Jaguars Mock Season (Weeks 10-13)

We are going to break down the season into four, four-game stretches, similar to what the Jaguars coaching staff themselves do. Here is a brief preview of the upcoming games, each team's record entering the game, and more importantly what we believe will happen. Here are weeks ten through thirteen.

Week Ten- Jacksonville (6-2) at Detroit (4-4)

The Jaguars historically haven't been a very good team in domes, and the Lions haven't historically been a very good team. The style of offense that Detroit employs would normally mean trouble for the Jaguars, but their offseason additions in Drayton Florence and Derrick Harvey come up big in this one.

Jacksonville uses the classic formula of a power running game and hitting the opponents quarterback to win a fairly close game in the Motor City.


Week Eleven- Tennessee (4-5) at Jacksonville (7-2)

The Titans come to Jacksonville looking for revenge from their opening day beat down at the hands of the Jags. Tennessee looks nothing like the playoff team of a year ago, and find themselves in last place in the ultra-competitive AFC South.

The streak of Tennessee winning at least one game against the Jaguars ends in 2008 as Jacksonville is victorious in dominating fashion.


Week Twelve- Minnesota (6-4) at Jacksonville (8-2)

The Vikings have all the makings of a championship team, a great offensive line, great running backs, they stop the run, and they can get after the passer with Jared Allen. What they don't have is an experienced quarterback. Tavaris Jackson will be better than many think, but he's not good enough to win a road game against a Super Bowl contender.

Jacksonville will have to beat Minnesota through the air, as the Vikings Williams tandem makes it difficult to run up the middle. Fortunately for the Jaguars, they have the personnel to do that and they will win a very low scoring affair.


Week Thirteen- Jacksonville (9-2) at Houston (6-5)

The Jaguars travel to Houston to take on the Texans on a "Battle Red" Monday Night. Jacksonville won a tight game against Houston earlier in the season, and they should feel fortunate, as the Texans will definitely be motivated in this one. Houston is in the middle of the wildcard chase, and there's seemingly nothing they love more than beating Jacksonville on a Battle Red day.

Monday Night Football in Houston spells trouble for a Jaguars team that seemingly always has a letdown against the Texans. 2008 is no different as the Texans win easily.

Through the third quarter of the season, the Jaguars have a 9-3 record, and are tied with the Indianapolis Colts at the top of the AFC South. Indy currently holds the tiebreak advantage, due to their head-to-head victory against the Jaguars earlier in the season.



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