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The Jacksonville Jaguars hosted their preseason finale against the Atlanta Falcons. The players were fired up to play in front of the home crowd. Fans were ready to watch their team play its final tune up before the regular season. Members of the media were excited to see several younger Jaguars get more reps with many starters sitting.

Player POV

Linebacker Dekoda Watson was playing in his first home game as a Jaguar.

Truly blessed to be able to do what I do. Specially doing it in this AWESOME STADIUM TONIGHT FOR THE FIRST TIME! #readyready #jagnation — Dekoda Watson (@DekodaWatson) August 28, 2014

Cecil Shorts III and Mike Brown posed for a photo with the former teammate, Jeremy Ebert.

Miami Hurricanes alums join together for a picture after the game.

Ryan Davis recorded 1.5 sacks on Thursday night.

Had fun out there last night, overall this preseason has been a great opp for us to get better and I'm excited for the season. — Ryan Davis (@bigdavis813) August 29, 2014

Reporter Roundup

Helmets and Heels' Blythe Brum shared this with the caption: "Ok Shad, I appreciate the offer to watch tonight's game from your yacht, but I prefer to watch it from good ol' section 203 with my dad, brother and uncle. Maybe next time. #tbt"

Logan Bowles of Void Magazine posted this photo of Jaguars running back Toby Gerhart.

The Jaguars had several changes to the starting lineup for the fourth preseason game.

Blake Bortles will start at quarterback for the Jaguars, with C Luke Bowanko starting. Luke Joeckel won't start, nor will Gerhart, TE Lewis. — John Oehser (@JohnOehser) August 28, 2014

That livens things up a bit! 57 yards from @BBortles5 to @TeamLee1. That's something that has been missing around here for years... — Brian Sexton (@JagsVoice) August 28, 2014

The North End Zone cabanas had everyone buzzing.

DJ Kid Nemesis is getting jiggy with it. — Hays Carlyon (@HaysCarlyon) August 28, 2014

Denard Robinson had his first start at running back.

Jaguars RB Denard Robinson: "I feel bad for anybody one on one in the open field with me." — Mark Long (@APMarkLong) August 29, 2014

Fan Focus

Must be game day, James has his @JoshScobee10 signed hat on! @jaguars @JaguarsUK #BeJaguars #StandUnited — Damian Moody-Smith (@DMoodySmith) August 28, 2014

Caption:" #TBT to that one time when we had tiny little scoreboards that didn't have the ability to show off the people's photos. SEE YOU AT THE GAME TONIGHT!!"

A game on a Thursday meant throwback photos of fans in Jaguars gear. Caption: "Since it's game day and throwback Thursday.. With Jaxson DeVille. @jaguars #JacksonvilleJaguars #TBT #WhyDoesMelvinStillLookTheSame"

Caption: "Just a little OG @jaguars fan excited for game day! #tbt #1995"

Quite the commute.

Making my 4hr drive to watch my @Jaguars beat down on some dirt birds. — jag-4-Life (@smitty7037) August 28, 2014

He was ready to play. Caption: "Game day! #Jaguars #standunited #bortleskombat@jaguars @bbortles5"


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#jagsgamedaylive @conorluc #purehappiness @jaguars

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The Jaguars rookies connected for a 57-yard touchdown. It was the second preseason touchdown for each Blake Bortles and Marqise Lee.

I still can't get over that Bortles touchdown. #Jaguars — Derek Schmerek (@JAGDrummer) August 28, 2014

Tony Boselli is still one of the most popular people in the building on gameday.

It is always great to see young Jaguars fans enjoying the game.

The boards have everyone mesmerized.

Dekoda Watson had his second consecutive game with a sack.

Niiiiice sack by Dekoda Waston. Great to see this! #Jaguars — Zoltan Paksa (@iktriad) August 29, 2014

The fandom starts early.

Talk about a great gameday face.

Fans love the "Lockdown the Bank" graphic.

A group of friends having fun at the Jaguars game.

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Pop warner youth football supports the jags!

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For the Jaguars' 20th season, the organization is encouraging fans to send in photos of themselves in retro attire every Thursday leading up to the home opener on Sept. 21. Fans can submit their photos on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The best submissions will be featured on the world's largest video boards during the Jaguars' first home regular season game of 2014. Make sure you are at EverBank Field to see your photos on the boards.

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