Rivalries renewed in Week 3

This weekend features three showdowns between divisional rivals. Gary Horton breaks down each game.

Originally Published: September 7, 2006
By Gary Horton | Scouts Inc.
Even though it is only September, this weekend features three important games between bitter divisional rivals. Five of the six teams are undefeated and all have Super Bowl aspirations. Sunday will give three teams a major boost.

Let's take a look at each game:

Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts
With Jacksonville's impressive win over Pittsburgh on Monday night, this game shapes up as a huge battle between two good teams with contrasting styles. The Jaguars love to punch you in the mouth on both sides of the ball, and their identity is directly tied to their physical play. Meanwhile, Indianapolis tries to beat you on both sides of the ball with finesse, athleticism and superior schemes.


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Gary Horton spent 10 years in the NFL as a scout and another 10 years at the college level as an assistant coach and recruiter. He is the founder and most seasoned member of the Scouts Inc. staff, and his extensive experience at all levels of football make him an excellent talent evaluator.

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