LONDON, OCT. 21: Shahid Khan, owner of Fulham F.C. and the Jacksonville Jaguars, enjoys a brief respite from the soul-crushing incompetence of his other team as Fulham defeat Crystal Palace, 4-1. His Jags join him in London next Sunday when they host The 49ers in Wembley. (Julian Finney/Getty)
The murmurs began last week, before the Broncos put up 51 points against the Cowboys and the Jaguars lost second-overall pick Luke Joeckel to injury. And when the dust of Week 5 had settled, sure enough, the betting line for Jaguars at Broncos was set at 28 points, which is a lot.
On Friday, ESPN reported that the Jacksonville receiving corps was so decimated by injuries, Justin Blackmonlessness and just being the Jaguars, that the team was forced to use ball boys and equipment assistants as scout-team receivers. Fox picked up on the report and tweeted out a link to a story of its own. The…