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Chargers Vs. Jaguars Score: Both offenses find success in 2nd quarter, Chargers lead 24-14

After a rough start in the first quarter, Blaine Gabbert went a very strong 9-10 to start the second quarter and led the team on two touchdown drives. Maurice Jones-Drew caught a nine yard pass for a touchdown to get the Jaguars on the scoreboard (You can see video of that and his Rich Eisen dedicated celebration here).

A three-and-out forced by the Jaguars on the subsequent Chargers possession gave the Jaguars the ball right back and Jones-Drew did the rest of the work. That included a 48 yard gain by Jones-Drew on a shuffle pass from Gabbert to bring the ball inside the Chargers' 10 yard line.

Gabbert's first incompletion of the quarter was on a pass to Jarett Dillard that was broken up by Antoine Cason despite Dillard getting two hands on the ball. The Jaguars still managed to get the score though, with a fade throw from Gabbert to fellow rookie Cecil Shorts III that was caught beautifully.

The Chargers drove the field methodically on the ensuing possession without much difficult against an inexperienced Jaguars secondary. Philip Rivers hit Vincent Brown with 1:26 remaining in the quarter over the shoulder of rookie Kevin Rutland who was tight in coverage, but unable to knock the ball free from Brown.

An interception thrown by Gabbert with less than a minute on the clock gave the Chargers the ball and two passes to Vincent Jackson gave the Chargers another touchdown with 16 seconds remaining. The Chargers will get the ball to start the second half with a 24-14 lead.


Apparently this touchdown dance was inspired by Rich Eisen and is called "The Podcast."