NFL PREVIEW: JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-2) AT CINCINNATI BENGALS (0-2-1)
WEEK 4 // SUNDAY, OCT. 4, 2020 // 1:00 PM ET // PAUL BROWN STADIUM // REFEREE: ALEX KEMP
LEADER: Jaguars lead all-time series, 13-9
STREAKS: Jaguars have won past 2
LAST GAME: 10/20/19: Jaguars 27 at Bengals 17
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/20/19
QB GARDNER MINSHEW completed 30 of 42 passes (71.4 pct.) for 275 yards & rushed for season-high 22 yards last week, his 3rd-career game with 70+ comp. pct. Passed for 255 yards & TD & rushed for 48 yards in last meeting. Is 1 of 3 in AFC with 100+ rating (101.3) & 70+ comp. pct. (73.8) this season. • RB JAMES ROBINSON (rookie) had career-high 129 scrimmage yards (83 rec., 46 rush) & 2 rush TDs last week. Aims for 3rd in row with 100+ scrimmage yards & rush TD. Ranks 2nd among rookies with 339 scrimmage yards, most by undrafted player in 1st 3 career games in common draft era. RB CHRIS THOMPSON had season-high 5 catches in Week 3. • WR DJ CHARK had 53 rec. yards in last meeting. Has 9 rec. TDs since 2019, 3rd-most among AFC WRs. Rookie WR LAVISKA SHENAULT had career-high 5 catches last week. Ranks tied4th among rookies with 11 catches this season. WR KEELAN COLE had TD catch in last meeting. WR CHRIS CONLEY had 83 rec. yards in last meeting. TE TYLER EIFERT had 185 catches for 2,152 yards & 24 TDs in 7 seasons (2013-19) with Cin. • LB MYLES JACK aims for his 4th in row with 11+ tackles. Had 2 PD & INT in last meeting. Has PD in 2 of his past 3 vs. AFC North. Ties for NFL lead with 33 tackles. LB JOE SCHOBERT had 8 tackles & TFL in Week 3. Has 8+ tackles in 5 of his past 6 vs. Cin. DE/LB JOSH ALLEN had 2 TFL & 1st sack of season last week. Had 2 TFL & sack in last meeting. CB C.J. HENDERSON ranks 2nd among rookies with 4 PD this season.
QB JOE BURROW (rookie) passed for 312 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for career-high 105.5 rating last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 300+ pass yards, 2+ TD passes, 0 INTs & 90+ rating. Ranks 2nd in NFL with 91 completions, most by rookie QB in 1st 3 career games in NFL history. • RB JOE MIXON had 65 scrimmage yards (49 rush, 16 rec.) last week. Aims for his 5th in row vs. AFC South & 3rd in row vs. Jax. with TD. Has 403 scrimmage yards (134.3 per game) & 2 rush TDs in his past 3 at home. RB GIOVANI BERNARD had season high 55 rec. yards in Week 3. • WR TYLER BOYD led team with 10 catches for 125 yards last week, his 3rd game with 10+ catches since 2019, tied 2nd-most among WRs. Aims for his 3rd in row with 7+ catches & 70+ rec. yards. Had 5 catches for 55 yards in last meeting. WR A.J. GREEN had 5 catches last week. Has 5+ catches in 2 of his past 3. Has TD catch in 3 of 4 career games vs. Jax. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. AFC South with 5+ catches, 90+ rec. yards & rec. TD. Rookie WR TEE HIGGINS had 1st 2 TD catches of career last week. • DE CARLOS DUNLAP led team with 9 tackles & had TFL & PD in Week 3. Has sack in 2 of his past 3 vs. Jax. Has 7.5 sacks, 4 PD & 2 FFs in his past 5 at home. Dunlap (81.5) & DT GENO ATKINS (75.5) are only pair of active teammates each with 75+ career sacks. DE CARL LAWSON had 2 sacks & FF last week. Has 5 sacks in his past 4. Aims for his 3rd in row at home with sack. DE SAM