Thursday Night Football gets a Florida feel this week when the Jacksonville Jaguars host the Miami Dolphins.
The game kicks off at 8:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24.
The Dolphins are 0-2 to start the season. Miami opened with a 21-11 loss at New England and came up just short in a 31-28 home loss to Buffalo on Sunday.
Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick is 51 for 77 passing this season for 519 yards, two touchdowns and three interceptions. Myles Gaskin is Miami’s leading rusher with 86 yards on 16 carries, plus 62 receiving yards on 10 catches. Tight end Mike Gesicki is the Dolphins’ leading receiver with 160 yards and a TD on 11 catches.
The Jaguars are 1-1 this season. They started with a 27-20 win in Jacksonville against Indianapolis before losing a back-and-forth contest 33-30 at Tennessee.
Second-year quarterback Gardner Minshew is 49 of 65 for 512 yards with six touchdowns and two picks. Rookie running back James Robinson has 164 yards and a touchdown on 32 carries. Jacksonville’s top receivers are D.J. Chark (seven catches, 109 yards and a TD) and Keelan Cole (11/105/2).
How to watch Dolphins vs. Jaguars
Game time: 8:20 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24
TV: NFL Network (Channel 212 on DirecTV, Channel 154 on Dish)
Broadcasters: Joe Buck (play-by-play), Troy Aikman (analysis), Erin Andrews and Kristina Pink (sideline)
Radio: Miami local markets, Jacksonville local markets
Online radio: NFL Game Pass, TuneIn
Will there be fans?
The Jaguars are allowing about 17,000 fans (about 25 percent capacity) into TIAA Bank Field. Seats are being sold under a “pod system,” and social distancing measures will be implemented.
Snap Conclusions:Who played how much vs. Buffalo?
Defensive woes:High-priced defense costing Miami Dolphins more than cash
Rising star:Gesicki makes most of opportunities
Takeaways from Sunday:Questionable call aside, Jaguars have promising future with Minshew
Up-Down drill:What went right and wrong in 33-30 loss to Titans
Black Lives Matter:Jaguars’ helmet messages protest racial injustice
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