Posted October 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
The winless Jacksonville Jaguars didn't play like a record 27-point underdog, giving the unbeaten Denver Broncos a run for their money before losing 35-19 Sunday. For a while, the Jaguars presented a stiff challenge for Peyton Manning and Co. They had a pick-6 and recovered both of Manning's fumbled snaps, Justin Blackmon reeled in 14 catches for 190 yards and Maurice Jones-Drew ran roughshod over the league's No. 1 defense. They trailed just 21-19 in the third quarter. But they also had another bushel of blunders. Chad Henne underthrew Clay Harbor on the first snap for what would have been an 80-yard TD. Their fake punt moments later blew up in their face, leading to Denver's first touchdown, and defensive end Andre Branch's personal foul after a third-down stop kept alive the Broncos' second touchdown drive. When it was over, the Jaguars (0-6) were the first team since the 1984 Houston Oilers to drop their first six games by double digits. ''We're getting better and better ...
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