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Jaguars rookie Leonard Fournette is first 1,000-yard rusher since 2011

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Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette just passed the 1,000-yard mark in the second quarter of a Week 17 matchup against the Tennessee Titans.

Fournette is the first 1,000-yard rusher since 2011 when Maurice Jones-Drew went for 1,606 yards on the ground and won the NFL rushing title. He’s missed three games this season due to injury or team-imposed penalty and has been limited in several others. He’s averaging just under 4.0 yards per carry and has 10 total touchdowns on the year.

The Jaguars’ run game has been underperforming as of late, but they still lead the NFL with 145.2 yards per game coming into Week 17. Chris Ivory is the second-leading rusher for this team, finishing the season with 382 yards, Blake Bortles is third with 313 so far, and T.J. Yeldon and Corey Grant are tied for fourth with 248 yards each.