3 Jacksonville Jaguars Bold Predictions for Week 3 Thursday Night Football

Zach Brunner
Bold predictions for the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 3.
Bold predictions for the Jacksonville Jaguars in Week 3. / Harry Aaron/Getty Images

On Thursday Night Football for Week 3, we have the Miami Dolphins traveling to face the Jacksonville Jaguars. Currently, the home team is slightly favored. However, it would not be shocking to see the game go either way.

There could still be some surprises in the game, though. With that in mind, here are three bold predictions for the Jaguars against the Dolphins.

3. Gardner Minshew Throws 3 Touchdowns

Gardner Minshew has been terrific through two weeks, and he will need to be taken seriously at some point. He completed 95 percent of his passes in Week 1, throwing 3 touchdowns. Last week, he nearly completed a comeback to win the game, and he threw 3 more touchdowns. Facing a Dolphins defense that got carved up by Josh Allen last week, when he put up over 400 passing yards and four touchdowns, Minshew should be able to find success.

2. James Robinson Rushes for 100 Yards

The Jaguars have decided to make James Robinson their lead back this season, and the undrafted free agent has looked good. Robinson has tallied 164 rushing yards through three weeks. We should see a high usage of him again on Thursday, with Jacksonville expected to be leading. Miami has also been poor in their run defense, giving up 5.2 yards per carry (YPC) to the New England Patriots, then 4.8 YPC to the Buffalo Bills.

1. Keenan Cole Catches Another Touchdown

We discussed above that Minshew could toss 3 touchdowns, so it would make sense that he looks the way of his favorite touchdown target this season. Keenan Cole has caught a touchdown in each of the two games. Cole also led the team in targets in Week 1, with 5, then tied for the most targets last week, with 7, showing Minshew’s trust in him.

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