Jaguars Defender Says ‘Coaching’ Has Made All The Difference For Jacksonville Following Statement Win Against Cowboys

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Think the Jacksonville Jaguars are done taking shots at ex-coach Urban Meyer?

Well, they’re not.

The Jaguars enjoyed an excellent win, 40-34, over the Dallas Cowboys in Week 15: capped in overtime with a pick-6 from Jags safety Rayshawn Jenkins.

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After the game, Jenkins was asked about the difference between last year’s team, which finished at 3-14, and this year’s squad that is still in playoff contention at 6-8.

Jenkins wasn’t shy about last year’s leadership paling in comparison to the new regime.


“Coaching, I’m going to be very upfront and honest. It’s been coaching,” Jenkins shared, according to The Florida Times-Union. “We’re a way smarter team now. We’ve got information coming to us now. Our coaches do a really good job of making sure we know what’s coming and making sure we’re prepared.”

Jenkins’ answer is certainly what the Jaguars’ brass expected to hear during the season after bringing on Super Bowl-winning coach Doug Pederson in the offseason. But the lousy juju left by Urban Meyer’s 13-game (2-11) tenure is still apparent among players from the 2021-22 season.

On Sunday, Jenkins recorded 18 total tackles (nine solo), two passes defensed and the game-sealing interception.

The Jaguars remain in the playoff bubble after their statement win against Dallas, also engineered by the budding Trevor Lawrence, who threw for 318 yards, four touchdowns and an interception.

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  1. Heck yes…its a shot at Meyer and deservedly so. Urban (I can’t lead men…I can only lead boys) Meyer was a disgrace. I wish FOX did not hire him back. Urban was nothing but DRAMA at Florida, Nothing but DRAMA at OSU , nothing but DRAMA in Jacksonville. I wish Outkick would stop the Urban Love Fest

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