Spying the AFC South: August 25, 2013

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Jacksonville Jaguars 24, Philadelphia Eagles 31

Aug 24, 2013; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Justin Blackmon (14) reacts after scoring a touchdown during the first quarter of their game against the Philadelphia Eagles at EverBank Field. Mandatory Credit: Phil Sears-USA TODAY Sports

Black & Teal editor Daniel Lago gave his fan observations about the Jacksonville Jaguars falling to 0-3 following a 31-24 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. Lago expressed excitement over the future receiver duo of Justin Blackmon and Cecil Shorts III. Lago points out that the second- and third-team units have struggled throughout the preseason. The defense continues to make encouraging strides with first-year head coach Gus Bradley.

One player to keep an eye on: running back Jordan Todman. Todman finished the game with eight carries for 105 yards. That includes a 63-yard touchdown run.

The Jaguars open their season with a home game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Last season, both teams finished with NFL-worst 2-14 records. They used their top draft picks on offensive tackles.