The Eagles' defense held the Jaguars to two field goals in the fourth, while also stopping them on a fourth down try with 3:41 to play. This comes just one week after the Eagles blew a 17-point lead in the fourth quarter at home against the Carolina Panthers, and two weeks after falling to the Tennessee Titans in overtime after leading by seven for most of the game.
The Jaguars trailed by five for most of the fourth quarter, this after failing on a two-point conversion attempt, as they dropped to 3-5 with their fourth straight loss. Blake Bortles was back as the starting quarterback one week after getting benched in a loss to the Houston Texans. He led a late drive that looked as if Jacksonville would make things interesting late, but he could not find Donte Moncrief on fourth-and-two to seal the loss. The Jaguars are now tied for last place in the AFC South, just one season after playing in the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots.
The Eagles are coming off a Super Bowl win, which was nearly against the Jaguars, as they totaled 395 yards on Sunday, which was their third-highest total of the season. They also had 133 yards on the ground against the second-ranked defense coming in to play. Both teams will enjoy a bye week after this trip next week, with the Eagles returning on November 11th against the Dallas Cowboys. Meanwhile, the Jaguars will visit the Indianapolis Colts that same day.