Now with back-up running backs Rashad Jennings and recently signed Keith Toston stepping up (via foxnews.com), the tandem will do whatever it can to help an ailing Jaguars offense avert all-out disaster.
Unfortunately for Jennings and Toston, quarterback Blaine Gabbert isn't exactly easing the pressure for them.
Although establishing the run is important, Gabbert has only passed for 906 yards—second worst among quarterbacks this season.
If the Jags can't get better quarterback play, there is no way their beleaguered run game will have any success.
Averaging a league-worst 14 points per game, the Jaguars aren't exactly an offensive dynamo.
Combine a terrible offense with a mediocre overall defense (they are 29th in the league against the run) and you have a recipe for an abysmal football team.
Although their nightmare season continues, there may be some temporary solutions for the Jags.
Here are three ways the Jacksonville Jaguars can improve without totally pressing the restart button—at least for now.