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With their team getting blown out again at home, Jacksonville Jaguars fans started cheering for the referee Sunday against Detroit.
Yep, the ref.
Every time Gene Steratore announced that Lions offensive tackle Riley Reiff had reported as an eligible receiver, fans roared with enthusiasm. Sure, they were mocking Steratore's repetitive and seemingly endless updates, but it's hard to blame fans for glomming a laugh while watching Jacksonville struggle this season.
The Jaguars (1-7) are 0-4 at EverBank Field and have been outscored 126-34 by Houston, Cincinnati, Chicago and Detroit. The latest debacle was a 31-14 loss in which Jacksonville trailed 14-0 before getting a first down and was behind 24-0 midway through the fourth quarter.
The NFL's worst record, the league's worst offense, all those lopsided losses and the five-game losing streak are not even close to what coach Mike Mularkey envisioned when he took the job in January.
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Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan said that the team's 1-7 record is "embarrassing" but stressed that "there are better days ahead."
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars will be without running back Maurice Jones-Drew for Thursday night's game against Indianapolis.
Coach Mike Mularkey ruled Jones-Drew out Monday, no surprise since he's still wearing a walking boot on his sprained left foot and using a push cart to get around the facility.
Jones-Drew has missed the last two games, both...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- With their team getting blown out again at home, Jacksonville Jaguars fans started cheering for the referee Sunday against Detroit.
Yep, the ref.
Every time Gene Steratore announced that Lions offensive tackle Riley Reiff had reported as an eligible receiver, fans roared with enthusiasm. Sure, they were mocking Steratore's repetitive and seemingly...
The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that they will be
without running back Maurice Jones-Drew this Thursday when they take on the
Indianapolis Colts, and the team could also continue to be without cornerback
While Jones-Drew’s injury, which he sustained Week 7 against
the Oakland Raiders, was initially feared to be of the season-ending variety,
Jacksonville Jaguars owner Shad Khan says that even though his team’s 1-7 start has been embarrasing, he won’t rush to judgement.
“It’s embarrassing but there are better days ahead. I’m deeply grateful to the fans for supporting us. They’ve done their part. Now we have to do our part.”
“Whether it’s a football team or an auto parts company, you need three things...
Jacksonville halfback Maurice Jones-Drew won't play Thursday night against the Colts. He remains out with a sprained foot.Fantasy Spin:Jones-Drew hasn't played since Week 7 against Oakland. Backup running back Rashad Jennings has averaged 52 rushing yards per game during Jones-Drew's two-game absence.
John Oehser reports that the Jaguars have already ruled out RB Maurice Jones-Drew for Week 10′s game against the Colts.
Head coach Mike Mularkey mentioned that Jones-Drew is currently ”questionable” for Week 11 and adds that his season is not over, despite the fact that there’s specific timetable for his return.
Rashad Jennings will continue to handle the majority of...
ALLEN PARK, Mich. If youre not running the ball effectively enough with five offensive linemen, why not try six?
The Detroit Lions have been doing that more and more in recent weeks, and it paid off in Sundays 31-14 victory at Jacksonville with a season-high 149 yards rushing.
Coach Jim Schwartz said rookie offensive tackle Riley Reiff, the clubs first-round draft pick, deserves...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions didn't need to rally in this one.
Mikel Leshoure ran for three touchdowns, Calvin Johnson got involved early and the Lions turned in their most complete victory of the season, 31-14 over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday.
Detroit dominated from start to finish, building a three-score lead before halftime and coasting after the break...
Notice! That’s what the rest of the NFC North has been put on as Detroit continues to put up yards and points by beating the Jacksonville Jaguars 31-14 today from EverBank Field.
More so though the Lions fought back to .500 to 4-4 after starting 2-4.
With the win, Detroit is giving themselves the opportunity to fight for a playoff spot in what is turning out to be on of the toughest...
On the heels of another fourth quarter rally, the Detroit Lions head south to take on the Jacksonville Jaguars, trying to get back to 4-4 and enter the second half push at .500. This contest will be a battle of … Continue reading →