With just 88 days until kickoff, let’s talk about which No. 88 in Jacksonville Jaguars history you’d rather have on your team — Damon Jones or Allen Hurns?
Damon Jones (1997-2001)
Yes, he made Downer Jag Fan's "Hall of Shame" in 2014, but Damon "Big Sofa" Jones wasn't a bad tight end, just not a guy who got the box score stats. However, he’s woefully behind Allen Hurns on touchdowns — collecting only 11 in five years with the Jaguars — but that included eight during the Jaguars best years of 1998 and 1999. He was a big dude and more of an extra blocker, while Pete Mitchell and Kyle Brady caught the passes.
Allen Hurns (2014-Present)
Let’s see here — Hurns has 150 catches to Jones’ 41. He’s got 2,185 yards to Jones’ 550. He’s got 19 touchdowns to Jones’ 11. He just got a contract extension, so all accounts are he’ll play for longer than Jones did in the late 90’s. Yeah, I’m taking Hurns.
In their prime, who would you rather have on your team?
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