City Meyer after 'heartbreaking' loss drops Jaguars to 0-4: 'This crew goes to win some video games'
The Jaguars went into the halftime locker room Thursday evening assured they may end, get their first win of the season and provides coach City Meyer his first NFL victory.
However then the Bengals scored 24 factors within the second half and gained on a last-second subject purpose 24-21. Meyer and the 0-4 Jags now have to attend till Oct. 10, once they face the Titans at residence, to make one other try at that elusive first “W.”
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A loss in a recreation he and his crew have been so near profitable left Meyer “heartbroken” and his head “spinning.” However he additionally continued to sound assured that his gamers must potential to succeed.
“Normally I am not flawed about stuff like that, that I simply see crew in there,” Meyer mentioned. “I see good guys, I see good hearts, I see guys that work. And I instructed them I am not flawed. I am not flawed about that stuff. This crew goes to win some video games.”
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The Jaguars had an opportunity to go up 21-0 towards the tip of the primary half. Meyer handed up a subject purpose try and went for it on fourth-and-goal from the Cincinnati 1. However quarterback Trevor Lawrence’s sneak from the shotgun was stopped.
Followers have been questioning whether or not Jacksonville may have gained had Meyer known as for the sector purpose as an alternative, however Meyer mentioned he had “little doubt” about going for the landing.
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“Our protection was enjoying so nicely after which our offense, we felt like have been blocking them, James (Robinson) was working the ball, our offensive line was pushing, controlling the road of scrimmage. That is signal,” he mentioned. “Normally you win these video games, you handle the ball and Trevor, your quarterback’s getting these first downs. Yeah, I felt actually good.”
A pair questions later in his press convention, he sounded simply as positive about this roster being able to profitable.
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“I’ve mentioned this from Day 1 is that the core of this crew are good gamers and I believed we introduced in some good gamers and we’re getting higher every week; we’re getting higher every week. Simply sickening that you just did not win that factor,” Meyer mentioned. “However like I instructed you, I am not flawed about that, I am not flawed about these guys in our room and they are going to preserve swinging as arduous as they presumably can.”