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Lions at Jaguars Week Nine Capsule

DETROIT LIONS (3-4) AT JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-6)

SERIES

  LIONS JAGUARS
SERIES LEADER   3-1
STREAKS   3-1
COACHES VS. OPP. Schwartz: 0-0 Mularkey: 0-0
LAST WEEK W 28-24 vs. Seahawks L 24-15 at Packers
LAST GAME 11/9/08: Jaguars 38 at Lions 14. Jacksonville RB Maurice Jones-Drew scores 3 rushing TDs in 2nd quarter as Jaguars QB David Garrard throws 2 TD passes in 2nd half for road win.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/14/04: Jaguars 23, Lions 17 (OT).  Jacksonville QB David Garrard throws for 2 TDs, including game-winning 36-yarder to WR Jimmy Smith in OT. 
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Ron Pitts, Mike Martz, Kristina Pink (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 112 (Det.), 138 (Jax.). XM: 232 (Jax.).

STATS

PASSING Stafford: 198-313-2,108-8-7-82.1 Gabbert: 115-207-1,209-7-3-77.9
RUSHING Leshoure: 76-305-4.0-1 Jones-Drew: 86-414-4.8-1
RECEIVING C. Johnson: 41-638-15.6-1 Shorts: 20-400-20.0-3
OFFENSE 407.6 (1C) 250.9
TAKE/GIVE -4 0
DEFENSE 326.4 387.0
SACKS Avril: 4.5 Knighton, Mincey: 2
INTs 3 tied: 1 Cox: 2
PUNTING Harris: 41.4 Anger (R): 48.3 (3C)
KICKING Hanson: 63 (15/15 PAT; FG 16/17) Scobee: 47 (5/6 PAT; 14/14 FG)

NOTES

LIONS: In past 6 vs. AFC, QB MATTHEW STAFFORD has passed for 1,843 yards (307.2 per game) with 17 TDs & 1 INT for 112.1 rating. Has 9,948 pass yards in 36 career games & needs 52 to reach 10,000 in 2nd-fewest games in NFL history (KURT WARNER, 36 games)…RB MIKEL LE SHOURE has 429 scrim. yards (85.8 per game) in 5 career starts. RB JOIQUE BELL is 2nd among NFC RBs with 227 rec. yards…In past 4 vs. AFC, WR CALVIN JOHNSON has 29 catches for 605 yards (151.3 per game) with 5 TDs. Since 2011, has 2,319 rec. yards, most in NFL & his 100.8 yards per game avg. during span ranks 1st. Since 2008, has 46 TD catches, most in NFL. Last week, WR TITUS YOUNG had career-highs in catches (9) & rec. yards (100) & tied career best with 2 TDs. Since 2010, TE BRANDON PETTIGREW is 3rd among TEs with 192 catches. Aims for 4th in row vs. AFC with 5+ catches…CLIFF AVRIL is 1 of 2 NFC players with 14+ sacks (15.5) & 6+ FFs (6) since 2011. Since 2010, DT NDAMUKONG SUH has 17.5 sacks, tied for most by NFL DT. S RICARDO SILVA had 1st career INT vs. Sea…JAGUARS: Club has won 3 of past 4 against Lions, incl. 2 wins at home…In past 2, QB BLAINE GABBERT has 413 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs & 89 passer rating. Passed for career-best 303 yards last week vs. GB. Has 103.8 rating on road in 4th quarter this season…RB RASHAD JENNINGS totaled 115 scrimmage yards last week (59 rush, 56 receiving). Has reached 100+ scrimmage yards in consecutive games (102, 115)…WR CECIL SHORTS had career-best in catches (8) & receiving yards (116) last week. In past 2 starts (1st of career), Shorts is averaging 97.5 receiving yards per game (16.3 avg.). Averages 20 yards per catch in ’12 (20 rec., 400 yards). Rookie WR JUSTIN BLACKMON had career-long 36-yard rec. vs. Packers…T GUY WHIMPER had 1-yard TD catch last week, 1st TD of career…CB RASHEAN MATHIS has 2 INTs in each of 2 career games vs. Lions…DE JEREMY MINCEY aims for 3rd consecutive game with sack…LB RUSSELL ALLEN leads team with 57 tackles.


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