By Jay Johnson
It appears the Jacksonville Jaguars were listening to their fans over the course of the last few months as they’ve officially chosen to wear their teal alternates for Week 2’s heavily anticipated game against the New England Patriots. It will mark the first time they’ve worn the uniforms in the regular season as the league’s rules permit them to don the look three times a year.
As most are aware, Sunday’s game will be a rematch of the Jags’ heartbreaking loss to the Patriots in the 2017 AFC Championship. That said, being that the game was of high significance, fans had long been requesting the Jags to wear their alternates, which are widely viewed as favorites. Of course, the reason for that is because it was the team’s primary color during their glory days when Tom Coughlin was the coach and players like Jimmy Smith, Keenan McCardell, Tony Boseli and Jimmy Smith were taking the league by storm.
While the Jags’ alternates will bring a nostalgic feeling back to TIAA Bank Field Sunday, the one part of history the Jags don’t want to re-live is their struggles against the Patriots. As we pointed out earlier, the Patriots will roll into Sunday with an 11-1 record against the Jags. Additionally, Tom Brady will enter the game undefeated against them with an 8-0...