JACKSONVILLE – Here’s this week’s Wednesday primer.
Each Wednesday morning during the 2013 season, jaguars.com senior writer John Oehser will set the stage for the Jaguars’ Wednesday media access by previewing major topics facing the team that day. Each Wednesday afternoon/evening, he will break down what was learned from Jaguars players and coaches that day.
Here’s a look at five key Wednesday topics as the Jaguars prepare for the Indianapolis Colts . . .
1. What’s next? The Jaguars are 0-3 with three double-digit losses. Head Coach Gus Bradley talked Monday of remaining positive, saying that with a young roster, the idea is to build a foundation. He said that’s why he won’t be discouraging or down after three games. Can players maintain that approach despite difficult circumstances? They’ll be asked that Wednesday, but the answer almost certainly will be yes. This team trusts Bradley and the direction of the franchise. There have been no signs of that changing.
2. Time to relax? Bradley made news Monday by not only announcing that
3. Just how young will the secondary be Sunday? That may not be known until later in the week. The Jaguars played three rookie defensive backs much of the game Sunday, with safety
5. Can the Jaguars run? The Jaguars have had trouble early in games offensively, and a lot of that trouble has come because of struggles in early downs. Some of that can be traced to perhaps the team’s most-glaring offensive statistic – an average gain of 2.4 yards per rushing attempt. With