Has the 2018 season already fallen apart for the Jaguars?
The Jacksonville Jaguars’ season isn’t mathematically over, but it sure feels that way after Sunday’s 24-18 loss to Philadelphia at Wembley Stadium in London. There were more injuries to an already banged-up roster. The defense had trouble getting off the field on third down. The offense couldn’t run the ball, and the receivers dropped four passes. And, then there were the reports four players who were detained “over restitution of a bill” on Friday night in London.
Barry Church takes responsibility for London arrest
Jacksonville Jaguars strong safety Barry Church said his arrest, along with that of three teammates, at a London nightclub early Saturday morning was the result of a mistake. Church and his teammates were arrested for failing to pay their tab, but were later released with no further action taken by police. The Jaguars and the Metropolitan Police have declined to disclose the names of the players involved, but multiple outlets reported Sunday that Church, fellow safeties Ronnie Harrison and Jarrod Wilson, and cornerback D.J. Hayden were the players arrested.
Philadelphia Eagles players react to beating Jacksonville Jaguars
The Philadelphia Eagles’ locker room was filled with smiling faces on Sunday following the team’s Week 8 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium. Philadelphia proved to be resilient as injuries and early turnovers sank their play in the first half. Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz shook off his early mishaps and led four scoring drives to the put the team in position to win. The 24-18 victory featured several big plays on both sides of the ball. Heading into the bye week, the Eagles will look to rest off injuries and ailments and keep their momentum going into the second half of the season.
And in other Jaguars news ...
- Carson Wentz was a force to be reckoned with on Sunday and he could not be contained.
- The Jaguars haven’t trusted their offensive line to run the ball recently and it’s killing the offense.
- Is there a disconnect between this team’s front office and coaching staff?
- 5 reasons why the Eagles were able to beat the Jaguars.