Thanks to the NFL’s rotating schedule, it’s been known for quite a while that the Pittsburgh Steelers would be playing the Jacksonville Jaguars on the road in 2020. The only thing that wasn’t known is where exactly the game would take place because the Jaguars usually play one contest per season in London, England. On Tuesday, however, the Jaguars announced that they will play back-to-back games in London in 2020 but that neither of them would be against the Steelers.
“While the opponents for the games to be played in Wembley Stadium have not been determined, the Jaguars can confirm that their home games against the Pittsburgh Steelers and Chicago Bears in 2020 will be played in Jacksonville at TIAA Bank Field,” Jacksonville announced in a Tuesday morning press releases.
While we do now know that the Steelers will pay the Jaguars in Jacksonville in 2020, we’ll likely still have to wait until the NFL’s official schedule announcement sometime in April to find out exactly which week the two teams will meet in. Early speculation is that the Jaguars back-to-back games in London will take place in October. If that’s the case, chances would then be good that the Steelers would likely play the Jaguars sometime in September or in November or December.
The Steelers last played the Jaguars in Jacksonville during the 2018 season and they won that game 20-16. The Steelers are also 3-0 against the Jaguars in Jacksonville under head coach Mike Tomlin. The Steelers last loss to the Jaguars in Jacksonville happened in 2006 when they lost 9-0 at Alltel Stadium in Week 2.
Last season the Jaguars finished with a 6-10 record. They are currently scheduled to pick ninth overall in the 2020 NFL Draft.