These NFL teams are playing for the right to dream about one player who, once drafted, will deliver them to the Promised Land next season.
It may be ugly at times in 2014, but Bortles will be unnerved and will benefit by going through any growing pains this fall as the Jaguars have much work to do before competing in the AFC South.
Let’s take a look at who the five worst teams will be heading into the 2014 NFL season.
Bears backup quarterback Jordan Palmer rallied the Chicago Bears to a 20-19 preseason victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Thursday night.
Every NFL team has a chance… theoretically. But these 5 teams might as well pack it in until 2015.
Clearly, Johnny Manziel doesn’t lack self-confidence.
Fifteen weeks in the books, yet only four playoff tickets – Seattle, Denver, Kansas City, and Indianapolis – have been punched. With two weeks remaining, 19 teams are left in contention for a Super Bowl run.
With only three playoff tickets punched, 25 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.
With four games remaining, 29 teams remain in contention for a playoff spot.
Entering Week 13, 24 teams remain in or within one game of a playoff bid.
Heading into Week 12, 23 teams are either in or within one game of a playoff bid. A marquee matchup between two old foes is rekindled on Sunday night.
Ten weeks in the books and 23 teams remain in or within one-and-a-half games of a playoff bid. Week 11 is highlighted by two marquee, prime time matchups.
Nine weeks into the season, there have been several notable turnarounds.
Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been suspended indefinitely without pay for another violation of the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.
Only one game on the Week 9 docket features two teams with winning records, the Monday night matchup between the Bears and Packers.
And then there was one. With the Broncos falling to the Colts, only the Chiefs remain unbeaten.
The Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins will travel to London next year to take part in the NFL International Series.
Here’s my take on how Week 7 plays out.
Here’s Durkin’s take on how Week 6 will play out.
With the seemingly incomparable and record-setting offense set to square off against the monumentally futile Jacksonville Jaguars this week, the line of Denver -28 ties a record for the biggest spread ever set.