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Jack interception return leads Jags over Barkley, Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars are riding their defense once again, and hope it takes them beyond the AFC title game.

Linebacker Myles Jack scored on a 32-yard interception return early in the fourth quarter and the Jaguars spoiled the New York Giants debuts of coach Pat Shurmur and second-overall draft pick Saquon Barkley, and the return of Odell Beckham Jr. with a 20-15 win on Sunday.

Coming off a season in which they were ranked No. 2 overall and scored seven touchdowns on turnovers, the Jaguars' defense showed no slippage - with the exception of a spectacular 68-yard run by Barkley . The had two sacks, six quarterback pressures, eight tackles for losses, stopped a 2-point conversion run Barkley and didn't give up the lead late, stopping a New York drive with 1:55 to play.

A season ago, the Jaguars blew a 10-point, fourth-quarter lead to the Patriots in the conference championship.

''We feel we're so talented on defense,'' said Jack, who scored on a pass deflected by backup nose tackle Abry Jones and finished with a game-high 10 tackles. ''We've got DBs that can score, linebackers can score. Even D-linemen who can strip sack fumbles and score. We don't put any pressure on the offense. If the offense scores, it puts even more onus on us. We try to create points.''

The Jags' offense did just enough playing without top running back Leonard Fournette (hamstring) most of the game.

Blake Bortles, who was 18 of 33 for 176 yards, threw a short touchdown pass and led two other first-half field goal drives.

The Jaguars gained 310 yards in total offense and didn't score as a unit in the second half. The team also had 11 penalties for 119 yards.

''Our defense bailed us out and played pretty well,'' Bortles said. ''For us to find a way to win is a good start.''

The Giants, who were 3-13 last season, had their chances after falling behind 19-9 on Jack's touchdown.

Held in check much of the game, Barkley (18 carries for 106 yards) brought the sellout crowd to its feet less than a minute after Jack's score with a spectacular run. He took an inside handoff, broke to the outside, got a great block by receiver Sterling Shepard and scored, getting New York within 20-15 with 10:39 to play. His 2-point conversion was stopped.

It proved costly when passes of 19 and 21 yards to Beckham (11 catches for 111 yards in his first game since -October) got New York to the Jacksonville 34. Instead of attempting what could have been a tying fourth field goal from Aldrick Rosas, Eli Manning (23 of 37 for 224 yards) threw a fourth-down incompletion.

A muffed punt cost the Giants a final possession in the last minute.

''I'm encouraged just because I have seen the way we work and the men we have in this locker room,'' Manning said. ''The talent that we have and guys taking care of each other. Just encouraged by the whole situation. We can get things going and we can play at a high level. We will make it work.''

The Jaguars led 13-6 at the half as Bortles methodically took his team on three scoring scores. Josh Lambo capped the first two with 39-yard field goals, and Bortles hit backup running back T.J. Yeldin from 1 yard for a 13-3 lead.

Beckham, who broke an ankle on Oct. 8 and did not play in a preseason game, drew two pass interference penalties on the ensuing drive. Rosas closed the gap to a touchdown with a 31-yard field goal with :04 left in the half. He added a 44-yarder on the opening series of the third quarter on a drive helped by a ugly facemask penalty by Yannick Ngakoue against Barkley.

BECKHAM BACK

Manning targeted Beckham 15 times and connected on 11. The NFL's highest-paid receiver also drew pass interference penalties of 30 and 15 yards late in the first half, setting up a Rosas field goal.

NATIONAL ANTHEM

Jaguars CB Jalen Ramsey and LB Telvin Smith Sr. stood for the anthem. They stayed in the locker room in the preseason. Both teams stood.

INJURIES

Jaguars: Fournette was hurt in second quarter. He finished with 41 yards.

Giants: Backup RB Wayne Gallman left in the second half with a knee injury. He said he was OK after the game.

UP NEXT

Jaguars: Home opener next Sunday against New England, the team which beat them in AFC title game.

Giants: Visit Dallas for Sunday night game.

(Corrects Barkley run to 68 yards. )

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Key Players
B. Bortles 5 QB
176 PaYds, PaTD, INT, 42 RuYds
15
FPTS
S. Barkley 26 RB
106 RuYds, RuTD, 22 ReYds, 2 RECs
18
FPTS
Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Missed Two Point Conversion 10:39
TWO-POINT CONVERSION ATTEMPT. S.Barkley rushes left guard. ATTEMPT FAILS.
plays
yds
pos
20
15
Touchdown 11:24
S.Barkley right tackle for 68 yards TOUCHDOWN.
2
plays
75
yds
00:45
pos
20
15
Point After TD 11:24
J.Lambo extra point is GOOD Center-C.Tinker Holder-L.Cooke
plays
yds
pos
20
9
Touchdown 11:35
E.Manning pass short right intended for S.Barkley INTERCEPTED by M.Jack (A.Jones) at NYG 32. M.Jack for 32 yards TOUCHDOWN.
0
plays
0
yds
0:00
pos
19
9
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 10:02
A.Rosas 44 yard field goal is GOOD Center-Z.DeOssie Holder-R.Dixon.
11
plays
49
yds
5:42
pos
13
9
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 0:11
A.Rosas 31 yard field goal is GOOD Center-Z.DeOssie Holder-R.Dixon.
10
plays
62
yds
2:38
pos
13
6
Point After TD 2:42
J.Lambo extra point is GOOD Center-C.Tinker Holder-L.Cooke.
plays
yds
pos
13
3
Touchdown 2:47
B.Bortles pass short right to T.Yeldon for 1 yard TOUCHDOWN.
5
plays
57
yds
2:36
pos
12
3
Field Goal 8:03
J.Lambo 39 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Tinker Holder-L.Cooke.
15
plays
54
yds
8:04
pos
6
3
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 1:13
A.Rosas 27 yard field goal is GOOD Center-Z.DeOssie Holder-R.Dixon.
9
plays
54
yds
5:17
pos
3
3
Field Goal 10:22
J.Lambo 39 yard field goal is GOOD Center-C.Tinker Holder-L.Cooke.
11
plays
59
yds
4:48
pos
3
0
Team Stats
Time of Pos 29:31 30:29
1st Downs 17 15
Rushing 4 3
Passing 13 8
Penalty 0 4
3rd Down Conv 4-13 4-13
4th Down Conv 0-0 0-2
Total Net Yards 305 324
Total Plays 62 62
Avg Gain 4.9 5.2
Net Yards Rushing 137 114
Rush Attempts 28 23
Avg Rush Yards 4.9 5.0
Net Yards Passing 168 210
Comp. - Att. 18-33 23-37
Yards Per Pass 5.1 5.7
Sacked - Yards Lost 1-8 2-14
Penalties - Yards 11-119 6-43
Touchdowns 1 1
Rushing TDs 0 1
Passing TDs 1 0
Other 0 0
Turnovers 1 2
Fumbles - Lost 0-0 1-1
Int. Thrown 1 1
Punts - Avg 7-37.1 5-43.4
Return Yards 55 19
Punts - Returns 2-10 3-4
Kickoffs - Returns 2-45 1-15
Int. - Returns 1-0 1-0
Kicking 5/5 3/3
Extra Points 3/3 0/0
Field Goals 2/2 3/3
Red Zone Eff. 1-2 -50% 0-2 -0%
Goal to Go Eff. 1-1 -100% 0-1 -0%
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Jaguars 1-0 3100720
Giants 0-1 333615
168 PASS YDS 210
137 RUSH YDS 114
305 TOTAL YDS 324
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
B. Bortles 5 QB
15
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
54.5% 176 1 1 67.2
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
54.5% 352 2 2 67.2
B. Bortles 18/33 176 1 1 15
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
T. Yeldon 24 RB
12
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
14 51 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
28 102 0
T. Yeldon 14 51 0 15 12
B. Bortles 5 QB
15
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 42 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
8 84 0
B. Bortles 4 42 0 41 15
L. Fournette 27 RB
5
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
9 41 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
18 82 0
L. Fournette 9 41 0 12 5
C. Grant 30 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 3 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 6 0
C. Grant 1 3 0 3 0
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
K. Cole 84 WR
5
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 3 54 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 6 108 0
K. Cole 4 3 54 0 31 5
D. Westbrook 12 WR
5
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
6 5 51 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 10 102 0
D. Westbrook 6 5 51 0 20 5
A. Seferian-Jenkins 88 TE
2
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 3 25 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 6 50 0
A. Seferian-Jenkins 5 3 25 0 13 2
T. Yeldon 24 RB
12
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
7 3 18 1
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 6 36 2
T. Yeldon 7 3 18 1 10 12
D. Moncrief 10 WR
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 1 14 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 2 28 0
D. Moncrief 5 1 14 0 14 1
L. Fournette 27 RB
5
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
3 3 14 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 6 28 0
L. Fournette 3 3 14 0 11 5
N. Paul 81 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 0 0 0
N. Paul 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. O'Shaughnessy 80 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 0 0 0
J. O'Shaughnessy 2 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
M. Jack 44 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
7-3 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
14-6 2 0.0
M. Jack 7-3 0.0 1 0
B. Church 42 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-0 0 0.0
B. Church 6-0 0.0 0 0
T. Smith 50 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-4 0 0.0
T. Smith 5-2 0.0 0 0
J. Ramsey 20 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-2 0 0.0
J. Ramsey 4-1 0.0 0 0
M. Dareus 99 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-4 0 0.0
M. Dareus 3-2 0.0 0 0
T. Gipson 39 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-2 0 0.0
T. Gipson 3-1 0.0 0 0
D. Hayden 25 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-2 0 0.0
D. Hayden 3-1 0.0 0 0
C. Campbell 93 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 2.0
C. Campbell 3-0 1.0 0 0
A. Bouye 21 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-4 0 0.0
A. Bouye 2-2 0.0 0 0
L. McCray 55 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 2.0
L. McCray 1-1 1.0 0 0
L. Jacobs 48 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
L. Jacobs 1-1 0.0 0 0
A. Jones 95 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
A. Jones 1-1 0.0 0 0
Y. Ngakoue 91 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
Y. Ngakoue 1-0 0.0 0 0
M. Jackson 97 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-6 0 0.0
M. Jackson 1-3 0.0 0 0
R. Harrison 36 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
R. Harrison 1-1 0.0 0 0
J. Wilson 26 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
J. Wilson 0-1 0.0 0 0
T. Bryan 90 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
T. Bryan 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
J. Lambo 4 K
9
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
2/2 3/3
SEASON FG XP
4/4 5/5
J. Lambo 2/2 39 3/3 9
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
L. Cooke 9 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
7 37.7 4
SEASON NO AVG IN20
14 37.7 8
L. Cooke 7 37.7 4 47
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
J. Mickens 85 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 22.5 27 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
4 22.5 27 0
J. Mickens 2 22.5 27 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
J. Mickens 85 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 5.0 10 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
4 5.0 10 0
J. Mickens 2 5.0 10 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
E. Manning 10 QB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
62.2% 224 0 1 67.8
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
62.2% 448 0 2 67.8
E. Manning 23/37 224 0 1 6
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
S. Barkley 26 RB
18
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
18 106 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
36 212 2
S. Barkley 18 106 1 68 18
J. Stewart 28 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
2 8 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
4 16 0
J. Stewart 2 8 0 4 0
E. Manning 10 QB
6
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 2 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 4 0
E. Manning 1 2 0 2 6
W. Gallman 22 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 -1 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 -2 0
W. Gallman 1 -1 0 -1 0
O. Beckham 13 WR
11
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 -1 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
2 -2 0
O. Beckham 1 -1 0 -1 11
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
O. Beckham 13 WR
11
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
15 11 111 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 22 222 0
O. Beckham 15 11 111 0 24 11
S. Shepard 87 WR
4
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
7 5 48 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 10 96 0
S. Shepard 7 5 48 0 16 4
S. Barkley 26 RB
18
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
6 2 22 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 4 44 0
S. Barkley 6 2 22 0 18 18
E. Engram 88 TE
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 2 18 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 4 36 0
E. Engram 5 2 18 0 13 1
R. Ellison 85 TE
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 1 16 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 2 32 0
R. Ellison 1 1 16 0 16 1
W. Gallman 22 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 2 9 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 4 18 0
W. Gallman 2 2 9 0 10 0
A. Tanney 3 QB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 0 0 0
A. Tanney 1 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
Ja. Jenkins 20 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-2 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
10-4 2 0.0
Ja. Jenkins 5-2 0.0 1 0
L. Collins 21 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-2 0 0.0
L. Collins 4-1 0.0 0 0
C. Riley 35 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-2 0 0.0
C. Riley 4-1 0.0 0 0
R. Armstrong 55 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-3 0 0.0
R. Armstrong 4-1 0.0 0 0
A. Ogletree 52 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-4 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-8 0 0.0
A. Ogletree 3-4 0.0 0 0
D. Tomlinson 94 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-4 0 0.0
D. Tomlinson 3-2 0.0 0 0
D. Harrison 98 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-6 0 0.0
D. Harrison 3-3 0.0 0 0
E. Apple 24 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
6-0 0 0.0
E. Apple 3-0 0.0 0 0
B. Webb 23 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-2 0 0.0
B. Webb 2-1 0.0 0 0
M. Edwards 99 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 0.0
M. Edwards 2-0 0.0 0 0
K. Wynn 72 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.5
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-2 0 0.5
K. Wynn 2-1 0.5 0 0
B. Hill 95 DT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-3 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-6 0 0.0
B. Hill 1-3 0.0 0 0
M. Thomas 31 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
M. Thomas 1-0 0.0 0 0
B. Goodson 93 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
B. Goodson 1-1 0.0 0 0
L. Carter 59 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-2 0 0.0
L. Carter 0-1 0.0 0 0
K. Martin 96 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-3 0 0.5
SEASON T-A INT SACK
0-6 0 0.5
K. Martin 0-3 0.5 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
A. Rosas 2 K
9
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
3/3 0/0
SEASON FG XP
6/6 0/0
A. Rosas 3/3 44 0/0 9
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
R. Dixon 9 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
5 49.4 0
SEASON NO AVG IN20
10 49.4 0
R. Dixon 5 49.4 0 59
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
C. Latimer 12 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 15.0 15 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
2 15.0 15 0
C. Latimer 1 15.0 15 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
K. Clay 15 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
3 1.3 5 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
6 1.3 5 0
K. Clay 3 1.3 5 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 JAC 20 4:48 11 59 FG
7:18 JAC 35 1:24 3 3 INT
0:23 JAC 25 8:04 15 54 FG
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
5:27 JAC 43 2:36 5 57 TD
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:18 JAC 25 1:36 3 -9 Punt
6:28 JAC 37 1:16 4 15 Punt
3:39 JAC 8 2:09 5 48 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
13:55 JAC 20 1:33 4 17 Punt
10:39 JAC 25 1:31 3 4 Punt
7:04 JAC 25 2:41 6 14 Punt
1:55 JAC 36 1:04 3 4 Punt
0:54 NYG 21 0:45 2 -2 Game
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
10:12 NYG 14 3:08 3 3 Punt
5:47 NYG 37 5:17 9 54 FG
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
7:19 NYG 25 2:01 3 1 Punt
2:42 NYG 25 2:38 10 62 FG
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 NYG 25 5:42 11 49 FG
7:50 JAC 46 1:28 4 9 Downs
5:07 NYG 11 1:33 5 14 Punt
1:24 NYG 15 2:30 6 26 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:20 NYG 27 0:49 2 3 INT
11:24 NYG 25 0:45 2 75 TD
9:18 NYG 26 2:17 3 5 Punt
4:20 NYG 19 2:21 7 45 Downs