1998 Jacksonville Jaguars season

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1998 Jacksonville Jaguars season
Head coach Tom Coughlin
Home field ALLTEL Stadium
Results
Record 11–5
Division place 1st AFC Central
Playoff finish Won Wild Card (Patriots) 25-10
Lost Divisional Playoff (Jets) 34-24
Uniform
AFCS-1998-2001-Uniform-JAX.PNG
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1997 1999 >

The 1998 Jacksonville Jaguars season was the team's fourth year in the National Football League. The Jaguars appeared twice on Monday Night Football.[1]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1998 Jacksonville Jaguars staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams Coordinator – Larry Pasquale
  • Assistant Special Teams – Joe Baker

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Jerry Palmieri
  • Assistant Strength and Conditioning – Greg Finnegan

Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 6, 1998 at Chicago Bears W 24–23
55,614
2 September 13, 1998 Kansas City Chiefs W 21–16
69,821
3 September 20, 1998 Baltimore Ravens W 24–10
67,069
4 September 27, 1998 at Tennessee Oilers W 27–22
34,656
5 Bye
6 October 12, 1998 Miami Dolphins W 28–21
74,051
7 October 18, 1998 at Buffalo Bills L 17–16
77,635
8 October 25, 1998 at Denver Broncos L 37–24
75,217
9 November 1, 1998 at Baltimore Ravens W 45–19
68,915
10 November 8, 1998 Cincinnati Bengals W 24–11
67,040
11 November 15, 1998 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 29–24
72,974
12 November 22, 1998 at Pittsburgh Steelers L 30–15
59,124
13 November 29, 1998 at Cincinnati Bengals W 34–17
55,432
14 December 6, 1998 Detroit Lions W 37–22
70,717
15 December 13, 1998 Tennessee Oilers L 16–13
65,657
16 December 20, 1998 at Minnesota Vikings L 50–10
64,363
17 December 28, 1998 Pittsburgh Steelers W 21–3
74,143

Standings[edit]

AFC Central
W L T PCT PF PA
Jacksonville Jaguars 11 5 0 .688 392 338
Tennessee Oilers 8 8 0 .500 330 320
Pittsburgh Steelers 7 9 0 .438 263 303
Baltimore Ravens 6 10 0 .375 269 335
Cincinnati Bengals 3 13 0 .188 268 452

[2]

Playoffs[edit]

Round Date Opponent Result Attendance
Wild-Card January 3, 1999 New England Patriots W 25–10
71,139
Divisional January 10, 1999 at New York Jets L 34–24
78,817


AFC Wild Card Game vs New England Patriots[edit]

AFC Wild Card Game: New England Patriots at Jacksonville Jaguars – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Patriots 0 0 7 3 10
Jaguars 6 6 0 13 25

at Alltel Stadium, Jacksonville, Florida

  • Date: January 3, 1999
  • Game time: 12:40 p.m. PDT

Fred Taylor runs for 162 yards and 1 touchdown on 31 carries. The Patriots had just 206 total yards and the Jaguars defense forced 3 turnovers.

AFC Divisional Game vs New York Jets[edit]

AFC Divisional Game: Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jaguars 0 7 7 10 24
Jets 7 10 14 3 34

at The Meadowlands, East Rutherford, New Jersey

  • Date: January 10, 1999
  • Game time: 12:40 p.m. PDT

Mark Brunell throws for 3 touchdowns, but completes just 12 of 31 passes with 3 interceptions. The Jaguars committed 4 turnovers.

Awards and records[edit]

  • Mark Brunell, Franchise Record (tied), Most Touchdown Passes in One Game, 4 Passes (November 29, 1998) [3]
  • Mark Brunell, Franchise Record, Most Touchdown Passes in One Season, 20 Passes (November 29, 1998) [3]
  • Fred Taylor, Franchise Record, Most Touchdowns in One Season, 17 [3]
  • Single Game Home Attendance Record, 74,143, December 28, 1998 [4]
  • Single Season Home Attendance Record, 561,472, December 28, 1998 [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 373
  2. ^ NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York, NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2
  3. ^ a b c NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 52
  4. ^ a b NFL 2001 Record and Fact Book, Workman Publishing Co, New York,NY, ISBN 0-7611-2480-2, p. 53