JACKSONVILLE – Every Friday during the 2017 NFL regular season, Jaguars public relations assistant Gaby Moran will bring the five best facts to know about the Jaguars heading into the game on Sunday:
1.Fournette's Finest. Rookie running back Leonard Fournette rushed for 100 yards in Week 1 against the Texans, becoming the first player in Jaguars history to rush for at least 100 yards in his NFL debut. With another 100-yard performance against the Titans Sunday at EverBank Field, Fournette can become the first NFL rookie since Cadillac Williams in 2005 to rush for at least 100 yards in each of his team's first two games of the season.
2.#Sacksonville: In the season opener in Houston, the Jaguars' defense recorded 10 sacks, a single-game franchise record. With seven sacks on Sunday against the Titans, the Jaguars can surpass the 1998 Seattle Seahawks (16) for the most team sacks through the first two weeks of a season since 1982.
3.Campbell's QB:In his first game with the Jaguars this past Sunday, defensive lineman Calais Campbell set a Jaguars single-game record four sacks and was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week. Campbell has totaled 5.0-plus sacks in eight consecutive seasons and needs one more sack in 2017 to register his ninth.
4.Ramsey Runs AFC South.In Week 1, cornerback Jalen Ramsey registered three passes defensed against Houston. In his last three games against AFC South opponents, Ramsey has totaled 13 passes defensed, the most by any NFL player against their division opponents in a three-game span since December 2016. Ramsey registered four passes defensed against the Titans in the teams' most recent meeting last December 24.
5.Ngakoue News.Defensive end Yannick Ngakoue against Houston in Week 1 recorded two sacks, his first career multi-sack game, and also forced two fumbles. Ngakoue is one of five players to record at least two sacks and two forced fumbles in a game since 2016 (Terrell Suggs, Cameron Wake, Vic Beasley and Erik Walden). Ngakoue last season set the franchise single-season record for sacks by a rookie (8.0).