The Jaguars snap a 20-game losing streak with a win over the Dolphins


The Jacksonville Jaguars ended their 20-game losing streak when Matthew Wright scored a 53-yard field goal as time expired in a 23-20 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday in London.

Jarvis (1-5) connected on a short slant pass to Trevor Lawrence Laviska Shenault Jr. and the Dolphins (1-5) with their 46 on fourth and 1 with 1 second left. .

Lawrence threw for 319 yards and he and Coach Urban Meyer finally earned their first NFL victories – even if they needed a tour of Europe to make it to the “home” game at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

The Dolphins lost their fifth consecutive game, ruining the return of Tua Tagovailova, who made his first start in a month. The second-year quarterback threw two touchdown passes to Jaylen Waddle.

Wright tied the game at 20 with a 54-yard field goal with 3:40 remaining.

Jaguars kicker Matthew Wright (15), center, celebrates after kicking a field goal to give the team a win over the Dolphins.

The Dolphins took a 20-17 lead when Tagovailova hit a seven-game, 91-yard drive with a 2-yard touchdown pass to Waddle with 10:22 left. Waddle caught the ball and stuck it on the goal line as cornerback Nevin Lawson tackled it.

After a rumble of 24 yards on the previous play, James Robinson led Jacksonville to a 17-13 lead in the third quarter on a 1-yard run. The drive included a 29-yard reception by Jamal Agnew and an unnecessary rough penalty for Miami safety Jevon Holland.

Tagovailoa and the Dolphins offense began to score on their first drive, but Jacksonville missed two other opportunities from inside the 10, both settling for field goals.

The Jaguars win Trevor Lawrence
Jaguars rookie quarterback Trevor Lawrence (# 16) earned his first NFL win.

On the opening drive, Tagovailova completed eight of 10 passes and completed a 75-yard opening drive with a 6-yard run and led Miami 7-0. He converted a 7-yard scramble from tight end Mike Gesicki and Tagovailova to a 6-yard, including a 20 yard reception, setting up a Waddle touchdown.

The Jaguars answered with their own big plays, and Lawrence agitated on his first play for 24 yards when he connected with Agnew. The drive stalled when Dan Arnold dropped a third-down pass at the 16-yard line. The Jags settled for a 40-yard field goal by Matthew Wright to make the first field goal of Tau-7-3.

After Jason Sanders’ 33-and-24-yard field goal, the Jaguars forced three and out and left the ball at Miami 49 with 1:45 left, 13-3 down.

Lawrence eventually used Miami’s dwindling secondary, perfect pass for a 28-yard TD pass to Marvin Jones Jr., with backup cornerback Noah Igbinoghne with 40 seconds left to score 13-10.

Miami Corner backs Xavian Howard and Byron Jones played without starting, and both were injured.



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