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Game of long drives

The following are notes from the Jaguars' 28-25 loss to the Colts today:

• For the first time in franchise history, the Jaguars have lost four consecutive home games. The Jaguars have not won at home since beating Cincinnati on Nov. 11, 2001. Today's loss was the Jaguars' first opening-day defeat since the team's inaugural game in 1995.

• The Colts' 96-yard touchdown drive in the first quarter is the longest by a Jaguars opponent since the Steelers went 97 yards on Oct. 26, 1997.

• Jacksonville's 17-play touchdown drive in the first quarter tied a franchise record (9/10/00 vs. Baltimore, 9/3/00 vs. Cleveland and 9/22/97 vs. Pittsburgh).

• Pete Mitchell's first-quarter touchdown catch is his first as a Jaguar since 12/20/98 and was his 10th career touchdown catch as a Jaguar.

• Mark Brunell has thrown at least one touchdown pass in 13 consecutive games. Brunell made his 100th start today, a Jaguars record.

• Marcus Stroud's deflection of Mike Vanderjagt's 33-yard field goal attempt was Vanderjagt's first miss inside 40 yards in his last 51 attempts. He is the most accurate kicker in NFL history.

• Colts linebacker Marcus Washington's 40-yard interception return for a touchdown marked the fourth straight opening-day touchdown for the Colts defense.

• Chris Hanson's 64-yard punt is the longest of his career. His previous long was 59 yards.

• Peyton Manning and Marvin Harrison have connected for 48 touchdowns in 61 games. They lead all active QB-WR tandems. Brunell and Jimmy Smith are second with 38 touchdowns.

• Smith's eight catches for 104 yards marks the 36th game in his career he has reached the 100-yard mark. He is second to Randy Moss.

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