The Jacksonville Jaguars are traveling to play the New England Patriots to open their 2017 preseason. This is a real crossroads year for this team. Blake Bortles is staring his fifth-year option in the face and the team will have to decide on his long-term future in the offseason.
How will the offense respond after a mediocre week of practice? What will this newly enhanced defense look like playing together? How will Leonard Fournette look in real, live, actual, honest-to-goodness NFL action?
HAPPY GAME DAY, EVERYONE!
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10:37 PM: GOODNIGHT, EVERYONE!
10:28 PM: THE JAGUARS WON THE JAGUARS WON THE JAGUARS WON
10:01 PM: Jaguars have to set the edge better than this. Still up 31-24 as we head into the middle of the fourth quarter.
Better angle here. Jaguars have to react better when the run is going wide like this. pic.twitter.com/WomqNsZz0T— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 11, 2017
9:46 PM: Oh, baby! The Jaguars are scoring at will, folks! My eyes are burning!
.@DedeTHEGreat11 with the big play and @BrandonAllen_10 with the easy touchdown! Jaguars up 31-17! pic.twitter.com/ZiZapJeSCG— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 11, 2017
9:29 PM: Nose to the ball. Heck of a forced fumble.
R E T I R E @patspulpit pic.twitter.com/v7YCqueCiC— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 11, 2017
9:19 PM: COREY GRANT FOR 79 YARDS LET’S GOOOOOOOOOOOOO!
.@CoreyGranttt with a 79-yard touchdown run between the tackles! Jaguars back up 24-17! pic.twitter.com/J9PbNlc542— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 11, 2017
9:14 PM: Ugh... the Patriots just marched down the field on their opening drive of the second half. Jimmy Garoppolo caps it off with a 5-yard screen pass to K.J. Maye. Game tied 17-17.
8:51 PM: Oh man, Jimmy Garoppolo just threw and Aaron Rodgers-esque sidearm throw to Austin Carr. Jaguars still up 17-10.
8:48 PM: Peyton Thompson has sustained a right bicep strain and is questionable to return.
8:42 PM: Watch Leonard Fournette’s first NFL touchdown from a Jaguars fan in the stands at Gillette Stadium!
FOURNETTE BABY @zach_goodall @LaurieFitzptrck @BigCatCountry pic.twitter.com/oGafKd5Q97— Alan (@GloryRevelation) August 11, 2017
8:25 PM: Chad Henne to Keelan Cole for 97 YARDS to put the Jaguars up 10-3 on the Patriots. What a stutter step mid-route.
This is a great throw by Chad Henne and incredible speed by Keelan Cole. 97-yard touchdown. Jaguars up 10-3. pic.twitter.com/z0LfLfYdRH— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 11, 2017
8:05 PM: IT’S CHAD HENNE TIME!
8:02 PM: Patriots drive down the field thanks to some porous run defense by the Jaguars. Field goal is good. Game tied 3-3.
7:51 PM: The Jaguars offense manages three points on its second possession of the game. They’re playing against a patchwork Patriots defense but WE’RE WINNING.
The #jaguars take 3-0 lead on @JayMy_31 FG. @_fournette with a statement of carries on the drive. pic.twitter.com/Wt8rd5Atyq— SportsRadio930 (@SportsRadio930) August 10, 2017
7:47 PM: FOURTH DOWN CONVERSIONS IN A PRESEASON GAME LET’S DO THIS
MORE LIKE LEONARD FOURTHDOWNCONVERSION pic.twitter.com/Cw32dZqvXw— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 10, 2017
7:26 PM: What’s her @ though?
The #Patriots version of this live broadcast is wild, y'all. pic.twitter.com/xNLeOzqpac— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 10, 2017
7:17 PM: The Jaguars Effect.
Even for the World Champs exhibition games are a bit of a hard sell. pic.twitter.com/rIUZc5SLU6— Sam Kouvaris (@samkouvaris) August 10, 2017
7:12 PM: Shoe game is STRONG.
Robert Kraft and Shad Khan meeting before the game. pic.twitter.com/zEsD6bqQup— Jacksonville Jaguars (@Jaguars) August 10, 2017
6:55 PM: Jaguars inactives include the top three cornerbacks, the starting right tackle, a starting wide receiver, and a starting defensive end.
ICYMI: Following #Jaguars won't play:— Mike Kaye (@mike_e_kaye) August 10, 2017
12:14 PM: Oh, this is very cool from the University of Miami.
A lot of Canes are reppin' DUUUVVVVAAAAALLL for gameday today.— Canes Football (@CanesFootball) August 10, 2017
Good luck, guys! #NFLU pic.twitter.com/mhMNw2VcNq
9:02 AM: What are you looking for in the preseason opener from the Jaguars?
5 things to watch for in tonight's #Jaguars vs. #Patriots preseason opener https://t.co/3mwllkjWTo pic.twitter.com/01qBHZZAkQ— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 10, 2017
8:00 AM: What are the roster spots up for grabs this preseason?
7:41 AM: The best part of the season returning is that Cole Hartley’s preview videos come with it. Enjoy!
HAPPY GAAAAAAAAME DAAAAAAAY, EVERYONE!#Jaguars vs. #Patriots— Big Cat Country (@BigCatCountry) August 10, 2017
Week 1 in New Englandpic.twitter.com/Lbd09xQpzr