Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Jimmy Smith has been named
AFC Offensive Player of the Month for December for his
performance in the team's final five games of the regular season. It
marks the first time a Jaguars Player has received Offensive Player
of the Month award. Previously this year Tony Brackens (October
and November) and Aaron Beasley (September) were named AFC
Defensive Player of the Month.
In the Jaguars' five games since the start of December (four
victories), Smith caught 41 passes for 582 yards (14.2-yard
average) and one touchdown with a long of 62. He had 100-yard
receiving games in four of the five contests.
Smith finished the season with a league-leading 116 receptions for
1,636 yards - both team records - and six touchdowns. He also had
a team-record nine 100-yard games, which tied for the NFL lead.
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