CLEVELAND (AP) With a smack-talking Cheap Patrick Chung Jersey , quarterback-sacking defense, Jacksonville is all alone atop the AFC South.
The Jaguars intend to stay there.
Blake Bortles threw a touchdown pass , linebacker Telvin Smith recovered a fumble for a TD with 1:14 remaining on Sunday and the surprising Jaguars won their fourth straight, 19-7 over the winless Browns to move into sole possession of first place in their division.
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Jacksonville’s top-ranked ”Sacksonville” defense forced five turnovers, including two in the final two minutes when the Browns were still within six points.
”We’ve got some good players on that side of the ball,” Jaguars coach Doug Marrone said of a defense that has recorded 40 sacks and allowed a league-low 141 points. ”There’s not really a lot you can do, trying to win the game on the other side. It’s hard to sit back there. I see it in practice.
”You’ve got those cats coming at you and those guys covering. They did a nice job.”
The Jaguars (7-3) built a 10-0 lead and turned things over to a defense gaining confidence and developing a nasty reputation. They intercepted Browns rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer twice, recorded five sacks and blanked the Browns (0-10) in the second half.
Cleveland’s last hopes ended when Yannick Ngakoue swarmed Kizer and knocked the ball into the end zone Cheap Vita Vea Jersey , where Smith recovered . Earlier, Ngakoue and Calais Campbell combined to sack Kizer, who fumbled as he fell and it was recovered near mid-field by Dante Fowler with 1:48 left.
With the win, Jacksonville is leading its division after 10 games for the first time since 1999, when the Jags were atop the AFC Central at 9-1.
It’s a stunning turnaround for a team that went 3-13 last year and wasn’t expected to do much.
Josh Lambo kicked a pair of field goals for the Jaguars, who have held six opponents to seven points or less.
On a blustery, rainy and snowy afternoon along Lake Erie, the warm-weather Jaguars were unable to move the ball with much success. But their defense came through again with another impressive performance Cheap Donald Trump Jersey , and backed up safety Tashaun Gipson’s prediction that Jacksonville would keep the Browns winless.
Browns DE Emmanuel Ogbah will likely miss the rest of the season with a broken foot. Jackson said the second-year pro will be out for ”some significant time.” Ogbah has been playing well lately.
”I hate that for him Cheap Johnny Townsend Jersey , I really do,” cornerback Jason McCourty said. ”I saw the look in his eyes at halftime, and it was tough. He’s been playing really well and