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2006 Jacksonville Jaguars season
Head coach Jack Del Rio
Home field ALLTEL Stadium
Results
Record 8-8
Place 3rd AFC South
Playoff finish did not qualify
Uniform
AFCS-2004-2007-Uniform-JAX.PNG
Timeline
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2005 2007

The 2006 Jacksonville Jaguars season was the 11th season for the team in the National Football League. The Jaguars failed to improve on their 12-4 record from 2005, and just missed the playoffs.

Contents

Offseason

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2006 NFL Draft picks

Round Pick # Overall Name Position College
1 28 28 Marcedes Lewis Tight End UCLA
2 28 60 Maurice Jones-Drew Running Back UCLA
3 16 80 Clint Ingram Linebacker Oklahoma
5 28 160 Brent Hawkins Defensive End Illinois State
7 5 213 James Wyche Defensive End Syracuse
7 28 236 Dee Webb Cornerback Florida

Schedule

Preseason

Source:[1]

Week Kickoff Date Opponent Result Record Game Site TV NFL.com Recap
1 7:30 p.m. August 12, 2006 Miami Dolphins W 31-26 1-0 Dolphin Stadium Recap
2 7:30 p.m. August 19, 2006 Carolina Panthers L 17-10 1-1 ALLTEL Stadium Recap
3 8:00 p.m. August 26, 2006 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 29-18 2-1 ALLTEL Stadium CBS Recap
4 7:30 p.m. August 31, 2006 Atlanta Falcons W 20-17 3-1 Georgia Dome Recap
All times eastern

Regular season

Source:[2]

Week Kickoff Date Opponent Result Record Game Site TV NFL.com Recap
1 4:15 p.m. September 10, 2006 Dallas Cowboys W 24-17 1-0 ALLTEL Stadium Fox Recap
2 8:30 p.m. September 18, 2006 Pittsburgh Steelers W 9-0 2-0 ALLTEL Stadium ESPN Recap
3 1:00 p.m. September 24, 2006 Indianapolis Colts L 21-14 2-1 RCA Dome CBS Recap
4 4:15 p.m. October 1, 2006 Washington Redskins L 36-30 2-2 FedEx Field CBS Recap
5 4:05 p.m. October 8, 2006 New York Jets W 41-0 3-2 ALLTEL Stadium CBS Recap
6 Bye
7 1:00 p.m. October 22, 2006 Houston Texans L 27-7 3-3 Reliant Stadium CBS Recap
8 1:00 p.m. October 29, 2006 Philadelphia Eagles W 13-6 4-3 Lincoln Financial Field CBS Recap
9 1:00 p.m. November 5, 2006 Tennessee Titans W 37-7 5-3 ALLTEL Stadium CBS Recap
10 1:00 p.m. November 12, 2006 Houston Texans L 13-10 5-4 ALLTEL Stadium CBS Recap
11 8:30 p.m. November 20, 2006 New York Giants W 26-10 6-4 ALLTEL Stadium ESPN Recap
12 1:00 p.m. November 26, 2006 Buffalo Bills L 27-24 6-5 Ralph Wilson Stadium CBS Recap
13 4:05 p.m. December 3, 2006 Miami Dolphins W 24-10 7-5 Dolphin Stadium CBS Recap
14 1:00 p.m. December 10, 2006 Indianapolis Colts W 44-17 8-5 ALLTEL Stadium CBS Recap
15 1:00 p.m. December 17, 2006 Tennessee Titans L 24-17 8-6 LP Field CBS Recap
16 1:00 p.m. December 24, 2006 New England Patriots L 24-21 8-7 ALLTEL Stadium CBS Recap
17 1:00 p.m. December 31, 2006 Kansas City Chiefs L 35-30 8-8 Arrowhead Stadium CBS Recap
All times eastern

Standings

AFC South
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
y (3) Indianapolis Colts 12 4 0 .750 3–3 9–3 427 360 W1
Tennessee Titans 8 8 0 .500 4–2 5–7 324 400 L1
Jacksonville Jaguars 8 8 0 .500 2–4 5–7 371 274 L3
Houston Texans 6 10 0 .375 3–3 6–6 267 366 W2

Regular season results

Week 1: vs. Dallas Cowboys

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 10 0 0 7 17
Jaguars 0 10 0 14 24

at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Florida

The Jaguars opened the regular season against the Dallas Cowboys on September 10. After a slow start for the Jaguars, they pulled off a victory, in the process of spoiling the NFL return of WR Terrell Owens. The Jags performance was highlighted by the defense, three different players intercepting Dallas quarterback Drew Bledsoe. Byron Leftwich threw one touchdown and ran for another, while veteran running back Fred Taylor scored on a short run to effectively seal the victory early in the fourth quarter. Jags DE Reggie Hayward suffered what is considered to be a season ending Achilles injury.

Week 2: vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1 2 3 4 Total
Steelers 0 0 0 0 0
Jaguars 0 0 3 6 9

at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Scoring
    • 1st Quarter
      • No scoring.
    • 2nd Quarter
      • No scoring.
    • 3rd Quarter
      • JAC - Josh Scobee 31 yard field goal, Jaguars 3-0. Drive: 11 plays 60 yards, 5:29.
    • 4th Quarter
      • JAC - Josh Scobee 32 yard field goal, Jaguars 6-0. Drive: 10 plays, 78 yards, 4:21.
      • JAC - Josh Scobee 42 yard field goal, Jaguars 9-0. Drive: 4 plays, 5 yards, 0:27.

Week 3: at Indianapolis Colts

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 7 0 0 7 14
Colts 0 7 7 7 21

at the RCA Dome, Indianapolis, Indiana

The Jaguars played their first road game against the Indianapolis Colts on September 24. The game started out with the Jaguars gaining 105 rushing yards in the first quarter as well as a rushing touchdown by QB Byron Leftwich. In the second quarter the Colts' Terrence Wilkins scored on an 82 yard punt return. Two missed field goal attempts by Jaguars kicker Josh Scobee hurt the team. The Jaguars scored late in the fourth quarter and stopped the Colts from running the clock down. With about a minute left to play the Jaguars tried to score but were halted after Mike Doss intercepted Leftwich's pass. The Colts took a knee and handed Jacksonville their first loss of the season.

Week 4: at Washington Redskins

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 10 7 0 13 30
Redskins 7 6 7 10 30

at FedExField, Landover, Maryland

The Jaguars played the Washington Redskins on October 1 and were defeated in overtime by a touchdown scored by Santana Moss catching a 68 yards pass from Mark Brunell, the former Jaguars' quarterback. The Jaguars had a chance to win during regulation after a fumble recovery by free safety Deon Grant. But the celebration that ensued in the end zone with Marcus Stroud cost the team a 15 yards penalty, and they had to back out of the end zone only to settle for a field goal to tie the game. At the end of the game he recognized that he cost his team the chance to win the game during regulation. With the loss, the Jaguars dropped to 2-2.

Week 5: vs. New York Jets

1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 0 0 0 0
Jaguars 14 14 10 3 41

at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Florida

Following an overtime loss to the Redskins, the Jaguars went home for a Week 5 match-up against the 2-2 New York Jets. In the first quarter, RB's Maurice Jones-Drew and Fred Taylor both ran for a touchdown (6-yard and 13-yard respectively). In the second quarter, Jones-Drew ran 4 yards for his second touchdown, while TE George Wrighster caught QB Byron Leftwich's 1-yard TD pass. In the third quarter, kicker Josh Scobee kicked a 43-yard field goal, while Leftwich threw a 16-yard TD pass to WR Reggie Williams. In the fourth quarter, Scobee finished up the game with a 40-yard field goal, as the Jaguars shut-out the Jets to improve their record to 3-2.

Week 7: at Houston Texans

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 0 0 7 0 7
Texans 0 10 0 17 27

at Reliant Stadium, Houston, Texas

Coming off their bye week, the Jaguars flew to Reliant Stadium for an AFC South match with the Houston Texans. After a scoreless first quarter, the Jaguars allowed a 35-yard touchdown pass from David Carr to WR Andre Johnson. Kicker Kris Brown later completed a 43-yard field goal. In the third quarter, RB Maurice Jones-Drew scored with a 1-yard TD run for the only score of the period. That would be the only score for the Jaguars, as in the fourth quarter, Houston finished the game away with rookie RB Wali Lundy's 2-yard TD run, Carr's 14-yard TD pass to rookie TE Owen Daniels, and Brown nailing a 21-yard field goal. With their loss, the Jaguars record was 3-3.

Week 8: at Philadelphia Eagles

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 7 0 3 3 13
Eagles 0 0 3 3 6

at Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hoping to rebound from their surprising divisional loss to the Texans, the Jaguars flew to Lincoln Financial Field to take on the Philadelphia Eagles. With QB Byron Leftwich out with a sore left ankle, QB David Garrard (who helped Jacksonville win five of their final six games of the '05 season) got the start for the game. In the first quarter, the Jaguars struck first with RB Fred Taylor getting the only score of the period, the only score of the half, and the only touchdown of the game, as he ran 15 yards towards the end zone. In the third quarter, kicker Josh Scobee nailed a 40-yard field goal, in which the Eagles responded with kicker David Akers nailing a 25-yard field goal. In the fourth quarter, Scobee kicked a 27-yard field goal for Jacksonville, while Akers kicked a 28-yarder for Philadelphia. In the end, it was the Jaguars who prevailed with their defense and their four sacks on Eagles QB Donovan McNabb. With the victory, the Jaguars improved to 4-3.

Week 9: vs. Tennessee Titans

1 2 3 4 Total
Titans 0 0 0 7 7
Jaguars 14 6 17 0 37

at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Florida

Following their road victory over the Eagles, the Jaguars returned home for an AFC South fight with the Tennessee Titans. In the first quarter, the Jaguars started off strong with QB David Garrard completing an 11-yard TD pass to WR Ernest Wilford and a 14-yard TD pass to TE George Wrighster. In the second quarter, Jags kicker Josh Scobee would boot a 47-yard and a 21-yard field goal to give Jacksonville a 20-0 halftime lead. In the third quarter, the Jaguars would put the game out of reach, as Garrard completed a 22-yard TD pass to Wilford. Then, DB Scott Starks would return an interception 55 yards for a touchdown. Finally, Scobee would kick a 39-yard field goal. In the fourth quarter, the Titans got their only score of the game, as QB Vince Young completed a 32-yard TD pass to WR Drew Bennett. With the victory, the Jaguars improved to 5-3.

Week 10: vs. Houston Texans

1 2 3 4 Total
Texans 10 0 3 0 13
Jaguars 0 3 0 7 10

at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Florida

Riding high on a two-game winning streak, the Jaguars went home for an AFC South rematch with the Houston Texans. In the first quarter, Jacksonville trailed early with Texans RB Wali Lundy getting a 1-yard TD run and kicker Kris Brown nailing a 25-yard field goal. In the second quarter, the Jags finally scored as kicker Josh Scobee nailed a 44-yard field goal for the only score of the period. In the third quarter, Brown responded for Houston with a 28-yard field goal for the only score of the period. In the fourth quarter, Jacksonville tried to come back with RB Maurice Jones-Drew getting a 3-yard TD run. However, the Texans' defense closed things out. With getting swept by Houston for the season and QB David Garrard throwing 4 interceptions for the game, the Jaguars fell to 5-4.

Week 11: vs. New York Giants

1 2 3 4 Total
Giants 3 0 7 0 10
Jaguars 3 7 6 10 26

at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Florida

Hoping to rebound from their season-sweeping losses to the Texans, the Jaguars stayed at home, donned their alternate uniforms, and played a Monday night fight with the New York Giants. This match-up was noted with Head Coach Tom Coughlin's return to Jacksonville, as he was the Jags inaugural coach who led the Jags to early success. In the first quarter, the Giants scored first with kicker Jay Feely getting a 40-yard field goal. Afterwards, Jags kicker Josh Scobee responded with a 39-yard field goal. In the second quarter, the Jaguars started to take control as RB Fred Taylor got a 10-yard TD run for the only score of the period. In the third quarter, Scobee added the Jacksonville lead with a 24-yard field. Even though the Giants showed a small sign of life with QB Eli Manning completing a 25-yard TD pass to WR Plaxico Burress, Scobee calmly responded with a 23-yard field goal. In the fourth quarter, the Jags managed to put the game away with RB Maurice Jones-Drew getting a 3-yard TD run, while Scobee wrapped the game up with a 48-yard field goal. With the win, Jacksonville improved to 6-4.

Week 12: at Buffalo Bills

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 0 14 0 10 24
Bills 7 10 7 3 27

at Ralph Wilson Stadium, Buffalo, New York

Trying to build on their primetime victory over the Giants, the Jaguars flew to Ralph Wilson Stadium for a Week 12 fight with the Buffalo Bills. In the first quarter, RB Willis McGahee gave Buffalo an early lead on a 4-yard TD run for the only score of the period. In the second quarter, Bills kicker Rian Lindell nailed a 21-yard field goal for Buffalo. Afterwards, the Jaguars would respond with RB Maurice Jones-Drew getting a 14-yard TD run. The Bills would respond with McGahee getting a 30-yard TD run, while Jacksonville answered with QB David Garrard completing a 1-yard TD pass to rookie TE Marcedes Lewis. In the third quarter, the Jags got a huge wake-up call when Bills WR Roscoe Parrish returned a punt 82 yards for a touchdown for the only score of the period. In the fourth quarter, the Jaguars managed to come back with kicker Josh Scobee getting a 27-yard field goal, while Garrard got a 3-yard TD pass to WR Matt Jones. However, Buffalo emerged as the winner, as Lindell kicked the game-winning 42-yard field goal. With the loss, the Jags fell to 6-5.

Week 13: at Miami Dolphins

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 3 14 0 7 24
Dolphins 7 0 0 3 10

at Dolphin Stadium, Miami, Florida

Trying to rebound from their road loss to the Bills, the Jaguars flew to Dolphin Stadium for a Week 13 fight with their state rival, the Miami Dolphins. In the first quarter, the Dolphins struck first with QB Joey Harrington's 17-yard TD pass to WR Marty Booker. The Jaguars would respond kicker Josh Scobee's 48-yard field goal. In the second quarter, Jacksonville turned things around with QB David Garrard completing a 15-yard TD pass to WR Matt Jones, along with a 16-yard TD pass to TE George Wrighster. After a scoreless third quarter, the Jaguars wrapped things up with RB Maurice Jones-Drew getting a 32-yard TD run. The only response left from Miami was kicker Olindo Mare's 42-yard field goal. With the win, the Jaguars improved to 7-5.

Week 14: vs. Indianapolis Colts

1 2 3 4 Total
Colts 3 7 0 7 17
Jaguars 7 17 13 7 44

at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Florida

Coming off a road win over the Dolphins, the Jaguars went home for an AFC South rematch with the Indianapolis Colts. In the first quarter, Jacksonville led early with rookie RB Maurice Jones-Drew getting an 18-yard TD run. The Colts would respond with kicker Adam Vinatieri getting a 41-yard field goal. In the second quarter, Indianapolis took the lead with RB Dominic Rhodes getting a 1-yard TD run. Fortunately, that would be the only time that the Colts had the lead, because RB Fred Taylor gave the Jags a boost with a 21-yard TD run, while Jones-Drew went back to work with a 48-yard TD run. Afterwards, kicker Josh Scobee wrapped up the first half with a 48-yard field goal. In the third quarter, Jones-Drew began the second half in style with 93-yard kickoff return for a touchdown. Afterwards, Scobee would kick a 34-yard and a 46-yard field goal. In the fourth quarter, Jacksonville would allow one last score, as Colts QB Peyton Manning got a 1-yard TD run. Afterwards, the Jags wrapped the game up with RB Alvin Pearman getting a 6-yard TD run. Overall, Jacksonville ran right through the Colts' league-worst rush defense for 375 yards. With the win, the Jaguars improved to 8-5.

Week 15: at Tennessee Titans

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 7 3 0 7 17
Titans 7 0 17 0 24

at LP Field, Nashville, Tennessee

Coming off a dominating win over the Colts, the Jaguars flew to LP Field for an AFC South rematch with the Tennessee Titans. In the first quarter, Jacksonville trailed early as Titans CB Adam Jones (American football) returned an interception 83 yards for a touchdown. Fortunately, RB Maurice Jones-Drew helped the Jags respond with a 12-yard TD run. In the second quarter, the Jaguars took the lead with kicker Josh Scobee nailing a 43-yard field goal for the only score of the period. However, in the third quarter, things went extremely bad. First, kicker Rob Bironas kicked a 27-yard field goal. Afterwards, DB Cortland Finnegan returned a fumble 92 yards for a touchdown, while Strong Safety Chris Hope returned an interception 61 yards for a touchdown. In the fourth quarter, Jacksonville tried to come back, but the only response was QB David Garrard's 3-yard TD pass to WR Matt Jones.

Despite out gaining Tennessee in total offense 396-98, the Jaguars turn the ball over 4 times, 3 of which are returned for touchdowns. Jacksonville absolutely dominated time of possession by more than half the game and at one point in the game, they even ran 32 straight offensive plays. However, of those 32 offensive plays, none resulted in any points.

With the loss, the Jaguars fell to 8-6.

Week 16: vs. New England Patriots

1 2 3 4 Total
Patriots 0 10 7 7 24
Jaguars 0 7 7 7 21

at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Florida

Hoping to rebound from their road loss to the Titans, the Jaguars went home for a Week 16 intraconference fight with the New England Patriots. After a scoreless first quarter, the Patriots struck first with kicker Stephen Gostkowski's 48-yard field goal. Afterwards, the Jags responded with rookie RB Maurice Jones-Drew getting an amazing 74-yard TD run. However, New England responded with RB Corey Dillon's 1-yard TD run. In the third quarter, the Patriots increased their lead with QB Tom Brady completing a 22-yard TD pass to TE David Thomas. Jacksonville would respond with a Jones-Drew 1-yard TD run. In the fourth quarter, New England improved its lead with RB Laurence Maroney's 27-yard TD run. Even though the Jags responded with QB David Garrard completing a 33-yard TD pass to WR Matt Jones, Jacksonville fell short of a comeback. With their second straight loss, the Jaguars fell 8-7.

Week 17: at Kansas City Chiefs

1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 0 10 14 6 30
Chiefs 7 14 14 0 35

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

With one last shot at the playoffs, the Jaguars traveled to Kansas City for a game against the Chiefs. With both teams at 8-7, this was a must win for both sides. The final score was 35-30 in favor of the Chiefs. The Chiefs' win eliminated the Jaguars from playoff contention, but propelled the Chiefs to the 6th and final spot in the AFC conference.

The Jaguars finished the season with a record of 8-8.

References

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