The Jacksonville Jaguars offensive line has been a bit of a mixed bag so far in the 2014 NFL season, but on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns they probably had their best game as a collective unit thus far. The line kept rookie quarterback Blake Bortles clean for the most part and opened up plenty of running lanes for Denard Robinson to run through.
The Jaguars finally got things going on the ground game, rushing for 185 yards as a team on 35 carries (5.3 YPC), which allowed them to control the clock, maintain long scoring drives and pick up points in the redzone.
The Jaguars saw arguably the best games from the left side of the line, as Luke Joeckel and Zane Beadles have been under fire for their play. Both Joeckel and Beadles were factors in the run game and kept Bortles upright, allowing just one pressure combined according to Pro Football Focus.
Not only did the left side have their best game of the season collectively, but the Jaguars continued to see a strong showing from rookie right guard Brandon Linder and veteran Austin Pasztor seemed to get back into his groove in his second game back from a hand injury.
It appears the offensive line is finally starting to come together and if they can keep opening running lanes like they did on Sunday, the Jaguars offense can finally start putting up points.