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At first glance, the Jaguars don't appear to be back from an off week of running the ball. Jacksonville's 170-yard output Sunday against the Chiefs fit right in with the Jaguars' previous two games, in which their rushing attackùthe NFL's sixth-best through nine weeksùhit for over 150 yards, including 217 in last week's 30-13 loss to the Tennessee Titans. Running back Maurice Jones-Drew's 97 yards against Kansas City, too, was relatively pedestrianùonly slightly above his 92.1 rushing yards-per-week average. But Jacksonville's 41 carries (29 by Jones-Drew) were a marked improvement after the Jaguars managed only 16 rushing attempts while getting blown out at Tennessee. This week, Jacksonville wore the Chiefs' defense and the game clock down, run by run, en route to a 2 ...

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