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The Jacksonville Jaguars overcame a 27-0 deficit to defeat the Los Angeles Chargers 31-30 on Super Wild Card Weekend. After a rough start, Trevor Lawrence and the Jags went on a 24-3 second-half run and capped the comeback with a 36-yard field goal by Riley Patterson as time expired.

It was a tale of two halves for the Jaguars, and Lawrence had about as rough a first half as it gets. In his first 16 pass attempts, the quarterback completed four to his teammates and four to the Chargers. The former No. 1 overall pick was intercepted four times in the first half. Asante Samuel Jr. scored three. Lawrence became the fifth quarterback to score three touchdowns in the playoffs since 1991, but he was the first to do so. first quarter. However, Lawrence came out of the break rejuvenated.

Lawrence scored three straight runs and ran in a two-point conversion to cut the deficit to just two points with more than five minutes left in the fourth quarter. After the Jaguars defense forced a three-and-out, Lawrence got a chance to write his own ending. On the ensuing kickoff, he went 10 plays 61 yards down the field, and Patterson sent the ball through the uprights as the clock hit triple zero.

Check back soon as this article will evolve into a piece that dives deeper into what happened Saturday night in Jacksonville.


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