Found September 11, 2013 on Football Nation:
The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to try to find a little sunshine at the other end of the rainbow out west when they face Oakland on Sunday. Any kind of progress the Jaguars (0-1) make in this game will go a long way toward beating off the vultures of media members ready to write their season off after the first week of the NFL season.Jacksonville will start Chad Henne for the injured Blaine Gabbert who received 15 stitches in his hand for a laceration he suffered in the loss to the Kansas City Chiefs. He is out this week, according to the Jaguars official website, but it is not known when he will return to the lineup.In the meantime, this is the seventh start in the last eight games for Henne in Jacksonville.The Raiders (0-1) are trying to move forward after losing in the final minutes of the game at Indianapolis. Andrew Luck run for 19 yards in the closing moments for a come from behind 21-17 win.Can Terrelle Pryor, who threw for 217 yards and ran for 112 last week, be the answe...
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