City Meyer calls Jaguars’ first win in additional than a yr a ‘three-hour root canal’



The Jacksonville Jaguars snapped a 20-game dropping streak Sunday with a come-from-behind, 23-20 victory over the Miami Dolphins in London. It was the primary victory of City Meyer’s profession as an NFL head coach, however he did not precisely benefit from the journey.

“It is a three-hour root canal,” Meyer stated after the sport, via Mark Long of The Associated Press.

Jacksonville tied the sport with a 54-yard area aim with lower than 4 minutes remaining and compelled a turnover on downs on the Dolphins’ ensuing possession. With one second left on the clock, Jaguars kicker Matthew Wright was trusted once more to be the hero and nailed a 53-yard area aim to safe the win. It was Jacksonville’s first victory since Week 1 of the 2020 season.

Meyer, 57, had 4 faculty soccer head-coaching stints with Bowling Inexperienced, Utah, Florida and Ohio State. Whereas he earned three nationwide championships within the faculty ranks, his first season within the NFL has been mired by controversy and poor play on the sector.

After two years of retirement, Meyer was named the Jaguars’ head coach in January 2021. Three months later, Jacksonville chosen former Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence with the No. 1 total decide within the 2021 NFL Draft.

Lawrence completed the victory over the Dolphins with 319 passing yards and one landing.




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