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Jaguars vs. Steelers final score: 5 Jacksonville players who stood out in 20-16 loss

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The defense lost last week. The offense lost this week. Fire everyone.

The Jacksonville Jaguars went out and absolutely dominated on defense. They forced four three interceptions, they kept the Pittsburgh Steelers offense in check for the vast majority of the game, and... well... it didn’t matter because the offense — specifically the quarterback — couldn’t get it done.

And here we are, losers of six straight — seven on the year — and out of the playoff race.

Who stood out in the Week 11 matchup? In honor of how many seconds the Jaguars trailed today, here are the five who stood out.

1. Blake Bortles

Just a week removed from playing a very good game against the Indianapolis Colts, the team showed they have no faith in Blake to win the game — and for good reason! He takes sacks when he shouldn’t, he misses wide open receivers, and he overthrows his deep targets. He only had 18 attempts in which to stain the game and he still did it. The offense went three-and-out on their five final drives because Blake is not an NFL-caliber quarterback.

2. Jalen Ramsey

He took Antonio Brown out of the game for the most part and had two of the most jaw-dropping interceptions you’ll see this year. It was all for naught but he was part of a defensive unit that did their job.

3. Leonard Fournette

Fournette ran differently today. He finished with 141 yards on 30 touches — a legitimately good game! — and accounted for an astounding 77 percent of the team’s offense. It was the best game of his professional career but an L is still an L.

4. Yannick Ngakoue

He had one of the team’s two sacks on the day, but he was constantly pressuring Ben Roethlisberger and was a big reason the Steelers passing game was neutered for three-and-a-half quarters.

5. Tashaun Gipson

There were only a handful of bad plays by the defense this week, but this was probably the most damning. Gipson bit hard on a double move by Brown who went 78 yards for the touchdown. It opened the floodgates for the Steelers to begin scoring.