/Jaguars 34, Bills 31: Jaguars Withstand Late Charge by the Bills for a Rare Win at Wembley

Jaguars 34, Bills 31: Jaguars Withstand Late Charge by the Bills for a Rare Win at Wembley

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Coach Rex Ryan’s plans to lead Buffalo to the playoffs took a blow with Sunday’s loss.

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LONDON — The Jacksonville Jaguars’ owner, Shahid Khan, likes to say that London is his team’s home away from home. Indeed, the Jaguars have played home games here in three straight seasons. Unfortunately for them, they have not played like a home team, losing to the San Francisco 49ers in 2013 and the Dallas Cowboys in 2014 by a combined 46 points.

But to Khan’s relief, the Jaguars finally won here on Sunday, taking a sloppy, penalty-filled slugfest over the Buffalo Bills, 34-31, before an announced crowd of just over 84,000 at Wembley Stadium.

“I’m very pleased with what just happened,” Jaguars Coach Gus Bradley said. “This is a results-driven league.”

But it was not easy. The Jaguars raced out to a 27-3 lead after returning a fumble and an interception for touchdowns in the second quarter. The rookie running back T. J. Yeldon also scored a touchdown and ran…

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