Aug 18, 2018; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars running back T.J. Yeldon (24) runs the ball against the Minnesota Vikings during the first quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports
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Jacksonville Jaguars 14, Minnesota Vikings 10
A 17-yard effort from T.J. Yeldon was the biggest gain the Jaguars made on the ground against the Vikings, with the offensive line struggling to generate any real movement on a talented Vikings defense. Linemen were routinely stood up at the line of scrimmage, and stretch runs in particular failed to create any yardage with the runner being forced laterally to the sideline.
It was a start to forget for Blake Bortles, as his first two drives resulted in 2-of-4 passes for 14 yards and an interception on his second drive, and very nearly was picked off on the prior one. Backup Cody Kessler kept the ball from turning over,…