Post-Game Report: Jaguars fall to 1-2 in preseason after 13-12 loss vs. Lions

Once again the Jaguars fall just short. For the second consecutive week, the Jaguars lost by one point.

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After another week of good play from Bortles and Co., Head Coach Gus Bradley said after the game that Chad Henne will start the first regular season game. The Jaguars lost to the Lions 13-12 after a fourth quarter rally by the Lions’ reserves. Blake Bortles had his first touchdown reception to Allen Hurns in the third quarter. Overall the game was considered a success by the coaching staff and by the players. The defense let the Lions have some big plays, and need to correct that.

Other Headlines:

  • Bortles has completed 28 of 44 for 435 yards and a touchdown with no interceptions in three preseason games…
  • Hurns caught seven passes for 113 yards Friday, including five receptions for 76 yards in the first half…
  • Cecil Shorts III played in the game vs. the Lions…
  • Josh Scobee sustained a quad injury and did not return in the game…
  • On Bortles first drive in the second quarter, he had a 76 yard drive to set up a field goal with :05 seconds remaining in the first half…
  • The Jaguars play the Falcons on Thursday, August 28…
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