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100 moments in 100 days: Keelan Cole’s deep catch in the playoffs vs. Pittsbugh Steelers

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This year marks the 25th season for the Jacksonville Jaguars. To celebrate, we’re counting down 100 days from our regular season kickoff with the top 100 moments in franchise history.

Yesterday it was James Stewart’s five touchdown performance against the Philadelphia Eagles.

Today? Keelan Cole’s big catch against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2017 AFC Divisional game.

The catch came early in the fourth quarter. The Steelers decided to go for it again on fourth down. It had backfired on them once, and also gone in their favor earlier in the game. On fourth-and-inches from the Jaguars’ 39-yard line, the Steelers passed the ball, and Ben Roethlisberger threw downfield to JuJu Smith Schuester, who failed to complete the catch with A.J. Bouye in coverage.

This moment marked as a gigantic one in the game.

The Jaguars offense, which had been sputtering in the second half, converted a much needed third down near midfield and then it was time. Bortles took a deep shot to Keelan Cole, and the undrafted rookie came down with a 45 yard catch, placing them on the Steelers’ goal line.

The very next play, Leonard Fournette leapt into the end zone again for a touchdown, and the lead was extended to 35-21.

Roethlisberger and the Steelers never recovered and the Jaguars were never up by less than a full touchdown from that point on.

Check out the full highlights from one of the best games in recent memory here.

Send us your favorite moments and we’ll dig into each one until the Jaguars kick off on September 8th — including whatever video, audio, or stories we can find.

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