AFC South Showdown: Texans vs. Jaguars Tickets & Upcoming Game Info
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Are the Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars Rivals?
Yes, the Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars have an intense rivalry within the National Football League. Both the Texans and the Jaguars are members of the AFC South, and play one another twice a regular season, per the divisional rules of the NFL. Both franchises are relatively new in the league; Jacksonville was added as an expansion franchise in 1995 and Houston in 2002.
Who are the Houston Texans’ Biggest Rivals?
The Houston Texans’ biggest rivals are the teams they share the AFC South with: the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts. The Texans also have a rivalry with the only other Lone Star State franchise, the Dallas Cowboys. The Texans and Cowboys play for the Governor’s Cup (and for the bragging rights of Texas).
Who are the Jacksonville Jaguars’ Biggest Rivals?
The Jaguars’ biggest rivals are their foes in the AFC South: the Houston Texans, the Tennessee Titans and the Indianapolis Colts. The Jaguars also have a Sunshine State rivalry with both the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Miami Dolphins. Florida and California are the only states to have three NFL franchises.
Game Results Between the Jaguars & Texans
Between 2002 and 2022, the Texans and Jaguars played twice a season, with each team hosting the other one time. Entering 2023, the Texans have a .667 winning percentage over Jacksonville, with a record of 28-14. The Jaguars also claim the largest margin of victory, a 45-7 win in 2017 at home. However, Houston has claimed more AFC South Division Championships, with six since 2011, versus Jacksonville’s two titles.
|Date||Home Team||Away Team||Location||Winner||Score|
|10/09/2022||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||13-6|
|12/19/2021||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||30-16|
|11/08/2020||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||27-25|
|11/03/2019||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||26-3|
|10/21/2018||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||20-7|
|12/17/2017||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Jacksonville||45-7|
|11/13/2016||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||24-21|
|10/18/2015||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||31-20|
|12/07/2014||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||27-13|
|12/05/2013||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Jacksonville||27-20|
|09/16/2012||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||27-7|
|11/27/2011||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||20-13|
|11/14/2010||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Jacksonville||31-24|
|12/06/2009||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Jacksonville||23-18|
|09/28/2008||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Jacksonville||30-27|
|10/14/2007||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Jacksonville||37-17|
|11/12/2006||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||13-10|
|11/06/2005||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Jacksonville||21-14|
|12/26/2004||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||21-0|
|12/07/2003||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Jacksonville||27-0|
|10/27/2002||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Houston||21-19|
|11/03/2002||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Pittsburgh||23-20|
|11/11/2001||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Pittsburgh||15-12|
|11/14/1999||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Cleveland||16-15|
|09/12/1999||Jaguars||Texans||TIAA Bank Field||Pittsburgh||43-0|
Houston Texans vs. Jacksonville Jaguars History
Houston and Jacksonville split their first 16 games against each other, with each team sweeping the other twice (Houston in 2004 and 2006 and Jacksonville in 2005 and 2009). However, between 2010 and 2022, Houston has compiled a record of 20-6 against Jacksonville. Between 2018 and 2022, Houston won nine consecutive games against the Jaguars. But Jacksonville turned the tables in 2022, winning 31-3. Players responsible for Houston’s run of dominance in the 2010s included future Hall-of-Famers J.J. Watt and Andre Johnson. Despite not having consistent quarterback play, Sports Illustrated called the Jags and Texans rivalry “one of the most lopsided division rivalries” in the NFL.
Where Do the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans Play?
The Houston Texans have called NRG Stadium their home since their inception in 2002. Previously called Reliant Stadium, NRG Stadium is also home to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and was the host of Super Bowls XXXVIII and LI. NRG Stadium is a part of NRG Park, which includes the Houston Astrodome, the home of the Astros.
TIAA Bank Field has been the home of the Jacksonville Jaguars since 1995. While it has had several names over the years, TIAA Bank claimed the naming rights in 2018. The stadium hosts a number of events outside of Jaguars games, including the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party, the neutral site game between the Florida Gators and the Georgia Bulldogs. TIAA Bank Field has an expandable capacity of 82,000 and has undergone a series of renovations in 2004, 2014 and 2016 to improve the stadium experience.
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