These have been lean years for the Jacksonville Jaguars since the days of Mark Brunell. Playoff appearances have been few – only two since they made the AFC title game in 2000 – and the team is routinely the butt of AFC South jokes.
Yet, the die-hards endure, in hopes of better times. And hey, this might be the year for brighter days as the Jaguars are off to a great start after crushing divisional foe Houston in Week 1.
So in this unique NFL berg in North Florida, what makes Jacksonville and its fans so unique? Here’s how one Jags backer explained the town’s team and its overall fandom: