Jags worse than 2008 Lions? - Jacksonville Jaguars Blog - ESPN
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Detroit Lions are the only team in NFL history to go 0-16. The Jaguars are halfway to that point, and there are some who believe they are worse than the Lions. People like Las Vegas bookmakers. Grantland's R.J. Bell spoke to several and they told him the 2008 Lions would be a 2.5-point favorite over the 2013 Jaguars.
JACKSONVILLE – Senior writer John Oehser examines four Jacksonville Jaguars-related topics during the 2013 bye week… 4. A much-needed bye. We begin this bye week Fabulous Four with the obvious observation that the Jaguars very much need a bye week this week. But that need stems as much from travel aftereffects than being 0-8 at the midway point. Jaguars Head Coach Gus Bradley while praising the team’s surroundings and support in London said if the team had a game this coming Sunday, "That part would be difficult."
When Mark Brunell, one of the top players in the history of the Jaguars franchise, suggested that the team would move to London, that didn’t sit well in Jacksonville. So it’s not surprising that Brunell has already backtracked. Brunell said on Jacksonville radio station 1010 XL that he supports keeping the team where it has always been and wishes he hadn’t said moving to London is a possibility.
Throughout the season's first half, as the holes on the roster have been exposed and young players have made mistakes befitting their inexperience, Jaguars owner Shad Khan has had a message for general manager Dave Caldwell: Don't panic.
And as the blowout losses mounted, progress was hard to distinguish and injuries mounted, Khan has had a message for coach Gus Bradley: Don't change.