1. Expect the Jaguars to keep the Chargers under 100 rushing yards. The Jaguars will hold Ryan Mathews and Mike Tolbert even with the nine injured players on the Jaguars defense. The Jaguars only allow about an average of 110 rushing yards per game.
2. Maurice Jones-Drew will have a decent game against the ninth ranked defense of the Chargers. MJD is searching for his fourth 100-yard rushing game of the season on Monday against San Diego. Also, defensive players still don't know how to stop him.
"Maurice Jones-Drew is a very good football player," Takeo Spikes said. "Number one you can't see him. Number two, when you finally do see him you’ve got a full head of steam coming behind him so you better be just as low as him or you're going to be getting trucked."The Bad
1. Rookie quarterback Blaine Gabbert has not been what we want him to be this year, and hasn't performed well under pressure. He’s 2-7 as a starter with a 62.2 passer rating. "He’s starting to get his feet underneath him," defensive coordinator Greg Manusky said. "We’re going to try to harass him as much as possible. Try to get after him."
2. Philip Rivers and their five-star receiving corps. Rivers is the fifth in the league in passing yards (3,211) and will use it against the Jaguars and their injured secondary. Jaguars will need to try their hardest to stop the long bombs.