Statistical Milestones To Watch For In Jaguars Vs. Saints

Find out what statistical milestones are on the line for the Jaguars for their game against the Saints.

 

DE TYSON ALUALU

-          Has played in 94 straight games to begin his six-year career, the fifth-longest streak for consecutive games played in franchise history

 

QB BLAKE BORTLES

-          Through Week 15, Bortles owns the single-season franchise record for passing TDs in a season (31).

-          Has thrown a TD in 14 straight games dating back to 9/13/15, tied for the-longest streak in franchise history with Mark Brunell’s 14-game TD streak from 10/7/01 – 9/15/02

-          Has thrown for the NFL’s fifth-most passing TDs (31) in 2015

-          Bortles joins MIA’s Dan Marino (1984) as the only NFL QBs age 23 or younger to throw for at least 3,800 yards and 30 TDs in the first 14 games of the season

-      Bortles’ 3,821 passing yards in 2015 currently rank second all-time in Jaguars single-season history, trailing Mark Brunell (4,367) in 1996

 

DE ANDRE BRANCH

-          Will play in his 50th career game at New Orleans

-          Has combined for seven tackles (seven solo), 2.0 sacks, two passes defensed, one forced fumble, one tackle for loss and one fumble return for a TD in the last two games

 

CB AARON COLVIN

-          16 tackles shy of 100 career tackles

 

SS JOHNATHAN CYPRIEN

-          Seven tackles away from 300 career tackles

 

WR ALLEN HURNS

-          Has caught a pass in all 29 games to begin his career, the longest streak by a Jaguars WR since Ernest Wilford caught a pass in 30 consecutive games from 2004-06

-          Youngest undrafted player since the 1970 NFL merger to have at least 900 receiving yards (907) and eight-plus receiving TDs (eight) through 14 games

-          Recorded a career-long 80-yard TD in the third quarter of the Jaguars’ Week 14 victory against Indianapolis, the third-longest reception in team history

-          Ranks first in franchise history in most yards per reception (15.2)

-          93 yards away from becoming the fourth player in Jaguars history to record 1,000 yards in a single season (Jimmy Smith, nine times; Keenan McCardell, four times; Allen Robinson, one time)

o   Would be the first time since 2001 (Smith & McCardell) and just the fifth time overall that two Jaguars players each have 1,000 receiving yards in the same season

 

TE MARCEDES LEWIS

-          43 yards away from joining Jimmy Smith and Keenan McCardell as the only players in Jaguars history with 4,000+ career receiving yards

 

DT ROY MILLER

-          Eight tackles away from 250 career tackles

 

DL JARED ODRICK

-          Will play in his 79th consecutive career game

-          Leads the team with 5.0 sacks

 

LB PAUL POSLUSZNY

-          Ranks second on the team with 114 tackles (94 solo) and three INTs (tied for his career high) in 2015

-          One of only four NFL players with 12-plus sacks (12.0) and 12-plus INTs (14.0) since the start of 2007, joining Charles Woodson (13.5-40), Karlos Dansby (24.0-15) and Derrick Johnson (20.0-13)

-          Has posted 100+ tackles in seven out of the last eight seasons

 

WR ALLEN ROBINSON

-          Leads the team with 69 receptions, 1,141 yards and 13 receiving TDs

-          Has set the Jaguars’ single-season receiving TD record (13) and became their first 1,000-yard receiver since 2005 (Jimmy Smith)

-          Youngest NFL player to have at least 1,000 receiving yards in the first 14 games of the season since ARI’sLarry Fitzerald (1,236) at 22 years, 109 years old in 2005

-          Leads the league with 24 receptions of 20-plus yards

 

LB TELVIN SMITH

-          Leads the team with 128 tackles (99 solo), including a team-high 13 tackles for loss

-          Since becoming a full-time starter in Week 12 in 2014, Smith’s 191 tackles rank second in the NFL.

-          His streak of 16 straight games with six-plus tackles is the NFL’s longest active streak.

 

TE JULIUS THOMAS

-          Caught a TD in four consecutive game from 11/19 to 12/13, the longest streak by a Jaguars TE sinceMarcedes Lewis from 12/1/13 – 12/22/13, and the second-longest in franchise history

-          Thomas’ 29 receiving TDs over the past three seasons are the fifth-most among all offensive players and tops among tight ends.

 

RB T.J. YELDON

-          Has recorded the NFL’s second-most carries among rookies (182) and third-most rushing yards (740)

-          His 740 rushing yards are the most by a Jaguars rookie through the first 13 games of the season since Fred Taylor (1,005 yards) in 1998.

-          Ranks second among NFL rookies with 1,019 scrimmage yards (740 rushing, 279 receiving)

From NFL Media. 


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