In 2005, Jaguars wide receiver Jimmy Smith caught 70 passes for 1023 yards. This 2005 season capped off Jimmy's prolific Jaguars career -- a career that included nine 1000-yard seasons.
Since this 2005 season, the Jaguars have played in 154 games, drafted 12 wide receivers, and yielded zero 1000-yard wide receivers. Ten years without a 1000-yard receiver is a stat that goes a long way in illustrating the hardship and inconsistency that the team has gone through in recent seasons.
In fact, the Jaguars haven't known ‘consistency' in a very long time.
Suddenly, ten games into the 2015 season, Jaguars wide receiver Allen Robinson is only 129 away from the 1000-yard receiving mark. Robinson would become the youngest player in Jaguars history to achieve that milestone.
Robinson is also one touchdown catch away from eight on the season -- a milestone that would place A-Rob alongside Jimmy Smith, Marcedes Lewis, and Reggie Williams as the only Jaguars in franchise history to record eight-plus receiving touchdowns in a single season.
Robinson isn't the only current Jaguar on the brink of history -- quarterback Blake Bortles is three TD passes away from tying the franchise mark, wide receiver Allen Hurns is 284 yards away from his own 1000-yard season -- but A-Rob has a very real shot at being the first among the young offensive core to break through a major milestone this season.
With 129 yards to go, Robinson has a shot at achieving the 1000-yard goal at home vs. the Chargers on Sunday, or more likely against the Titans in two weeks.
Either way, it's something to keep an eye on, because it's something we haven't had the pleasure of witnessing in a very long time.