The Jacksonville Jaguars were getting
bad very bad abysmal performances out of its secondary through the first four weeks of the season.
A Nick Foles-led offense scored 34 unanswered points in one half, they made Kirk Cousins (who just got benched for Colt McCoy) look like Joe Montana, and Andrew Luck and Philip Rivers... well, those two are pretty good so they can be forgiven.
But in the last three weeks, they look like a brand new team. The defense as a whole has given up just 13.0 points per game over that span and the secondary has allowed just one touchdown in the air.
It may not sound as impressive as it actually is until you learn that the Jaguars haven't limited opponents to just one passing touchdown in a three-game span since early 2007 -- against the Tennessee Titans, Atlanta Falcons, and Denver Broncos. And that 2007 defense was good enough to nearly carry an offense led by David Garrard to the AFC Championship game.
So, yes, the Jaguars are 1-6 and will undoubtedly face their fourth losing season in a row. But they've got a young core of players in their secondary who are playing as well as arguably the best defensive unit the franchise has ever known.