INDIANAPOLIS — Blaine Gabbert continues to take baby steps in his slow development as a rookie quarterback. The Jaguars were hoping he would get into a groove after the bye week, but he had a 25.7 passer rating in the first half when he completed six of 12 passes for only 48 yards and had a costly interception on their first drive.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Jaguars’ defense knew the Indianapolis Colts were winless and had the second-worst offense in the NFL. But the defense never let up for a moment, holding the Colts to 212 yards and three points while collecting a season-high five sacks in a 17-3 victory.
Not good news, but not exactly the worst news yet, for Rashean Mathis. I've been told by a source Mathis's knee injury is to his anterior cruciate ligament, but don't know the severity of the injury. If his ACL is fully torn, Mathis will be done for the season. I'll stress the if in that sentence. It's possible for a player to stretch or have a partial tear to the ACL, in which case he might be able to play with rehab and a brace.
Thoughts on the Jacksonville Jaguars 17-3 win over the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium: What it means: The Colts remain winless, dropping to 0-10 after failing to find the end zone against the Jaguars. Jacksonville, meanwhile, climbed to 3-6 with the win, showing the gap between third and fourth place in the AFC South.
INDIANAPOLIS – Regarding the Jaguars’ third victory of the season Sunday . . . well, we won’t try to give you the hard sell on this one. Jaguars-Colts? Two-and-six versus oh-and-nine? For a long time Sunday, there was very little very pretty going on.