Wednesday, October 6, 2010
Jaguars-Bills is 'Cleaning House Bowl'
By Paul Kuharsky
Let’s call Jaguars-at-Bills the “Cleaning House Bowl.”
Since Gene Smith took over as Jacksonville’s GM in 2009, the team has gotten rid of a slew of high draft picks made before he assumed power: Quentin Groves, Reggie Nelson, Clint Ingram, Matt Jones, Khalif Barnes, Reggie Williams and John Henderson.
Since Chan Gailey took over as coach of Buffalo on New Year’s Day, his team's overhaul has been smaller, but the Bills parted ways with three high-ranking players at premium positions -- releasing veteran pass rusher Aaron Schobel and quarterback Trent Edwards and trading running back Marshawn Lynch.
If it wasn’t working, you’ve got to tear it down in order to build it back up.
The Jaguars are certainly ahead of the Bills in that process, something they need to show in the form of a positive result Sunday in New York.