Originally written on The Jaggernaut  |  Last updated 11/12/14
The Jacksonville Jaguars (0-1) will host the Houston Texans (1-0) in their home opener at Everbank Field on Sunday, in a divisional game that the Jaguars need to win. Last week, the Jaguars lost a heartbreaker in overtime against the Minnesota Vikings, while the Texans defeated the Miami Dolphins at home. With the slew of injuries in Jacksonville as of late, Sunday’s game may be a tough task for the Jaguars. Maurice Jones-Drew, who recently returned to the team, will have to shoulder the load in the running game, as ‘opening day starter’ Rashad Jennings was injured early into the contest in Minnesota last week. It will also be an important game for second-year QB Blaine Gabbert, who looks much improved under Mike Mularkey than he did in his rookie season. With the key injuries to the Jaguars defense, the offense may have to light up the scoreboard to have a chance against the Houston Texans, who are the favorites to win the AFC South this season. On the defensive side of the b...
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