Said Jaguars coach Jack Del Rio, “All in all, I was pleased with the effort and energy and pleased with
the way things started for the game. Not pleased at the end. You want
to win everything you do.”
Jaguars QB David Garrard left the game briefly after sustaining a neck burner, but returned to lead a touchdown drive.
The hit that caused the injury was just one reason why the Jaguars remain worried about their offensive line.
The Jaguars offense converted 3-of-7 third downs, continuing a preseason long struggle with sustaining drives.
LB Brian Iwuh made the most of his opportunity to start for the Jaguars by returning a fumble 92 yards for a touchdown.
Eagles CB Asante Samuel had a busy game with an interception, a forced fumble and a brief departure with a wrist injury.
The return of DE Trent Cole to the Eagles lineup coincided with their best pass rush of the preseason.
Eagles QB Kevin Kolb played for the first time in the preseason and, despite taking a safety, helped lead the team back for a victory.
Said Eagles QB Donovan McNabb of the team’s problems in the red zone, “If you look at it, we had over 300 yards of total offense and 21 first
downs or so. We just have to come out with touchdowns. That’s the most
Eagles S Macho Harris will have an MRI on Friday after spraining his ankle.