The Jacksonville Jaguars may have lost in spectacular fashion last week against the Philadelphia Eagles, building a 17-point lead at halftime and then allowing 34 unanswered points. But, with a receiver and quarterback finishing with mutli-touchdown games, there's a few players you need to pick up on the waiver wire this morning.
QB Chad Henne: Fantasy football cares not if quarterbacks stare down receivers or can't convert third downs. Fantasy football is only about yards and touchdowns. Plus, the offensive line showed it can pass block better than we thought they would. If Houston Texans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick can average 9.4 yards per pass attempt, so can Henne. Maybe. Hopefully.
Predicted stat line: 205 total yards, 2 touchdowns
WR Allen Hurns: Sure, Cecil Shorts III might be back this week, but Hurns is the best receiver on the team right now. And none of his four catches were breakaways or fluky touchdowns as 55 yards came on scores and 55 yards came on the others.
Predicted stat line: 5 catches, 80 yards, 1 touchdown
Jaguars DST: With five sacks in the fourth quarter, an interception, and two forced fumbles in the first half alone, it's hard not to see if the Jaguars can do it again in Washington. However, if Johnathan Cyprien can't return from a head injury, I'd rethink this.
Predicted stat line: 13 PA, 1 interception, 2 sacks, 1 fumble recovery
RB Toby Gerhart: He's nursing an ankle injury, the offensive line can't run block, and offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch is probably going to run that damn stretch play a half dozen times.
Predicted stat line: 50 total yards, 0 touchdown
WR Cecil Shorts III: It's still up in the air on if the injured receiver makes it back, but if he does I wouldn't let him off my bench.
Predicted stat line: 3 catches, 30 yards, 0 touchdowns
TE Marcedes Lewis: I don't understand what Fisch's reticence is with letting Lewis run a seam route up the middle of the field, but it's there. He had six catches on Sunday, but only two of them came for 10 or more yards.
Predicted stat line: 5 catches, 45 yards, 0 touchdowns
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