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Branch to make history on Sunday when he starts for the Jags

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By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer

The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to see history made on Sunday.

Andre Branch (Getty Images)

When the Jaguars take the field and their defense goes on the field, it would be the first time a rookie defensive end has started on opening day in team history. Andre Branch, their 2012 second round pick, has earned a starting position on the defensive line.

He started all four preseason games. In those games, he had 1.5 sacks with 11 tackles and a forced fumble.

“I think for being a rookie and being thrown right into this starting lineup like that, I think he’s done really well. I think he’s going to just keep getting better,” said Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey.

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