LIVE BLOG: Packers defeat Jaguars, 24-20
GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Sunday marks the first of back-to-back AFC South games for the Green Bay Packers as they take on the Jacksonville Jaguars at home.
The Packers, who are currently 6-2, are 4-2 overall against the Jaguars, including wins in both of the last two matchups.
Jacksonville is currently 1-7.
In six of their eight games this season, the Packers have scored 25 or more points. The Jaguars have allowed 25 or more points in seven straight games, which were all losses.
However, the Packers will have tight end Robert Tonyan and tackle David Bakhtiari.
The two teams last met on September 11, 2016 in Jacksonville, where the Packers won 27-23.
The Packers are coming off a 34-17 win in San Francisco.
Meanwhile, the Packers activated linebacker Christian Kirksey Saturday.
Both teams will face rainy conditions, gusty winds and falling temperatures. CLICK HERE for the latest forecast.
The Packers received the ball first, and had hoped to continue a scoring streak Sunday.
However, that streak ended on Sunday, November 15.
Jacksonville got on the board first, after kicker Chase McLaughlin hit a 52-yard field goal to take a 3-0 lead early in the first quarter.
The Packers weren’t able to convert any points on their second drive, and ended up punting again.
Jacksonville ended up not getting any points on their second drive.
JK Scott punted for a third time in the first quarter, this time from his end zone.
Yet another punt for the Jaguars in the first quarter, however the Packers were able to convert for a first down as the first quarter ended.
The Packers scored a touchdown on the first play of the second quarter, after Rodgers threw a 78-yard pass to Marquez Valdes-Scantling. The Packers then took a 7-3 lead.
The Jaguars answered with a touchdown of their own shortly after, when Keelan Cole ran for a 91-yard punt return to put the Jaguars up 10-7.
Davante Adams continued to move up the record books in franchise history during the second quarter.
The Packers then scored another touchdown, after Aaron Rodgers ran in a touchdown to bring the Packers back to a lead with a score of 14-10.
Packers running back Tyler Ervin is questionable to return to the game.
The Packers were able to make a defensive play within the two minute warning before the half, with Adrian Amos intercepting a pass from Luton.
The Packers had a chance to score another touchdown, but it was called back to due a penalty.
They then settled for a 39-yard field goal from Crosby, bringing the Packers to a 17-10 lead with two seconds to go in the first half.
That score stood going into halftime.
After the half, Green Bay’s Davante Adams fumbled a pass from Rodgers, and it was recovered by Jacksonville.
A few plays later, the Jaguars' Keenan Cole scored a touchdown after at 12-yard pass, and an extra point tied the game at 17s.
Darnell Savage exited the game, and needed help getting to the sidelines.
Meanwhile, the Packers announced running back Tyler Ervin, has been ruled out for the rest of the game.
Packers receiver Davante Adams was also spotted in the blue injury tent to be examined.
Rodgers threw an interception with about 1:20 left in the third quarter. The Packers will be moving into the wind during the 4th quarter.
Adams is listed as questionable to return due to an ankle injury.
The Jaguars attempted a 31-yard field goal early in the fourth, and converted for a 20-17 lead.
Davante Adams later returned to the field, and scored a touchdown to boot.
The score held throughout the rest of the game, with the help of a few big stops by the Green Bay defense.
Check back for updates from our Action 2 News sports team throughout the game as we continue to update our live blog.
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