‘Battle’-Ready Jacksonville Jaguars Run Over Texans in Win at Houston

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Published: September 27, 2009

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... defense Sunday, one play stood out as the Jaguars' signature.

1-10-HOU 19 (11:32) 32-[Maurice] Jones-Drew up the middle to HST 14 for 5 yards (93-[Tim] Bulman).

NFL.com's play-by-play account of the game, short and to-the-point, does little to document the grunt work put into those five yards by Jones-Drew and the offensive line.

Having given up a touchdown less than a minute before halftime to go down 21-17, Jacksonville started the third quarter by moving 64 yards in seven plays, including a 22-yard reverse and a 28-yard deep pass.

Inside Houston's 20-yard line for only the second time in the game—and having settled for a field goal the first time—the Jaguars reverted to their bread-and-butter rushing attack.

After taking the handoff from David Garrard, Jones-Drew plowed straight ahead into the...

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