4. The Jaguars defense will get two turnovers off C.J. Stroud
Quarterback C.J. Stroud is off to a hot start. So far, he's shown early signs he could be the Texans' face of the franchise for years to come. However, the Jaguars will remind him in Week 3 that he's still a rookie and bring him back to earth by intercepting him and forcing him to fumble.
Stroud threw his first touchdown pass in the NFL last week but hasn't yet had an interception. Jacksonville's secondary, led by safety Andre Cisco and cornerback Tyson Campbell will make sure of that.
3. Jaguars RBs Travis Etienne and Tank Bigsby will combine for over 150 yards, 2 TDs
Travis Etienne was key to the Jaguars' win in the opener but wasn't much of a factor against the Chiefs. The same is true for rookie running back Tank Bigsby, who scored his first-ever touchdown but didn't get to carry the ball in Week 2. One big reason neither one got lots of opportunities was the offensive line's inability to pave the way in the trenches. Expect a turnaround against the Texans.
Offensive line coach Phil Rauscher will get his unit to play at a high level. Besides giving Trevor Lawrence a clean pocket, they'll also open running lanes so big that a truck could get through them. This in turn will present several opportunities for Etienne and Bigsby to work their magic and accumulate lots of yards and a pair of touchdowns in the process.
The Jaguars have a pair of talented running backs, they'll make good use of them and get the running game going against their division foes.