill linked with Jonnu Smith for positive aspects of 63 and 13 yards, the second leading to a rating. The Titans scored on their subsequent drive to go up 14-0.
We talked about it within the locker room, linebacker Joe Schobert stated. We have to come back to the stadium and be locked in and able to go. As a protection, we have now to be higher than that. When we come out of the gate, we have now to be quicker.
Getting gouged early and infrequently is much from splendid. But it was considerably anticipated for Jacksonville. After all, the workforce revamped a lot of its protection within the offseason and had various preseason points.
Two defensive linemen opted out due to the coronavirus pandemic. Two extra landed on injured reserve early in camp. Two extra ended up on the retirement listing, together with defensive deal with Rodney Gunter. And two extra are suspended for at the least the primary 4 video games.
Throw in different woes defensive finish Yannick Ngakoue was traded per week earlier than the opener, security Jarrod Wilson was positioned on injured reserve after Week 1 and cornerback Rashaan Melvin additionally opted out and the Jaguars dont seem to have any fast fixes.
Obviously weren’t executing effectively, Marrone stated. I feel thats the very first thing youve obtained to have a look at. We need to see what we are able to do to assist.
Putting the offense on the sphere may be Marrones most viable resolution.
I feel thats one thing that Ill have a look at it, Marrone stated. Weve obtained to see what we are able to do to assist.
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