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02-22-2019, 04:35 AM,
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Is the Jacksonville Jaguars offense good enough to win a Super Bowl? 2000 Baltimore Ravens Edition! In September Youth Andrew Norwell Jersey , we ran a series on Big Cat Country comparing the Jacksonville Jaguars “Sacksonville” defense to some of the all-time greats. This month, I wanted to conduct a case study on how the offenses of those respective teams statistically compare to the Jaguars unit and ascertain just how much the defense had to carry those units on their back to a championship.Rather than doing a career snapshot like the last series, I extrapolated the numbers from the first four weeks of the Jaguars 2018 season and matched those figures up with the final regular season statistics for respective players positions on each team’s offense.Here goes nothing:QB | Blake Bortles vs. Trent DilferREGULAR SEASON COMPARISON:Bortles: 388/600, 64.7% completion, 4,380 yards, 28 TDs, 12 INTs, 2.0 INT %Dilfer: 268/452, 59.3% completion, 3,004 yards, 24 TDs, 22 INTs, 4.9 INT %People forget that Duval’s favorite media personality (sarcasm font) actually didn’t begin the season as the Ravens starter (Tony Banks) and only started eight regular season games. Because of this, I extrapolated Dilfer’s numbers over an additional eight games, and boy is it ugly. So ugly, as a matter of fact, that any public criticism of Bortles from Dilfer is a textbook example of the pot calling the kettle black, as Blake is on pace for 10 less interceptions than Dilfer. It might not always be aesthetically pleasing, but 2018 Bortles has been an incredibly efficient Bortles Cheap Dede Westbrook Jersey , especially when comparing his numbers to the first quarter of the 2017 season.Advantage: Blake BortlesRB | Leonard Fournette vs. Jamal LewisREGULAR SEASON COMPARISON:Fournette: 320 carries, 1,136 yards, 3.6 YPC, 64 catches, 304 yardsLewis: 309 carries, 1,364 yards, 4.4 YPC, 27 catches, 296 yardsThanks to an incredibly frustrating hamstring injury that has limited Fournette to a total of four quarters in the first four games, I extrapolated his 2018 production over 16 games to see what he would have been on pace for had he been healthy. Lewis was a rookie during the 2000 Ravens season and similar to Fournette, was a top five draft pick. Lewis wasn’t used much a as a receiver out of the backfield (the Ravens left that to Priest Holmes), but his numbers would pass even an extrapolated Fournette stat line.Advantage: Jamal LewisRB| T.J. Yeldon vs. Priest HolmesREGULAR SEASON COMPARISON:Yeldon: 196 carries, 820 yards, 4.2 YPC, 4 TDs, 56 catches, 500 yards, 8 Rec TDsHolmes: 137 carries, 588 yards Cheap Ronnie Harrison Jersey , 4.3 YPC, 2 TDs, 32 catches, 221 yards, 0 Rec TDsThis isn’t really fair since Yeldon has had to step in as the leading rusher in the wake of Fournette’s injury, but it also wasn’t fair to compare Jamal Lewis to a hurt Leonard. Holmes was an NFL AP Offensive Player of the Year and three-time All Pro with the Chiefs, and while he may have a much more impressive overall resume than Yeldon, the fourth-year back out of Alabama has the edge in single-season production for the purposes of this exercise.Advantage: T.J. YeldonWR | Keelan Cole vs. Qadry IsmailREGULAR SEASON COMPARISON:Cole: 68 catches, 900 yards, 13.2 yards per catch, 4 TDsIsmail: 49 catches, 655 yards, 13.4 yards per catch, 5 TDsBefore starting on the receivers, the 2000 Ravens offense hinged on running the football and feeding tight end Shannon Sharpe, hence the paltry production of the pass catchers. Qadry Ismail was a journeyman player in the league and while his yards per catch and touchdowns are pretty even with Cole as of now, Cole has a sizeable lead in volume with the Jaguars attempting six more passes per game on average.Advantage: Keelan ColeWR | Donte Moncrief vs. Travis TaylorREGULAR SEASON COMPARISON: Moncrief: 48 catches, 692 yards, 14.4 yards per catch, 8 TDsTaylor: 28 catches, 276 yards Cheap Telvin Smith Jersey , 9.9 yards per catch, 3 TDsWhile Jamal Lewis was the number five overall pick in 2000, Travis Taylor was the number ten pick in the same draft. Taylor wasn’t incredibly productive as a rookie, but his 276 yards was the second most on the team. Moncrief has had some frustrating moments so far across four games and isn’t yet living up to the one-year contract he signed, but he is on pace for eight touchdown passes and considerably more production than Taylor.Advantage: Donte MoncriefWR | Dede Westbrook vs. Brandon StokleyREGULAR SEASON COMPARISON: Westbrook: 84 catches, 1,176 yards, 14.0 yards per catch, 4 TDsStokley: 11 catches, 184 yards, 16.7 yards per catch, 8 TDsThe biggest disparity amongst all the match up so far, the Ravens almost never used slot receivers Brandon Stokley or Jermaine Lewis (who was primarily a return specialist) and ran predominantly out of heavier personnel groups. That’s certainly not the case in Jacksonville, as starting slot receiver Dede Westbrook actually leads the team in catches and yards through the first four weeks. Westbrook is quickly becoming a favorite of Blake Bortles and has lifted the crossing route mantle that was supposed to be Marqise Lee’s before his injury.Advantage: Dede WestbrookTE | Austin Seferian-Jenkins vs. Shannon SharpeREGULAR SEASON COMPARISON: Seferian-Jenkins: 44 catches, 360 yards, 8.2 yards per catch, 4 TDsSharpe: 67 catches, 810 yards, 12.1 yards per catch, 5 TDsSeferian-Jenkins may not have incredible production so far, but his mismatch ability in the red zone and run blocking have been incredibly impressive. In fact Youth Leonard Fournette Jersey , ASJ has done so well as a blocker that many haven’t even noticed Marcedes Lewis’ absence in the lineup. All that being said, Shannon Sharpe was really the heartbeat and primary read in the Ravens passing game, comfortably finishing the regular season with the most catches and yards of all the receivers.Advantage: Shannon SharpeOL | Jaguars vs. RavensREGULAR SEASON COMPARISON: Jaguars: 24 sacks allowed; 4.2 yards per carryRavens: 43 sacks allowed; 4.3 yards per carrySo, um, I didn’t think that a Jaguars offensive line that has literally every single starter on the injury report would edge out a Ravens unit headlined by Hall of Famer Jonathan Ogden, but the Jaguars are on place to allow almost 20 less sacks on the season at the current pace. Four of the starting five lineman from left-to-right were 26 years old (Ogden, Edwin Mulitalo, Jeff Mitchell, Mike Flynn) and right tackle Harry Swayne was the old man in the group at 35, which is fairly similar to the Jaguars’ situation. Josh Wells will have to continue to play well the rest of the way to hold up, but you really can’t argue with math. Considering that the Ravens threw the football six times less per game on average, this becomes even more impressive for Pat Flaherty and the Jaguars..Advantage: Jaguars OLWinner: Jaguars Aside from Jamal Lewis, Shannon Sharpe, and Jonathan Ogden, the Jaguars are comfortably better at every offensive position than the 2000 Ravens unit that had to be carried by Ray Lewis and the defense. The team statistics validate that notion. The Jaguars are on pace to finish with 28 more first downs and are converting five percent more of their third downs than the Ravens. More specifically, the Jaguars will finish with an extrapolated 228 passing first downs, which is 72 more than what the Ravens were able to produce. Additionally, the Jaguars are averaging 5.8 yards per play to the Ravens’ 4.7 and are tracking to finish with four more touchdowns. There are two categories, however, that interestingly favor the Ravens – turnover differential and time of possession. Of course, turnover differential is largely dictated by the takeaways that a defense can produce Cheap Leonard Fournette Jersey , but the Ravens +23 number despite Trent Dilfer and Tony Banks combining to throw 19 interceptions is staggering, especially in comparison to the Jaguars current -4 number. The Ravens also have more than two minutes time of possession per game than the Jaguars currently have. Both of these things need to change over the rest of the way. The Jaguars offense may not be a top ten unit in the NFL, but they are certainly good enough to compliment the defense and win a potential championship. The precedent is there. It’s been a rough campaign for Blake Bortles. He was benched (twice), his team is back to its losing ways, and he very well could be out of a job quite soon. Bortles’ play on the field in 2018 left a lot to be desired — and that’s putting it lightly — but the entire Jacksonville Jaguars offense was in shambles this season. Earlier this week, we wrote about how Bortles was the 29th-highest graded — or fifth lowest among the 33 qualifying quarterbacks — in Pro Football Focus’ final quarterback ranking list from the 2018 season. Now we are writing about’s 2018 year-end QB Index, in which Bortles was ranked even lower. “Around The NFL” Editor Greg Rosenthal slotted Bortles in at No. 31. There were 33 total quarterbacks on the list. Bortles was ranked ahead of only two rookies: Josh Allen of the Buffalo Bills (32) and Josh Rosen of the Arizona Cardinals (33). Apparently it was a rough year for rookie signal-callers named Josh. Ranked just ahead of Bortles on the index was Miami’s Ryan Tannehill (30), Washington’s Alex Smith (29— and that is simply due to injury or else Smith would likely be much higher) and San Francisco’s undrafted rookie Nick Mullens (28). Here is what Rosenthal had to say about Bortles: Harsh words from Rosenthal, but unfortunately, he’s probably right about the decision to extend Bortles. Admittedly, I didn’t have an issue with the extension at the time as I thought Bortles’ play last season, and in the postseason in particular, earned him the contract. I of course knew that Bortles wasn’t the most ideal quarterback to have, but I thought he would be able to manage. I was dead wrong. By all accounts, Bortles is a hard-worker, genuine and caring guy and does a lot for the Jacksonville community. But it’s been proven at this point that the Jaguars can’t win with him at the helm. It will be sad to see Bortles go if he’s released or traded in the offseason, but I think it’s the necessary move at this point — although it isn’t certain, that does seem to be the most likely move. Time will tell. Bortles finished the 2017 season ranked at No. 24 in last season’s year-end QB Index. So, this sounds about right for The BOAT. Although, an argument could be made that Bortles should be ranked ahead of Tannehill. What do you think?

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