On average, whenever the Jacksonville Jaguars run to the right side of their offensive line, they can't even get back to the line of scrimmage, according to Jeff Ratcliffe of Pro Football Focus.
Per request, here's rushing yards before contact per attempt for all 32 teams including average for all attempts: pic.twitter.com/a3EsYNl1eM— Jeff Ratcliffe (@JeffRatcliffe) October 14, 2016
In fact, they're dead last in the league with -0.15 yards per attempt before initial contact on the right side of the line. The Pittsburgh Steelers are the only other team with negative yards before contact on the right side of the line.
What's somehow just as damning is that they're second-worst in the league in average running yards overall before initial contact, with running backs going 0.91 yards before contact. Only the Los Angeles Rams are worse with 0.67 yards.
With backup Patrick Omameh filling in for left guard Luke Joeckel, that overall number could get even worse although I don't expect it to. Omameh filled in nicely against the Indianapolis Colts and could be a better run blocker than Joeckel.
The Jaguars are in the top-third of the league with 2.15 yards before contact on the left side of the offensive line.