Jags Pound Raiders, Headed to Playoffs

Raiders bring losing to a whole new level in 49-11 implosion
By Katherine Thompson,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 23, 2007 9:22 PM CST

(Newser) – The Jacksonville Jaguars pulled together 437 yards en route to clinching a playoff spot this afternoon, embarrassing the Raiders 49-11, the San Jose Mercury News reports. Oakland had twice the penalties and half the yards that Jacksonville racked up, and had defensive tackle Warren Sapp thrown out of the game in a flurry of unsportsmanlike conduct calls

Fred Taylor totalled 111 yards on seven rushes for Jacksonville, including a 62-yard touchdown that was only made possible when the Raiders had too many men on the field in the first quarter. Oakland coach Lane Kiffin summed up his team's feelings about the rout: "I'm not happy at all or pleased at all." (Read more NFL stories.)

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