In Part One of our question and answer exchange with a Jaguars blogger, I answered the questions from Nate Bruce of Teal Power. Now in Part Two, we reverse roles with Nate answering our questions.
Total Titans: What are your impressions of rookie DT Tyson Alualu's performance so far?
Total Titans: We wouldn't care about this if not for the fact that the Jaguars are a divisional rival. Who's seat is hotter, Jack Del Rio's or David Garrard's? What's your prediction for their status after the end of the season?
Teal Power: Del Rio is definitely on the hot seat. With losing seasons and a franchise that cannot keep fans in the stands to avoid a blackout is sad. He did have the big win earlier in the year against the Colts and followed it up with a hard fought win at Buffalo. If the team makes the playoffs he will be fine but anything short of that or a losing season, he is gone. Garrard will probably follow him out the door but he has played a little better this year as long as he can hold on to the ball and avoid turnovers.
Teal Power: Daryl Smith has been a good player on the defensive side of the ball. He is a very physical player and has forced one fumble and one interception. The Jags like his physical attitude and ability to change the flow of the game but Kirk Morrison has underachieved so far. He is a good player but he hasn't shown it on the big moments. I expect him to be a leader but right now he has to improve.
Total Titans: Not many fans outside the AFC South know how good Daryl Smith is. He doesn't get much, if any, publicity and we seldom get to see him on TV. How's he playing this year and how has the addition of Kirk Morrison helped?
Total Titans: What's happened to the Jags' 26th-ranked passing game? Mike Thomas is the leading receiver, Marcedes Lewis second and Mike Sims-Walker third? That doesn't seem right.
Total Titans: What do you expect the Jaguars to do Monday night and what kind of score do you predict?
Teal Power: I expect a close game with both Johnson and Jones-Drew having good games and making big plays. Jags have played well in close games against Peyton Manning and made that one play to get W's at home. Josh Scobee hasnt missed a kick all year with long game winner of 59 yards in last home game. Jags 26 Titans 24-Scobee hits a another winner.