NFL Game Previews: Week 6 Matchups

NFL Game Previews: Week 6 Matchups

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Miami vs. Jacksonville (+3.5) at London, o/u 47.0
Sunday, 9:30 a.m. EDT

So far, the combined records of the teams the NFL has sent over to London is 3-15. Fans there must think they're watching a relegation battle. Miami's lost four straight, three with Jacoby Brissett at the helm, but signs point to Tua Tagovailoa coming off IR for this contest. The second-year QB wasn't off to a particularly great start to the season, but his two starts came against the Bills and Patriots (and he got knocked out early against Buffalo), so some allowances should be made. Miami's receiving corps is also less than 100 percent healthy, but this doesn't exactly profile as a matchup in which an offense needs to be firing on all cylinders. Much as the Jags should probably steal Urban Meyer's passport and leave him behind when they head home after this one, it feels like this situation could drag on for a while yet. Let's put aside the whole Ohio bar thing for a second — we're talking about a coach who publicly said he didn't "micromanage" the personnel his team puts on the field in key situations, which either means he doesn't understand his own job description or just reflexively avoids taking responsibility for things. Oh, and he also created needless drama with his young franchise quarterback over whether Trevor Lawrence could pull off something as basic as a quarterback sneak or not. Meyer is already a disaster, and there's still a dozen

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Erik Siegrist
Erik Siegrist is an FSWA award-winning columnist who covers all four major North American sports (that means the NHL, not NASCAR) and whose beat extends back to the days when the Nationals were the Expos and the Thunder were the Sonics. He was the inaugural champion of Rotowire's Staff Keeper baseball league. His work has also appeared at Baseball Prospectus.
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