Sport Urban Meyer issues plea for patience after Jaguars' 0-2 start
NFL Insider Questions Urban Meyer’s Decisions So Far This Offseason
Nobody’s predicting Urban Meyer to go 20-0 and win the Super Bowl in his first year with the Jacksonville Jaguars. But one NFL insider is feeling baffled by some of the moves Meyer is making as he tries to get his tenure started on the right foot. On Friday, CBS NFL insider Jason La Canfora […] The post NFL Insider Questions Urban Meyer’s Decisions So Far This Offseason appeared first on The Spun.
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 0-2, and it hasn't exactly been an encouraging 0-2.
The team has been outscored 60-34 and outgained 847-584. Trevor Lawrence, the generational quarterback prospect whom the Jaguars have bet their entire future on, has thrown 42-of-84 for 450 yards, four touchdowns and five interceptions. Head coach Urban Meyer is somehowfor telling the truth.
The Jaguars have looked like a bad football team, as many expected. So far, the fans.
With that context, Meyer opted to release this statement:
A message for
5 teams that Urban Meyer is most likely coaching this time next year
Look, we’re all thinking it, right? Given the concerns that many experts had when he was hired, coupled with all the rumors circulating about his inability to adjust to the NFL, and including how seriously bad the Jacksonville Jaguars looked on Sunday, we’re all wondering exactly how long Urban Meyer is going to stick around. Read more The post 5 teams that Urban Meyer is most likely coaching this time next year appeared first on The Comeback.— Jacksonville Jaguars (@Jaguars)
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That could be read as your basic "calm down, we've got this" message, but the 2021 Jaguars don't exactly haveor . The Jaguars have a roster that went 1-15 last year, a rookie quarterback and a head coach in his first season in the NFL at any level.
So you can imagine quite a few people took Meyer's statement as less encouraging than he intended:
Buddy, it's Week 2.— Adam Kramer (@KegsnEggs)
my “hang in there, we’re going to get better” tweet sure is prompting a lot of questions already answered by my tweet
Look: Jaguars Tweet About Urban Meyer Is Going Viral
Urban Meyer shot down the USC Trojans head coaching job rumors on Wednesday. The Jacksonville Jaguars first-year head coach was asked about the USC speculation during a press conference on Wednesday afternoon. “No chance,” Meyer told reporters Wednesday. “I’m here. I’m committed to try and build an organization.” #Jaguars HC Urban Meyer shoots down the USC rumors […] The post Look: Jaguars Tweet About Urban Meyer Is Going Viral appeared first on The Spun.— Erik Malinowski (@erikmal)
The Broncos beat the Jags so badly they basically issued an apology.— Michael Spencer (@MichaelCBS4)
On the plus side for the Jaguars, Meyer has.
Urban Meyer’s wife’s vaccine comments are raising eyebrows .
However bright Urban Meyer expected the spotlight to be on him when he took the job as head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars, it probably feels even brighter at the moment. That’s especially true because his high-profile status and controversial stature don’t just invite interest in what he says and does but also onto his Read more The post Urban Meyer’s wife’s vaccine comments are raising eyebrows appeared first on The Comeback.