Against an offensive line decimated by injuries, this past Sunday was supposed to be Derrick Harvey's coming-out party. With the Seattle Seahawks missing both starting tackles and their starting left guard, Harvey was considered a sure bet to notch his first sack of the season. In light of the picks the Jacksonville Jaguars spent to acquire him in the 2008 draft, anything less than a prominent stat lineùin the eyes of the Jacksonville mediaùwould be unacceptable. Sunday's game came and went, with Harvey notching five tackles, four hurries, and one pass defensed. Returning home without a sack, the negative fan reaction was predictable. Meanwhile, for anyone who cared to watch, the Jaguars' much-maligned second-year pass rusher had the best day of his young career. Harvey opened the game w ...
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