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Jaguars hurting at running back

Jaguars hurting at running back

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - On a chilly, dank, rainy afternoon, the conditions were perfect for running the football Sunday. But the Jaguars never got their running game going - a major reason for their 34-18 loss to the Buffalo Bills. They’re also down to
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  • MMQB: Readers react to the Jaguars' loss to Buffalo

    MMQB: Readers react to the Jaguars' loss to Buffalo

    jacksonville.com Dec 2, 2012
    Reaction from readers after the Jaguars’ 34-18 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday: When will the culture of this team change? A coworker asked me, ‘you get up for the Jaguars game every week, why?’ Sadly, I’m beginning to ask myself the same thin
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  • Gene Frenette: Jaguars' sorry show has four episodes left

    Gene Frenette: Jaguars' sorry show has four episodes left

    jacksonville.com Dec 2, 2012
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - Jeremy Mincey was slipping on the jacket to his three-piece suit and shaking his head at the same time. He didn't care to get into a lot of deep analysis about how the Jaguars followed their second win of the year by throwing up a s
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  • Jason Babin mostly a non-factor in debut with Jaguars

    Jason Babin mostly a non-factor in debut with Jaguars

    jacksonville.com Dec 2, 2012
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The Jaguars wasted no time in getting defensive end Jason Babin into their starting lineup. Babin, who didn’t practice until Thursday with the team after being claimed on waivers from Philadelphia, was inserted into the starting l
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  • Javon Belcher's death 'hard to shake,' says Montell Owens, his …

    Javon Belcher's death 'hard to shake,' says Montell Owens, his former college teammate

    jacksonville.com Dec 2, 2012
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - The word that Jaguars running back Montell Owens kept using over and over again Sunday was “stunned.’’ Owens went to college with Javon Belcher at Maine and even hosted him on his recruiting visit. Owens was a senior when Belc
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  • Jaguars Notebook: Poor throws, drops plague Chad Henne

    Jaguars Notebook: Poor throws, drops plague Chad Henne

    jacksonville.com Dec 2, 2012
    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. - In the last two games, Jaguars quarterback Chad Henne dealt with and then overcame early adversity. Against Houston, it was a near-interception to end his first drive. Against Tennessee, it was a first-pass interception and a three-
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  • Megatron Makes It Look Easy: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    Megatron Makes It Look Easy: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 2, 2012
    We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from the silky-smooth Calvin Johnson to Mark Sanchez getting his hopes up. We'll update the post as the later games conclude, so stay tuned. More »
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  • Bills move to 5-7 with convincing win over Jags

    Bills move to 5-7 with convincing win over Jags

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    Football doesn’t have to be that hard. If the weather’s bad, and you have running backs, you should run. The Bills did just that, and took a convincing 34-18 win over the Jaguars despite passing for 112 yards. They did it by virtue of rushing for 232,
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  • Bills strike at end of half to take 17-10 lead

    Bills strike at end of half to take 17-10 lead

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    The Bills are up 17-10 on the Jaguars in a game just as beautiful as the weather in Western New York today. The Bills took advantage with a Ryan Fitzpatrick touchdown to Scott Chandler, and then a quick sack-fumble (which Mario Williams created and reco…
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  • Week 13 early inactives

    Week 13 early inactives

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    Every week we’ll bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. So check back often to see the full list as it becomes available. Jaguars at Bills Jaguars: RB Maurice Jones-Drew, CB Derek Co
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  • Five Jaguars-Bills predictions

    Five Jaguars-Bills predictions

    jacksonville.com Dec 2, 2012
    Five game-day predictions for Jaguars-Bills: 1. Justin Blackmon/Cecil Shorts combined touchdowns: 3 They’ve both reached the end zone in the last two games, and Shorts a three-game touchdown streak. Even though they missed practice on Thursday, expect t
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  • Sunday morning one-liners

    Sunday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com Dec 2, 2012
    A suggestion that the Bills look to throw deep against the Jaguars this week. It will be a busy day for the Dolphins pass defense. The Patriots added OL Mitch Petrus to the injury report with an illness. DE Muhammad Wilkerson has given the Jets somethin…
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  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Jaguars-Bills Recap 01:43

    Sunday Blitz: Jaguars-Bills Recap

    Dec 2
    Prim Siripipat and Cris Carter break down the Bills' 34-18 win over the Jaguars
  • Video - Bills Turn Away Jaguars 00:31

    Bills Turn Away Jaguars

    Dec 2
    Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdowns and ran in a third to lead the Bills over the Jaguars 34-18.
  • Video - Jaguars vs. Bills highlights. 01:56

    Jaguars vs. Bills highlights.

    Dec 2
    Buffalo Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick threw two touchdowns and had 112 yards in his Week 13 34-18 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars.
  • Video - Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts scores after Bills muff punt 01:11

    Jaguars WR Cecil Shorts scores after Bills muff punt

    Dec 2
    Jaguars wide receiver Cecil Shorts scores on a short pass after Bills punt returner Justin Rogers fumbles. By rule, the Jaguars could not advance the muffed punt return.

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