Jaguars' gamble after late TD leads to 13-12 loss to Texans

San Francisco Chronicle
Jaguars' gamble after late TD leads to 13-12 loss to Texans
Jaguars' gamble after late TD leads to 13-12 loss to Texans

HOUSTON (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars could have played it safe on Sunday against the Houston Texans and kicked an extra point after scoring a touchdown with seconds left to likely send the game to overtime. Instead, they went for the win. And, Leonard Fournette's run for the 2-point conversion failed in the 13-12 loss. Houston (1-1) led by 7 in the fourth quarter when Jacksonville rookie Gardner Minshew led a long drive that included an 18-yard run on fourth-and-10, and he capped it with a 4-yard TD pass to DJ Chark. Instead of trying to tie it with an extra point, Jaguars coach Doug Marrone opted to go for the potential win by having Fournette attempt to run it in. But the big running back

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