The Jacksonville Jaguars and teams across the NFL have officially released their upcoming schedule for the 2020 NFL regular season.
Due to the on-going pandemic caused by the coronavirus, there had been speculation of a delay of the schedule, or no set schedule at all, however the NFL is moving forward business-as-usual.
One interruption, however, comes from the NFL cancelling all international contests. This includes the Jaguars’ upcoming London series. The team was scheduled to play two ‘home’ games in London this season, and will now be playing all 10 home games in Jacksonville. The Jaguars unveiled a new “Back to Football Flex Plan” earlier this week as well.
The plan includes seven-month extended payment plans beginning in June, two-year season ticket packages that allow for a significant deferral of year-one expenses and full refunds on 2020 season ticket memberships prior to the start of the NFL season.
The Jaguars will be playing in one primetime game this season on Thursday Night Football. It will not, however, be against the Tennessee Titans. The team has played the Titans on Thursday night over the past five Thursday night games they have played in.
Instead, the Jaguars will play host to the Miami Dolphins on Thursday night in week three of the regular season.
The team’s bye week will occur in week seven.
“We are excited that the schedule is out and now it gives us a chance to start planning and preparing,” said Head Coach Doug Marrone in a statement released by the team. “We have a lot of work to do to prepare for the 2020 season, and we’re all committed to doing everything we can to put a winning product on the field for our fans.”
|1||Aug. 13-17||at Carolina Panthers||TBD|
|2||Aug. 22||at Tampa Bay Buccaneers||8 p.m.|
|3||Aug. 27-30||Washington Redskins||TBD|
|4||Sept. 3-4||Atlanta Falcons||TBD|
Regular Season Schedule
|1||Sept. 13||Indianapolis Colts||1 p.m.||CBS|
|2||Sept. 20||at Tennessee Titans||1 p.m.||CBS|
|3||Sept. 24||Miami Dolphins (Thurs.)||8:20 p.m.||NFLN|
|4||Oct. 4||at Cincinnati Bengals||1 p.m.||CBS|
|5||Oct. 11||at Houston Texans||1 p.m.||CBS|
|6||Oct. 18||Detroit Lions||1 p.m.||FOX|
|8||Nov. 1||at Los Angeles Chargers||4:05 p.m.||CBS|
|9||Nov. 8||Houston Texans||1 p.m.||CBS|
|10||Nov. 15||at Green Bay Packers||1 p.m.||FOX|
|11||Nov. 22||Pittsburgh Steelers||1 p.m.||CBS|
|12||Nov. 29||Cleveland Browns||1 p.m.||CBS|
|13||Dec. 6||at Minnesota Vikings||1 p.m.||CBS|
|14||Dec. 13||Tennessee Titans||1 p.m.||CBS|
|15||Dec. 20||at Baltimore Ravens||1 p.m.||CBS|
|16||Dec. 27||Chicago Bears||1 p.m.||FOX|
|17||Jan. 3||at Indianapolis Colts||1 p.m.||CBS|
- As mentioned above the Jaguars will be playing the Dolphins in week three this season in their lone primetime contest.
- The Jaguars will host the Indianapolis Colts in week one and face them again in week 17, depending on how the season unfolds, this could represent major playoff implications for either club.
- The Jaguars will play the AFC North this season for the first time since 2017, Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone is 6-1 against the AFC North since being named head coach in 2017.
- The Jaguars will play two home games in September, the hottest month of the year in Florida, and only one of the games will take place at 1 p.m. ET.
- The Jaguars will play at Lambeau field for the first time since 2012. “For me, it’s exciting because of the history of the NFL and the history of Lambeau Field.” Marrone said in a statement released by the team regarding playing at Lambeau field this season, “I played up there once early in the year and it was very impressive.”
- 14 1:00 p.m. games this season. With only one afternoon game (at Los Angeles Chargers) and one night game (vs. Dolphins), the Jaguars will be playing all of their games in the early-afternoon slot — for now.