Jaguars Down Cleveland 24-20 - Match Report
|Jaguars Down Cleveland 24-20 - Match Report|
Maurice Jones-Drew ran for 132 yards as Jacksonville handled Cleveland by a score of 24-20 on Sunday at EverBank Field.
Jacksonville was a favorite by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 43.5.
David Garrard completed 20 of 34 pass attempts for 254 yards and 2 TDs for the Jaguars in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Browns defense.
Peyton Hillis rushed for 48 yards for Cleveland, while Colt McCoy added 39 yards. Colt McCoy threw for 241 yards for the Browns, while receivers Peyton Hillis and Evan Moore had 95 and 69 yards respectively.
Cleveland was outgained by Jacksonville 370-283 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-15 by the Jaguars.
The time of possession battle favored Jacksonville as their offense was on the field for 31:28, longer than the 28:32 of their opponents.
Next game, Jacksonville takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Cleveland, they head home to face Carolina.