JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Until Sunday, the Jacksonville Jaguars hadn't held a second-half lead at home all season.
No wonder it nearly caused problems.
Moments after Cecil Shorts III caught a pass from Chad Henne and raced 59 yards to give the Jaguars a 14-6 lead in the third quarter against Tennessee, two offensive linemen tried to jump into the stands to celebrate. Luckily for the Jaguars, rookie guard Mike Brewster was unable to leap the wall.
Officials warned coach Mike Mularkey that his team nearly drew a penalty for unsportsmanlike conduct.
"I did not know there was a rule that you couldn't have more than one guy do the leap," Mularkey said Monday. "It's a good problem."
One the Jaguars (2-9) would gladly welcome again as they try to build on their 24-19 victory Sunday that snapped a seven-game losing streak. They play at Buffalo (4-7) on Sunday, trying to start a winning streak.
For Mularkey, it's a return to where he got his first head-coaching job.
For Chad Henne, ...