Jaguars Shock Steelers

QB Garrard scrambles for 32 yards to set up winning field
By Mitch Pritchard,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 6, 2008 5:53 AM CST
Jaguars Shock Steelers
Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Rashean Mathis, left, runs past Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward, right, after making his second interception of the first half during an NFL wildcard football playoff game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)   (Associated Press)

(Newser) – David Garrard was just trying to get a first down, but the Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback ended up getting a lot more than that Saturday. Garrard rambled through the Pittsburgh Steelers defense for 32 yards to set up the winning field goal in a wild 31-29 NFL Wild Card playoff win in Pittsburgh, AP reports.

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The Steelers had come from 18 points down to take a 29-28 lead with about six minutes left and had the Jaguars forced into a do-or-die, fourth-and-two play. Garrard tucked the ball and didn't stop until he reached the Pittsburgh 11 with just under two minutes to go. Josh Scobee kicked a 25-yard field goal to win it. (Read more Pittsburgh Steelers stories.)

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