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Lawrence, Jaguars cause Jets to drop their fourth straight 

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher 

The Jacksonville Jaguars may have damaged the New York Jets’ playoff hopes. While, at the same time, increasing their own hopes. 

The Jaguars won 19-3 over the Jets on Thursday Night Football at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. 

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence dives over the goal line for a touchdown during the first half against the New York Jets
Trevor Lawrence dives over the goal line for a touchdown during the first half against the New York Jets (Photo by Dustin Satloff/Getty Images)

With the win, the Jaguars improved to 7-8. Jacksonville has won four of its last five games following the team’s bye.

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The loss dropped the Jets to 7-8. New York has dropped their last four games and fell to 3-5 at home.

Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence went 20 of 31 for 229 yards. 

Travis Etienne Jr. had 22 carries for 83 yards. Evan Engram had seven receptions for 113 yards in his return to MetLife Stadium. 

Engram signed with the Jaguars after beginning his career with the New York Giants, who also call MetLife Stadium home. 

Jets quarterback Zach Wilson went 9 of 18 for 92 yards. He had one interception. 

Chris Streveler had nine carries for 54 yards. Michael Carter had five receptions for 44 yards. 

In October, these two teams made a trade. James Robinson was traded from the Jaguars to the Jets. However, he was inactive and did not play against his former teammates. 

The Jaguars scored six points in the final two quarters. Riley Patterson made two field goals. 

He first made a 41-yard field goal. He then added a 37-yard field goal. 

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At halftime, Jacksonville led 13-3. Lawrence scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Patterson also made two field goals. 

Patterson first made a 32-yard field goal. He also added a 45-yard field goal. 

Jets kicker Greg Zuerlein made a 37-yard field goal. 

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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