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After jumping out to a 21-point lead, the New York Giants faltered in the second half against the Jacksonville Jaguars, losing 25-24 at EverBank Field to extend their losing streak to seven games.

WHAT'S NEXT

The Giants complete a two-game road trip against the Tennessee Titans (2-10), who lost on Sunday to the Houston Texans.

WHAT WE LEARNED ABOUT THE OFFENSE

After the first two rushes went for minus-six yards, it looked to be tough sledding for the Giants' running game. But Rashad Jennings and the offense kept plugging away as the Giants dominated the time of possession, especially in a first half that included a 19-play, 91-yard touchdown drive that chewed 9:51 off the clock. Jennings racked up 91 yards and two touchdowns on 26 carries, and the team finished with 116 on the day.

However, Jacksonville's front, which was third in the NFL in sacks coming into Sunday, found pressure in the second half, sacking Eli Manning four times after the break. The first one led to a fumble recovery in the end zone for a Jaguars touchdown. It was the first of two defensive scores for Jacksonville, which posted 22 unanswered points to take the lead in the fourth quarter. The fourth and final sack resulted in a fumble, and Jacksonville recovered with 20 seconds remaining to take a knee for the victory.
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The other half of the time of possession equation was the Giants' defense, which held the Jaguars without a first down until 5:58 to play in the first half. Jacksonville didn't convert its first third-down until its fifth drive as team was just 3 of 12 on the day.

Meanwhile, the Giants, who were tied for 27th in the NFL with 19 sacks this season, recorded seven on quarterback Blake Bortles, four of which came from outside of the defensive line group. Rookie linebacker notched two while safety Stevie Brown and linebacker Jameel McClain each had one. But the Giants couldn't stop the Jaguars one final time as Jacksonville pieced together an eight-play, 55-yard drive that was capped by a 43-yard go-ahead field goal with 28 seconds remaining.

WHAT WE LEARNED ABOUT THE SPECIAL TEAMS

Josh Brown, who was 10 of 10 entering Week 13, missed his first field goal attempt of the season when his 43-yard try went wide right late in the third quarter at EverBank Field. But he started a new streak in the fourth quarter with a 33-yard, go-ahead field goal at the time to stop 22 unanswered points by Jacksonville.

INACTIVES

Giants: CB Jayron Hosley, LB Jacquian Williams, OT Justin Pugh, OL Adam Snyder, G Brandon Mosley, DE Mathias Kiwanuka, and DT Cullen Jenkins.

Jaguars: CB Jeremy Harris, CB Teddy Williams, RB Storm Johnson, LB Jeremiah George, G Tyler Shatley, OT Sam Young, and DE Chris Smith.
LINEUP CHANGES

Giants: Robert Ayers Jr. for Kiwanuka at LDE; Mike Patterson for Jenkins at LDT; Mark Herzlich for Williams at WLB; Geoff Schwartz for Pugh at RT.
GIANTS INJURY REPORT

Schwartz suffered an ankle sprain in the first quarter and did not return. LB Terrell Manning left at halftime with an ankle injury. DE Robert Ayers Jr. (pectoral), RB Rashad Jennings (ankle), and OT James Brewer (concussion) were also forced to leave in the second half with injuries.

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