Doug Pederson confident that Jaguars are on the right path after breakout season
It’s a far different offseason for Doug Pederson and the Jaguars. They’re not picking first in the draft. They didn’t empty the bank account in free agency. The coaching staff is settled. There’s no question about the quarterback. For the first time in a long time, Jacksonville is set at the most crucial aspects of the franchise.
Jaguars rue missed chances in playoff loss to Kansas City
The Jacksonville Jaguars could not have imagined a better situation than the one they faced late in the first half of Saturday's divisional-round playoff game against the mighty Kansas City Chiefs. The upstart AFC South champions, who had to rally from a 27-point deficit against the Chargers last week just to make it to Arrowhead Stadium, found themselves within 10-7 in a hostile environment — and with Patrick Mahomes, a contender for league MVP, hobbling up the tunnel to the Kansas City locker room. Then they kept squandering chances to reach the AFC championship game, eventually falling 27-20 on a cold, snowy night at Arrowhead Stadium.news.yahoo.com
GameDay Live: Jaguars face major challenge against Chiefs in AFC playoffs
The Jaguars had the third-biggest comeback in NFL playoff history last week against the Chargers. Their reward is a second-round game against the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium, one of the toughest stadiums in all sports to play in.
Party for the Playoffs: Fans are pumped up for Jaguars AFC divisional playoff game in KC
News4JAX has reporters up in Kansas City for the game and also back here as Jacksonville cheers on its Jaguars. There’s a watch party at Daily’s Place and sports bars and restaurants across town will be going strong before, during and after the game.
Saturday perfection: Lawrence's 37-0 mark at stake vs Chiefs
Doug Pederson turned away from the question, stopping just short of shaking his head in disappointment, and then tapped the lectern in front of him three times to mimic knocking on wood. The coach refused to acknowledge or weigh in on Trevor Lawrence’s near-decade-long winning streak. Lawrence improved to 37-0 as a starting quarterback on Saturdays when the Jacksonville Jaguars rallied from 27 points down to stun the Los Angeles Chargers 31-30 in an AFC wild-card game.news.yahoo.com
Herbert, Staley ponder what went wrong in collapse at Jags
Justin Herbert sat in silence at his locker for roughly 15 minutes, staring into the distance. The Chargers did little in the second half, allowing Trevor Lawrence to follow four interceptions with four touchdown passes and rally Jacksonville from a 27-0 deficit. “Obviously, it was a tough go for us,” Herbert said.news.yahoo.com