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Jacksonville Jaguars Q&A: Who will make the biggest impact vs. Titans?

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Why are Gratz and Branch still in the rotation? Playoffs or high draft pick? Who should return punts?

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Don't look now, but the Jacksonville Jaguars are on a one-game winning streak. Thursday night's match-up against the Titans is the most important game the Jaguars have faced all season -- and it's in November. That's right. The Jags have something to play for in the second half of November.

The AFC South is up for grabs and there are plenty of questions to be answered. Let's get to it.

Drew Ackermann from Florence, SC

Q: Who will make the biggest impact for the Jaguars in this week's game against the Titans?

A: It's hard to predict who will make the biggest impact in Thursday night's game, mostly because I can't predict the future. Posluszny, Cyprien, Allen Robinson, and Yeldon (if he plays) would all be good guesses. Here's a player who could play a bigger role than most think -- rookie wide receiver Rashad Greene. Greene made an immediate impact in the season opener, posting only 28 yards but accumulating 13 targets. He's been on short-term IR since week 2, but I feel he'll be a player to watch in his first game back -- especially if Bryan Walters is a no-go.

Alan from Aurora, IL

Q: What's going on with Dan Skuta? He isn't playing?

A: Dan Skuta has a lingering groin injury and is questionable for Thursday night's game.

Kiev from Not J-ville

Q: Can you try to explain why players like Gratz and Branch are still seeing playing time? It's not like we don't have depth behind them, what is Gus thinking?

A: This ongoing topic, while usually presented in a straight-forward manner, is actually more complicated than it appears on the surface. The Jaguars, like a lot of NFL teams, utilize a rotational scheme within both their secondary and their defensive line. For this reason, Gratz and Branch find themselves on the field almost as much as a few "starters" on defense. Now, if you're asking why Dwayne "Fall-down" Gratz and Andre "Windmill" Branch see more playing time than the worthy players below them on the depth chart, I have no freaking clue.

Dirty Randy from Jacksonville

Q: Are the Jaguars cursed for life?

A: I don't think so, Dirty Randy.

Chase from Richmond, VA

Q: With Walters hurt and Nick Marshall being a degenerate, would the Jaguars consider bringing in former Jag Ace Sanders to return punts? If not, who should we feel comfortable with catching punts closer to our endzone?

A: There's a lot going on here. Wow. First of all, Nick Marshall had a costly fumble two weeks ago against the Jets, but the organization has expressed no plans to remove him from the return game completely. No, Ace Sanders is not an option. And remember -- rookie WR Rashad Greene was activated to the roster on Wednesday. He could be an option in the return game as well.

Altwan from Pembroke, NC

Q: With our best defensive player (Marks) out for the year would you want to see the Jags make the playoffs or get a high draft pick?

A: Playoffs. Every. Damn. Time.