Jacksonville Jaguars, American expert field football crew situated in Jacksonville, Florida, that plays in the American Football Conference (AFC) of the National Football League (NFL).
The Jaguars started play in 1995 as a development group close by the Carolina Panthers of the National Football Conference (NFC). The Jaguars' first school draft pick was future All-Pro handle Tony Boselli, who might fill in as the grapple of a gainful offense that helped the Jaguars rapidly become a triumphant establishment. In the wake of posting a 4–12 record in their debut season, the Jaguars went 9–7 and earned a spot in the AFC playoffs the accompanying season behind the champion play of quarterback Mark Brunell and wide collector Jimmy Smith. The group then continued to win two postseason recreations out and about before losing to the New England Patriots in the AFC title game. After again meeting all requirements for the playoffs in 1997, the Jaguars added running back Fred Taylor to their dynamic offense in 1998 and won their first division title that season. The next year the group's 14–2 record was the best in the NFL, yet Jacksonville was furious about their division rival Tennessee Titans in the AFC title game.
The remarkable beginning of the Jaguars establishment was impeded in 2000–03, during which the group won close to seven recreations in any season. In 2005 and 2007 the Jaguars came back to the postseason yet were wiped out by the Patriots on each event. Starting in 2008, the Jaguars' play tumbled off further, and in 2012 they enrolled a NFL-most exceedingly terrible 2–14 record. Starting in 2013, the Jaguars relinquished one customary season home game per season to "have" that challenge in London with an end goal to develop the group's worldwide intrigue. While the group picked up a bigger fan base abroad, Jacksonville's poor on-field play proceeded, with the Jaguars counting an establishment most noticeably terrible 6th straight season with twofold digit misfortunes in 2016.
The Jaguars broke out in 2017 behind a youthful ritzy protection that impelled the group to a 10-win season and a division title. Jacksonville won its initial two playoff recreations and had an important lead in the final quarter of the AFC title game before being denied its first Super Bowl appearance by a Patriots' rebound. The Jaguars plunged down the standings in 2018, completing the season with a 5–11 record.