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Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: Doug Marrone thinks he needs more discipline

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Doug Marrone thinks he needs more discipline as Jacksonville Jaguars head coach - Jaguars.com
Attitude and approach.

Those have been two key elements of the Jaguars’ run game this season, and Head Coach Doug Marrone discussed both when he met with the media Wednesday morning.

The Jaguars lead the NFL in rushing through five games this season, doing so despite defenses often stacking the line of scrimmage to stop an offense that has made clear a plan to emphasize running backs Leonard Fournette and Chris Ivory.

FILM ROOM: Jacksonville Jaguars with 12 straight run plays on drive of the game - BigCatCountry.com
The Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Pittsburgh Steelers game was an AFC Central throwback to 20 years ago. Run the ball, force turnovers, a few post-play scrums — it felt like old school Jaguars football.

And that used to mean good football.

The reason I chose this 12-play, 67-yard drive isn’t because it ended in a decisive score or because there were some flashy plays. I chose it because it was 12 straight runs that knocked over eight minutes off the clock in the fourth quarter when the Jaguars desperately needed to keep the Steelers offense on the sidelines.

Leonard Fournette setting the tone of this Jacksonville Jaguars team - FOXSports.com
The wildly inconsistent Jacksonville Jaguars have one constant: Leonard Fournette is getting the ball to start games.

The rookie has carried on the offense’s opening play each week this season, running between the tackles, lowering his shoulder pads and setting the tone for a team determined to play smash-mouth football.