The Jacksonville Jaguars came away with a surprising victory against the Indianapolis Colts. While many thought this would be a blowout win for the Colts, Jacksonville fought throughout this game and came away with a victory.
This is a promising start for the Jaguars, especially when considering they are one of the league’s youngest teams. While they were not perfect, Jacksonville was much better than many people expected.
The Jaguars’ offense was very efficient and were able to slice there way through a very solid Colts defense. While many had doubts about this unit, Minshew and company came away with statement win. If Jacksonville’s offense can play at this level all season, they may be in the mix for a playoff spot instead of the top pick in the draft.
On the defensive side of the football, Jacksonville had some issues. They need to work on their discipline. There were a couple of big plays that were negated due to penalties. Big penalties on Dewuane Smoot also were very costly towards the end of the game. However, when the defense had to make a big stop they came to play.
Overall, it was a quality win for Jacksonville. They weren’t spectacular, but the Jaguars got the job done. It was a strong start for Jacksonville. They may be one of the top surprise teams this season.
With that being said, let’s dive into three instant reactions to the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Week 1 win against the Indianapolis Colts.