Originally posted on Jaguars Locker  |  Last updated 10/7/11
The Jaguars have lost three games in a row by a combined score of 71-23!  They hope to right the ship against the young Cincinnati Bengals who come in for a visit this Sunday.  Here is a look at the matchups in this game: When the Jaguars have the ball:  The Jaguars can’t afford not to keep Maurice Jones-Drew involved heavily in the gameplan, unlike last weekend.  The Jaguars need to put the ball in Jones-Drew’s hands 25-30 times in this game if they want to have a good chance at a win.  The Bengals are only giving up 86.8 yards rushing and 3.1 yards per carry so far this year, so Jones-Drew is going to have to fight for every yard he can get.  Still, without a running game, rookie QB Blaine Gabbert isn’t going to have much of a chance for success in this game.  The Bengals already have 10 sacks this year, so they are going to be coming after Gabbert.  The Bengals will likely double Mike Thomas on passing downs and dare Gabbert to beat them by throwing to someone else. When the Beng...
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