Jacksonville Jaguars 2012 NFL Schedule Announced

By Joey Farbo

The NFL has determined that the Jacksonville Jaguars are not fit for prime-time.

After having three nationally televised prime-time games in 2011, the Jaguars found out that they will only play on national television once in 2012 when the NFL announced the 2012 schedule Tuesday evening.

The Jaguars one prime-time game will be at EverBank Field on Nov. 8 against AFC South rival Indianapolis Colts, a Thursday night game that will be on the NFL Network.

Some other interesting games on the Jaguars schedule are new head coach Mike Mularkey‘s return to the site of his first head coaching job on Dec. 2 at the Buffalo Bills. One week later, the New York Jets come to Jacksonville marking Tim Tebow‘s first appearance at EverBank Field since the Denver Broncos came to Jacksonville for the 2010 season opener.

The Jaguars will open their season on the road at the Minnesota Vikings on Sept. 9. They will have their bye during Week 6 of the season.

Here’s a look at the full schedule:

Week 1: Sunday, Sept. 9 at Minnesota Vikings  1 p.m.

Week 2: Sunday, Sept. 16 vs Houston Texans 1 p.m.

Week 3: Sunday, Sept. 23 at Indianapolis Colts 1 p.m.

Week 4: Sunday, Sept. 30 vs. Cincinnati Bengals 4:05 p.m.

Week 5: Sunday, Oct. 6 vs. Chicago Bears 4:05 p.m.

Week 6: Bye

Week 7: Sunday, Oct. 21 at Oakland Raiders 4:15 p.m.

Week 8: Sunday, Oct. 28 at Green Bay Packers 1 p.m.

Week 9: Sunday, Nov. 4 vs. Detroit Lions 1 p.m.

Week 10: Thursday, Nov. 8 vs. Indianapolis Colts 8:20 p.m.

Week 11: Sunday, Nov. 18 at Houston Texans 1 p.m.

Week 12: Sunday, Nov. 25 vs. Tennessee Titans 1 p.m.

Week 13: Sunday, Dec. 2 at Buffalo Bills 1 p.m.

Week 14: Sunday, Dec. 9 vs. New York Jets 1 p.m.

Week 15: Sunday, Dec. 16 at Miami Dolphins 1 p.m.

Week 16: Sunday, Dec. 23 vs. New England Patriots 1 p.m.

Week 17: Sunday, Dec. 30 at Tennessee Titans 1 p.m.

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