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Jacksonville Jaguars Daily: This is a playoff team with an elite defense

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Jacksonville Jaguars proving they are a playoff team with an elite defense - ESPN.com
The Jacksonville Jaguars are pretty darn close to being an elite defense. They showed that clearly in a 30-9 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelerson Sunday.

When it's paired with an offense rolling behind running back Leonard Fournette and quarterback Blake Bortles isn't asked to carry the team, the Jaguars are legitimate playoff contenders -- and maybe even the favorite to win the AFC South.

Ben Roethlisberger: “Maybe I don’t have it anymore.” - BigCatCountry.com
The Jacksonville Jaguars don’t just beat you. They leave you questioning your entire existence. They heap hot coals of shame upon your head. You will leave a defeat to the Jaguars humiliated and disoriented — lost as to how you got there and unable to remember any triumphs along the way.

Ben Roethlisberger had more than a bad day today. He had a career-worst five interceptions. Jalen Ramsey had one. Then Telvin Smith. Then Barry Church. Then Tashaun Gipson twice. Two of those were returned for touchdowns. Meanwhile the Steelers didn’t score a touchdown all day.

Leonard Fournette and a ballhawking defense are carrying the Jacksonville Jaguars - FOXSports.com
Leonard Fournette and Mike Mitchell spent the better part of three hours on a perpetual collision course.

Fournette, the Jacksonville Jaguars’ hulking running back, kept pounding into Mitchell with legs churning. Mitchell, the Pittsburgh Steelers safety, kept trying to wrap Fournette up with gums flapping.

“He was saying I’m a rookie and stuff, and I’m not ready,” Fournette said.

Umm, wrong.