ESPNBoston.com's Mike Reiss: Patriots 31, Jaguars 13. In an inconsistent season, the Patriots will find a way to put together one of their most complete efforts against a team that is a good matchup for them, one that could create a glimmer of hope for what the team might be able to do in the playoffs.
ESPNBoston.com's Chris Forsberg: Patriots 24, Jaguars 13. Another week, another unremarkable victory. But the Patriots clearly aren't going for style points this season and a win Sunday locks up the AFC East title and a first-round home playoff game, two accomplishments the team can cross of its 2009 checklist. That said, wake me when the postseason starts.
ESPN's experts: All nine pick the Patriots over the Jaguars.
Sunday Countdown: Keyshawn Johnson, Cris Carter, Tom Jackson and Mike Ditka all pick the Patriots.
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