In-game blog: Jaguars at Dolphins

jaguars.com Senior Editor Vic Ketchman followed the action from Dolphin Stadium in Miami. Here's what he had to say

8/12/2006 6:30 PM
(*one hour before kickoff *) Hi, everybody. The blog is back. The Jaguars inactives for tonight's game are: Dan Connolly, Brian Jones, Mike Williams, Gerald Sensabaugh, Josh Scobee.

8/12/2006 7:10 PM
(Half hour before kickoff) These Dolphins won't play tongiht: CB Travis Daniels and Michael Lehan, G Seth McKinney, DT Manuel Wright, WR Kelly Campbell and Marty Booker and DE Jason Taylor.

8/12/2006 7:43 PM
(Coin toss) Marcus Stroud and Byron Leftwich are the Jaguars captains. The Jaguars won the toss and will receive.

8/12/2006 7:45 PM
(Kickoff) Maurice Jones-Drew elects to down the kick in the end zone.

8/12/2006 7:47 PM
(Jaguars opening possession) Three-and-out; Fred Taylor gained one yard, Byron Leftwich threw incomplete for Ernest Wilford, then Leftwich threw four yards to George Wrighster.

8/12/2006 7:53 PM
Dolphins field goal) Miami drive: seven plays, 17 yards. Olindo Mare kicks a 52-yard field goal. Miami leads, 3-0.

8/12/2006 7:55 PM
Miami kickoff) Jones-Drew downs the kick in the end zone.

8/12/2006 8:00 PM
(Dolphins interception) Eddie Jackson interceptions Leftwich pass for Matt Jones. The ball glanced off Jones' right hand. Dolphins ball at Jaguars 22.

8/12/2006 8:01 PM
(Dolphins touchdown) Joey Harrington throws to tight end Randy McMichael for 18 yards and a touchdown. Dolphins lead, 10-0.

8/12/2006 8:04 PM
(Kickoff) Jones-Drew returns kickoff to Jaguars 23-yard line. Fred Taylor is out and Greg Jones is in at running back.

8/12/2006 8:06 PM
(three-and-out) Greg Jones gained nine yards in the possession, but an illegal procedure penalty and an incomplete pass killed the series.

8/12/2006 8:13 PM
(Dolphins punt) Chad Owens fair-catches punt.

8/12/2006 8:16 PM
(Screen pass) Taylor's back in. He gains 22 yards on a screen pass; Jaguars' first first down.

8/12/2006 8:20 PM
(Drive stalls) Leftwich throws behind Ernest Wilford on third-and-10.

8/12/2006 8:34 PM
(Dolphins FG attempt wide to the right) Mare misses from 53 yards.

8/12/2006 8:35 PM
(Jaguars' fifth offensive series) The first team offense is still in the game. It gained 40 yards in the first 13 plays; two first downs.

8/12/2006 8:40 PM
(Jaguars touchdown) Leftwich throws 50 yards to Matt Jones, who beat Will Allen down the middle of the field. Dolphins 10, Jaguars 7.

8/12/2006 8:43 PM(6:48 to play in the first half) That'll probably do it for the first team offense. The touchdown pass saved the night. Greg Jones ran hard. Leftwich was up and down. Leftwich was four of nine for 80 yards, one touchdown, one interception and a 73.6 passer rating.

8/12/2006 8:45 PM
(Dolphins fumble) The Jaguars recover at the Dolphins 26. Leftwich and the first team offense is still in the game.

8/12/2006 8:49 PM
(Jaguars field goal) Seth Marler converts from 21 yards. Jaguars 10, Dolphins 10.

8/12/2006 8:57 PM
(1:49 to play) David Garrard and the second team offense enters the game. Marcedes Lewis is "out" with a sprained ankle.

8/12/2006 9:06 PM
(Dolphins miss FG attempt) Ola Kimrin misses. That's the end of the first half.

8/12/2006 9:22 PM
(Second half begins) Cleo Lemon is at quarterback for the Dolphins.

8/12/2006 9:35 PM
(Dolphins FG) Kimrin kicks a chippie. Dolphins regain lead, 13-10

8/12/2006 9:44 PM
(Jaguars touchdown) Garrard completes a 62-yard touchdown pass to Chad Owens, one play after having completed a 24-yard pass to Owens. Jaguars lead, 17-13, with 5:32 to play in the third quarter.

8/12/2006 10:05 PM
(9:45 to play in the game) Garrard is having a big night. He has a passer rating of 137.5

8/12/2006 10:09 PM
(Jaguars touchdown) Garrard to Jones-Drew for 55 yards and a touchdown. Jones-Drew did most of the work by running through the Dolphins secondary after the catch. Jaguars lead, 24-13.

8/12/2006 10:14 PM
(Drew-Jones touchdown) The second-round pick made five Dolphins miss. Garrard threw a pefect strike as he scrambled away from trouble. His passer rating is now 139.2.

8/12/2006 10:16 PM
(Big night for Jamaal Fudge) The undrafted rookie safety is leading the Jaguars with eight tackles and one sack. He's raised his stock dramatically tonight.

8/12/2006 10:19 PM
(Dolphins touchdown) Lemon to Jason Willis for 21 yards and a touchdown with 6:42 to play in the game. Lemon's PAT run failed. Jaguars lead, 24-19.

8/12/2006 10:23 PM
(Quinn Gray is in the game) Garrard exits, having completed six of 11 for 172 yards and two touchdowns.

8/12/2006 10:28 PM
(Jaguars touchdown) Gray to Wrighster for 51 yards and a touchdown. Jaguars lead, 31-19.

8/12/2006 10:30 PM
(Sack by Brent Hawkins) That's the first sack by the rookie pass-rusher.

8/12/2006 10:37 PM
(Final thoughts) Jack Del Rio is likely to be happy about tonight's performance. He got the kind of explosiveness he wants from his offense and reserves on defense stood out. Jamaal Fudge really played well. This is a good start to the preseason. Marcedes Lewis (ankle) and Clint Ingram (leg contusion) are the only casualties.

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