Doug Pederson’s first win in Jacksonville is that he isn’t Urban Meyer. His biggest win came on Saturday night when his team pulled off an improbable victory at home against the Los Angeles Chargers.
After leading 27–0 in the first half thanks to five Jaguars turnovers, the Chargers found a way to blow their four-touchdown lead to lose 31–30 in Jacksonville on Saturday night in the third-largest postseason comeback in NFL history.
You can see the comeback happening as soon as the Jags scored in the second half. The overall history of the Chargers led you to believe that they would find a way to lose that game and that is exactly what they did.
It was a tale of two halves for Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence, who threw four interceptions in the first half.
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In the second half, he tossed three second-half touchdown passes to pace the comeback for Jacksonville. He kept his turnovers in check because every single possession mattered.
The biggest decision by Pederson is when he rolled the dice and elected to go for two when the team was down 30-26. It was only possible because of a Joey Bosa penalty. Everything went right for the home team.
Kicker Riley Patterson converted a 36-yard field goal as time expired to complete the comeback.
After the game, Pederson spoke to his fired-up squad and fans thought he sounded like fictional soccer coach Ted Lasso, from the Apple TV show of the same name.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.