NFL Week 10 CBS Jacksonville Jaguars @ Indianapolis Colts Preview
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Jacksonville Jaguars @ Indianapolis Colts – CBS, 1:00 PM
Bortles struggles against zone coverage
The Colts secondary, who play a zone coverage 78.6% of the time, will present a challenge for Blake Bortles, who has a passer rating of just 83.3 against zone coverage.
No motions for the Jags
The Jaguars offense has only used pre-snap shifts or motions on 16.3% of offensive plays.
The secondary’s struggles
The Jacksonville secondary has seemingly gone from elite to average over the past calendar year.
Yannick the destroyer
Yannick Ngakoue has been a force for Jacksonville so far this year.
Luck just needed time
After three weeks, many fans rightly questioned whether Andrew Luck, who ranked last in average depth of target, was truly at full health. All worries have faded now, however, as Luck has thrown for over 8 yards per target since.
The transition to the aerial attack
It is no coincidence that upon the return of Andrew Luck, the Colts have chosen to pass the ball more in critical situations.
The boom and the bust of the Colts’ run defense
The Colts defense has been boom-or-bust when facing the run this year. 27.2% of their run plays have resulted in a loss or no gain. On the other hand, they have allowed breakaway runs on 8.4% of their run defense plays, which is the league’s third-highest rate.
Don’t expect extra rushers
Over the past four games, the Colts have blitzed on just 7.9% of their defensive plays, the lowest mark in the league. Consequently, they have averaged just 10.3 pressures per game over that span.