Scouting the Jaguars

Here's an early look at the Jets' next opponent, the Jaguars, who opened with a 16-14 win over the Titans:

• The Jaguars rocked the NFL last week when they cut longtime starting QB David Garrard. His replacement, Luke McCown, did what you'd expect in his first start in four years: He just managed the game. He passed for only 175 yards and didn't throw any touchdowns, but he also had no interceptions. If coach Jack Del Rio wanted to paraphrase Rex Ryan, he'd said, "I don't have him on my fantasy football team. All I care about is wins."

• Speaking of fantasy ... the Jets will face RB Maurice Jones-Drew for the first time since his intentional knee at the Jets' 1-yard line in 2009. The Jets, ahead by a point late in the fourth quarter, were out of timeouts, so they decided to let MDJ score a touchdown to get the ball back. But MDJ didn't take the bait, angering fantasy owners. Later, he admitted he cost himself fantasy points because he had himself on his team. The Jaguars kicked a field goal and won, 24-22.

• On a serious note, Jones-Drew was upset after Sunday's game because he found out that Del Rio has him on a play count. He was blindsided and spoke out after the game. He rushed 24 times for 97 yards, including a TD, but he sat out most of the fourth quarter while Deji Karim was spinning his wheels. MJD played with a torn meniscus most of last season, so Del Rio apparently wants to keep him fresh. That made MJD an unhappy camper.

• Will the real Ground & Pound team please stand up? The Jaguars hammered the Titans with their rushing attack, running 47 times (yes, 47) for 163 yards. Chew on this: The Jaguars had more rushing attempts than the Jets had rushing yards (45) in Week 1. Ryan said he'd like to run the ball better, but this isn't going to be a get-well week. The Jaguars, with their 4-3 defense, held Chris Johnson to 24 yards.

TE Marcedes Lewis, big and fast, is a potential matchup nightmare for the Jets. But -- and this is a big 'but' -- he's nursing a calf injury and could be listed as questionable. The Jet, as pretty much everybody knows, struggle with tight ends, having just been clipped for 110 yards by Jason Witten.