Marqise Lee is active for Jaguars in Week 5

Katrina Barker
October 9, 2017

Beating the Steelers at Heinz field is entirely another for a Jaguars team that seems to only show up every other week.

When Jacksonville is clicking, it has a defense that's a nightmare to score on and an offense that can grind away with Fournette.

KEYS TO THE GAME: The Jaguars will need to have their best effort of the year on the ground in order to beat the Steelers. Since 2015, the Steelers are 9-5 against the spread as the home favorite, which is third best in the National Football League in this category. Unfortunately, with the game on the line, they couldn't hold the Jets out of field goal range. After admitting that the coaches probably outsmarted themselves last week, the Jaguars were dedicated to the running game. Brown caught 10 passes for 157 yards. Church intercepted the deflection and returned it 51 yards for the touchdown.

He snared 37 balls for 422 yards while reaching the end zone once during his rookie season. So far, Bortles has thrown seven touchdowns with three interceptions, but he is completing just 54.5 percent of his passes with a quarterback rating of 81.7.

The Steelers continued to turn the ball over on the next drive.

Joe Sargent/Getty ImagesBen Roethlisberger had a bad day. Furthermore; the Steelers' defense is doing a much better job than the Jaguars' right now and Roethlisberger should have no problem against a mediocre pass-rush defense.

On the Jags' next possession, though, Fournette sealed the deal by busting a 90-yard touchdown run to put Jacksonville up 30-9.

Linebacker Telvin Smith and safety Barry Church share the honor due to their pair of pick sixes in the third quarter. Shazier and Williams play the two inside linebacker spots.

Roethlisberger tried to hit tight end Vance McDonald By Ramsey made the pick with 1:24 remaining in the first quarter, returning it 15 yards to the Pittsburgh 47. The No. 4 overall pick in the 2017 NFL draft has scored a TD in each of his first four regular-season games as a pro, with his 285 rushing yards to date putting him in a tie with Devonta Freeman for the seventh-highest total in the league in that category.

The Jaguars were shutout in the first quarter for the first time this season. Strong has been barely practicing while Linder has only played 36 out of 52 career games this year.

On a positive note, starting free safety Mike Mitchell is expected to be ready to go after missing the Ravens game with a hamstring injury.

Lee was injured in the Jags' Week 4 overtime loss to the New York Jets when he was tackled by linebacker Demario Davis in the fourth quarter.

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