2. Travis Etienne, the Jaguars running game was clicking for the 2nd straight week
Trevor Lawrence was somewhat unremarkable against the Colts but he didn't need to carry the team on his shoulders thanks to running back Travis Etienne, who had another productive outing for the second week in a row.
Lawrence had a modest game, going 20-of-30 for 181 yards with two touchdowns and one interception. His pick came when the game was already out of reach for the Colts, so it didn't really hurt the Jags. Meanwhile, Etienne toted the rock 18 times for 55 yards with two touchdown runs. The scores were nearly back-to-back.
After Etiene's first touchdown, the Colts got the ball but the Jags quickly recovered on the first play. Then, the former Clemson Tiger took a trip to the end zone on a 22-yard run.
Etienne's total yardage may not necessarily pop off the statsheet but his back-to-back touchdowns gave the Jags a huge momentum swing. On top of that, he generally gained positive yardage and kept drives alive. He also had a clutch run on fourth-and-1 early in the game that helped the Jags move the chains.
Tank Bigsby and D'Ernest Johnson also had their chances and both of them converted for first downs. During the Jaguars' two-game losing skip, they couldn't get the running game going but their execution has been much better since then. The past two games, they had a total of 301 rushing yards and they added another 85 against the Colts.
The Jags will eventually need to lean on Trevor Lawrence's arm to win games but they should feel good knowing they can also run the ball.