Jacksonville Jaguars

2nd AFC South (1-1-0)

Founded: 1995

Stadium: EverBank Field

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Game Averages (2017)

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PTS
22.5(12th)
YDS
295.0(23rd)
PASS YDS
168.0(26th)
RUSH YDS
127.0(9th)
(league rank)

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Team News more

  • Jags claim former Texans WR Strong off waivers

    09/20/2017
    Jaelen Strong will remain in the division. The Jaguars announced that they have claimed the wideout on Tuesday.
  • Jaguars sign free-agent quarterback Ryan Nassib

    09/18/2017
    We have a reunion in Jacksonville. The Jaguars on Monday signed free-agent quarterback Ryan Nassib, per the team's official website.
  • Titans cruise to victory as Henry unseats Murray

    09/17/2017
    The Tennessee Titans scored on five consecutive drives to open the second half, pulling away from the Jacksonville Jaguars and cruising to a 37-16 victory.
  • Bucs, Dolphins, Jags to wear 'One Florida' decals

    09/17/2017
    Hurricane Irma passed through Florida last weekend, leaving many to pick up the pieces in the wake of the storm. The three NFL teams in the state are showing their solidarity on Sunday.
  • Titans DB on RB Fournette: 'He is a game-wrecker'

    09/15/2017
    Jacksonville Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette is already drawing high praise one game into his career. Can Week 2 opponent Tennessee keep him from topping 100 yards again?
  • Twenty-eight things to know about Week 2 injuries

    09/16/2017
    The Philadelphia Eagles placed rookie running back Donnel Pumphrey on injured reserve, this after he tore his hamstring in practice earlier this week. Plus, other injuries we're tracking Friday.
  • Injuries: Colts rule out Luck (shoulder) for Week 2

    09/12/2017
    Dallas Cowboys defensive back Orlando Scandrick broke his hand in Sunday's win over the Giants and Colts quarterback Andrew Luck won't play in Week 2. Here's a roundup of Monday's injury news.
  • Jaguars will head back to Jacksonville on Tuesday

    09/11/2017
    The NFL announced Monday a decision on the location of the Jacksonville Jaguars game against the Tennessee Titans, scheduled for 1 p.m. ET on Sunday in Jacksonville, is pending after Hurricane Irma slammed the city over the weekend.
  • Jaguars WR Allen Robinson (ACL) done for year

    09/10/2017
    The season is likely over for Allen Robinson. The Jacksonville Jaguars' go-to wide receiver is feared to have suffered a torn ACL in Sunday's season-opening win over the Houston Texans.
  • Watson replaces Savage; O'Brien mum on Week 2

    09/10/2017
    After a miserable first half, Bill O'Brien has turned to his rookie quarterback. Deshaun Watson started the second half for the Houston Texans, leading a touchdown drive to open the third in a 29-7 loss.
  • Transactions: Van Noy inks extension with Patriots

    09/09/2017
    Kyle Van Noy will stick around New England for a while. The outside linebacker agreed to a two-year extension with the Patriots, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported.
  • Jaguars release second-year QB Brandon Allen

    09/03/2017
    The Jacksonville Jaguars cut second-year quarterback Brandon Allen, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported Sunday. The move comes after Jacksonville added five players from the waiver wire.
  • Marrone on QB Bortles: 'It's the best I've seen him'

    08/29/2017
    The Jags demoted Blake Bortles from starting QB for a position battle. Bortles has been handed the starting job back, and coach Doug Marrone believes he's seeing an improved QB since the benching.
  • Jaguars name Bortles starting QB for 2017 opener

    08/26/2017
    The Jacksonville Jaguars know who their starting quarterback will be -- at least for their regular-season opener. Blake Bortles will start the season against the Houston Texans under center.
  • Jags owner 'absolutely' open to signing Kaepernick

    08/25/2017
    The Jaguars have issues at quarterback. Still not ready to name either Chad Henne or Blake Bortles as the Week 1 starter, owner Shad Khan said he'd "absolutely" be open to signing Colin Kaepernick.
  • Doug Marrone not ready to name Jags' starting QB

    08/25/2017
    Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone came out of Thursday's 24-23 preseason loss to the Carolina Panthers unconvinced that either Chad Henne or Blake Bortles had a runaway performance.
  • What to watch for in Sunday's preseason games

    08/26/2017
    Many position battles have been determined across the league, but the dress rehearsal awaits all 32 teams. Nick Shook brings you what to watch for in Week 3 of preseason action.
  • Nine takeaways from Thursday's preseason games

    08/27/2017
    Jaguars coach Doug Marrone pushed his chips on the table when he elevated Chad Henne to the starting job after Blake Bortles' latest letdown. Henne's still in position to be the Jaguars' starter.
Draft 2017 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 4 (4) Fournette, Leonard RB 
Rd 2, Pick 2 (34) Robinson, Cam OT 
Rd 3, Pick 4 (68) Smoot, Dawuane DE 
Rd 4, Pick 3 (110) Westbrook, Dede WR 
Rd 5, Pick 4 (148) Brown, Blair LB 
Rd 7, Pick 4 (222) Myrick, Jalen CB 
Rd 7, Pick 22 (240) Williams, Marquez FB 
Scoreboard more
EverBank Field - Wk 2 1 2 3 4 T
Tennessee Titans 3 3 17 14 37
Jacksonville Jaguars 3 0 0 13 16
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
1 Sun, Sep 10 @ Houston 29-7   W
2 Sun, Sep 17 Tennessee 16-37   L
3 Sun, Sep 24 Baltimore 9:30 AM ET
4 Sun, Oct 01 @ New York Jets 1:00 PM ET
5 Sun, Oct 08 @ Pittsburgh 1:00 PM ET
6 Sun, Oct 15 Los Angeles Rams 4:05 PM ET
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Injuries more
Player (Pos) Injury
Brandon Linder (C) Did Not Pract - --
Tashaun Gipson (S) Did Not Pract - --
Allen Hurns (WR) Full Pract - --
Blake Bortles (QB) Full Pract - --
Regular Season Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Blake Bortles 55 31 348 2
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Leonard Fournette 40 140 3.5 2
Chris Ivory 15 59 3.9 0
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Allen Hurns 9 124 13.8 1
Marqise Lee 7 76 10.9 0
Leonard Fournette 5 45 9 0
Chris Ivory 4 42 10.5 0
Transactions more
Date Transaction
9/20 Jeremiah Poutasi (OG) Terminated (by Club) from Practice Squad (terminated (by club) from practice squad).
9/20 Marcus Hardison (DT) Practice Squad (practice squad).
9/19 Michael Bennett (DT) Reserve/Injured (reserve/injured).
9/19 Amba Etta-Tawo (WR) Terminated (by Club) from Practice Squad (terminated (by club) from practice squad).
AFC South more
Team W L T Win %
Tennessee 1 1 0 .500
Jacksonville 1 1 0 .500
Houston 1 1 0 .500
Indianapolis 0 2 0 .000

Head Coach more

Doug Marrone

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Doug Marrone was named the fifth head coach of the Jaguars on Jan. 9, 2017 after previously serving as the team's interim head coach for the final two games of the 2016 season. Marrone was originally hired as the team's assistant head coach-offense/offensive line coach on January 20, 2015, following a two-year stint as the head coach for the Buffalo Bills (2013-14).


In 2016, Marrone's offensive line allowed 34 sacks, 17 fewer than last season (51 sacks allowed) and 37 fewer than in 2014 (71 sacks allowed). The Jaguars' 34 sacks allowed were the fewest sacks allowed by the team since it yielded 31 sacks in 2007.


In his first season with the Jaguars in 2015, Marrone helped the offensive line provide protection for QB Blake Bortles, who set single-season franchise records with 355 completions, 606 pass attempts, 4,428 yards and 35 touchdowns. In addition, Marrone's squad blocked for rookie RB T.J. Yeldon, who accounted for 740 rushing yards and 279 receiving yards in 2015, becoming the first Jaguars rookie to surpass 1,000 scrimmage yards since Maurice Jones-Drew (1,377) in 2006. Yeldon also placed third among AFC RBs in 2016 with 84.9 scrimmage yards per game, trailing only LeSean McCoy and Chris Ivory.


Prior to joining the Jaguars, Marrone compiled a 15-17 mark at the Bills helm including a 9-7 mark in 2014, the team's most wins since 2004. He became only the third coach in Bills history to win 15 games in his first two seasons (Marv Levy, 19; Wade Phillips, 21). The Bills had six Pro Bowl selections during Marrone's two seasons.


The Bills had three different players with 60 receptions in 2014 for the first time in team history (Fred Jackson, 65; Sammy Watkins, 62; Robert Woods, 61) and the club produced six individual 100-yard receiving games. Watkins set team rookie records for receptions and receiving yards (982). The Bills ranked sixth in the NFL in 2014 with a plus-seven turnover differential.


In 2013, Marrone's offensive unit led the AFC and finished second in the NFL in rushing (144.2 avg.) while also leading the league with 95.5 pct. red zone efficiency mark. Rookie quarterback E.J. Manuel started 10 games and set team rookie records for passing touchdowns (11) and completions (180).


Prior to joining the Bills, Marrone spent four seasons (2009-12) as the head coach of his alma mater, Syracuse, where he led the program to a 21-17 record in the last three seasons. He guided the Orange to an 8-5 mark in 2010 and 2012 and both seasons culminated with a New Era Pinstripe Bowl championship. The Orange set several school records in 2012, including total yards (5,681), passing yards (3,619) and first downs (300). Marrone earned the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Region 1 Coach of the Year honors in 2011 and was a finalist for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award.


Marrone spent seven seasons in the NFL (2002-08) before becoming a collegiate head coach. From 2006-08, Marrone served as the offensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints. He directed an offense that led the NFL in total offense (391.5 avg. in 2006; 410.7 avg. in 2008) and passing yards per game (281.4 avg. in 2006; 311.1 in 2008) in two different seasons (2006-08). The Saints' offensive line held their opponents to the fewest sacks allowed in the NFL in 2006 (16) and tied for the fewest sacks in the NFL from 2006-08 with 52 despite leading the NFL with 1,868 passing attempts during that span. Quarterback Drew Brees captured the NFL passing title in 2006 (4,418 yards) and 2008 (5,069) and became just the second passer in NFL history to eclipse 5,000 passing yards (Dan Marino, 1984).


Prior to his arrival in New Orleans, the franchise had never had a 4,000-yard passer or registered more than 5,700 yards of offense. Brees eclipsed 4,000 passing yards and the offense posted more than 5,700 yards in each of Marrone's three seasons with the Saints. The Saints established a team record with an NFL-best 6,264 yards of offense in 2006, 5,780 in 2007 (4th in the NFL) and led the NFL again in 2008 with 6,571 yards.


In Marrone's first season as an NFL offensive coordinator in 2006, left tackle Jammal Brown was voted to the All-Pro team and to the Pro Bowl in his first year at the position, while guard Jahri Evans was a unanimous All-Rookie selection. The Saints ranked fourth in in the NFL in 2007 for total offense and set an NFL record for completions (440) and had franchise bests for passing first downs (222), attempts (652), touchdown passes (28) and completion percentage (67.5). In 2008, the Saints led the NFL in total offense while setting team records for points (463), total yards (6,571), net passing yards (4,977), touchdowns (57) and first downs (354).


Marrone was the offensive line coach of the New York Jets from 2002-05 and the team made two postseason appearances (2002, 2004) with him on the staff. In 2004, the Jets produced the NFL’s third-best rushing offense (149.3 avg.) and Curtis Martin led the NFL with 1,697 rushing yards.


Before arriving in New York, Marrone served as tight ends/tackles coach at the University of Tennessee in 2001. He spent the 2000 season at the University of Georgia as offensive line coach after spending the previous five seasons (1995-99) at Georgia Tech where he was part of three consecutive bowl appearances. He was director of football operations for the Yellow Jackets in 1995 before coaching the tight ends in 1996 and offensive line from 1997-99.


Marrone began his coaching career in 1992 at Cortland (N.Y.) State as the school’s tight ends coach before having stints as the offensive line coach at U.S. Coast Guard Academy (1993) and Northeastern University in 1994. A native of Bronx, New York, Marrone was a sixth-round draft pick of the Los Angeles Raiders in 1986 and played two years in the NFL. He played with the Miami Dolphins in 1987 and with the Saints in 1989. He also had playing stints with Pittsburgh, Dallas and Minnesota before closing his career with the NFL Europe’s London Monarchs from 1991-92. Marrone was a three-year letterman at Syracuse. He returned to Syracuse and graduated in 1991 with a degree in liberal arts.


Doug and his wife, Helen, have two daughters, Madeline and Annie, and a son, Mack.


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  1. Published: Sept. 11, 2016 at 04:16 p.m.

    Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson hangs onto the ball despite a hit for 22-yard gain

  2. Published: Sept. 11, 2016 at 03:11 p.m.

    Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles finds wide reciver Allen Hurns for 37-yard gain.

  3. Published: Sept. 11, 2016 at 02:32 p.m.

    Jaguars Blake Bortles finds Julius Thomas for 22-yard touchdown

  4. Published: Sept. 11, 2016 at 01:43 p.m.

    Jaguars T.J. Yeldon breaks through tackle for 5-yard touchdown.

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