2015 Jacksonville Jaguars Season
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2015 Jacksonville Jaguars Season
2015 Jacksonville Jaguars season
Jacksonville Jaguars wordmark.svg
Head coachGus Bradley
General managerDavid Caldwell
OwnerShahid Khan
Home fieldEverBank Field
Results
Record5-11
Division place3rd AFC South
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersWR Allen Robinson
Uniform
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The 2015 Jacksonville Jaguars season was the franchise's 21st season in the National Football League and the third under head coach Gus Bradley. The Jaguars improved on their 3-13 record in 2014, finishing with a 5-11 record and winning their most games in a season since 2011. While they improved upon their previous 2 seasons, the Jaguars were eliminated from playoff contention before their Week 16 loss to the New Orleans Saints when the Houston Texans defeated the Tennessee Titans earlier in the day.

Roster changes

Notable transactions

Acquisitions

Departures

Trades

Draft

2015 Jacksonville Jaguars draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 3 Dante Fowler, Jr.  Defensive end Florida
2 36 T. J. Yeldon  Running back Alabama
3 67 A. J. Cann  Guard South Carolina
4 104 James Sample  Safety Louisville
5 139 Rashad Greene  Wide receiver Florida State
6 180 Michael Bennett  Defensive tackle Ohio State
7 220 Neal Sterling  Wide receiver Monmouth
7 229 Ben Koyack  Tight end Virginia
      Made roster    +   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Notes

  • The Jaguars traded their fourth-round selection (No. 103 overall) to the New York Jets for the Jets' No. 104, and No. 229 overall draft picks.
  • Fowler tore his ACL on the first day of mini-camp and missed the entirety of his rookie season.[3][4]

Undrafted rookie free agents

The following is a list of notable rookie free agents signed by the Jaguars after the 2015 NFL Draft:

Player Position College Status
Thurston Armbrister Linebacker Miami (FL) Made 53-man roster
Corey Grant Running back Auburn Made 53-man roster
Nick Marshall Cornerback Auburn Made 53-man roster
Chris Reed Guard Minnesota State-Mankato Made practice squad
Todd Thomas Linebacker Pittsburgh Made practice squad

Staff

Final roster

Schedule

Preseason

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 August 14 Pittsburgh Steelers W 23-21 1-0 EverBank Field Recap
2 August 22 at New York Giants L 12-22 1-1 MetLife Stadium Recap
3 August 28 Detroit Lions L 17-22 1-2 EverBank Field Recap
4 September 3 at Washington Redskins W 17-16 2-2 FedExField Recap

Regular season

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site NFL.com
recap
1 September 13 Carolina Panthers L 9-20 0-1 EverBank Field Recap
2 September 20 Miami Dolphins W 23-20 1-1 EverBank Field Recap
3 September 27 at New England Patriots L 17-51 1-2 Gillette Stadium Recap
4 October 4 at Indianapolis Colts L 13-16 (OT) 1-3 Lucas Oil Stadium Recap
5 October 11 at Tampa Bay Buccaneers L 31-38 1-4 Raymond James Stadium Recap
6 October 18 Houston Texans L 20-31 1-5 EverBank Field Recap
7 October 25 Buffalo Bills W 34-31 2-5 Wembley Stadium (London, England) Recap
8 Bye
9 November 8 at New York Jets L 23-28 2-6 MetLife Stadium Recap
10 November 15 at Baltimore Ravens W 22-20 3-6 M&T Bank Stadium Recap
11 November 19 Tennessee Titans W 19-13 4-6 EverBank Field Recap
12 November 29 San Diego Chargers L 25-31 4-7 EverBank Field Recap
13 December 6 at Tennessee Titans L 39-42 4-8 Nissan Stadium Recap
14 December 13 Indianapolis Colts W 51-16 5-8 EverBank Field Recap
15 December 20 Atlanta Falcons L 17-23 5-9 EverBank Field Recap
16 December 27 at New Orleans Saints L 27-38 5-10 Mercedes-Benz Superdome Recap
17 January 3 at Houston Texans L 6-30 5-11 NRG Stadium Recap

Note: Intra-division opponents are in bold text.

Game summaries

Week 1: vs. Carolina Panthers

Week 2: vs. Miami Dolphins

Week 3: at New England Patriots

Week 4: at Indianapolis Colts

Week 5: at Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Week 6: vs. Houston Texans

Week 7: vs. Buffalo Bills

NFL International Series

Week 9: at New York Jets

Week 10: at Baltimore Ravens

Week 11: vs. Tennessee Titans

Week 12: vs. San Diego Chargers

Week 13: at Tennessee Titans

Week 14: vs. Indianapolis Colts

Week 15: vs. Atlanta Falcons

Week 16: at New Orleans Saints

Week 17: at Houston Texans

Standings

Division

AFC South
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(4)Houston Texans 9 7 0 .563 5-1 7-5 339 313 W3
Indianapolis Colts 8 8 0 .500 4-2 6-6 333 408 W2
Jacksonville Jaguars 5 11 0 .313 2-4 5-7 376 448 L3
Tennessee Titans 3 13 0 .188 1-5 1-11 299 423 L4

Conference

# Team Division W L T PCT DIV CONF SOS SOV STK
Division Leaders
1[a] Denver Broncos West 12 4 0 .750 4-2 8-4 .500 .479 W2
2[a] New England Patriots East 12 4 0 .750 4-2 9-3 .473 .448 L2
3[a] Cincinnati Bengals North 12 4 0 .750 5-1 9-3 .477 .406 W1
4 Houston Texans South 9 7 0 .563 5-1 7-5 .496 .410 W3
Wild Cards
5 Kansas City Chiefs West 11 5 0 .688 5-1 10-2 .496 .432 W10
6[b] Pittsburgh Steelers North 10 6 0 .625 3-3 7-5 .504 .463 W1
Did not qualify for the playoffs
7[b] New York Jets East 10 6 0 .625 3-3 7-5 .441 .388 L1
8[c] Buffalo Bills East 8 8 0 .500 4-2 7-5 .508 .438 W2
9[c] Indianapolis Colts South 8 8 0 .500 4-2 6-6 .500 .406 W2
10 Oakland Raiders West 7 9 0 .438 3-3 7-5 .512 .366 L1
11 Miami Dolphins East 6 10 0 .375 1-5 4-8 .469 .469 W2
12[c] Jacksonville Jaguars South 5 11 0 .313 2-4 5-7 .473 .375 L3
13[c] Baltimore Ravens North 5 11 0 .313 3-3 4-8 .508 .425 L1
14 San Diego Chargers West 4 12 0 .250 0-6 3-9 .527 .328 L2
15[c] Cleveland Browns North 3 13 0 .188 1-5 2-10 .531 .271 L3
16[c] Tennessee Titans South 3 13 0 .188 1-5 1-11 .492 .375 L4
Tiebreakers[d]
  1. ^ a b c Denver finished ahead of New England and Cincinnati for the No. 1 seed based on head-to-head sweep. New England finished ahead of Cincinnati for the No. 2 seed based
    on record vs. common opponents -- New England's cumulative record against Buffalo, Denver, Houston and Pittsburgh was 4-1, while Cincinnati's cumulative record against
    the same four teams was 2-3.
  2. ^ a b Pittsburgh finished ahead of the New York Jets for the No. 6 seed and qualified for the last playoff spot based on record vs. common opponents -- Pittsburgh's cumulative
    record against Cleveland, Indianapolis, New England and Oakland was 4-1, while the Jets' cumulative record against the same four teams was 3-2.
  3. ^ a b c d e f The tiebreaker was based on head-to-head victory.
  4. ^ 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.

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f Oehser, John. "'15 free agency: Thomas, Odrick, Parnell, Skuta, House, Brown finalize deals". Jaguars.com. Archived from the original on 2016-01-05. Retrieved 2015.
  2. ^ DiRocco, Mike. "Jaguars trade kicker Josh Scobee to Steelers". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ Payne, Marissa (May 8, 2015). "Jaguars first-round pick Dante Fowler reportedly out for season after injuring knee". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2015.
  4. ^ Wilhalme, Matt (May 8, 2015). "Video: Jaguars first-rounder Dante Fowler Jr. tears ACL in practice". The Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2015.

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