RTC: Fast start, slow finish

November, 18, 2013
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Another fast start, another slow finish for the Jacksonville Jaguars.

The Jaguars scored 14 points and totaled 111 yards in the first quarter but didn't get much going after that in a 27-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at EverBank Field, writes the Florida Times-Union's Ryan O'Halloran.

Receiver Cecil Shorts isn't happy with the way he's being used, either. He was targeted just once until the end of the fourth quarter and ended up with just two catches for 22 yards.

"I'm going to have to say something and sit down with them [coach Gus Bradley and offensive coordinator Jedd Fisch] because it's getting ridiculous," Shorts said. "But I trust those guys that we'll figure things out on our side of the ball and get things going."

Here are some additional pieces of Jaguars content from around the web in our daily Reading the Coverage feature:

Russell Allen did a solid job replacing middle linebacker Paul Posluszny, writes the T-U's Hays Carlyon.

Running back Maurice Jones-Drew had another tough day, gaining just 23 yards on 14 carries, writes the T-U's Vito Stellino.

T-U columnist Gene Frenette's report card doesn't have a lot of passing marks in it.

The T-U's Jeff Elliott breaks down Michael Floyd's 91-yard catch-and-run for a touchdown.

O'Halloran reviews four keys to the game in his Four Downs Analysis.

Fans sound off in the T-U's Monday Morning Quarterback.

WJXT TV-4 sports director Sam Kouvaris and Cole Pepper discuss Bradley's approach of staying bold throughout the rest of the season. Pepper also provides his takeaways from the game.

Here's my take on the offense's quick starts and fades as well as defensive end Jason Babin's hair-raising experience.

Mike DiRocco | email

ESPN Jacksonville Jaguars reporter

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