TOUCHDOWNS, TOUCHDOWNS, TOUCHDOWNS AND MORE TOUCHDOWNS
Maurice Jones-Drew scored two touchdowns today to increase his season total to 15. Jones-Drewhas all 15 touchdowns in the last 13 games. Jones-Drew ranks tied for fifth among all rookiessince 1990 with 15 touchdowns. Jones-Drew moved into second place in team history for mostpoints in a season by a non-kicker with 90 and ranks for second in team history for single-seasontouchdowns. He ranks tied for third in team history with 12 rushing touchdowns in a season (FredTaylor, 2000) and moved into a tie for third place in team history for most points in season by arookie (90, Seth Marler, 2003).
YARDS, YARDS AND MORE YARDS
Maurice Jones-Drew broke the team record for most all-purpose yards in a season with 2,046, surpassingFred Taylor (1,942, 2003). Jones-Drew rushed for 100-plus yards in the first half for thesecond consecutive home game.
JONES-DREW RECORDS THIRD GAME WITH 100-PLUS RUSHING YARDS
Maurice Jones-Drew registered his third career 100-yard rushing game and his second in the lastthree games as he finished with 19 carries for 131 yards and two touchdowns. Jones-Drew is onlythe third player in team history with three-plus 100-yard rushing games in a season (Fred Taylor,Stacey Mack). Jones-Drew ranks tied for third in team history with Stacey Mack (3, 1999-2002) forcareer 100-yard rushing games.
JONES-DREW BREAKS FREE FOR 74-YARD TOUCHDOWN RUN, THIRD-LONGEST RUN IN TEAM HISTORY
Maurice Jones-Drew scored on a career-long 74-yard run in the second quarter, the second-longesttouchdown run in team history (77, Fred Taylor, 10/12/98 vs. Miami) and third-longest run overall (76,Taylor, 12/10/06 vs. Indianapolis). It was the longest run by a New England opponent since 1990 and thefifth-longest by a New England opponent in team history.
JONES-DREW TIES NFL RECORD BY A ROOKIE WITH A RUSHING TD IN SEVENTH CONSECUTIVE GAME
Maurice Jones-Drew extended his team-record for a rookie by scoring a rushing touchdown in his seventhconsecutive game. The seven consecutive games with a touchdown tied Fred Taylor (2000) for firstin team history. In addition, Jones-Drew tied former Baltimore Colt Curtis Dickey (1980) for the NFLrecord by a rookie with a rushing touchdown in seven consecutive games.
THREAT IN THE PASSING GAME; RANKS SECOND IN RUSHING ATTEMPTS BY A ROOKIE
Maurice Jones-Drew moved into second place in team history for most receptions as a rookie with42, surpassing Pete Mitchell (41, 1995). Fred Taylor holds the record by a rookie with 44 receptions in1998. In addition, Jones-Drew surpassed James Stewart (137, 1995) in second place for most rushingattempts by a Jaguars rookie with 154. Fred Taylor holds the team record for a rookie with 264 in 1998.
SCOBEE EXTENDS SCORING STREAK TO 32 CONSECUTIVE GAMES
Josh Scobee has scored in 32 consecutive games dating back to 1/2/05, the second-longest streak inteam history (10/16/00 through 12/30/01). Mike Hollis holds the team record at 67 games.
JAGUARS RECORD 100 YARDS RUSHING FOR TEAM-RECORD 11TH CONSECUTIVE GAME
The Jaguars have rushed for 100-plus yards in 12 of 15 games this season, including 11 consecutivegames. The 11 consecutive games with 100-plus rushing yards set a team record, surpassing the previousmark of 10 consecutive games in 2002. The Jaguars rushed for 100-plus yards in the first half forthe second consecutive home game.
JAGUARS TIE SINGLE-SEASON FRANCHISE RECORD FOR RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS
Maurice Jones-Drew scored two rushing touchdowns to give the Jaguars 20 rushing touchdowns for theseason, tying the single-season franchise record set in 1997.
JAGUARS HAVE MOST 30-PLUS PLAYS UNDER JACK DEL RIO
The Jaguars have 23 plays of 30-plus yards this season with 23, the most in a season under head coachJack Del Rio (2005). The Jaguars had three plays of 30-plus yards today, a 74-yard TD run by MauriceJones-Drew, a 41-yard reception by Ernest Wilford and a 33-yard touchdown pass from David Garrard toMatt Jones.
The Jaguars have recorded at least one sack in 27 of the last 29 regular season games ... WR Matt Joneshad four receptions for 69 yards and one touchdown, tying his receptions total of 36 as a rookie in 2005... DE Paul Spicer recorded his third sack of the season, the 17.5 of his career ... WR Ernest Wilford had aseason-long 41-yard reception in the third quarter, the second-longest reception of his career (46 yards,1/2/05 at Oakland) ... K Josh Scobee missed on a 53-yard field goal attempt in the third quarter, his firstattempt from 50-plus yards this season ... The Jaguars have registered 300-plus yards of offense in 12 of15 games ... The Jaguars have scored 20-plus points in five of the last six games and nine of 15 games(6-3 record) ... The Patriots were the first team to score 20-plus points on the Jaguars at home this season...