No. 3 biggest "What If" in Jaguars history: Frank Gore first down
In 2020, the Jaguars and the Jets were battling it out for which team was the worst in the league. Both teams were miserable with the Jaguars trailing the Jets throughout nearly the entire season in the race for the number one overall draft pick on the strength of an opening day win against the Colts led by Gardner Minshew. It was widely known by all football observers that waiting at the end of this dark season was a savior for one of these weary fanbases.
But, if there was any doubt about the Jets tanking for the draft, those thoughts were removed when Jets running back Frank Gore got a first down near the end of the Jets' game against the Rams in Week 15:
The Jaguars, who had held onto the number two draft position throughout the season to that point, were elevated to number one. As if to remove any doubt, the Jets followed this game up with a win against the Browns a week later. Hey, they definitely weren't tanking.