The Jacksonville Jaguars didn’t seem to have a chance while being down 0-13 in the fourth quarter. After 17 points they escape by the skin of their teeth.
Blake Bortles rebounded from a terrible start to the game to finish with a few big throws and lucky moves by receivers to escape with a victory in Chicago.
The Jacksonville Jaguars finished with a 17-16 win. It wasn’t pretty but it was definitely uplifting for a team facing adversity each and every week.
For head coach Gus Bradley it was a win that will extend his tenure as the Jags head coach. He looked lost and out of place for most of the game but he and his team held strong and managed to deliver the game in the end.
It was a fourth quarter that seemed downright crazy at times. The Jags finally found a rhythm on offense and the defense was able to rebound and stand strong.
The real heroes of the game, however, were on offense. Specifically wide receivers Allen Hurns and Arrelious Benn. Benn put tied the game with his 51-yard catch and run after he fell down catching the ball. It was his first touchdown since 2011.
He was able to put the Jags up after the team managed to get the offense going again behind some catches from Hurns.
Hurns rebounded from a vicious helmet to helmet hit on a defenseless receiver that went uncalled. He finished the day with five receptions for 74 yards, proving he is the clutch player the Jags rely on once again.
For now, the Jags are 2-3 and still in the hunt. It was definitely a nail-biter.