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December 05, 2016
 

Jacksonville Jaguars

AFC South

2016 Schedule

  • Week 1

    GB @ JAC

    09/11/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 2

    JAC @ SD

    09/18/16

    4:30 pm

  • Week 3

    BAL @ JAC

    09/25/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 4

    bye

  • Week 5

    bye

  • Week 6

    JAC @ CHI

    10/16/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 7

    OAK @ JAC

    10/23/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 7

    JAC @ TEN

    10/27/16

    8:30 pm

  • Week 9

    JAC @ KC

    11/06/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 10

    HOU @ JAC

    11/13/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 11

    JAC @ DET

    11/20/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 12

    JAC @ BUF

    11/27/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 13

    DEN @ JAC

    12/04/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 14

    LAR @ JAC

    12/11/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 15

    JAC @ HOU

    12/18/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 16

    TEN @ JAC

    12/24/16

    1:00 pm

  • Week 17

    JAC @ IND

    01/01/17

    1:00 pm

PYRO Fantasy Depth Chart

The PYRO Fantasy Football Depth Chart is a rundown of where Team PYRO projects the fantasy production for each team at each position. It is NOT an attempt to inform you of the current starters for each team. For example, we are well aware that Brandon Manumaleuna is currently the starting TE for the Chicago Bears, but if you look at the Bears Team Page, we have Greg Olsen listed at TE. Why? We’re projecting that Greg Olsen will be the most Fantasy Football relevant TE for the Bears this season. Since Olsen will be the Bears leading FF point scorer at TE, it’s his name at the top of the TE column on our PYRO Fantasy Depth Chart.

1996 Jacksonville Jaguars

Entering the 1996 season the Jaguars were only one year removed from being a expansion team, and ending their first season with only four wins. The 1997 season didn't start out much better. After nine weeks into the season, they had only three wins, and after splitting the next two weeks, it looked like they were going to head back home at the conclusion of the regular season. But, something strange occurred.


Jacksonville went on a five game winning streak, and in their last game of the season, needing a victory to get into the playoffs, Morten Andersen of the Falcons missed the game winning field goal to put Jacksonville in the postseason. Jacksonville Jaguars entered the playoffs as a wild card team. In the opening round they faced the fourth seeded Buffalo Bills, in Buffalo. Even though this was a close game, the Jaguars came on top with a 30-27 victory. This set up a match-up with the Denver Broncos. The Broncos were the number one seed, losing just three games on the season. Very few gave the Jaguars an even small chance of victory over the best team in football, who were favored by 14 points.


As predicted, the Broncos were dominating in the first quarter. They scored two touchdowns while disallowing the Jags from getting a first down. Vaughn Hebron scored the first touchdown on a one yard gain. On the Denver's second possession they scored again. This time John Elway connected with Shannon Sharpe for a 18-yard touchdown pass. This gave the Broncos a 12 point lead, due to one missed extra point that was blocked, and a failed two point conversion.


The second quarter, held redemption value for the Jaguars. They went on to score 13 points to take a one point lead (13-12). Mike Hollis connected on two field goals, and Natrone Means had a 8 yard run for a touchdown.


The third quarter saw more defense from Jacksonville. Denver only had 37 total yards on 14 plays. The Jaguars added a touchdown, when Mark Brunell hit Keenan McCardell for a 31 touchdown pass, taking a 20-12 lead into the fourth quarter.


The fourth quarter, Hollis put up another field goal, a 22 yarder, to increase their lead 23-12, with 11 minutes remaining in the game. The Broncos fought back with a touchdown of their own, as Terrelle Davis scored on a 2-yard touchdown. Denver went again for the two-point conversion and this time they were successful, shrinking the lead to 23-20. The Jaguars on their next possession drove down the field, and with just 3:39 remaining Brunell hit Jimmy Smith with a 16-yard touchdown pass, making the score 30-20. Elway led Denver down the field again, this time hitting Ed McCaffrey for a 15-yard touchdown pass with 1:50 left. Due to no timeouts remaining, and the Broncos unable to recover the onside kick, Jacksonville went on to upset the Denver Broncos 30-27.


This was probably the best performance of Marc Brunell's career. He threw for 245 yards and two touchdowns without an interception. He also rushed for 44 yards. Natrone Means was also a key componet. He rushed for 140 yards and a touchdown, while catching 7 passes for 24 yards. This was a crushing blow for the Broncos as they were good enough, and believed they were Super Bowl bound. "I'm just going to go home, sit on my couch and probably cry," Denver tight end Shannon Sharpe said afterward.


Even though the Jaguars lost the following week to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship, the victory over the Broncos will be something that the fans and team will always feel as a great accomplishment.


 


By Vaaal-Verde


 


http://blogs.denverpost.com/broncos/2013/01/13/close-jacksonville-loss-worse/18148/


http://www.denverpost.com/ci_22357577/jaguars-handed-broncos-painful-playoff-loss-16-years


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1996–97_NFL_playoffs

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No Ivory For Jags



Pyro's take: Chris Ivory has been ruled out for Week 13 vs Denver.

Fantasy Goo: As the punishing running back the Jags will need to look for more air yards. TJ Yeldon is still questionable for this week. Yeldon is a low end RB2/flex play against the strong Denver D.

12/02/16, 10:36 AM CST by The Hartbeat
Source: twitter.com

Yeldon Surprise Start



Pyro's take: After dealing with an ankle all week Yeldon will be active.

Fantasy Goo: This decreases Ivory's stand alone value. Continue to stay away from the Jags backfield unless you like a little garbage time fun.

11/27/16, 10:36 AM CST by The Hartbeat
Source: twitter.com

Orange Julius to Sit Out Week 12



Pyro's take: It's official, Julius Thomas is indeed out this week against the Bills.

Fantasy Goo: While there are plenty of TEs in the proverbial sea, I think this also adds to the allure of Marqise Lee. In 5 of his 6 games since their bye, he has eclipsed 50 yards. In the last five weeks, Buffalo has given up 6 WR TDs and allowed the 4th most FF Points to opposing QBs. Lee is likely available on waivers. He is strictly a matchup play, at least at this point.

11/25/16, 09:32 PM CST by PyromaniacMo
Source: twitter.com

Hurns Remains In Concussion Protocol



Pyro's take: Allen Hurns remains limited in practices, his status for Sunday is unclear. Go out and grab Julius Thomas, if Hurns is out Thomas and Marquise Lee should see an increase in targets. Houston is a solid D, 3rd vs opposing WRs and 7th vs TEs, but the Jags should be in garbage time again this week so expect a lot of passing.

11/10/16, 11:59 AM CST by The Hartbeat
Source: www.pyromaniac.com

Robinson to Get Right in Week 9



Pyro's take: Robinson is 4th in air yards in last 3 weeks. In Week #9 he will face Chiefs.

Fantasy Goo: The Chiefs have a long list of WR1s that have had their number this year. They have given up the 5th most FF Points to the position.

11/06/16, 11:15 AM CST by PyromaniacMo
Source: www.fftoday.com

Jaguars TNF Injuries



Pyro's take: Jaguars:

Notables-

Julius Thomas, TE, is the only fantasy relevant player with injury concerns for the Jags tonight with an ankle injury. He probably will play tonight, logging limited action at practice on Wednesday, but is having a tough 2016 to date.


10/27/16, 05:51 PM CDT by Kenny Mills
Source: www.sbnation.com

Lee seeing more targets



Pyro's take: Waiver Wire after Week 6: Lee is not going to wow you, but he keeps being active for the Jags and caught six passes for 61 yards this week. He is worth grabbing if you own ARob as insurance with upside.

10/17/16, 08:50 PM CDT by Houdini
Source: www.pyromaniac.com

Ivory should have stayed at the hospital

Running back Chris Ivory made his Jaguars debut but was mostly ineffective. “There’s not much to say about it," Ivory said.

Pyro's take: Running back Chris Ivory made his Jaguars debut but was mostly ineffective. “There’s not much to say about it," Ivory said. "When you go out there, you expect to win, but it didn’t go that way.

Fantasy Goo: After sitting out due to a “Mystery illness” Chris Ivory returned to share the field with the non-exciting T.J. Yeldon. Instead of lifting the running game up, Ivory was a bummer. I would stay away from either of these two gentleman for a couple weeks or at least until one of them can rack up close to 100 combined yards in a game. Do not get fooled by a simple goal line touchdown. You want to see real production first.


09/27/16, 06:07 PM CDT by STiFFKiTTY
Source: www.news4jax.com

Robinson can score

Allen Robinson now has four career games with multiple touchdowns.


Pyro's take: Allen Robinson now has four career games with multiple touchdowns.


09/26/16, 06:17 PM CDT by Stagg Party
Source: pyromaniac.com

Ivory Will Make His season Debut in Week 3

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Pyro's take: Ivory practiced in full Thursday and Friday. He will start for Week 3.

Fantasy Goo: I am selling now on Yeldon. although I would be wary of starting Ivory this week, going forward, I think he outshines Yeldon. Ivory is a beast in the red zone and that is precisely why they went out and grabbed him.

09/25/16, 10:55 AM CDT by PyromaniacMo
Source: twitter.com

Ivory Out for Week #2 - Yeldon a Better Play this Week

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Pyro's take: Chris Ivory has been ruled out for Week 2.

Fantasy Goo: Yeldon is a much better play this week as the Chargers gave up the 3rd most FF Points in PPR last week.

09/16/16, 10:03 AM CDT by PyromaniacMo
Source: www.rotoworld.com

Ivory a Mystery for Week 2

@TomPelissero Update: #Jaguars RB Chris Ivory has been released from hospital, doing well

Pyro's take: @TomPelissero Update: #Jaguars RB Chris Ivory has been released from hospital, doing well. No timetable set for return. Status still in question for Sun.

Fantasy Goo: T.J. Yeldon had 25 touches for 69 combined yards and an end zone celebration. Yeldon did not play spectacularly week 1 but, with the Chargers weak defense coming up for week 2, Yeldon would be a great play. The Chargers just gave up 199 rush/rec yards to Spencer Ware. Yeldon could be a bargain DFS play this week if Ivory sits out week 2. There is no word on Ivory's health concern so for now we will just call it a massive jock-itch issue.


09/13/16, 05:46 PM CDT by STiFFKiTTY
Source: twitter.com

Ivory Out for Week #1

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Pyro's take: Ivory was admitted to a hospital. At this point, we are not sure if it is related to his calf. Ivory was a big question mark all week, this is not a huge shock.

Fantasy Goo: Yeldon gets a huge bump up. He will be the focal point for the Jaguars. This is going to be a high scoring affair, however the game script could call for a lot of passing as Bortles will need to sling it to keep up with the Packers. Remember, they brought in Ivory because of Yeldon’s struggles in the red zone. TJ Yeldon was ranked 35 and Ivory was 21. With the news, I could see Yeldon in the mid 20s. Again, the Jags will need to pass, and Yeldon was never a go to guy in the red zone, thus capping him for me around 28 or so.


09/11/16, 10:47 AM CDT by PyromaniacMo
Source: www.si.com

Ivory Questionable for Week #1

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Pyro's take: The Chris Ivory is listed as Questionable. He was limited in practice Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. This is one to monitor.

Fantasy Goo: IF he does go, as coach Bradley seems to indicate, I would not have concerns over his calf. But, if he is held out, then Yeldon would turn into a bargain on the DFS sites.


09/10/16, 01:47 PM CDT by PyromaniacMo
Source: www.firstcoastnews.com

They keep saying REGRESSION

On the Jaguars second drive of the game they were able to mix in the run and the pass.

Pyro's take: On the Jaguars second drive of the game they were able to mix in the run and the pass. Allen Robinson made a pair of acrobatic catches that proved he’s already in mid-season form. Robinson finished the game with three catches for 80-yards.

Fantasy Goo: Not me folks. All the smarties are positive that the Jags passing attack will regress. The numbers point to it so, it must be true because the numbers never lie, right? I am not on board this ship. Blake Bortles had 35 passing and 2 rushing touchdowns in 2015. So, maybe he ends the season with 33 passing and 1 rushing touchdown. If so, then they win. People like to pound the table for something so I want to try it. I say Blake hits the exact numbers from 2015 in 2016. The Jags offense has a true rushing attack now with Yeldon and Ivory. The Jags running game will complement the offense but, not weaken the passing attack in my own opinion. Allen Robinson is an elite WR who has potential to be the best. Add Allen Hurns who is among my favorite side-kicks and a TE who should improve his numbers in Julius Thomas. The backups are going to surprise you all as well. I say the Jags F the league up in 2016 on offense.


08/14/16, 09:10 PM CDT by STiFFKiTTY
Source: www.news4jax.com

Chris Ivory And T.J. Yeldon Listed As Co Starters On Jacksonville' Depth Chart

The Jaguars

Pyro's take: The Jaguars have listed Chris Ivory and T.J. Yeldon as co-starters on their initial depth chart. (Jaguars.com)

Fantasy Goo: Ivory is expected to see a larger workload, but likely not by much in what's shaping up to be an RBBC. This is a fantasy owner's nightmare in the season, but it can provide opportunity for value in drafts like we saw with Devonta Freeman last season. If there's an injury to either of these backs expect the other to have tremendous fantasy significance.

08/10/16, 09:09 AM CDT by PK Ripper
Source: www.jaguars.com

Distribution of the Jags Running Game

The Jaguars’ running back situation, chiefly how the carries will be divided between Ivory and T.J. Yeldon, is a frequent question.

Pyro's take: The Jaguars’ running back situation, chiefly how the carries will be divided between Ivory and T.J. Yeldon, is a frequent question. Most expect Ivory to be the starter and Yeldon a third-down back. But don’t be surprised if it ends being a more even split (55-45 range). What will be interesting is if the Jaguars coaches take the Hot Hand Approach.

Fantasy Goo: While playing for the Jets, Chris Ivory was the focal point for the rushing attack getting a 34.5% percentage of the Jets offensive workload and 31.39% at the goal line. Yeldon was at 29.34% and 16.67%. My guess is that Chris Ivory will take control as he acclimates himself to the Jags offense. If Ivory can continue his “East-Mode” reputation in Jacksonville he should be able to see the field closer to 70% of the time. However, last season Ivory wore down a bit later in the season and the Jets relied a bit on Bilal Powell. Yeldon may be the Bilal Powell to Ivory in Jacksonville. Ivory is more talented than Yeldon. T.J. is neither stud nor slouch and should not be a very high pick come draft day if you are looking to handcuff Ivory.


07/17/16, 12:45 PM CDT by STiFFKiTTY
Source: jacksonville.com

Denard Robinson Involved In Accident Over Holiday Weekend

Jacksonville Jaguars

Pyro's take: Jacksonville Jaguars RB Denard Robinson drove his car into a retention pond in Jacksonville on Sunday while accompanied by a female acquaintance. When police responded, Robinson was asleep at the wheel but reports indicate that the running back was not impaired and "should not" face DUI charges. (Joe Daraskevich of Jacksonville.com)

If Denard Robinson walks away from this without any charges, there will likely be no need for the NFL to investigate this incident any furthur. Therefore, Robinson should not face any disciplinary action from the league. Robinson will likely be a role player in Jacksonville's offense in 2016 and should be kept off of the fantasy radar unless unforeseen circumstance arises to keep Chris Ivory and T.J. Yeldon out of action.

07/06/16, 07:57 PM CDT by PK Ripper
Source: www.jacksonville.com

Bortles and Thomas continued to look nearly unstoppable

Bortles and Thomas continued to look nearly unstoppable in organized team activities and mini-camp this month. Thomas scored 24 touchdowns in his final two seasons with the Broncos.

Pyro's take: Bortles and Thomas continued to look nearly unstoppable in organized team activities and mini-camp this month. Thomas scored 24 touchdowns in his final two seasons with the Broncos. He’ll get double-digit scores this season. This is where Bortles can gain ground on last year’s touchdown total.

Fantasy Goo: In 2016 fantasy mock drafts, Julius Thomas is currently going 11th tight end in 12 team leagues. This is important for fantasy owners who would love to focus on running backs and wide receivers with their earlier picks. You can kick back with your favorite beer or energy drink and without sweating, grab a quality tight end around the 100th player taken overall. You can focus on the real game changers early with this strategy. Bortles may not hit 35 passing touchdowns but 30 seem to be a sure thing. I believe both Blake and Julius can be fantasy playoff players since you will have top notch players at RB and WR if you take either.


06/26/16, 06:17 PM CDT by STiFFKiTTY
Source: jacksonville.com

Ivory or Yeldon for the Jags

“Ivory is someone that we’re counting on so his adapting to the offense is critical,” Olson said.

Pyro's take: “Ivory is someone that we’re counting on so his adapting to the offense is critical,” Olson said. Asked about Yeldon’s offseason, Bradley first mentioned his improvement in pass protection. Reading between the lines would suggest they have Yeldon ear-marked for a regular third down/fill-in early-down role and Ivory as the initial starter.

Fantasy Goo: This does sound about right as Ivory is the better big play and short yardage option. Ivory can change a games momentum with a single big play as he was nicknamed East-Mode in New York. Yeldon lacks the big play ability and fails the eye test. The problem for Ivory is staying healthy after a large workload. Chris Ivory ran out of gas toward the end of the 2015 season which led to the Jets using Bilal Powell often. Yeldon may be the Bilal of the team in Jacksonville.


06/18/16, 02:40 PM CDT by STiFFKiTTY
Source: jacksonville.com

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