The Jacksonville Jaguars were overmatched from the start in their Week 3 45-17 loss to the undefeated Seattle Seahawks. Playing on the road is hard enough, but the Jaguars were playing at CenturyLink Field, a building in which the Guinness World Record for noisiest sports stadium had just been set the previous week. Throw in the fact that the Seahawks are one of the NFL's best teams and the Jaguars are one of the worst, and it had the makings of a beatdown from the start.
Jacksonville was down 24-0 at the half, and Seattle pulled starting quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Marshawn Lynch before the third quarter was over. The Jaguars were a 20-point underdog in Vegas, via Vegas Insider, but still weren't able to cover the spread. It was an ugly football game.
There's always something to learn from every game, even when it's a drubbing at the hands of one of the league's elite teams. Here's what we can take away from Week 3: