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GARRARD FINISHES WITH SEASON-HIGH 283 PASSING YARDS; THIRD-MOST OF HIS CAREER

##### GARRARD MAKES PLAYS WITH HIS LEGS; LEADS TEAM IN RUSHING

David Garrard finished with a season-high 59 rushing yards on seven carries, the third-highest rushing total of his career. Garrard had a 24-yard run in the second quarter, his longest rush since he had a 28-yard run against Cleveland on December 4, 2005.

GARRARD EXTENDS STREAK TO 150 PASSES WITHOUT AN INTERCEPTION

##### MATT JONES TIES CAREER-HIGH WITH EIGHT RECEPTIONS; SEASON-HIGH 117 RECEIVING YARDS

Matt Jones tied his career-high with eight receptions for 117 yards and one touchdown. Jones has at least five receptions in six of the first seven games and back-to-back games with at least seven receptions. Jones scored his second touchdown of the season on an eight-yard pass from David Garrard in the third quarter. Jones ranks fourth in franchise history with 15 career touchdown receptions. The 117 yards tied for the third-most of his career.

BRAD MEESTER RETURNS TO STARTING LINEUP; FIRST ACTION OF 2008 SEASON

##### REGGIE WILLIAMS SCORES FIRST TD OF THE SEASON

Reggie Williams scored his first touchdown of the season on a five-yard pass from David Garrard in the second quarter. Williams ranks third in franchise history with 16 career receiving touchdowns. Williams finished with three receptions for 42 yards including a season-long 32-yard reception on the opening drive of the third quarter. He surpassed Pete Mitchell (2,089) for fourth place in team history for most career receiving yards with 2,120.

SCOBEE TIES CAREER-HIGH WITH 53-YARD FIELD GOAL

##### JAGUARS IN ANOTHER CLOSE GAME

The 23-17 loss was the seventh consecutive game that was decided by seven points or less. The Jaguars are the only team in the NFL to have every game this season decided by seven points or less.

DIFFERENT STARTING LINEUPS WITH RETURN OF BRAD MEESTER AND REGGI E NELSON

##### INACTIVES

The following players were inactive for the Jaguars: CB William James, CB Omare Lowe, RB Chauncey Washington, LB Thomas Williams, G Milford Brown, OT Charles Spencer, DT Jimmy Kennedy and WR Mike Walker.

TIDBITS
  • The Jaguars finished with 113 rushing yards on 29 rushes. The Jaguars have rushed for 100-plus yards in four of the last five games. * The Jaguars controlled the ball for 35:05, the second-highest total of the season. The Jaguars have a 30-plus time of possession in five of seven games. * The Jaguars allowed their first kickoff return over 29 yards as Cleveland's Josh Cribbs had a 38-yard return in the second quarter. * Tutan Reyes started at right guard in place on Chris Naeole. * Josh Scobee scored in his 48th consecutive game dating back to 1/2/05, the second-longest streak in team history. Mike Hollis holds the team record at 67 games. * Maurice Jones-Drew extended his streak to 26 consecutive games with a reception, the longest current streak on the team. Jones-Drew has at least three receptions in 21 of 38 games. * Joe Zelenka extended his franchise record with 119 consecutive games played. * The Browns blocked a Jaguars field goal in the fourth quarter, the first blocked field goal by an opponent since Juran Bolden of Atlanta on December 28, 2003 against Seth Marler. * Fred Taylor surpassed Jim Brown (2,359) in 21st place in NFL history for most carries with 2,365.
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