The Jacksonville Jaguars are baffled by their lack of sacks.
The Jaguars have an NFL-low two sacks through four games and have failed to get an opposing quarterback to the ground the last three weeks. They sacked Christian Ponder twice in the season opener at Minnesota, but have been shut out since.
For a franchise with numerous on-the-field issues, this one tops the list.
''It's not good,'' linebacker Paul Posluszny said Wednesday. ''It's definitely surprising. We feel like we have the guys who can get there, but we haven't had any success doing it so far. Sacks are such an important number in this game. The more you get, the better your chances of winning.''
The Jaguars (1-3) hope to reverse the trend Sunday against the Chicago Bears (3-1), who have allowed 13 sacks this season.
Sacks can be overrated if defenses are affecting quarterbacks by hurrying throws, disrupting timing plays and causing turnovers. But Jacksonville has done little of that, too. The result? The Jaguars ...