Steelers vs. Jaguars: Who the experts are taking in this Week 8 playoff preview

Pittsburgh Steelers v Jacksonville Jaguars
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Final Prediction has the Steelers finding a way to beat the Jaguars

There are a couple of ways that the black and gold could upset the favorites in this one. They will have to figure out ways to limit the Jaguars defensive front and give Pickett enough time with the ball in his hands. If he can then find open receivers and take advantage of Jacksonville's defense that gives up lots of yardage, then this could be a good game.

On the opposite side of the ball for Pittsburgh, the defense needs to find ways of bending but not breaking. They need to apply pressure to Lawrence throughout the game and take advantage of their weak interior offensive line. A turnover or two might be required for the defense this week. They can't expect their offensive counterpart to help all of the sudden.

Final Prediction: Steelers 27, Jaguars 24

This is going to be a tough win for the Steelers if they can pull it off. No one has expected them to win most of the games they have up to this point. maybe they will be able to upset Jacksonville at home and surprise the NFL world again. Pittsburgh has seen a lot of luck fall their way this season regarding their football team and they will need that help this week too.

Most of this will fall on the black and gold's offense and if they can play like they did during the fourth quarter of last week during the entire duration of this game. It is a tough matchup for the Steelers, but this is a winnable game for them. Trying to imagine this club getting 27 points on the board is tough, but they get a game winning field goal by Chris Boswell to complete the upset.

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