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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Indianapolis Colts Pick & Prediction JAN 3TH 2021

FinishedTV: CBSLucas Oil Stadium Indianapolis

103Jacksonville Jaguars
104Indianapolis Colts

OP
49
-13
CU
49.5o -110
-16 -110
ML
850
-1300
Partials
1 2 3 4
0 7 7 0
10 10 0 8
Score
14
28
Recap

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Indianapolis Colts Recap JAN 3TH 2021

Jonathan Williams rushed for 116 yards, and Marlon Mack ran for 109 yards and a touchdown Sunday as the Indianapolis Colts stopped the visiting Jacksonville Jaguars 33-13, moving into a first-place tie in the AFC South with Houston.

Quarterback Jacoby Brissett ran and threw for a touchdown in the third quarter in a successful return from a knee injury that forced him to sit out last week's 16-12 loss to Miami. Brissett completed 15 of 24 passes for 148 yards.

It wasn't quite as nice a return for Jacksonville quarterback Nick Foles, making his first start since a broken clavicle in a Week 1 loss to Kansas City. Foles hit on 33 of 47 passes for 296 yards with two touchdowns and an interception.

Things started well for the Jaguars (4-6). On their second possession, Foles found DJ Chark over the middle for a 34-yard touchdown pass and a 7-0 lead at the 6:53 mark of the first quarter. But that was it for the Jacksonville offense until garbage time.

Indianapolis (6-4) equalized with 35 seconds left in the first. Mack went up the middle, bounced off the pile and found a path to the end zone off right tackle on a 13-yard run.

Adam Vinatieri gave the Colts a 10-7 lead on a 34-yard field goal just before the midway point of the second quarter. They blew the game open in the third quarter as Brissett finished off a pair of lengthy drives.

Brissett flipped a 1-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Johnson on fourth-and-goal with 8:46 remaining, then upped the margin to 24-7 when he rushed for a 5-yard score in the final minute of the quarter.

Nyheim Hines ended the game's competitive phase with a 7-yard touchdown run just over two minutes into the fourth quarter. Foles hit Chark with a 20-yard scoring strike with 59 seconds left, and Indianapolis' Bobby Okereke scored a defensive two-point conversion off an interception.

The Colts travel to the Texans on Thursday night for a first-place showdown in the division.

--Field Level Media

Could Sunday be the last hurrah for veteran quarterback Philip Rivers?

Addressing the uncertain nature beyond the host Indianapolis Colts' Week 17 game against the skidding Jacksonville Jaguars, Rivers acknowledged the thought crossed his mind.

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With the Colts (10-5) needing a victory against the Jaguars (1-14) plus a loss from either the Cleveland Browns (10-5), Baltimore Ravens (10-5), Miami Dolphins (10-5) or Tennessee Titans (10-5) to make the AFC playoffs, Indianapolis' postseason prospects aren't the only "What if" swirling around town.

"I guess it's probably healthy to have that thought because, shoot, you're not guaranteed anything moving forward," Rivers said. "But to think it could be the last game, the last game I ever play, certainly. I don't intend it will be, I don't hope that it is, but you have to acknowledge it is a possibility."

Rivers, 39, signed a one-year contract with the Colts in the offseason following a 16-season career with the Chargers franchise. Still, coach Frank Reich admitted this season he could see the Colts bringing Rivers back, were he interested.

Behind Rivers' 23 touchdowns and 68.2 completion percentage against just 10 interceptions -- half his total from 2019 -- the Colts rank eighth in the NFL in passing yards per game (259.3) and ninth in scoring at 28.2 points per game.

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Rivers will aim to stay upright Sunday with a shuffled offensive line. The Colts, who are coming off a 28-24 loss at Pittsburgh in Week 16, announced Wednesday that left tackle Anthony Castonzo (knee) will be out for the remainder of the season.

Jacksonville earned its lone win of 2020 with a 27-20 home victory against the Colts in the season opener. Rivers was 36 of 46 for 363 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions, outshined by Jaguars counterpart Gardner Minshew II, who had one incompletion in 20 attempts while passing for173 yards and three touchdowns.

Jaguars rookie running back James Robinson rushed for 62 yards on 16 carries in his NFL debut en route to a 1,070-yard, seven-touchdown season that ultimately was cut short. After missing Jacksonville's Week 16 home loss to Chicago with a left ankle injury that hampered him the previous week, the Jaguars announced Wednesday that Robinson would be shut down for the remainder of the season.

Robinson fell just 35 yards shy of breaking the league rushing record for an undrafted rookie.

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"I could never, ever say enough about that guy, how hard he's tried," Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said. "He wants to come back. He wants to play."

The same could be said for a healthy Minshew, but Marrone has confirmed that veteran Mike Glennon will start under center in the season finale, completing a quarterback carousel that saw Minshew, rookie Jake Luton and Glennon split starts after Minshew started the first seven games.

Glennon was 24-for-37 for 211 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in a 41-17 loss to the Bears, and he figures to have a depleted core of weapons against the Colts. Marrone said wide receiver Collin Johnson (hamstring) would be out Sunday, while fellow wideout D.J. Chark (shin) didn't practice Wednesday.

--Field Level Media

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Jacksonville Jaguars

Indianapolis Colts

Player Position Lineup
A.J. Cann primary: Right Guard Starter
Chris Conley primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Tre Herndon primary: Cornerback Starter
Myles Jack primary: Weak Linebacker Starter
Andrew Norwell primary: Left Guard Starter
James O'Shaughnessy primary: Tight End Starter
Cam Robinson primary: Left Tackle Starter
Tyler Shatley primary: Center Starter
Dawuane Smoot primary: Defensive End Starter
Jawaan Taylor primary: Right Tackle Starter
Jarrod Wilson primary: Free Safety Starter
Josh Jones primary: Strong Safety Starter
Joe Schobert primary: Middle Linebacker Starter
K'Lavon Chaisson primary: Defensive End Starter
Laviska Shenault Jr. primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Chris Claybrooks primary: Left Cornerback Starter
Doug Costin primary: Nose Tackle Starter
Mike Glennon primary: Quarterback Starter
Daniel Ekuale primary: Defensive Tackle Starter
Dare Ogunbowale primary: Runningback Starter
Eric Saubert primary: Tight End Starter
Greg Mabin primary: Right Cornerback Starter
Dakota Allen primary: Linebacker Substitution
Taven Bryan primary: Defensive Linesman Substitution
Keelan Cole Sr. primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Logan Cooke primary: Punter Substitution
Joe Giles-Harris primary: Linebacker Substitution
K.C. McDermott primary: Offensive Linesman Substitution
Devine Ozigbo primary: Runningback Substitution
Will Richardson Jr. primary: Offensive Linesman Substitution
Andrew Wingard primary: Safety Substitution
Terry Godwin primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Tyler Eifert primary: Tight End Substitution
Josiah Scott primary: Cornerback Substitution
Shaquille Quarterman primary: Linebacker Substitution
Tyler Davis primary: Tight End Substitution
Nathan Cottrell primary: Runningback Substitution
Ross Matiscik primary: Long Snapper Substitution
Tre'Vour Wallace-Simms primary: Offensive Linesman Substitution
Adam Gotsis primary: Defensive End Substitution
Caraun Reid primary: Defensive Linesman Substitution
Doug Middleton primary: Safety Substitution
Aldrick Rosas primary: Kicker Substitution
Aaron Lynch primary: Defensive End Substitution
Quenton Meeks primary: Cornerback Substitution
Daniel Ross primary: Defensive Tackle Substitution
Brandon Rusnak primary: Safety Substitution
DJ Chark Jr. primary: Wide Receiver Not active
Gardner Minshew II primary: Quarterback Did not play
Quincy Williams primary: Linebacker Not active
Jake Luton primary: Quarterback Not active
James Robinson primary: Runningback Not active
Luq Barcoo primary: Cornerback Not active
Dustin Colquitt primary: Punter Not active
Player PositionLineup
Denico Autry primary: Defensive End Starter
Jack Doyle primary: Tight End Starter
Mark Glowinski primary: Right Guard Starter
T.Y. Hilton primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Justin Houston primary: Defensive End Starter
Ryan Kelly primary: Center Starter
Darius Leonard primary: Weak Linebacker Starter
Kenny Moore II primary: Cornerback Starter
Quenton Nelson primary: Left Guard Starter
Bobby Okereke primary: Strong Outside Linebacker Starter
Zach Pascal primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Braden Smith primary: Right Tackle Starter
Grover Stewart primary: Nose Tackle Starter
Anthony Walker primary: Middle Linebacker Starter
DeForest Buckner primary: Defensive Tackle Starter
Philip Rivers primary: Quarterback Starter
Xavier Rhodes primary: Cornerback Starter
Michael Pittman Jr. primary: Wide Receiver Starter
Jonathan Taylor primary: Runningback Starter
Julian Blackmon primary: Free Safety Starter
Tavon Wilson primary: Strong Safety Starter
Jared Veldheer primary: Left Tackle Starter
Matthew Adams primary: Linebacker Substitution
Mo Alie-Cox primary: Tight End Substitution
Jacoby Brissett primary: Quarterback Substitution
Ashton Dulin primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Zaire Franklin primary: Linebacker Substitution
Nyheim Hines primary: Runningback Substitution
Tyquan Lewis primary: Defensive Tackle Substitution
Al-Quadin Muhammad primary: Defensive End Substitution
George Odum primary: Safety Substitution
Luke Rhodes primary: Long Snapper Substitution
Rigoberto Sanchez primary: Punter Substitution
E.J. Speed primary: Linebacker Substitution
Kemoko Turay primary: Defensive End Substitution
T.J. Carrie primary: Cornerback Substitution
Trey Burton primary: Tight End Substitution
Danny Pinter primary: Guard Substitution
Isaiah Rodgers primary: Cornerback Substitution
Dezmon Patmon primary: Wide Receiver Substitution
Jordan Glasgow primary: Linebacker Substitution
Rodrigo Blankenship primary: Kicker Substitution
Taylor Stallworth primary: Defensive Tackle Substitution
Tremon Smith primary: Cornerback Substitution
Chaz Green primary: Offensive Tackle Substitution
Ibraheim Campbell primary: Safety Substitution
Ben Banogu primary: Defensive End Not active
Khari Willis primary: Safety Not active
Rock Ya-Sin primary: Cornerback Not active
Jacob Eason primary: Quarterback Not active
DeMichael Harris primary: Wide Receiver Not active
Joey Hunt primary: Center Did not play
Noah Togiai primary: Tight End Not active
Darius Anderson primary: Runningback Did not play
Will Holden primary: Offensive Tackle Not active

Jacksonville Jaguars

Indianapolis Colts

  • Match Start
  • Period 1
  • MIN 1
    • scoring-play
    • Field Goal
    • 22 Yards
    • FG Kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship
  • MIN 10
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 6 Yards
    • Conv Kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship
    • Passer: Philip Rivers
    • Pass Receiver: T.Y. Hilton
  • Period 2
  • MIN 0
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 9 Yards
    • Conv Kicker: Aldrick Rosas
    • Passer: Mike Glennon
    • Pass Receiver: Laviska Shenault Jr.
  • MIN 2
    • scoring-play
    • Field Goal
    • 24 Yards
    • FG Kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship
  • MIN 11
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Rush
    • 1 Yards
    • Rusher: Jonathan Taylor
    • Conv Kicker: Rodrigo Blankenship
  • Period 3
  • MIN 6
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Pass
    • 8 Yards
    • Pass Receiver: Laviska Shenault Jr.
    • Passer: Mike Glennon
    • Conv Kicker: Aldrick Rosas
  • Period 4
  • MIN 3
    • scoring-play
    • Touchdown
    • Rush
    • 45 Yards
    • Conv Passer: Philip Rivers
    • Conv Receiver: T.Y. Hilton
    • Rusher: Jonathan Taylor
  • Match End

GAMES

Last 10

W 0% L 100%
0 10
  • @Indianapolis L 14 - 28
  • Chicago L 41 - 17
  • @Baltimore L 14 - 40
  • Tennessee L 31 - 10
  • @Minnesota L 24 - 27
  • Cleveland L 27 - 25
  • Pittsburgh L 27 - 3
  • @Green Bay L 20 - 24
  • Houston L 27 - 25
  • @L.A. Chargers L 29 - 39
W 60% L 40%
6 4
  • @Buffalo L 24 - 27
  • Jacksonville W 14 - 28
  • @Pittsburgh L 24 - 28
  • Houston W 20 - 27
  • @Las Vegas W 44 - 27
  • @Houston W 26 - 20
  • Tennessee L 45 - 26
  • Green Bay W 31 - 34
  • @Tennessee W 34 - 17
  • Baltimore L 24 - 10

Last Meetings

  • Jaguars @ Colts 14-28
  • Colts @ Jaguars 20-27
  • Colts @ Jaguars 20-38
  • Jaguars @ Colts 13-33
  • Colts @ Jaguars 0-6
  • Jaguars @ Colts 26-29
  • Colts @ Jaguars 10-30
  • Jaguars @ Colts 27-0
  • Jaguars @ Colts 20-24
  • Colts @ Jaguars 27-30

American Football Conference

AFC EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Buffalo Bills133 0.8130.00.00.0 7-16-29-0-1
Miami Dolphins106 0.6253.00.00.0 5-35-37-0-3
New England Patriots79 0.4386.00.00.0 5-32-65-0-5
New York Jets214 0.12511.00.00.0 1-71-72-0-8
AFC NorthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Pittsburgh Steelers124 0.7500.00.00.0 7-15-36-0-4
Baltimore Ravens115 0.6881.00.00.0 5-36-26-0-4
Cleveland Browns115 0.6881.00.00.0 6-25-37-0-3
Cincinnati Bengals411 1.2677.50.00.0 3-51-63-1-7
AFC SouthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Indianapolis Colts115 0.6880.00.00.0 6-25-37-0-3
Tennessee Titans115 0.6880.00.00.0 5-36-26-0-4
Houston Texans412 0.2507.00.00.0 2-62-63-0-7
Jacksonville Jaguars115 0.06310.00.00.0 1-70-81-0-10
AFC WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Kansas City Chiefs142 0.8750.00.00.0 6-28-09-0-1
Las Vegas Raiders88 0.5006.00.00.0 2-66-25-0-5
Los Angeles Chargers79 0.4387.00.00.0 4-43-55-0-5
Denver Broncos511 0.3139.00.00.0 2-63-53-0-7

National Football Conference

NFC EastWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Washington Football Team79 0.4380.00.00.0 3-54-46-0-4
New York Giants610 0.3751.00.00.0 3-53-55-0-5
Dallas Cowboys610 0.3751.00.00.0 4-42-64-0-6
Philadelphia Eagles411 1.2672.50.00.0 3-41-73-1-7
NFC NorthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Green Bay Packers133 0.8130.00.00.0 7-16-28-0-2
Chicago Bears88 0.5005.00.00.0 3-55-33-0-7
Minnesota Vikings79 0.4386.00.00.0 3-54-46-0-4
Detroit Lions511 0.3138.00.00.0 1-74-42-0-8
NFC SouthWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
New Orleans Saints124 0.7500.00.00.0 6-26-28-0-2
Tampa Bay Buccaneers115 0.6881.00.00.0 5-36-27-0-3
Carolina Panthers511 0.3137.00.00.0 2-63-52-0-8
Atlanta Falcons412 0.2508.00.00.0 2-62-63-0-7
NFC WestWL DPRCGBHOMEAWAYPAST L10
Seattle Seahawks124 0.7500.00.00.0 7-15-37-0-3
Los Angeles Rams106 0.6252.00.00.0 6-24-46-0-4
Arizona Cardinals88 0.5004.00.00.0 4-44-44-0-6
San Francisco 49ers610 0.3756.00.00.0 1-75-33-0-7

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