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Clash at Wembley: Falcons vs. Jaguars Preview



This Sunday, football fans on both sides of the Atlantic are in for a treat as the Atlanta Falcons take on the Jacksonville Jaguars at the iconic Wembley Stadium. With both teams eager to make a statement, this matchup promises to be a thrilling battle.




Trevor Lawrence's Quest for Redemption

The spotlight will be on Jacksonville's young star quarterback, Trevor Lawrence, who's had a rollercoaster start to his NFL career. Lawrence is currently 0-1 against the Falcons, and he's hungry to avenge that loss. After an embarrassing Week 3 defeat to the Texans, Lawrence is determined to bounce back and show why he was the first overall pick in the draft.




Falcons' Early Success

The Falcons, on the other hand, started their 2023 season on a high note. They secured an impressive 24-10 victory over the Panthers in Week 1, thanks to a solid performance by quarterback Desmond Ridder and the explosive running back Tyler Allgeier.

In Week 2, the Falcons edged out the Packers 25-24, with Bijan Robinson leading the rushing attack. However, they stumbled in Week 3 against the Lions, losing 20-6 despite a decent effort from Ridder and Kyle Pitts.




Jaguars' Struggles

For the Jaguars, it's been a mixed bag. They began their season with a promising 31-21 win over the Colts, with Lawrence throwing for 241 yards and two touchdowns. However, things took a downturn in Week 2 when they fell to the Chiefs 17-9, despite a standout performance from Christian Kirk.

Week 3 was even more disappointing as the Jaguars couldn't contain the Texans, losing 37-17. Lawrence and Travis Etienne did their best, but the defense couldn't hold up.





History vs. NFC South

One striking stat to consider is that the Jaguars have lost their last 10 games against NFC South opponents, which doesn't bode well for their matchup with the Falcons.




Jaguars' Trends

Additionally, the Jaguars have struggled in the early quarters against NFC South teams, losing the first quarter in their last eight matchups and the first half in their last nine. However, they've shown a penchant for scoring the first touchdown in Week 4 games, doing so in eight of their last nine.

With both teams looking to make a statement and improve their standings, this London showdown promises to be a game you won't want to miss. Will Trevor Lawrence lead the Jaguars to redemption, or will the Falcons continue their early-season success? Tune in to find out! 🏈🔥🇬🇧 #NFLLondon #FalconsVsJaguars

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