As quarterback Trevor Lawrence noted, it’s funny that two NFL teams located in Florida will face off against each other in London. In case you weren’t aware, the Jacksonville Jaguars will take on the Miami Dolphins in Week 6, as a part of the league’s international series.
The Jags played the Phins in 2020 and lost 31-13. The coaching staff is no longer the same and this Jacksonville team is significantly different than last year’s. However, the new regime surely wants to avoid losing two consecutive games to their Miami counterpart. Moreover, the Jaguars are still looking for their first win of the year.
Jacksonville is a 3-point underdog as of this writing. If they want to beat Miami, these five players will have to step up.
Jacksonville Jaguars key player No. 5 – Dan Arnold
Tight end Dan Arnold made a positive impact right out of the gate. He was traded three days before their Thursday Night Football matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals and still caught two passes for 29 yards.
Things didn’t go as smoothly in Week 5 though. In the Jaguars’ first possession, the tight end hauled in a pass from Trevor Lawrence but ended up fumbling the ball. The former Carolina Panther told the local media that he will try to work on that, so it doesn’t happen again. On the bright side, he recovered from his mistake and finished the game with six receptions for 64 yards.
The coaching staff needs to target Arnold early and often in Week 6.