Recap - Jaguars Defeat New Orleans 27-24
|Recap - Jaguars Defeat New Orleans 27-24|
Jacksonville got 2 scoring strikes from Blaine Gabbert en route to a 27-24 victory over New Orleans on Friday in Preseason Week 2 action at Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
Jacksonville was an underdog by 6.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 39.5.
Rashad Jennings rushed for 62 yards, while Keith Toston added 49 yards in the win. Justin Blackmon and Colin Cloherty added 48 and 35 receiving yards respectively.
Chris Ivory rushed for 43 yards for New Orleans, while Travaris Cadet added 28 yards. Chase Daniel threw for 185 yards for the Saints, while receivers Joseph Morgan and Travaris Cadet had 68 and 62 yards respectively.
Jacksonville was outgained by New Orleans 416-352 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-22 by the Saints.
New Orleans lost the time of possession battle 32:36/27:24, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Jacksonville heads into a P3 battle against the Ravens. New Orleans, meanwhile, will have their next action against Houston.