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Jaguars vs. Panthers Week 17 live blog and open thread

The Jaguars look to snap its losing streak against a lackluster Panthers team.

Carolina Panthers v Jacksonville Jaguars Photo by Matt Stroshane/Getty Images

The Jacksonville Jaguars host the Carolina Panthers in a crucial late-season matchup. There is a scenario where the Jaguars miss the playoffs today and there is a scenario where the Jaguars make the playoffs today. A lot is riding on backup quarterback C.J. Beathard and this Jaguars offense to get the ball rolling against the Panthers.

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Will this be Josh Allen’s last home game as a Jaguars? Let us know in the comments.

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Uniforms for the last regular season home game for this Jaguars team in the 2023-2024 NFL season.

1st Quarter

-Panthers are without their kicker, linebacker will do kickoffs, he might on for field goals. Jaguars get the ball with great field to position to start the game.

-Beathard completes his first pass attempt for a key Jaguars first down.

-Jaguars are unable to score a touchdown on the opening drive but McManus kicks the 35 yard field goal. Jaguars 3, Panthers 0.

-Jaguars blitz on 3rd down, Panthers convert and keep the drive alive.

-With no kicker the Panthers have to go for it on 4th down and the Jaguars come up with a big Sack. Turnover on downs for the Panthers.

-Bryce young injured during the play.

-Engram walks to the sideline with what looks like a knee injury for the Jaguars leading receiver.

-End of the quarter, Jaguars lead the Panthers 3-0.

2nd Quarter

-The pass to Ridley on 3rd down is incomplete, the Jaguars are forced to punt the ball and will play the field position game against the Panthers.

-Jaguars sack Bryce Young for the 2nd time today, Panthers are forced to punt the ball right back to the Jaguars.

-Jaguars convert the pass on 4th down and Engram keeps the drive alive

-Jaguars convert on 3rd and 10 to Engram again and the offense now has the ball on the Panthers 13.

-Beathard’s pass is incomplete to Ridley, Jaguars will settle for a field goal. Jaguars 6, Panthers 0.

-Bryce Young is sacked again!! Jaguars defense is playing out of their minds today and the Panthers will punt the ball back to this Jaguars offense.

-Josh Allen has tied the franchise sack record for this Jacksonville franchise.

-Beathard completes the pass to Agnew for a big 48 yard play. Agnew is injured during the play as he holds his leg.

-Jaguars have the ball on the Panthers 7 yard line.

-Jaguars can’t convert another redzone possession and the Jacksonville will kick another field goal. Jaguars 9, Panthers 0.

-It is the 2 minute warning in Jacksonville, the Panthers will have a short 3 down on their 32 yard line.

-INJURY UPDATE: Jamal Agnew is questionable to return with an ankle injury.

-Josh Allen gets his 2nd sack of the day on 3rd down and is the career leader in sacks for the Jaguars.

-Beathard is sacked and the Jaguars will punt the ball, Jaguars offense can not convert the 2 minute offense.

-The record breaking sack.

-Jaguars get the stop on 3rd down. If you are Doug Pederson are you aggressive to end this half? Let us know in the comments.

-It’s half time and the Jaguars lead the Panthers 9 to 0.

3rd Quarter

-Jaguars force another 3rd down stop on this Panthers offense and the Jaguars will get the ball for the first time in the 2nd half.

-Defense forces another 3 and out.

-Etienne takes it to the house. Jaguars with the first touchdown of the game and take a 16-0 lead.

-Jaguars force a 6th consecutive 3 and out and punt the ball back to this Jaguars offense. 10 minutes left in the 3rd quarter.

-CJ a mobile quarterback???

-Jaguars 2nd string quarterback C.J. Beathard is walking off the field, the Jaguars will look to their 3rd string quarterback Matt Barkley.

-Beathard is back in the game, Jaguars offense dodged a bullet there.

-Jaguars can’t convert a 3rd down in the red zone.

-McManus kicks the field goal. Jaguars 19, Panthers 0.

-Jaguars defense is pitching a shutout and the offense is doing its job.

-End of the quarter: Jaguars 19, Panthers 0.

4th Quarter

-Panthers convert the 4th down and pick up the 1st down and move the ball into Jaguars territory.

-Josh Allen with his 3rd sack of the day on Bryce Young and it will be 3rd and 8 for the Panthers.

-Panthers convert their 2nd 4th down of the drive and the drive is still alive for this Panthers offense.

-Challenge is successful and the pass is now incomplete, 2nd and 10 from the 30 yard line.

-Jaguars force another turnover on downs.

-The offense will get the ball back with 10 minutes left in the 4th quarter, time to milk that clock.

-Jaguars are stopped on 3rd down and will punt the ball back to the Panthers.

-Listening to the radio broadcast with Jaguars hall of famer tony boselli, he wants the Jaguars to put in some backups after this Panthers drive, and I completely agree.

-Jaguars force another turnover on downs as this defense brings and all out blitz.

-Etienne stretches the ball across the goal line and the Jaguars now lead the panthers 26 to 0.

-Antonio Johnson intercepts the ball from Bryce Young and that will essentially seal the game for this Jaguars team.

-2 minute warning Jaguars 26, Panthers 0.

-A little hostility as the Jaguars knee the ball but Jacksonville wins this game 26-0.

-9th shutout of the Jaguars franchise

-Jaguars end this game tied for first place in the AFC south and will play for the division next week against the Titans.