AFC South

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Who will win the division?

Colts
4
24%
Jaguars
4
24%
Texans
2
12%
Titans
7
41%
 
Total votes: 17

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Re: AFC South 

Post#101 » by bluejerseyjinx » Tue Jul 4, 2017 1:40 am

Otis Driftwood wrote:
shawn_hemp wrote:I feel like this is the hardest division to try and predict how the teams will finish. I could see any one of these teams finishing from first to last. If I had to guess right now, I'd probably go

1 - Texans
2 - Titans
3 - Colts
4 - Jags

but who really knows


As good a guess as any. And other than the Jags, every team has a legitimate claim to win it.

I wouldn't count out the Jags Otis. I can see Coughlin turning things around very fast there. They've done so well with the draft and free agency the past 2 years and have aquired a lot of real nice talent. The key will be Bortles. If he has any kind of a decent year with Fournette in the backfield, I believe they will be there in the end battling things out.
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Re: AFC South 

Post#102 » by shawn_hemp » Tue Jul 4, 2017 1:56 am

I actually think Fournette will have some tough sledding at first in Jacksonville.

He was never really known for being able to avoid tacklers, his o line is pedestrian at best, his QB seems to be a pick-6 away from being benched, and he won't be running over everyone on the field as easily as he did in college.

He reminds me of LeGarrette Blount so much. When you give them enough time to get a few steps going and build up steam, they can really terrorize an opposing D.

But if you're making contact in the backfield, they are easy to corral for good defenses. Not even from the first guy, Fournette is big enough to shake the first guy.

But he isn't moving as fast as he should when he has to break a tackle immediately. So when 2 more guys fly to the ball he eventually goes down with a pile of defenders on him.

And he isn't really noted for being a good receiver out of the backfield so it's not like he can help Bortles much outside of a screen pass or something.

Not gonna lie, I thought it was kind of a dumb pick for them but then again, maybe I'm wrong

Idk, I hope Jacksonville does good this year but I'd say a .500 season would be about as good as they can hope for.

Although, 8-8 could win this division tbh
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Re: AFC South 

Post#103 » by Otis Driftwood » Tue Jul 4, 2017 3:10 am

bluejerseyjinx wrote:
Otis Driftwood wrote:
shawn_hemp wrote:I feel like this is the hardest division to try and predict how the teams will finish. I could see any one of these teams finishing from first to last. If I had to guess right now, I'd probably go

1 - Texans
2 - Titans
3 - Colts
4 - Jags

but who really knows


As good a guess as any. And other than the Jags, every team has a legitimate claim to win it.

I wouldn't count out the Jags Otis. I can see Coughlin turning things around very fast there. They've done so well with the draft and free agency the past 2 years and have aquired a lot of real nice talent. The key will be Bortles. If he has any kind of a decent year with Fournette in the backfield, I believe they will be there in the end battling things out.


That's why I can't hop on the Jags wagon. Bortles. Makes too many mistakes at key points of the game. I can't trust the dude.
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