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As the Jaguars get ready to play the New England Patriots in 14 hours, the season has now come down to just one game. If the Jaguars win, they all but assure themselves a playoff spot as all that remains on the schedule is a trip to hapless Cleveland. If they lose, well, it will just be another loss with everything on the line for Jack Del Rio.
Before the season began, I said Jack Del Rio needed to win 8 games to silence all talk of him being let go and is well within reach of that. However, if he loses to the Patriots, most fan's memories will be of the three game slide in November, and not the Jaguars near miraculous 7-3 run during the middle of the season.
David Garrard has one last chance to impress both the fans and the coaching staff. A win over Tom Brady would at least begin to quiet the Draft A QB crowd.
Maurice Jones-Drew has been slowed in the 2nd half of 2009, prompting doubters to proclaim they knew all along he was a 16 game back. MJD broke 100 yards against the Colts, the first time he managed that in over a month. Let's see if he can do it again.
For the Jaguars, it's fourth and goal with the game on the line. Will they hit a beautiful fade pass or is it going to end with a fumble being returned for a touchdown?