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Jaguars match Lions for second-longest dropping streak in Super Bowl period; third-longest in NFL historical past

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The Jacksonville Jaguars had their alternatives to beat the Cincinnati Bengals and finish the longest dropping streak within the NFL. Instead, Jacksonville is climbing up the NFL document books in futility. 

Thanks to Evan McPherson’s 35-yard subject objective as time expired, the Bengals defeated the Jaguars 24-21 and despatched Jacksonville to its nineteenth consecutive loss. Jacksonville is simply the fifth group in NFL historical past to lose 19 consecutive video games, tying the 2007-2009 Detroit Lions for the second-longest dropping streak within the Super Bowl period. The 1961-1962 Oakland Raiders additionally misplaced 19 consecutive video games within the AFL.

The 1976-1977 Tampa Bay Buccaneers have the longest dropping streak within the Super Bowl period at 26 video games. The 1942-1945 Chicago Cardinals misplaced an NFL document 29 consecutive video games, additionally splitting the 1944 season with the Pittsburgh Steelers because the Chicago/Pittsburgh Cardinals-Steelers (as a result of participant shortages from World War II). 

Jacksonville can grow to be the second group within the Super Bowl period and third group in NFL historical past to lose 20 consecutive video games with a loss to the Tennessee Titans in Week 5. Jacksonville performs Tennessee and the Miami Dolphins at house earlier than heading into the bye week. 

Here are the Jaguars’ subsequent eight video games:

  • Week 5 — vs. Titans
  • Week 6 — vs. Dolphins
  • Week 7 — Bye week
  • Week 8 — at Seahawks
  • Week 9 — vs. Bills
  • Week 10 — at Colts
  • Week 11 — vs. 49ers
  • Week 12 — at Falcons
  • Week 13 — at Rams

Certainly not a simple schedule for the Jaguars. Urban Meyer, Trevor Lawrence, and Co. have a troublesome street forward. 

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