The Jacksonville Jaguars will play four preseason games in August prior to the start of the 1996 regular season. The Jaguars will host the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers and they will travel to St. Louis and Denver. The preseason schedule is:
(all times are Jacksonville time)
Friday, August 2 vs. New York Giants Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 8:00 p.m.
Friday, August 9 at St. Louis Rams Trans World Dome 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 vs. San Francisco 49ers Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 8:00 p.m.
Friday, August 23 at Denver Broncos Mile High Stadium 8:00 p.m.
(Dates and times of preseason games are subject to change)
In 1995, the Jaguars ranked seventh in the NFL in home attendance. The Jaguars' regular-season home paid attendance was 573,941, an average of 71,743 per game. The Jaguars were one of 12 teams with attendance of more than half a million fans attending their home games.
The NFL's top 10 in home attendance in 1995 were:
Rank Team Total Average
- Kansas City 625,936 78,242
- New York Giants 613,232 76,654
- New York Jets 611,655 76,457
- Miami 593,242 74,155
- Denver 591,152 73,894
- Detroit 586,372 73,297
- Jacksonville 573,941 71,743
- Cleveland 566,894 70,862
- San Francisco 550,423 68,803
- Buffalo 546,537 68,317
In addition, more than 1 million people saw the Jaguars play in person last year. The Jaguars ranked fifth in the NFL in combined home and away attendance with 1,085,392 fans during the regular season.