Jacksonville Jaguars Are Rough, But Are They Ready for New England?

Posted: 24th December 2009 by Jack Harver in NFL
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When told that the weather outside figures to be frightful in Foxborough on Sunday, Jacksonville head coach Jack Del Rio was unfazed. "That would be great," he said earlier this week. "We have a group of mudders. We don't get to see snow down here. I think our guys look forward to that sort of thing." With rain and cold temperatures forecast for the weekend, Del Rio and his Jaguars will likely get their wish. Come one o'clock, they'll take to a soggy, cold-frosted field in Gillette Stadium to fight for their dwindling playoff hopes. Whether they flourish or freeze on it will speak volumes about the character of this year's squad. Jacksonville's playoff-caliber 2007 team earned the reputation Del Rio invoked this week by mashing the Pittsburgh Steelers twice in the muck at Heinz Field: a to ...

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