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Jaguars Film Room: Offensive line is an issue

The Jacksonville Jaguars have struggled to protect the passer as well as open up holes in the ground game all year. Alfie Crow of Big Cat Country highlights a few plays that document their problems with their big boys up front.

The Jaguars offensive line has been an issue for the team much of the season, especially at the left guard position. After losing Will Rackley in the preseason, the team has flipped back and forth between Eben Britton and rookie Michael Brewster at the position. Brewster eventually took the starting job from Britton mid-season, but recently went on injured reserve.

Against the New York Jets, Eben Britton was among some of the offensive lineman who struggled in the running game and protecting quarterback Chad Henne. Britton's mishaps were noticeable on the football field and with Brewster unavailable, he's once again lost even the backup position to Austin Pasztor who was recently promoted from the practice squad and it's likely Steve Vallos will start against the Dolphins.

Britton wasn't the only player to struggle against the Jets however, as veteran Brad Meester and Guy Whimper has mishaps in pass protection as well. If the Jaguars want any success going forward in the 2012 season, the offensive line is going to have to play much better than they have.