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Landon Collins Jersey , answers about Jacksonville We have been studying the Jacksonville Jaguars from a variety of angles this week. Today, let’s go right to the heart, right into Big Cat Country, for some information. Ryan O’Bleness answers our 5 questions about the Jaguars, whom the New York Giants face on Sunday.Ed: I will turn the tables with a question you asked me. What surprised you the most about how the Jaguars built their 53-man roster?Ryan: There weren’t a ton of surprises on the roster front, but I was happy to see Tre Herndon, an undrafted free agent out of Vanderbilt, make the squad. He was the only UDFA to make the initial 53-man roster and worked his tail off throughout training camp and the preseason. I was a little bit surprised to see tight end Ben Koyack -- who had the game winning touchdown reception in the playoff win against the Buffalo Bills -- get waived initially, but the Jaguars signed Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Niles Paul in the offseason. Koyack cleared waivers, however, so he will revert back to IR with some sort of undisclosed injury and have to miss the entire season. The Jags also chose to roll with only three running backs on the active roster, which is a little bit lighter than normal Authentic Jon Halapio Jersey , but not all that shocking. Ed: Heading into Week 1, any injuries with Jacksonville that are concerning?Ryan: The Jaguars lost No. 1 wide receiver Marqise Lee (torn ACL) for the season during a preseason tilt with the Atlanta Falcons. This is the second season in a row that the top receiver (Allen Robinson in 2017) has gone down before the first quarter of the first regular season. game has even finished. I guess the silver lining there is that Jacksonville is a run-first team, and has other capable receivers on the roster. Outside of Lee -- knock on wood -- the Jags have been unusually lucky with injuries. The same injury luck was true last season, which helped Jacksonville achieve the success it had. The only notable injury on the active roster is with starting center Brandon Linder who suffered a knee injury in Week 2 of the preseason. With that said, Linder participated in practice on Monday and I expect that to continue throughout the week, so he should be good to go on Sunday. Ed: How do you see the Jalen Ramsey-Odell Beckham matchup playing out?Ryan: I’m really looking forward to seeing how this plays out. Odell Beckham is probably a top-three wide receiver in the league, while Jalen Ramsey is a surefire top-three cornerback, and possibly the best in the league at his position. I’m sure both players are going to make plays, but I also imagine the jawing between the two will be pretty intense. I think it will come down to which one can phase out the other one’s trash talk and just play their game. If I had to guess, I would say Ramsey gets the better of Beckham, and by that I mean limits his damage to something like three or four catches with zero touchdowns. Wouldn’t be surprised either way, though.4. If you could take ONE player not named Beckham off the Giants roster and put him in the Jacksonville lineup who would it be? Why?Ryan: Interesting question. I’ve always been a fan of Landon Collins Cheap Evan Engram Jersey , but the Jaguars are pretty set at both safety positions. A part of me also wanted the Jags to draft Will Hernandez early on in the process, but the Jags signed All-Pro Andrew Norwell at left guard in free agency, and A.J. Cann has looked much improved at right guard this preseason. So then, if I can’t have Beckham, I would take Sterling Shepard and see if he could give the Jaguars’ wide receiver corps a boost with Lee out for the year. I do like the young and talented players Jacksonville has there, but they are mostly unproven at this point and I would think Shepard could provide some stability. Ed: Are you a believer in Blake Bortles? I’m sure there are many who still wonder if the Jaguars can win big with him at quarterback.Ryan: I am, to a degree, a Bortles believer. With the caveat that I understand what Bortles is and I don’t have crazy expectations. The Jaguars want to play smash-mouth football and run the ball down your throat. The ball is often being taken out of Bortles’ hands, but you also have to deal with opposing teams putting eight men in the box at a higher rate than normal and will need to count on Blake to make plays sometimes. With all of that in mind, this team can win with Bortles, and that was proven last year. Bortles had a very nice playoff run last season, and has looked poised http://www.giantscheap...ntic-kareem-martin-jersey , confident and in better command of the offense throughout training camp. Another underrated aspect of Bortles’ game is his ability to make plays with his feet. He has had both good and bad moments in the preseason games. His teammates trust him, though, as he was named a captain this week. He seems to be in line to have the best season of his career, but it has always been Bortles’ inconsistencies that have caused his biggest issues. If he is able to limit turnovers, make better decisions and make throws in tough situations, then this team will go very far. His play is pivotal. Eli Manning led the 36th game-winning drive of his 15-year career Monday night as the Giants defeated the San Francisco 49ers, 27-23. The win broke the Giants’ five-game losing streak and raised their record to 2-7.The 49ers’ took the lead on a 30-yard field goal by Robbie Gould with 2:46 remaining.Manning and the Giants then went 75 yards in nine plays with Manning hitting Sterling Shepard with a 3-yard pass for the game-winner with 53 seconds remaining.The Giants’ drive was helped by a pair of penalties, a holding and a pass interference, against the 49ers. The first, a holding call against Malcolm Smith on third-and-12, gave the Giants a first down at the 49ers 46-yard line at the two-minute mark. The second, called against Ahkello Witherspoon on a pass intended for Odell Beckham B.J. Goodson Jersey , gave the Giants a first down at the 35. A 23-yard pass to Saquon Barkley put the Giants at the San Francisco 12-yard line and set up the game winner. Two plays later, Manning found Shepard in the left front corner of the end zone. The 49ers drove to the Giants’ 21-yard line with one second remaining, but a Nick Mullens’ Hail Mary was incomplete.“First win in our little eight-game season here,” coach Pat Shurmur said in the post-game. “We’ll put all our energy into playing Tampa when we get back from the flight.“Germany Happy for our guys. It’s always fun to win a game.”Per the ESPN broadcast, the Giants had lost their last 20 games when trailing by 7 points or more.The Giants trailed at halftime, 13-10. The 49ers opened the second half by going 60 yards in 11 plays to take a 20-10 lead on an 11-yard pass to running back Matt Breida. A 20-yard touchdown pass from Manning to Beckham and a 31-yard Aldrick Rosas field goal made it 20-20 heading to the fourth quarter.“We made progress tonight,” Shurmur said. “As we go along here we’re going to have more victories. They’re going to always be hard fought. This team fights hard.”StatsManning finished 19-of-31 for 188 yards and three touchdowns. Barkley ran 20 times for 67 yards and had four catches for 33 yards. That gave him exactly 100 yards from scrimmage on the night, the eighth time in nine games he has accomplished that. Odell Beckham Jr. had four receptions for 73 yards and two scores.San Francisco quarterback Nick Mullens completed 27-of-39 for 250 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions, both by linebacker B.J. Goodson. Matt Breida had 17 carries for 101 yards for the 49ers, and tight end George Kittle had a game-high nine catches for 83 yards.NFL Draft orderThe victory means the Giants would have the third overall pick in the 2019 NFL Draft if it were held today. The 1-8 Oakland Raiders would have the first pick and the 2-8 49ers would pick at No. 2. The Arizona Cardinals are also 2-7, but the Giants would pick higher based on strength of schedule.What’s next?The Giants host Ryan Fitzpatrick and the 3-6 Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday at MetLife Stadium. The game will mean a reunion with former Giants first-round pick Jason Pierre-Paul. Game time is 1 p.m.

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