The Jacksonville Jaguars are 28-point underdogs against the Denver Broncos. The point spread ties for the largest in NFL gambling history.
There are no official records for gambling spreads, since sports books set their lines independently. However, casinos tend to have similar spreads, so there is some consensus. Below is a list of the largest point spreads, and the years each game was played.
2013: Jacksonville Jaguars (+28) at Denver Broncos
1976: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+28) at Baltimore Colts
1976: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+27) at Pittsburgh Steelers
2007: Philadelphia Eagles (+24.5) at New England Pariots
1993: Cincinnati Bengals (+24) at San Francisco 49ers
1987: San Francisco 49ers (-23.5) at Atlanta Falcons
1977: Tampa Bay Buccaneers (+23) at Dallas Cowboys
2007: Miami Dolphins (+22.5) at New England Patriots
1976: New England Patriots (-21) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
Luckily for Jacksonville, their home schedule in 2013 is relatively light. They likely won’t challenge the 1987 Atlanta Falcons for largest home underdogs. That’s a victory … kind of.