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

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]

They removed the black side panels from the uniforms after they had wore it only for the previous season.

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 STK
(3) Jacksonville Jaguars 11 5 0 .688 392 338 W1
Tennessee Oilers 8 8 0 .500 330 320 L2
Pittsburgh Steelers 7 9 0 .438 263 303 L5
Baltimore Ravens 6 10 0 .375 269 335 W1
Cincinnati Bengals 3 13 0 .188 268 452 L1

[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