Jaguars fall to Colts in season finale

Published On: Dec 29 2013 03:06:41 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 29 2013 08:16:15 PM EST

AP photo by Michael Conroy

Chad Henne is tackled by the Colts' Robert Mathis and Bjoern Werner.


The Jaguars reverted to their early season pattern of starting slow and never being in the game as they lost to the Colts 30-10 to finish the season 4-12.

Gus Bradley said after the game, "I just didn't think we executed very well. We missed some opportunities. I don't want to make it sound like a total disaster but it wasn't up to our standards."

Maurice Jones-Drew fumbled on the Jaguars first possession, his first fumble in 29 games. Eight plays later Donald Brown dove in from the one for a 7-0 Colts lead.

After the Colts defense forced a three and out the Colts offense drove 54 yards in eight plays for a 14-0 lead midway through the first quarter. Trent Richardson scored the touchdown on a two yard run on fourth and goal.

The Jaguars had a chance to cut the lead to seven late in the half but Chad Henne was intercepted by Antoine Bethea. The Colts turned that into three points and a 20-3 halftime lead.

The second half started with the Colts driving 80 yards in seven plays for a touchdown. Andrew Luck hit Griff Whalen for a seven yard scoring strike and the Colts stretched the lead to 27-3.

Later in the third quarter, a play that summed up the Jaguars day. Henne overthrew a wide open Ace Sanders on fourth and one.

The Colts win 30-10 and outscored the Jaguars in two games this year 67-13.

The Jaguars will pick third in the 2014 NFL Draft.


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