The Jacksonville Jaguars – despite having just eight wins on the season, being injury plagued and having a severe lack of talent and depth – showed Sunday they still have something left in the tank and that they haven’t given up yet.
Despite being written off by the media, and to be honest myself, the Jaguars showed some grit Sunday in the face of the vaunting Houston Texans.
All season long I have stood on the sidelines and seen a bunch with long faces, hung heads and unmotivated play -- but their play was different this week.
The Jaguars were throttled by the Texans in their first meeting – and on their own turf no less. But they weren’t about to let that happen a second time, instead the Jaguars dug deep and played like a team with something to prove.
Even though they lost in overtime, they showed me several things:
Rookie receiver Justin Blackmon looked like the No. 5 overall pick (despite not having breakaway speed on severa...