JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Marcedes Lewis couldn't let another lackluster practice by the Jacksonville Jaguars offense pass without the veteran tight end gathering his cohorts for an impromptu meeting.
So while Wednesday was scheduled to be a day off for him, just like it was for starting offensive linemen Eugene Monroe and Uche Nwaneri, Lewis chose to instead back up his words by going through a limited number of reps in practice.
The Jaguars didn't exactly light things up Friday night in their preseason opener, a 27-3 loss to the Miami Dolphins. That lethargic showing, coupled with a host of mistakes Tuesday, caused Lewis' conscience to kick in. Whether that verbal kick in the pants will have an effect over the long term remains to be seen, but Jaguars coach Gus Bradley went out of his way to compliment the receivers on running crisper pass routes to help both Blaine Gabbert and Chad Henne look noticeably more accurate.
"It's imperative that we're on the same ...