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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Somehow, despite missing three starters and losing two more during the game, the Jacksonville Jaguars‘ defense cobbled together a respectable performance for much of the game against the Houston Texans.
But the offense and special teams stumbled around in a 30-14 loss to the Texans at NRG Stadium.
Kicker Stephen Hauschka missed two field goals, RB James Robinson fumbled on a fourth-down play inside the 10-yard line, and QB Gardner Minshew II lost another fumble. Both of those turnovers led to Texans touchdowns and it’s just another week in which the Jaguars couldn’t put together anything resembling a complete game.
Gardner Minshew threw for 301 yards against the Texans but still lost, falling to 1-4. AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith
But that’s what bad teams do, and the Jaguars, at 1-4 after their fourth consecutive loss, are definitely a bad team.
“I’m pulling for these three phases to come together and we’re working on that and we talk about that, but we’re not able to do that, play in and play out right now,” coach Doug Marrone said. “And it’s not like we don’t have opportunities. There’s opportunities out there. We just