Steelers Will Have To Fight Jaguars, And Brutal Winter Weather On Sunday

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"He knows that we're going to go out there and try and make plays for him". Both teams would travel to New England or both teams would host the Titans.

The Jaguars' defense will mitigate some of that, but scoring only 10 points - as Jacksonville did last week against the Bills - isn't going to be enough to beat the Steelers. With that in mind, it's imperative that Steelers offensive tackles Alejandro Villanueva and Marcus Gilbert keep them in check in order for Pittsburgh to win this game. Lee led Jacksonville with 56 catches for 702 yards and three touchdowns receiving despite missing the final two games of the season.

The only thing that would make me happier is beating them next week on their home grass. He averaged 93.2 yards per game during the first five weeks of the season. For example, he threw 35 touchdown passes to 18 interceptions in 2015, but the Jags still went 5-11. Pittsburgh finished 6-2 at Heinz Field this season, with their road loss coming at Soldier Field to the Bears.

Last year's Wild Card game was the first time all three Killer B's, Ben, Brown, and Bell, were on the field for a postseason game together. RB Le'Veon Bell was No. 2 in National Football League with 1,946 yards from scrimmage.

Yet for all of Fournette's breathtaking feats of athleticism - including a 90-yard bolt to the end zone that served as the exclamation point on Jacksonville's 30-9 victory three months ago, he's just part of a group that led the National Football League in rushing. We sort of assumed, taking our best guess, that they would win this game last Sunday. The losses for Jacksonville saw them allow 37, 23, 27, 27, 44 and 15 points.


The Jaguars allowed 146 rushing yards per game during their initial five contests. Sean Davis has played a little better as of late, and Mike Mitchell is going to have to improve his ability to help others in two high and one high safety looks. However, Linder is an upgrade in pass protection and Bortles - as mentioned before - will probably be asked to pass a lot more in this game.

This season had the makings to be Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger's swan song in the NFL. With Allen Robinson out for the season, and Allen Hurns in and out, Keelan Cole was the top receiver for the Jaguars.

Ramsey snagged his interception in front of Bills wide receiver Deonte Thompson with a tip up and diving catch that ignited the Everbank crowd. Look for Pittsburgh to have a few wrinkles to their offense that the Jaguars did not see last time. Bell would also run for two touchdowns in that game.

The Jaguars season comes to an end. The passing game struggled and the run game continued the struggles that have defined the area much of the season - particularly in November and December. All eight have picked the Steelers to win.

Looking ahead to the Steelers upcoming rematch against the Jacksonville Jaguars, I'm getting the feeling of déjà vu.

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