The Jaguars had the most rushing attempts of all teams in the NFL (47). Two of the other three teams with more than 35 rushing attempts had 25+ point leads going into the 4th Quarter (Houston and Buffalo).
(From ESPN’s Paul Kuharsky) six of Tennessee’s 11 possessions went three-and-out. Meanwhile, four of Jacksonville’s 11 series were 11 plays or more.
Maurice Jones-Drew is tied for the 9th most rushing yards (97) in the NFL.
He’s also tied for the 3rd most attempts (24) and 2nd most first downs (6).
Jones-Drew had one rush TD this week, tying him with 20 other players. No player had more than one rush TD.
Only seven teams gave up fewer than the 2 sacks the Jaguars offensive line allowed.
Luke McCown was tied with Matt Schaub as the 4th most accurate passer (70.8% complete). They are behind Aaron Rodgers, Alex Smith, and Matt Stafford.
Mike Thomas is tied with Steve Smith (CAR), Roddy White, Mike Wallace, and Wes Welker for most receptions (8) amongst WR’s.
The Jaguars’ defense allowed the 2nd fewest rushing in the NFL this week (43).
The defense only allowed one rush to go for a first down.
The Jaguars were one of only three teams to not allow a rush of 10 yards or longer.
All five of Josh Scobee’s kickoffs went for touchbacks (even on a blistering hot day). The only other kickers who had 100% touchbacks were Sebastian Janikowski and Matt Prater, who both played in the cool, thin Denver air last night.
Scobee’s 48 yard field goal was tied for 4th longest this week.