Colts ran out of playoffs after losing to Jaguars in NFL

Colts will have to wait until next season to return to the playoffs.

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The worst team of the season, the Jacksonville Jaguars beat the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, 11-26, who missed their chance to get to the playoffs, in week 18 of the NFL.

The Colts, 9-8, were left without a chance to qualify for the Steelers’ victory, 9-7-1, against the Ravens, 8-9.

Jacksonville, 3-14, will have the first overall pick of 2022 by finishing the season with the worst record in the league.

The Jaguars took the lead in the game in their first series with a touchdown pass from rookie Trevor Lawrence, 22, to Laquon Treadwell and two on field goals. Indianapolis responded with three points. Jaguars went into halftime with a 13-3 lead.

In the Colts’ first offense of the third quarter, the home defense caused a fumble from passer Carson Wentz, a situation that Jacksonville capitalized with three points, 16-3.

A series later Wentz suffered an interception that cost his team seven points, 23-3, thanks to the sending to the diagonals of Lawrence, second of the game, now towards Marvin Jones Jr. Advantage that was increased with a field goal 26- 3.

A pass to Michael Pittman sealed the 26-11 in favor of the local.

The Indianapolis defeat was taken advantage of by the Steelers, 9-7-1, by beating the Ravens 16-13 in overtime, 8-9, because now Pittsburgh only requires that the Chargers and Raiders not draw in their duel to get to the playoffs.

In this game, outside linebacker Jordan Watt of the Steelers tied the mark for the most sacks of quarterback in an NFL season of 22.5 that belonged alone to Michael Strahan who established it in 2001 with the Giants.

In another game, the Lions passed 37-30 over the NFC’s number one, the Packers, a team where Davante Adams set a season-long record for yards gained through the air in a season with 1,553 for a receiver in Green Bay by surpassing the 1,519 that Jordy Nelson obtained. in 2014.

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