NFL: NOV 21 49ers at Jaguars

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At one point in October, Jaguars head coach Urban Meyer stated he’d fancy his crew to prevail in 250 yards dashing and passing within the an identical game.

It was an no longer probably, farfetched purpose — one Jacksonville has handiest as soon as come remotely end to reaching within the Week 5 loss to Tennessee. On that Sunday, the club had 256 yards passing and 198 yards dashing.

In Sunday’s gruesome 30-10 loss to San Francisco, the Jaguars had factual 200 complete yards. The club had factual three points until James Robinson’s 1-yard touchdown with 3: 04 left within the fourth quarter to cap an eight-play, 75-yard force.

Nonetheless when asked about quarterback Trevor Lawrence at his Monday press conference, Meyer had a critically certain evaluate of the 2021 No. 1 total resolve on.

“If fact be told, one in all his better video games,” Meyer stated. “There was some surrounding cast that at cases didn’t invent totally. Nonetheless Trevor could be the most predominant one to train you when he doesn’t play effectively. In my thoughts, he played effectively. Correct sufficient? No, no longer trusty sufficient. Nonetheless played effectively, made some gigantic throws, scrambled when he needed to, made the correct reads. So we’ve factual obtained to position it together in all areas and we’re no longer correct now.”

Lawrence accomplished 16-of-25 passing for 158 yards and not utilizing a touchdowns or interceptions, one in all his lowest outputs of the season. He was additionally sacked three cases, though he did admire 23 yards on three carries.

No person also can merely gentle proclaim a participant a bust after 10 video games, and Lawrence has shown flashes of his doable. Nonetheless Lawrence has carried out handiest 58 p.c of his passes for 2,141 yards with eight touchdowns and nine interceptions up to now as a rookie.

If Sunday’s efficiency was one in all Lawrence’s excellent, there’s replacement room for him to grow to solidify himself as Jacksonville’s long-term solution at quarterback.