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The Jaguars got called for taunting on a fumble return TD, and it was absolutely worth it

The Jaguars’ defense has owned Roethlisberger.

The hatin’-ass Jaguars are back.

With the Steelers driving down 21-7, Jacksonville’s daunting defense came up with a strip sack of Ben Roethlisberger, which Telvin Smith returned for a touchdown:

It’s wonderful that the fumble and return for a touchdown wasn’t even the best part. It was Smith pointing at Le’Veon Bell on his way to the end zone to make it a 28-7 game.

Look at this savagery:

And this:

Smith received a taunting penalty for the point. If he got another, he would’ve been ejected. This is what the Jaguars do, and it’s fun.

It did cost Smith $10,000, though.

It was Roethlisberger’s second lost fumble of the season. The turnover came as it appeared the Steelers were about to make it a close game after Jacksonville had dominated the first half.

The Steelers couldn’t make up the deficit in the second half.