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Week 3 Pro Football Focus insights: Jaguars backups stand out vs. Falcons

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NFL: Atlanta Falcons at Jacksonville Jaguars Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Pro Football Focus is charting everything when it comes to the NFL in 2018 and that includes the preseason — where backups again excelled against their competition.

So who was the cream of the crop? Let’s check in with Pro Football Focus:

Offense

  • Donte Moncrief was effective running his routes against the Falcons. His 2.95 yards per route run was tied for the fifth most by a wide receiver in Week 3.
  • Josh Wells was the highest graded tackle in the third week of preseason. He earned an 86.5 offensive grade and dominated in the run game with a run block grade of 89.0

Defense

  • Myles Jack dominated when rushing the passer against the Falcons. His 86.7 pass rush grade ranked third among linebackers in Week 3.
  • Jarrod Wilson had the seventh best grade of any safety in Week 3. He excelled in coverage with a 78.8 coverage grade which ranked third.

Who else stood out to you from the preseason opener? Let us know in the comments below!