Jacksonville Jaguars at Kansas City Chiefs: Jags Face Uphill Battle

October 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sunday’s matchup between the Jaguars and Chiefs pits two teams heading in opposite directions. The Chiefs have played well, even in their road losses to the Colts and Texans, while the Jaguars have lost their top two quarterbacks to injury and haven’t played well in their three losses.
Here are the key matchups for Sunday’s game.

When Kansas City has the ball
Kansas City enters the game with the top-ranked rushing offense and faces off against a Jaguars defense that ranks 19th in the league at stopping the run. After their best rushing effort of the season against the Texans, expect the Chiefs to give the Jaguars a heavy dose of Jamaal Charles and Thomas Jones.
The Jaguars also have issues with covering opposing tight ends. Against the Titans and the Colts, Jacksonville allowed big games to both Bo Scaife and Dallas Clark, respectively. This should create opportunities for rookie Tony Moeaki in the passing game, so long as Chiefs left tackle Br...

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