Interesting Jaguars Stats: Week 1

  • 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.

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