Doug Pederson: It’s all starting to come together for Trevor Lawrence

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The Jaguars are 3-7 as they hit their bye week, a disappointing record after their 2-1 start.

While quarterback Trevor Lawrence has been up and down during his second season, he’s going into the bye playing well over his last two games.

In Week Nine’s 27-20 victory over Las Vegas, Lawrence completed 25-of-31 passes for 235 yards with a touchdown. He also rushed for 53 yards on six carries.

Then the Jags lost to the Chiefs 27-17 in Week 10, despite finishing the game with no turnovers. Lawrence was 29-of-40 for 259 yards with a pair of TDs.

Head coach Doug Pederson said on Monday that he hasn’t seen a shift in Lawrence over the past couple of weeks, at least in terms of the way he goes about his business in the building. But Pederson acknowledged Lawrence has put together “really good” performances for two consecutive games.

“I think what you’re seeing is just him learning from mistakes that were made previously in the season, opportunities that we’ve missed, and he’s just capitalizing that,” Pederson said. “That’s a good player that’s just taking correction and coaching and understanding what we’re asking him to do. Just being better as a player.”

“I think he’s understanding our system better. We’re recycling plays a little bit more, so the verbiage and everything is sort of easier to spit out in the huddle than Week One or even in training camp. All of that really helps him in his growth and really his development, and it’s all starting to come together for him.”

Overall in 2022, Lawrence has completed 65.2 percent of his passes for 2,334 yards with 13 touchdowns and six interceptions.

11 responses to “Doug Pederson: It’s all starting to come together for Trevor Lawrence

  1. If that is the definition of getting it together, than everyone is where he is. He has no leadership qualities and is very average. There is nothing about him that is inspirational.

  2. Josh Allen made the leap to excellence in year 3. They need to give him through the end of next year, before they make any decisions. Too many teams bail out too early.

  3. I just love how most people on here think they are experts. You have a Super Bowl winning head coach, who happened to win with Nick Foles as his quarterback and beat Tom Brady, say that he is making progress and figuring it out. He works with him everyday and you have some idiots on here that think they know more than Pedersen. What a joke.

  4. The Urban Meyer error did serious harm in his development. Lawrence still doesn’t look like the sure thing he was projected to be, but at least there’s been substantial progress from last season. Something that can’t be said for the other quarterbacks drafted last year.

  5. lowercasejay says:
    November 15, 2022 at 4:34 pm
    Josh Allen made the leap to excellence in year 3. They need to give him through the end of next year, before they make any decisions. Too many teams bail out too early.

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    And he’s made the big drop this year leading the NFL in INTs.

    lol!!

  6. The guy lost his first year of development playing for an terrible coach, we need to reserve judgment for a couple of years before calling him a bust.

  7. Exactly what is coming together? I see him still making the same mistakes and bad decisions week after week. He’s supposed to be a once in a generation QB but he’s nowhere near where he should be if that’s true. I’m not saying that he won’t ever pan out but we should be seeing more from him by now. Granted Urban Chaos did him no favors but the people defending him all said the same thing about Blaine Gabbert. Although, Gabbert does have a Superbowl ring. Whooda thunk it.

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