Here’s where Pro Football Focus ranks the Jags OL through first 5 weeks

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Jacksonville lost to the Tennessee Titans on Sunday to fall to 0-5 on the season and 0-20 since a Week 1 win over the Colts in 2020. But once again, it’s hard to fault the offense much for that.

The group outgained the Titans, putting up 454 yards in the process. While Lawrence had a very solid day, throwing for 273 yards, the real standout on offense was running back James Robinson, who ran for 149 yards on 18 carries for what was his best game of the season.

And a major reason for that is the play of the offensive line. It hasn’t been stellar so far this season, but it was very solid on Sunday. And for that reason, Pro Football Focus bumped it up two spots in its offensive line rankings this week, though it still ranks just 21st.

21. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (UP 2)

Best-graded: G Andrew Norwell | 68.3

Worst-graded: G A.J. Cann | 45.5

Outside of right guard A.J. Cann, the play of the Jaguars’ offensive linemen hasn’t been terrible. It’s just that it hasn’t strayed far from average, either. Cann was injured in Week 4 and placed on injured reserve, and while Ben Bartch has been better, it hasn’t been a massive upgrade. Four different members of the line have surrendered at least 10 pressures, and pass protection has actually been the unit’s stronger area of play.

While the team may not be missing Cann too much, it will miss center Brandon Linder severely. Linder was carted off the field on Sunday, and he will not be available in the short term at least as he has been placed on the injured reserve. Without him, Jacksonville will start Tyler Shatley at center.

Losing Linder hurts for an offensive line that was showing signs of progress, but the Jags will hope they can continue to find success on offense as they did on Sunday.

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