The Jacksonville Jaguars' 2010 season is highlighted by a Monday Night game at home against the Tennessee Titans on ESPN on Monday, October 18. Opening at home against the Denver Broncos on September 12 on Kickoff Weekend, the Jaguars will play three of their first four games against 2009 playoff teams and three of the first four at home. Three of the club's six division games come in the final five weeks of the season, all on the road.
Fifteen of the Jaguars' 16 regular season games during the 2010 season will be played on Sundays, with 12 scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Eastern kickoffs and three late afternoon games. The 2010 schedule features four playoff teams from 2009 and five games against playoff teams – the Colts twice, as well as the Chargers, Eagles and Cowboys. The Jaguars will have 11 games against teams that finished .500 or better in 2009, and four against division winners. The Jaguars will play back-to-back road games and back-to-back home games twice.
The Jaguars open the regular season at home for the first time since 2007 and the ninth time in club history. The Jaguars and Broncos will play for the fifth time in the last six seasons but the first time in Jacksonville since 2005. The Jaguars have won four of the last five games.
The road portion of the Jaguars' schedule begins with a visit to San Diego on Sunday, September 19, the club's longest trip of the season. It marks only the fourth meeting in franchise history with the Chargers and the club's second regular season game in San Diego.
The Jaguars have back-to-back home games beginning Sunday, September 26 against Philadelphia followed by Super Bowl runner-up Indianapolis on Sunday, October 3. It marks the seventh time in the last eight seasons the Jaguars will face the Colts in the first month of the season.
The Jaguars visit Buffalo on Sunday, October 10, the fourth consecutive season the teams will meet, before returning home to play the Titans on Monday, October 18 at 8:30 p.m. For the ninth time in franchise history the club will host a Monday Night Football game and it's the fourth time in the last five seasons the Jaguars will play on Monday.
The Jaguars play back-to-back road games in weeks seven and eight as they visit Kansas City on Sunday, October 24 and Dallas on Sunday, October 31 before observing their bye week. The Jaguars play at Kansas City for the third time in the last five seasons. The open date following week eight on Sunday, November 7 is the team's latest in a season since 2004.
Following the bye week, the Jaguars have consecutive November home games against Houston on Sunday, November 14 and Cleveland on Sunday, November 21. The Jaguars are meeting the Browns for the third straight season and the second time in the last three years in Jacksonville.
The Jaguars hit the road for back-to-back games beginning Sunday, November 28 at the New York Giants in the New Meadowlands Stadium followed by a trip to Tennessee on Sunday, December 5. The Jaguars return home to battle the Oakland Raiders for the fifth time in franchise history on Sunday, December 12.
The Jaguars will meet Indianapolis in week 15 for the third straight season as they visit the Colts on Sunday, December 19. The Jaguars conclude the home portion of their schedule the day after Christmas on Sunday, December 26 by hosting Donovan McNabb and the Washington Redskins.
The Jaguars close out the 2010 regular season with a visit to Houston on Sunday, January 2. The teams have split the season series the last three seasons. It marks the fifth consecutive season and 10th time overall in club history the Jaguars have concluded the season on the road.
JAGUARS 2010 TICKETS
### SEASON TICKETS Jaguars season ticket packages, which includes tickets to all ten 2010 home games, can be purchased three different ways:
- By visiting http://www.jaguars.com/tickets -- 24 hours a day
- By calling (904) 633-2000 or 1-877-4-JAGS-TIX (please press option 2) from 9AM-5PM,
Monday through Friday
- By coming to the Jaguars Ticket Office, located next to the West Touchdown Club, from
9AM-5PM, Monday through Friday
Season tickets are available starting at $300.
##### 2010 SCHEDULE NOTES
PRESEASON SCHEDULE NOTES
### KICKOFF WEEKEND BEGINS AT HOME
The Jaguars will open the regular season at home for the first time since 2007 and the ninth time in club history. The Jaguars own a 9-6 mark (.600 winning percentage) in opening day games.
### TOUGH STRETCH TO END SEASON
Four of the Jaguars' last six games are on the road including division games at Tennessee on December 5 and at Indianapolis on December 19. The Jaguars will also play at the New York Giants (Nov. 28) and at Houston (Jan. 2) with home games against Oakland (Dec. 12) and Washington (Dec. 26) in between.
### LATE DIVISION GAMES
The NFL placed an emphasis on scheduling divisional games late in the season and this was accomplished with the Jaguars schedule. Four of the club's final eight games are against AFC South opponents. The club's first three division games are at home with the last three on the road in the final five weeks of the season.
The Jaguars have only two division games in the first half of the season with home games against Indianapolis (Oct. 3) and Tennessee (Oct. 18) and host Houston in week 10 following the open date on Sunday, November 14. The Jaguars complete the divisional part of their schedule with road games at Tennessee on Sunday, November 5, Indianapolis on Sunday, December 19 and conclude the regular season on Sunday, January 2 at Houston.
PRIME TIME GAMES
### A YEAR OF NEW STADIUMS
The 2010 season will see the Jaguars play in two of the NFL's newest stadiums plus a stadium that has undergone extensive renovations. The Jaguars will play at Cowboys Stadium on Sunday, October 31, home of next year's Super Bowl. It marks the club's first visit to Dallas for a regular season game since 2002.
Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City has had a makeover since the Jaguars' last visit in 2006 and the Jaguars will visit the Chiefs on Sunday, October 24. The Jaguars visit the New York Giants on Sunday, November 28 and newly built New Meadowlands Stadium. The Jaguars finished 3-4 in the old Giants Stadium including a 24-22 win over the New York Jets last season.
Following the 2010 season, the only current stadium the Jaguars have yet to play in is University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona. The Jaguars played their first game at Qwest Field in Seattle last season.
NFC EAST COMES CALLING
### 4:05 KICKOFF
The Jaguars have three games that will kick off at 4:05 p.m. Eastern and they come in consecutive weeks. The Jaguars play their first road game on Sunday, September 19 at San Diego followed by back-to-back home games beginning at 4:05 against Philadelphia (Sept. 26) and Indianapolis (Oct. 3).
HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE
### GRASS VS. TURF IN 2010
The Jaguars will play 16 of their 20 games including the preseason on grass. The only games to be played on artificial turf will be at Buffalo (Oct. 10), Dallas (Oct. 31), the New Meadowlands Stadium (Nov. 28), and at Indianapolis (Dec. 19).
NO DOMED STADIUMS IN 2010
### FAMILIAR OPPONENTS
The Jaguars face two non-division foes for the third consecutive season in Buffalo and Cleveland. The Jaguars and Bills will meet for the fourth consecutive season on October 10 and sixth time in the last seven seasons. The Jaguars host Cleveland on November 21 after concluding the 2009 season on the road at the Browns.
In addition, the Jaguars host Denver on Kickoff Weekend on September 12, the fifth time in the last seven seasons the teams will meet. The Jaguars own a 3-1 mark in that stretch. The Jaguars travel to Kansas City on Sunday, October 24, their fourth meeting against the Chiefs in the last seven seasons.
### ON THE ROAD
The Jaguars will travel 8,342 miles to their eight regular season road games. The longest trip is San Diego (2,343) followed by Kansas City (1,149) and Buffalo (1,042).
CLASH OF THE TITANS
### NEW YORK, NEW YORK
The Jaguars visit the New York Giants on Sunday, November 28. The Jaguars have played (including playoffs) at the stadium of a New York based team in 12 of their previous 15 seasons (2001, 2007, 2008). The Jaguars own a 2-2 mark against the Giants in four games.
### FLORIDA SUNSHINE
The Jaguars have played 34 games in 15 seasons with temperatures at 81 degrees or higher, the fourth-most in the NFL, and they have taken advantage of the climate.
The Jaguars go through training camp each summer with high temperatures, and practicing in the intense heat has paid off when the games count. The Jaguars are third in the NFL with a .706 winning percentage in games played with temperatures at 81 degrees or above in the last 15 seasons including a 9-7 mark the last seven seasons.