Chargers collapse late, lose to Jaguars in OT


What quickly became a insane game in the fourth quarter ended with when Josh Lambo connected on a 30-yard field goal with 3:12 remaining in overtime. The Jaguars, meanwhile, opened as a 3.5-point home favorite and that's where the line now sits.

Jacksonville was able to overcome two fourth-quarter interceptions by quarterback Blake Bortles. Phil Rivers threw an overtime interception on an "arm-punt" that was then returned to the two-yard line.

Austin Ekeler fumbled and the offense sputtered in the clutch, allowing Lambo to send the game to overtime in the final seconds of regulation. He threw a flawless pass to Marqise Lee for a 6-yard score in the third and then found his top receiver for a 2-point conversation that tied the game at 14.

However, the officiating crew picked up the flag while also hitting Lee with a taunting penalty.

Still, the Jaguars weren't done.

The switch did little to help the Jaguars on their first two drives of the second half. A pass by Bortles was batted in the air and the ball was caught by Chargers safety Tre Boston. However, the Chargers blocked the follow up extra point attempt by Jaguars kicker Josh Lambo. He added another 34 rushing yards on five carries.

Marqise Lee and the Jacksonville Jaguars were trailing the Los Angeles Chargers 17-14 with less than two minutes remaining on Sunday, but were driving to at least a tie. A few lucky breaks have bounced Jacksonville's way, and everything is coming together to finally make the team a threat to win the AFC South. The game was tied, 14-14, with 1:57 left in the third quarter.

Bouye, one of the Jaguars' best free agent pickups this offseason, ran it all the way back to the Chargers 2-yard line. Fournette failed to score in a game for the first time this season.

That brought the Jaguars back from a deficit brought on by an unexpected contributor for the Chargers.

The Chargers' offense got a huge boost from Ekeler, who scored a pair of receiving touchdowns. The interception gave the ball back to Los Angeles with 1:51 left in the game. Jacksonville led 6-0 at the end of the first period.

Corey Grant, who has made a living with fake punts, took the direct snap on fourth-and-seven from the Jacksonville 44.

With games against Cleveland, Arizona and Indianapolis in the next three weeks, the Jaguars have a chance to take control of the division. Much like with its first touchdown score, Los Angeles benefited from the connection between Rivers and Ekeler.

The Chargers ran the clock down to within one minute and punted to the Jaguars. The Chargers finished the first half with 170 yards of offense.