Quick Take: Jaguars hold off Steelers

It was over when ...
Jacksonville stopped the Steelers on fourth-and-7 with 41 seconds remaining and Pittsburgh in need of a touchdown to tie. It was the first home loss for the Steelers this season.

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Jacksonville RB Fred Taylor muscled his way through a Steelers defense that had allowed only two 100-yard rushers in the last 63 games. Taylor finished with 147 yards on 25 carries, his fourth consecutive 100-yard rushing game. Taylor ranks 49th among NFL career rushing leaders yet is the only player in that group who has never made a Pro Bowl.

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The Jaguars used the clock to control the game, holding the ball 15 minutes longer than the Steelers. Jacksonville had a 10-play, 5:06-minute touchdown drive at the end of the first half and a 20-play, 9:40 touchdown drive to open the second half. Excpet for a four-play possession to end the first half, when Ben Roethlisberger & Co. took the field for the first time in the second half, they had been on the sidelines for nearly 15 minutes of clock time, plus halftime.

The Jaguars have scored 24-plus points in seven straight games. ... With three TD passes, Roethlisberger now has 29 for the season, moving him past Terry Bradshaw for first place on the Steelers' single-season list.

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