Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/25/12
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Rookie wide receiver Justin Blackmon is finally making the plays the Jacksonville Jaguars had in mind when they drafted him as the fifth overall pick last spring. Blackmon caught passes worth 236 yards last week in an overtime loss to Houston, the third-best rookie performance in NFL history. He followed that up Sunday with the decisive touchdown in a 24-19 victory over the Tennessee Titans at EverBank Field. Jacksonville snapped a five-game losing streak at home and a seven-game losing streak overall. Blackmon bowled over Micheal Griffin and Alterraun Vener at the goal line to score on a 7-yard reception with 6:50 remaining to give the Jaguars (2-9) a 21-12 lead. After the Titans cut it to 21-19, the Jaguars got the ball back with 3:28 left. Safety Dwight Lowery pulled in a tipped interception to set up a Josh Scobee field goal to give the Jaguars their first home victory since last season. "It was a little hook route," Blackmon said of the pass from...
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