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Jaguars avoid another 2nd half letdown, beat Titans 17-6

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NASHVILLE TN - DECEMBER 05:  Rashad Jennings #23 high-steps into the end zone for a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans  during the first half at LP Field on December 5 2010 in Nashville Tennessee.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE TN - DECEMBER 05: Rashad Jennings #23 high-steps into the end zone for a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans during the first half at LP Field on December 5 2010 in Nashville Tennessee. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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For the 2nd straight week, the Jaguars took a big lead and all of the momentum with them into halftime. And then for the 2nd straight week, the Jaguars seemingly did everything possible to let their opponent back in the game. The difference was a defense that held up, and a few fortuitous Titan drops.

Taking a 17-0 lead into halftime, it seemed the Jaguars would hand the Titans a similar whooping that Tennessee gave the Jags on Monday Night. The Titans couldn't stop the Jaguars running game and the Titans offense was playing like they forgot their snow treads. Tennessee had a chance late in the first half. Randy Moss made a rare appearance, running wide open inside the five yard line. Kerry Collins under threw the ball, but Moss still got his hands on it and dropped it.

However, instead the Titans dug deep and managed to make things interesting. They took their opening possession of the 2nd half and drove down deep into Jacksonville territory. But Bo Scaiffe dropped a sure touchdown from Kerry Collins and the Titans had to settle for a FG.

The Titans then completely grabbed momentum blocking a Josh Scobee FG. The Titans had the ball on the Jaguars 11, with a chance to turn the game. But a holding call ultimately doomed Tennessee and they never seriously threatened again.

The Jaguars came out running the ball and never stopped. Anyone trying to argue Maurice Jones-Drew is still having a down year is completely out of it. MJD ran for a career high 186 yards and is over 1,000 yards for the 2nd straight season.