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in the teamís direction Welcome to SB Nation FanPulse ó a survey of fans across the NFL Black Donte Moncrief Jersey , powered by SurveyMonkey. Each week, we send 32 polls to 100+ plugged in fans from each team. Jaguars fans, sign up HERE to join FanPulse.How confident are you in the direction of the team? Last week: 99 percent confidenceNo surprise here. The Jaguars are 2-0 for the first time in over a decade and they just beat the only other team in the AFC that as of right now could legitimately say they are a true Super Bowl contender.Will the Jaguars win or lose in Week 3?Odds: Jaguars are 6.5-point favoritesMusic City Miracles FanPulse: Titans by 1Big Cat Country FanPulse: Jaguars by 10Yup. I think the Jaguars crush the Titans this week. If my wife would let me, Iíd be betting two mortgages on that 6.5-point line.How would you fix NFL overtime?Jacksonville Jaguars vs. New York Giants: Defense stops Eli Manning, Odell Beckham, Jr. on potential game-winning drive The Jacksonville Jaguars won their season opener against the New York Giants with ugly offense, opportunistic special teams, and a defense that just would not go quietly into that good night.With 2:21 left in the fourth quarter, the Giants offense took the field. It was 20-15 with the Jaguars leading but... weíve seen this movie before Youth Telvin Smith Jersey , folks. Not typically with the quality of defense we have now, but old wounds are hard to mend.But Sunday turned out different. The defense held, they bent but they didnít break, and the Jaguars are now 1-0 because of it.That drive is what weíll be diving into this week as we break down the drive of the game for Week 1.Play #1: 1st and 10 at NYG 19The Jaguars defense starts out in soft zone, allowing Beckham to get an easy 21-yard gain between D.J. Hayden and Jalen Ramsey. Although it looks like Ramsey is the one to blame for this, there really is no blame. Itís prevent coverage ó Eli Manning is going to get those for easy chunks.Play #2: 1st and 10 at NYG 40With the clock stopped and the two-minute warning coming up, the Giants opt to try a run play. After all, Saquon Barkley had the biggest play of the day... why not try again? The Jaguars have it sniffed out however, with Barry Church reading it all perfectly.Play #3: 2nd and 9 at NYG 41The Giants did this sort of thing all day long and itís a big reason why Beckham ended with 11 catches for 111 yards. The natural pick play created by Beckham running the cross with Jalen Ramsey and Myles Jack running into each other allows Beckham an easy 20-yard gain.Play #4: 1st and 10 at JAX 40And here we get to the ďdonít breakĒ part of this bend but donít break Jaguars defense. The defensive line will really stand out in these next four downs Logan Cooke Jersey , keeping Manning off balance and throwing passes that range from a little off to no chance.The interior of the line is especially good these last few downs. After nearly 59 minutes of play, watch Malik Jackson sled block the left guard mere inches away from Manning.Play #5: 2nd and 10 at JAX 40Another run, another sad face.Play #6: 3rd and 6 at JAX 36Remember what I was saying about the defensive line? Yeah...Lerentee McCray gets a great jump off the snap and itís whatís got Manning worried first. He looks to the other side of the field and BAM thereís Malik again right in his face. The throw is off target.Play #7: 4th and 6 at JAX 36The defensive line won this game, but letís also credit newly signed cornerback D.J. Hayden taking on Beckham on this play. Hayden stays with Beckham step for step and is helped out by Manning throwing under a lot of pressure.McCray more than earned his pay check last week, getting another pressure on Manning on his most important pass of the afternoon.SummaryThe defense was the biggest reason for the win against the Giants and the defensive line was the reason the rest of the defense was able to flourish. And itís a big reason why the line is the deepest, most talented position group on a roster that has quite a few deep and talented position groups.Bend but donít break all the way to the Super Bowl, Jaguars.
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