Game facts: Jaguars at Patriots (Jaguars facts)

Unheralded star:Jaguars center Brandon Linder had the highest-graded performance by Pro Football Focus during Divisional Round weekend (89.8 game grade). Overall, Linder has an 84.6 grade for the 2017 season so far (4th-best among all centers). 

Facing a stacked box: Last week against the Steelers, 14 of Leonard Fournette's 26 carries (56 percent) came with 8+ defenders in the box. In those stacked-box situations, Fournette rushed for 66 yards and three TDs.

Issues vs. the deep ball:Despite having one of the NFL's top secondaries during the regular season, the Jaguars allowed four TD passes of 20+ air yards against the Steelers in the Divisional Round.  

#Sacksonville:The Jaguars finished 2nd in the NFL in defensive takeaways (33) and sacks (55) during the 2017 regular season. 

Going for a first: With a win, the Jaguars will reach the Super Bowl for the first time in franchise history. Jacksonville reached the AFC Championship Game in 1996 and 1999 before returning this year. 

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