Led by OC Hackett, Jaguars ready for added pressure

By Nick Shook
Around The NFL writer
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For the first time in, well, quite some time, the Jacksonville Jaguars are entering a season with significant expectations.

Much of the responsibility of handling and attempting to live up to those expectations falls on the shoulders of quarterback Blake Bortles, and by relation, offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett. If you recall Jacksonville’s postseason run in early 2018, Hackett drew plenty of praise for his artful schemes that maximized Bortles’ production (relatively speaking) while also minimizing his potential mistakes. The result was beautiful — that is, until Jacksonville needed Bortles to rally it back late against New England. Continue reading