Chargers Vs. Jaguars: Ryan Mathews Takes Advantage of Jags Field Goal Snafu

The Jaguars embarrassment is Ryan Mathews gain. The Chargers running back scored on a 31-yard touchdown scamper on the first play from scrimmage after Jacksonville botched the snap on a field goal attempt for a loss of about 40 yards. Mathews run gave the Chargers a 38-14 lead in the fourth quarter.

Here's video of the run:

It's a nice run. Mathews does a good job of bouncing outside and the Jaguars cannot tackle or pursue along proper angles. Good football is nice to watch. BUT: the botched field goal attempt is the real treat.

Here is the NFL.com play-by-play transcription of the play:

4-12-SD 30(11:07) (Field Goal formation) N.Harris Aborted. J.Cain FUMBLES at SD 30, recovered by JAC-N.Harris at JAC 30. N.Harris to JAC 31 for 1 yard (A.Garay).

It's time for the Benny Hill theme song. The bungled play, in animated GIF form:

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For more on the Chargers head over to Bolts From The Blue. For more on the Jaguars, check out Big Cat Country. Keep up with the latest news, video highlights and animated GIFS on the Chargers vs. Jaguars 2011 Monday Night Football StoryStream.

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