1:00 PM ET, December 11, 2011
EverBank Field, Jacksonville, FL
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- In an otherwise miserable season, the Jacksonville Jaguars enjoyed a near-perfect performance.Maurice Jones-Drew had four touchdowns, setting the franchise scoring record, and the Jaguars reeled off 41 unanswered points to beat the turnover-prone Tampa Bay Buccaneers 41-14 on Sunday.Jacksonville scored on offense, defense and special teams -- all in a 28-point second quarter -- and gave interim coach Mel Tucker the game ball following his first victory.
Parker declined to speak to reporters after the game. ... Bucs WR Arrelious Benn suffered a concussion. ... Tampa Bay led 14-0 after TD runs by LeGarrette Blount and Freeman. ... The Jaguars hadn't scored 40 or more points since Dec. 23, 2007 against Oakland. ... Jacksonville forced seven turnovers -- the most in franchise history. The previous high was five.
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Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.7||4.9|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-2||4-5|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||2|
|TD||9:28||Legarrette Blount 1 Yard Run (Connor Barth Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 80 yds, 5:36
|TD||14:17||Josh Freeman 13 Yard Run (Connor Barth Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 52 yds, 3:02
|TD||7:48||Colin Cloherty 8 Yard Fumble Return (Josh Scobee Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 20 yds, 1:49
|TD||2:09||Maurice Jones-Drew 1 Yard Run (Josh Scobee Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 4 plays, 77 yds, 2:27
|TD||2:00||Nate Collins Fumble Recovery (Josh Scobee Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 2 plays, -20 yds, 0:12
|TD||0:11||Maurice Jones-Drew 5 Yard Pass From Blaine Gabbert (Josh Scobee Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 49 yds, 0:58
|TD||10:28||Maurice Jones-Drew 5 Yard Pass From Blaine Gabbert (Josh Scobee Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 10 plays, 74 yds, 5:31
|TD||2:35||Maurice Jones-Drew 1 Yard Run (Dujuan Harris Run For Two-Point Conversion is No Good)|
Drive info: 9 plays, 55 yds, 4:55
Josh Freeman was 4 of 11 for 65 yards and two interceptions Sunday when facing five or more pass rushers. Freeman entered the week tied for the most interceptions (6) against such pressure.
The Jaguars scored 28 points in the second quarter vs Tampa Bay. That matches the most points the Jaguars have scored in ANY quarter. They also scored 28 on November 1, 1998 at Baltimore. They won that game 45-19.
The Jaguars have scored 28 points in the 1st half. They had not scored more than 20 points in a GAME this season. It's their most points in the 1st half of a game since December 23, 2007 when they scored 28 vs the Raiders.
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