5 ways the Jaguars' overtime win against the Chargers was completely wacky

Aubrey Yates
November 13, 2017

The Chargers bottled up Leonard Fournette (17 carries for 33 yards), and though Bortles led the Jaguars to a game-tying touchdown late in the third quarter, he made two awful decisions on throws in the final two minutes that should have cost the Jaguars the game. It was Bortles' second interception of the day.

The Jaguars begin a two-game road trip at winless Cleveland next week after their most improbable win of the season. Ekeler caught the pass and won a race to the corner of the end zone for a touchdown. Both teams played without their starting right tackle. For those who can recall, Grant converted a 49-yarder against the Baltimore Ravens earlier this year, however, today's return was taken back for a touchdown.

The switch did little to help the Jaguars on their first two drives of the second half. Jacksonville led 6-0 at the end of the first period.

So the Chargers had a chance to put the game away.

Bortles' pass was intended for Marqise Lee, but Boston once again picked it off.

Bortles hit receiver Jaydon Mickens for an 11-yard gain on third-and-four, and Chargers defensive end Joey Bosa was flagged for roughing the passer on the next play.

That tied the game 17-17 with a few seconds left to play, and the game went to overtime.

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Chargers running back Austin Ekeler gave Los Angeles just what the doctor ordered.

But the Jaguars' defense forced a Chargers punt.

Lambo made two clutch field goals in the fourth quarter and overtime.

The Jaguars have 124 yards in the first quarter and held the Chargers to 37. The third-year middle linebacker wasted no time in getting acquainted with Leonard Fournette, and racked up seven tackles in the first half alone.

"They have some wider stretch plays, but for the most part they like to get downhill", Chargers defensive coordinator Gus Bradley said.

That's not bad for a kicker facing his former team.

Bouye, one of the Jaguars' best free agent pickups this offseason, ran it all the way back to the Chargers 2-yard line.

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