Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/9/12
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The New York Jets finally have a winning streak. Riding an effective running game and stout defense in the third quarter, the Jets defeated the Jacksonville Jaguars 17-10 on Sunday at EverBank Field. With its first two-game winning streak of the season, New York (6-7) kept alive its faint playoff hopes. "Hopefully, we can ride the wave," Jets linebacker Calvin Pace said. "A lot of people counted us out. We just have to play hard these next few weeks." The Jets overcame a bleak first half that included two turnovers and only 94 total yards. New York running backs Shonn Greene and Bilal Powell took turns battering the Jacksonville defense in the second half, each scoring a touchdown and alleviating some pressure on quarterback Mark Sanchez, who earned his first win as a starter since Nov. 18. The clinching score came early in the fourth quarter on Powell's 4-yard run that gave the Jets a 17-3 lead. Powell carried the ball on the last seven plays of th...
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