When it rains, it pours. Even when the sun came out Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars still couldn't catch a break.
Any chance the Jaguars had of being competitive against the Seattle Seahawks vanished in the final minute of the first half. Down 17-0 but having reached the Seahawks' red zone for the first time in a game that began in a steady rain, the Jaguars let would have been their second touchdown of the season slip through their fingers when wide receiver Cecil Shorts III appeared to lose Chad Henne's pass in the sun in the end zone.
The Seahawks picked off Henne one play later on a pass that went off the helmet of center Brad Meester and was then deflected by running back Maurice Jones-Drew. It took Russell Wilson only 34 seconds to drive his offense 79 yards for the score that left no doubt that the Jaguars were headed for their first 0-3 start since 2003.
And the schedule doesn't get appreciably easier over the next five weeks, meaning the Jaguars could be at best staring...