JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jaguars open the 2013 season with five of the first eight games away from EverBank Field including the four longest trips of the season for road games as they travel to Oakland (Sept. 15), Seattle (Sept. 22), St. Louis (Oct. 6) and Denver (Oct. 13). It marks the first time in franchise history the club will open with four of their first six games on the road.
The Jaguars travel to London to face San Francisco (Oct. 27) in week eight.
The Jaguars are scheduled to log 19,446 miles to their eight regular season road games, the most in franchise history, and 27,926 total miles including their trip to London (8,480 miles) to face the 9ers. The Jaguars traveled 15,296 miles to their eight regular season road games in 2012, the fourth-most in team history. Oakland traveled an NFL-high 28,692 miles to their eight road games in 2012.
|Friday, August 9||MIAMI DOLPHINS||7:30 pm|
|Saturday, August 17||at New York Jets||7:30 pm|
|Saturday, August 24||PHILADELPHIA EAGLES||7:30 pm|
|Thursday, August 29||at Atlanta Falcons||7:30 pm|
|Sunday, September 8||KANSAS CITY CHIEFS||1 pm|
|Sunday, September 15||at Oakland Raiders||4:25 pm|
|Sunday, September 22||at Seattle Seahawks||4:25 pm|
|Sunday, September 29||INDIANAPOLIS COLTS||1 pm|
|Sunday, October 6||at St. Louis Rams||1 pm|
|Sunday, October 13||at Denver Broncos||4:05 pm|
|Sunday, October 20||SAN DIEGO CHARGERS||1 pm|
|Sunday, October 27||SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (at London)||1 pm|
|Sunday, November 3||-- bye ---|
|Sunday, November 10||at Tennessee Titans||1 pm|
|Sunday, November 17||ARIZONA CARDINALS||1 pm|
|Sunday, November 24||at Houston Texans||1 pm|
|Sunday, December 1||at Cleveland Browns||1 pm|
|Thursday, December 5||HOUSTON TEXANS||8:25 pm|
|Sunday, December 15||BUFFALO BILLS||1 pm|
|Sunday, December 22||TENNESSEE TITANS||1 pm|
|Sunday, December 29||at Indianapolis Colts||1 pm|
Seven of the club's nine games away from EverBank Field are outside the Eastern Time Zone with trips to Denver (2,880), Oakland (4,700), St. Louis (1,506), Seattle (4,880), Houston (1,628), Tennessee (968) and London (8,480).
In 18 seasons, the Jaguars have had at least one game on the west coast in nine seasons (1996, 1997, 2001, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013).
Head Coach Gus Bradley had these comments on the schedule:
"I think this is a fair and very competitive schedule that our fans and players will enjoy. Every game in the NFL is a challenge and this is the only day we want to look ahead and see our opponents. We want our players to focus on the present and get better each day. I know we are all excited to be kicking off the season at home in front of our fans. The back-to-back west coast games are a great opportunity for our young players and our team as a whole to bond right away. We will most likely stay on the west coast following the Raiders game so we will be spending a lot of time together. Obviously you have four of the first six away from EverBank Field and that will be a great challenge for our guys. We just finished a great three-day minicamp and to get the schedule today just culminates a great week for the Jaguars."
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