In partnership with the CBS47 and FOX30, fans can tune into four classic Jacksonville Jaguars games in preparation for kickoff of the 2020 NFL season. The iconic victories will be showcased locally on WJAX/WFOX and streamed worldwide on Jaguars.com to give fans an opportunity to relive some of the most memorable moments in franchise history.
|August 21||8 p.m.||WJAX||Jaguars at Steelers – January 14, 2018|
|August 28||7 p.m.||WFOX||Dolphins at Jaguars – January 15, 2000|
|August 30||4 p.m.||WFOX||Jaguars at Broncos – January 4, 1997|
|September 4||7 p.m.||WFOX||Jaguars at Steelers – January 5, 2008|
All four games are playoff victories and feature legendary performances and plays by Jaguars greats such as:
QB Mark Brunell
DE Tony Brackens
RB Maurice Jones-Drew
CB Rashean Mathis
WR Keenan McCardell
WR Jimmy Smith
RB Fred Taylor
The fun begins on Friday, August 21 on WJAX at 8 p.m. with the re-airing of the Jaguars dramatic 45-42 win at Pittsburgh on January 14, 2018. The Jaguars stormed out to a 21-0 lead and held off the Steelers’ late comeback to advance to the AFC Championship. Fans will be reminded of running back Leonard Fournette’s game-high three touchdowns as well as the legendary 14-yard touchdown reception by fullback Tommy Bohanon to clinch the victory.
Next up will be the Jaguars 62-7 playoff victory against the Miami Dolphins on January 15, 2000, which will air on Friday, August 28 at 7 p.m. on WFOX. The 62 points scored were the Jaguars most ever, while Taylor’s 90-yard rush for a touchdown stands as the longest postseason play in franchise history.
The re-airing of the Jaguars 30-27 upset victory over the Broncos in the AFC Divisional round will be shown on August 30 at 4 p.m. on WFOX. After falling behind 12-0, the Jaguars scored on their next six possessions, including touchdown passes from quarterback Mark Brunell to wide receivers Keenan McCardell and Jimmy Smith, to help the Jaguars shock the world and punch a ticket to their first AFC Championship appearance.
The Classic Jaguars series will conclude on September 4 at 7 p.m. on WFOX with their thrilling 31-29 Wild Card victory against the Steelers on January 5, 2008. After relinquishing an 18-point lead in the fourth quarter, the Jaguars regained the lead behind a kicker Josh Scobee game-winning field goal with 37 seconds left to defeat the Steelers for the second time in Pittsburgh that season.