The Jaguars' final road game of the 2014 NFL Preseason was a Week 3 matchup with the Detroit Lions. Cecil Shorts III and Dekoda Watson were making their preseason debuts. Rookies Blake Bortles and Allen Hurns continued to draw positive reviews from the media and fans. Remember to use #ATLvsJAX, #Jaguars and/or @Jaguars in all social posts for the Jaguars' final game of the preseason on Thursday. Here's The Social Snapshot:
Fans were posting photos from work ahead of Friday's game.
Chris Chavez was sporting his Marcedes Lewis jersey on gameday.
Talk about an awesome in-store display.
Avid Jaguars fan and tweeter, Jeanne Beale posted this on gameday.
Starting the Jaguars fandom at a young age.
Awesome photo and caption. "That moment you realize your parenting skills are working! #jaguars #rays #icebox?"
LEO Andre Branch's interception had fans buzzing.
Bortles tossed his first touchdown pass of the 2014 NFL Preseason.
Hurns, an undrafted rookie wide receiver, has led the Jaguars in receiving yards in each game of the preseason.
Jaguars reporter and radio host J.P. Shadrick shows you a behind-the-scenes look of his final preparations for a long day and night on the air.
Both offensive lines stood united for a tribute to Jaguars offensive line coach George Yarno. Yarno, who used to coach for the Lions, is battling cancer.
Head Coach Gus Bradley is all about giving back to the following.
ESPN's Mike DiRocco noted the difference between the size of the videoboards at EverBank Field and Ford Field.
Jaguars Owner Shad Khan was helping fans get autographs.
The Jaguars had a few big third down stops early to prevent the Lions from putting up big numbers on the scoreboard.
The Jaguars recovered two fumbles on Friday.
Bortles completed a deep pass to Hurns during his two-minute drive to end the first half.
Bortles was 10 of 17 for 158 yards and a touchdown against the Lions.
Hard to believe that 3 weeks into the preseason, there's only 1 guy who looks like he might make Houston have regrets, and it's Bortles. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) August 23, 2014
Touchdown, Jaguars. Bortles with the pass. Get used to it. — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) August 23, 2014
Jaguars Head Coach Gus Bradley has not wavered in his commitment to Chad Henne as the team's starting quarterback.
Jaguars HC Gus Bradley says QB Chad Henne definitely will start opener. No change and door is not open for Blake Bortles. — John Oehser (@JohnOehser) August 23, 2014
Defensive end Tyson Alualu shared this emotional post on his Instagram a few hours before kickoff.
Safety Sherrod Martin posted this neat edit.
Winston Guy shared this photo of his pick six in Week 1 of the 2014 NFL Preseason.
Linebacker Dekoda Watson made his debut as a Jaguar on Friday night.
Denard Robinson was playing his first game in Michigan, since his record-breaking career as a Wolverine.
Geno Hayes was ready to go for kickoff.
Veteran wide receivers Cecil Shorts III and Mike Brown were excited to see the success of Hurns.
Ryan Davis forced an intentional grounding and recovered a fumble. He is optimistic about the team's future.
Tough one, still wanna finish these preseason games out but I'm glad we took this opp and got better today ✊ — Ryan Davis (@bigdavis813) August 23, 2014