The Jaguars open the 2020 season with a familiar opponent in AFC South rival the Indianapolis Colts. The Jaguars finished at the bottom of the AFC South in 2019 with a 6-10 record and were 2-4 against other AFC South squads. In addition to the Jaguars opponents in the AFC South, Jacksonville will also play against teams from the AFC North and NFC North.
Jacksonville is expected to start the season with quarterback Gardner Minshew under center. The Jaguars have just one primetime game in 2020, which comes in Week 3 on Thursday Night Football against the Dolphins.
Week 1 Sept. 13: vs. Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 2 Sept. 20: at Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 3 Sept. 24: vs. Miami Dolphins, 8:20 p.m., NFL Network
Week 4 Oct. 4: at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 5 Oct. 11: at Houston Texans, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 6 Oct. 18: vs. Detroit Lions, 1 p.m., Fox
Week 7 BYE
Week 8 Nov. 1: at Los Angeles Chargers, 4:05 p.m., CBS
Week 9 Nov. 8: vs. Houston Texans, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 1- Nov. 15: at Green Bay Packers, 1 p.m., Fox
Week 11 Nov. 22: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 12 Nov. 29: vs. Cleveland Browns, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 13 Dec. 6: at Minnesota Vikings, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 14 Dec. 13: vs. Tennessee Titans, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 15 Dec. 20: at Baltimore Ravens, 1 p.m., CBS
Week 16 Dec. 27: vs. Chicago Bears, 1 p.m., Fox
Week 17 Jan. 3: at Indianapolis Colts, 1 p.m., CBS
- Jaguars Projected Win Total and Odds: 4.5 wins OVER -130/UNDER +110
Fun Facts from 2019:
- Leonard Fournette finished with 341 of 418 RB touches (81.6 percent), but he scored only three touchdowns on the year with two coming in one game (159 combined yards and nine catches on 33 chances).
- The Jaguars’ TEs gained only 8.66 yards per catch (31st in the NFL).
- D.J. Chark gained 1,008 receiving yards, which was more than five times his output in his rookie season (14/174).
- Jacksonville’s defense held WRs to ten receiving touchdowns (fourth-lowest total in the league).
- The Jaguars scored fewer than 15 points in seven of their 16 games.