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The 2016 Jacksonville Jaguars season was the franchise's 22nd season in the National Football League and the fourth and final under head coach Gus Bradley, who was fired after the Week 15 game against the Houston Texans. The Jaguars missed the playoffs for the ninth consecutive season.

2016 Jacksonville Jaguars season
Head coachGus Bradley (weeks 1–15)
Doug Marrone (interim, weeks 16–17)
General managerDavid Caldwell
OwnerShahid Khan
Home fieldEverBank Field
Results
Record3–13
Division place4th AFC South
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersWR Allen Robinson
Uniform
Jags Uniforms.jpg

Contents

Roster changesEdit

Notable transactionsEdit

AcquisitionsEdit

DeparturesEdit

DraftEdit

2016 Jacksonville Jaguars draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 5 Jalen Ramsey *  Cornerback Florida State
2 36 Myles Jack  Linebacker UCLA
3 69 Yannick Ngakoue *  Defensive end Maryland
4 103 Sheldon Day  Defensive tackle Notre Dame
6 181 Tyrone Holmes  Linebacker Florida State
6 180 Brandon Allen  Quarterback Arkansas
7 226 Jonathan Woodard  Defensive end Central Arkansas
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Notes

  • The Jaguars acquired an additional sixth-round selection in a trade that sent placekicker Josh Scobee to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • The Jaguars traded their second- and fifth-round selections (38th and 146th) to Baltimore for its second-round selection (36th).

StaffEdit

2016 Jacksonville Jaguars staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

Final rosterEdit

2016 Jacksonville Jaguars final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists


Practice squad


Rookies in italics
53 Active, 16 Inactive, 8 Practice squad

ScheduleEdit

On November 25, 2015, the NFL announced that the Jaguars would play host to the Indianapolis Colts in the International Series at Wembley Stadium in London, England, in the fourth consecutive home game for the Jaguars in the International Series. The game occurred during Week 4 on Sunday, October 2, and was aired by CBS in the United States. The kickoff time was announced on April 14, with the Jaguars having their bye the following week.[7] The remainder of the Jaguars' 2016 schedule, with exact dates and times, was finalized and announced on April 14.

PreseasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 August 11 at New York Jets L 13–17 0–1 MetLife Stadium Recap
2 August 20 Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 21–27 0–2 EverBank Field Recap
3 August 28 Cincinnati Bengals W 26–21 1–2 EverBank Field Recap
4 September 1 at Atlanta Falcons L 15–17 1–3 Georgia Dome Recap

Regular seasonEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 September 11 Green Bay Packers L 23–27 0–1 EverBank Field Recap
2 September 18 at San Diego Chargers L 14–38 0–2 Qualcomm Stadium Recap
3 September 25 Baltimore Ravens L 17–19 0–3 EverBank Field Recap
4 October 2 Indianapolis Colts W 30–27 1–3 Wembley Stadium (London, England) Recap
5 Bye
6 October 16 at Chicago Bears W 17–16 2–3 Soldier Field Recap
7 October 23 Oakland Raiders L 16–33 2–4 EverBank Field Recap
8 October 27 at Tennessee Titans L 22–36 2–5 Nissan Stadium Recap
9 November 6 at Kansas City Chiefs L 14–19 2–6 Arrowhead Stadium Recap
10 November 13 Houston Texans L 21–24 2–7 EverBank Field Recap
11 November 20 at Detroit Lions L 19–26 2–8 Ford Field Recap
12 November 27 at Buffalo Bills L 21–28 2–9 New Era Field Recap
13 December 4 Denver Broncos L 10–20 2–10 EverBank Field Recap
14 December 11 Minnesota Vikings L 16–25 2–11 EverBank Field Recap
15 December 18 at Houston Texans L 20–21 2–12 NRG Stadium Recap
16 December 24 Tennessee Titans W 38–17 3–12 EverBank Field Recap
17 January 1 at Indianapolis Colts L 20–24 3–13 Lucas Oil Stadium Recap

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Game summariesEdit

Week 1: vs. Green Bay PackersEdit

Week One: Green Bay Packers at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Packers 7 14 3327
Jaguars 7 10 3323

at EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

Game information

Week 2: at San Diego ChargersEdit

Week Two: Jacksonville Jaguars at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jaguars 0 0 01414
Chargers 7 14 14338

at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California

Game information

Week 3: vs. Baltimore RavensEdit

Week Three: Baltimore Ravens at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Ravens 7 6 3319
Jaguars 0 7 7317

at EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Date: September 25
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: 88 °F (31 °C), clear
  • Game attendance: 60,127
  • Referee: Gene Steratore
  • TV announcers (CBS): Tom McCarthy, Adam Archuleta and Chris Fischer
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information

Week 4: vs. Indianapolis ColtsEdit

NFL International Series

Week Four: Indianapolis Colts at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Colts 3 3 02127
Jaguars 7 10 6730

at Wembley Stadium, London, England

Game information

Week 6: at Chicago BearsEdit

Week Six: Jacksonville Jaguars at Chicago Bears – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jaguars 0 0 01717
Bears 0 10 3316

at Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois

Game information

Week 7: vs. Oakland RaidersEdit

Week Seven: Oakland Raiders at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Raiders 3 17 31033
Jaguars 0 6 3716

at EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Date: October 23
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EDT
  • Game weather: 70 °F (21 °C), sunny
  • Game attendance: 62,614
  • Referee: Jeff Triplette
  • TV announcers (CBS): Greg Gumbel, Trent Green and Jamie Erdahl
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information

Week 8: at Tennessee TitansEdit

Week Eight: Jacksonville Jaguars at Tennessee Titans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jaguars 0 0 81422
Titans 3 24 6336

at Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tennessee

Game information

Week 9: at Kansas City ChiefsEdit

Week Nine: Jacksonville Jaguars at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jaguars 0 7 0714
Chiefs 7 3 6319

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: November 6
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: 62 °F (17 °C), clear
  • Game attendance: 73,294
  • Referee: Gene Steratore
  • TV announcers (CBS): Spero Dedes and Solomon Wilcots
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information

Week 10: vs. Houston TexansEdit

Week Ten: Houston Texans at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Texans 14 0 7324
Jaguars 7 3 01121

at EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

Game information

Week 11: at Detroit LionsEdit

Week Eleven: Jacksonville Jaguars at Detroit Lions – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jaguars 3 6 10019
Lions 0 9 71026

at Ford Field, Detroit, Michigan

  • Date: November 20
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Played indoors (dome stadium)
  • Game attendance: 61,486
  • Referee: Bill Vinovich
  • TV announcers (CBS): Andrew Catalon, Steve Beuerlein and Steve Tasker
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information

Week 12: at Buffalo BillsEdit

Week Twelve: Jacksonville Jaguars at Buffalo Bills – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jaguars 7 0 7721
Bills 0 6 14828

at New Era Field, Orchard Park, New York

  • Date: November 27
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 42 °F (6 °C), mostly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 67,849
  • Referee: Tony Corrente
  • TV announcers (CBS): Andrew Catalon, Steve Beuerlein and Steve Tasker
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information

Week 13: vs. Denver BroncosEdit

Week Thirteen: Denver Broncos at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Broncos 0 10 7320
Jaguars 0 3 0710

at EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Date: December 4
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 70 °F (21 °C), partly cloudy
  • Game attendance: 63,075
  • Referee: Craig Wrolstad
  • TV announcers (CBS): Spero Dedes and Solomon Wilcots
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information

Week 14: vs. Minnesota VikingsEdit

Week Fourteen: Minnesota Vikings at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Vikings 6 3 31325
Jaguars 0 9 7016

at EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

Game information

Week 15: at Houston TexansEdit

Week Fifteen: Jacksonville Jaguars at Houston Texans – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jaguars 0 13 7020
Texans 0 5 61021

at NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas

  • Date: December 18
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST/12:00 p.m. CST
  • Game weather: Played indoors (retractable roof closed)
  • Game attendance: 71,803
  • Referee: Ed Hochuli
  • TV announcers (CBS): Andrew Catalon, Steve Beuerlein and Steve Tasker
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information

Week 16: vs. Tennessee TitansEdit

Week Sixteen: Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Titans 0 7 3717
Jaguars 10 9 61338

at EverBank Field, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Date: December 24
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: 67 °F (19 °C), clear
  • Game attendance: 59,621
  • Referee: Pete Morelli
  • TV announcers (CBS): Andrew Catalon, Steve Beuerlein, Steve Tasker and Chris Fischer
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information

Week 17: at Indianapolis ColtsEdit

Week Seventeen: Jacksonville Jaguars at Indianapolis Colts – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Jaguars 10 7 0320
Colts 0 3 14724

at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Date: January 1, 2017
  • Game time: 1:00 p.m. EST
  • Game weather: Played indoors (retractable roof closed)
  • Game attendance: 65,160
  • Referee: Clete Blakeman
  • TV announcers (CBS): Spero Dedes and Solomon Wilcots
  • Recap, Gamebook
Game information

StandingsEdit

DivisionEdit

AFC South
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(4) Houston Texans 9 7 0 .563 5–1 7–5 279 328 L1
Tennessee Titans 9 7 0 .563 2–4 6–6 381 378 W1
Indianapolis Colts 8 8 0 .500 3–3 5–7 411 392 W1
Jacksonville Jaguars 3 13 0 .188 2–4 2–10 318 400 L1

ConferenceEdit

# Team Division W L T PCT DIV CONF SOS SOV STK
Division leaders
1 New England Patriots East 14 2 0 .875 5–1 11–1 .439 .424 W7
2[a] Kansas City Chiefs West 12 4 0 .750 6–0 9–3 .508 .479 W2
3 Pittsburgh Steelers North 11 5 0 .688 5–1 9–3 .494 .423 W7
4[b] Houston Texans South 9 7 0 .563 5–1 7–5 .502 .427 L1
Wild Cards
5[a] Oakland Raiders West 12 4 0 .750 3–3 9–3 .504 .443 L1
6 Miami Dolphins East 10 6 0 .625 4–2 7–5 .455 .341 L1
Did not qualify for the playoffs
7[b][c] Tennessee Titans South 9 7 0 .563 2–4 6–6 .465 .458 W1
8[c] Denver Broncos West 9 7 0 .563 2–4 6–6 .549 .455 W1
9[d] Baltimore Ravens North 8 8 0 .500 4–2 7–5 .498 .363 L2
10[d] Indianapolis Colts South 8 8 0 .500 3–3 5–7 .492 .406 W1
11 Buffalo Bills East 7 9 0 .438 1–5 4–8 .482 .339 L2
12 Cincinnati Bengals North 6 9 1 .406 3–3 5–7 .521 .333 W1
13[e] New York Jets East 5 11 0 .313 2–4 4–8 .518 .313 W1
14[e] San Diego Chargers West 5 11 0 .313 1–5 4–8 .543 .513 L5
15 Jacksonville Jaguars South 3 13 0 .188 2–4 2–10 .527 .417 L1
16 Cleveland Browns North 1 15 0 .063 0–6 1–11 .549 .313 L1
Tiebreakers[f]
  1. ^ a b Kansas City clinched the AFC West division over Oakland based on head-to-head sweep.
  2. ^ a b Houston clinched the AFC South division title over Tennessee based on record vs. division opponents.
  3. ^ a b Tennessee finished ahead of Denver based on head-to-head victory.
  4. ^ a b Baltimore finished ahead of Indianapolis based on record vs. conference opponents.
  5. ^ a b The New York Jets finished ahead of San Diego based record vs. common opponents — the Jets' cumulative record against Cleveland, Indianapolis,
    Kansas City and Miami was 1–4, while San Diego's cumulative record against the same four teams was 0–5.
  6. ^ When breaking ties for three or more teams under the NFL's rules, they are first broken within divisions, then comparing only the highest ranked remaining team from each division.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Oehser, John. "Tashaun Gipson: A mutual feeling". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  2. ^ Oehser, John. "Chris Ivory: "The place for me"". Jaguars.com. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  3. ^ Oehser, John. "Malik Jackson: "A true blessing"". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  4. ^ Oehser, John. "P Brad Nortman: Ideal fit". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  5. ^ a b Oehser, John. "Clemons, Beadles released". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  6. ^ Oehser, John. "Jaguars release RB Toby Gerhart". Jaguars.com. Retrieved 11 March 2016.
  7. ^ "2016 UK International Series schedule announced". NFL.com. November 25, 2015. Retrieved November 25, 2015.

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