Redskins vs. Jaguars: Game day records for Washington’s Week 2 matchup

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Pierre Garcon final week available 10 catches, restraining for initial in a NFL. (John McDonnell/The Washington Post)

The Washington Redskins horde a Jacksonville Jaguars currently in a diversion that represents initial unchanging deteriorate diversion during FedEx Field.

Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. The diversion will be televised on CBS.

In box we missed them on Friday, here are five storylines to follow in this game.

And, here are some other things to watch for in this contest.

  • Dating behind to a 1970 NFL-AFL merger, a Redskins enter this diversion with a 29-15 record in home openers. However, Washington hasn’t won a home opener given beating a New York Giants, 28-14, in 2011.
  • This is a initial Week 2 home opener a Redskins have had given 2009, which Washington also won.
  • Jay Gruden seeks his initial feat as conduct coach, and he is also perplexing to turn a fourth uninterrupted Redskins manager to win his home debut.
  • Wide receiver Pierre Garcon enters this diversion seeking to extend his strain of uninterrupted games with 5 or some-more receptions. Garcon has finished so in 17 uninterrupted games, that is a longest active strain in group history. Garcon is tied with Pittsburgh’s Antonio Brown for a longest active strain in a NFL.
  • With 5 catches, Garcon will turn usually a fourth actor in NFL story to transport in 5 receptions in 18 uninterrupted games. He would join Jimmy Smith (21 from 2000-02), Laveranues Coles (19 from 2002-03) and Sterling Sharpe (18 from 1990-94).
  • Running behind Alfred Morris needs a rushing touchdown to boost his sum to 21 and tie Gerald Riggs and Andy Farkas for 10th-most in group history.
  • Morris enters a diversion with 10 100-yard rushing games in his career.
  • A feat currently would snap a nine-game unchanging deteriorate losing strain for a Redskins.
  • Washington enters this diversion with a 4-1 record opposite a Jaguars given Jacksonville’s initial in 1995.
  • The final dual meetings between these teams have come down to overtime with Washington winning any of those contests (36-30 in 2006, 20-17 in 2010).
  • The Redskins’ sole detriment to Jacksonville came in 2002 (a 26-7 defeat).
  • The Redskins enter this diversion with a 4-3 record opposite AFC squads in their final 7 meetings and a 7-6 record opposite AFC South opponents given local re-alignment in 2002.
  • For his career, far-reaching receiver DeSean Jackson has 5 catches for 153 yards and a touchdown opposite Jacksonville. Garcon has 15 catches for 136 yards.

Some connectors between these teams:

  • Redskins using behind manager Randy Jordan played for Jacksonville from 1995 to 1997, and he scored a initial touchdown in Jaguars story — a 71-yard accepting on Sept. 10, 1995.
  • Redskins descent peculiarity control manager Jake Peetz served as an partner with Jacksonville from 2008-12.
  • Washington defensive linemen Chris Baker and Clifton Geathers and Jacksonville quarterback Chad Henne all played for a Dolphins in 2010.
  • Cornerback E.J. Biggers, linebacker Adam Hayward, defensive backs manager Raheem Morris, Jaguars defensive line manager Todd Wash, linebacker Geno Hayes, defensive lineman Roy Miller and linebacker Dekoda Watson all spent time together with a Tampa Bay Buccaneers during several stints from 2009-11.
  • Gruden, ubiquitous manager Bruce Allen, Jaguars conduct manager Gus Bradley and Jacksonville descent line manager George Yarno also were on staff with Tampa Bay together in 2008.
  • Safety Ryan Clark and Jaguars defensive tackle Ziggy Hood played together in Pittsburgh from 2009-13.
  • Jackson, linebacker Akeem Jordan and Jacksonville defensive finish Chris Clemons and parsimonious finish Clay Harbor all played together in Philadelphia.
  • Cornerback Bashaud Breeland, defensive finish Jarvis Jenkins and Jaguars defensive finish Andre Branch and ensure Tyler Shatley all played together during Clemson.
  • Punter Tress Way and Jaguars cornerback Aaron Colvin played together during Oklahoma.
  • Tight finish Logan Paulsen and Jaguars parsimonious finish Marcedes Lewis played together during UCLA in 2005.
  • Wide receiver Pierre Garcon and Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts III played together during Mount Union in 2007.
  • Defensive finish Kedric Golston and Clemons played together during Georgia in 2002.
  • Safety Bacarri Rambo and Jacksonville defensive tackle Abry Jones played together during Georgia from 2009-12.
  • Running behind Silas Redd and Jaguars receiver Marqise Lee played during USC in 2012 and 2013.
  • Jackson, long-snapper Nick Sundberg and Jaguars fullback Will Ta’ufo’ou, punter Bryan Anger and defensive finish Tyson Alualu all played during Cal together.
  • Linebacker Keenan Robinson, backup quarterback Colt McCoy, and linebacker Brian Orakpo and Jaguars defensive tackle Roy Miller played together during Texas during a 2008 season.

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