The Jacksonville Jaguars are an American football club that competes at the professional level and calls Jacksonville, Florida, home.
They started out as an expansion team in 1995 and were initially a part of the AFC Central division. In 2002, they were moved to the AFC South division after the divisions were reorganized.
They are one of just four NFL clubs that have never participated in a championship game in their league. Shahid Khan is the current owner of the franchise.
In 2012, Khan bought the team from the former majority owner, Wayne Weaver. The owner of the Jaguars, Wayne Weaver, had the desire in 2009 to ‘clean up the team’s image.
Weaver said his wife was the inspiration behind the new design, which featured a snarling jaguar head with a turquoise tongue.
Ford Motor Company, which was the parent company of the automobile manufacturer Jaguar at the time, considered that the Jaguars’ emblem showed an excessive amount of similarities to their own design.
The lawsuit was never taken to court because attorneys for both the team and Ford were able to come to a deal that was mutually satisfactory.
According to the terms of the settlement, Jaguar would be named the official automobile of the Jaguars, and the Jaguars would alter their jerseys.
Will the Jaguars leave Jacksonville?
Jaguars owner Shad Khan has stated that there is a “one hundred percent guarantee” that the franchise will not relocate from Jacksonville. As stated by many accounts,