Shorts matches career-high with eight receptions
Cecil Shorts equaled his career-high with eight catches against the Raiders for 93 yards. He also had eight receptions on Oct. 28, 2012 at Green Bay. The 93 yards were the fifth-most of his career and the second-most in a road game. He had receptions of 17, 18 and 22 yards from
Chad Henne made his 38th career start today, his seventh with the Jaguars, and completed 25 of 38 passes for 241 yards with one touchdown for a 92.1 passer rating. Henne had 157 yards through the air in the second half. He has 10 career games with a 90-plus rating as a starter.
Jaguars credited with three sacks
The Jaguars recorded three sacks on Sunday with
Paul Posluszny went into today’s game needing nine tackles to reach 600 for his career and he had nine stops against the Raiders including his eighth career sack. Posluszny leads the team with 19 tackles through two games.
Taking care of the ball
The Jaguars were plus-one in turnover differential today with zero turnovers and one fumble recovery by safety
Quarterback Chad Henne directed a 15-play, 83-yard drive in the second quarter that resulted in a 27-yard
Rookie makes plays
2013 fourth-round pick
Jones-Drew sprains ankle in second quarter
Roy Millerregistered three solo tackles including a team-high two tackles for loss.
Demetrius McCrayand FB Will Ta’ufo’ou tied for the team-lead with two special teams tackles.
Will Blackmonmade his third career start and first since 2008. He finished with three tackles and also returned one punt for five yards.
Jordan Todmanhad a career-high five carries for seven yards.
Jeremy Ebertmade his NFL debut and had a five-yard reception.
- 11 different players have a reception for the Jaguars through two games.
- The Jaguars converted 7 of 17 on third down (41.0 pct.).
- The Jaguars’ 34 rushing yards were the fewest since the 2008 season-opener at Tennessee (33 rushing yards).
Bryan Angerpunted eight times for a 43.6-yard average with three downed inside the 20. Anger’s 19 punts through the first two games are the most in franchise history.
Stephen Burtonhad three kickoff returns for a 24.7-yard average including a 32-yard return. He also had a 22-yard reception in the second quarter.
- The Raiders had five trips to the red zone and came away with 16 points (1 TD, 3 FGs).