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Jacksonville Jaguars
Established November 30, 1993 (1993-11-30) (26 years ago)
First season: 1995
Jacksonville Jaguars logo
Jacksonville Jaguars wordmark
Logo Wordmark
League/conference affiliations

National Football League (1995–present)

Current uniform
Jacksonville Jaguars uniforms 2018.png
Team colors Black, teal, gold
              
Mascot Jaxson de Ville
Personnel
Owner(s) Shahid Khan
President Mark Lamping
General manager David Caldwell
Head coach Doug Marrone
Team history
  • Jacksonville Jaguars (1995–present)
Team nicknames
  • Jags
Championships
League championships (0)
Conference championships (0)

Division championships (3)

  • AFC Central: 1998, 1999
  • AFC South: 2017
Playoff appearances (7)
  • NFL: 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2005, 2007, 2017

The Jacksonville Jaguars are a professional football franchise based in Jacksonville, Florida. The Jaguars compete in the National Football League (NFL) as a member club of the American Football Conference (AFC) South division. The team plays its home games at TIAA Bank Field.

The Jaguars and the Carolina Panthers joined the NFL as expansion teams for the 1995 season. Since their inception, the Jaguars have won division championships in 1998 and 1999 (as members of the now-defunct AFC Central) and 2017 (as members of the AFC South) and have qualified for the playoffs seven times, most recently in 2017 after a ten-season playoff drought.

From their inception until 2011, the Jacksonville Jaguars' majority owner was Wayne Weaver. The team was then purchased by Pakistani-American businessman Shahid Khan for an estimated $770 million. In 2015, Forbes estimated the team value at $1.48 billion.

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