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Jaguars vs Chargers NFL Week Four Capsule



STREAKS   Past 3
COACHES VS. OPP. Bradley: 0-1 McCoy: 1-0
LAST WEEK L 44-17 vs. Colts W 22-10 at Bills
LAST GAME 10/20/13: Chargers 24 at Jaguars 6. San Diego RB Ryan Mathews rushes for 110 yards & TD. Chargers WR Eddie Royal adds 4 catches for 69 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/19/10: Chargers 38, Jaguars 13. San Diego QB Philip Rivers throws for 334 yards & 3 TDs. Chargers TE Antonio Gates has 2 receiving TDs & WR Malcom Floyd adds 54-yard TD reception.
BROADCAST CBS (1:05 PM PT): Andrew Catalon, Steve Tasker, Steve Beuerlein (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 92 (Jax.), 139 (SD). XM: 232 (SD).


PASSING Bortles (R): 14-24-223-2-2-82.5 Rivers: 67-98-778 (T3C)-6 (3C)-1-108.3 (3L)
RUSHING Gerhart: 34-82-2.4-0 Brown: 40-81-2.0-0
RECEIVING A. Robinson (R): 12-154-12.8-0 Gates (TE): 14-185-13.2-3 (T2C)
OFFENSE 266.0 334.3
DEFENSE 466.0 327.7
SACKS Branch: 3 (T1C) Freeney: 2
INTs Ball: 1
PUNTING Anger: 47.0 Scifres: 43.7
KICKING Scobee: 14 (5/5 PAT; 3/5 FG) Novak: 25 (7/7 PAT; 6/6 FG)


JAGUARS: Rookie QB BLAKE BORTLES (No. 3 overall) makes 1st NFL start. Passed for 223 yards & 2 TDs & had 30 rush yards on 2 carries last week vs. Colts…In 9 career starts, RB TOBY GERHART averages 76.1 scrimmage yards per game (685 total; 487 rush, 198 receiving)…Jags are only NFL team this season with 2 rookies with 150+ receiving yards each (WRs ALLEN HURNS & ALLEN ROBINSON). Robinson led team in catches (7) & rec. yards (79) last week. Hurns has 3 TD catches, tied for most among NFL rookies. WR CECIL SHORTS III aims for 4th game in row with TD catch. Had 8 catches for 80 yards in last meeting…Defense is tied for NFL-best 10 sacks this season…LB PAUL POSLUSZNY leads team with 30 tackles, including team-high 11 last week. DT SEN’DERRICK MARKS had sack in last meeting. DE ANDRE BRANCH has 6 sacks in past 7. DE CHRIS CLEMONS had 2 sacks in last meeting (9/26/10 with Sea.). DE RYAN DAVIS has sack in 2 of past 3…CHARGERS: Since 2006, QB PHILIP RIVERS has 32,999 pass yards, 2nd most in NFL (DREW BREES, 39,303). In past 3 starts vs. Jax., has completed 66 of 83 (79.5 pct.) for 913 yards with 7 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 130.6 rating. Aims for 4th in row with 115+ rating vs. Jags. Chargers are 39-4 (.907) when Rivers starts & has 115+ rating…RB DONALD BROWN had 89 scrimmage yards in 1st start with SD last week (62 rush, 27 rec.). In 4 career starts vs. Jax. (with Ind.), had 334 scrimmage yards (275 rush, 59 rec.) & 2 rush TDs…TE ANTONIO GATES has 29 catches for 305 yards & 5 TDs in past 5 vs. Jags, including 2 games with 2 TDs. WR EDDIE ROYAL had 2 TD catches last week. Has 288 catches & needs 12 to reach 300 career. WR KEENAN ALLEN has 5 TD catches in past 7…DE COREY LIUGET has sack in 3 of past 4. Had 2 sacks in last meeting. DE KENDALL REYES had 1st sack of season last week. DE DWIGHT FREENEY has 10 career sacks vs. Jaguars. In 3 career meetings, S ERIC WEDDLE has INT & .5 sack. Since 2011, has 12 INTs, tied for most in AFC. LB MANT’I TEO & Weddle are tied for team lead in tackles (18).

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