Minshew Mania 2.0: Jags stun Colts, Rivers 27-20 in opener

Published: Sep. 13, 2020 at 6:12 PM EDT
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Minshew Mania is back and maybe better than before. Gardner Minshew threw three touchdown passes, including a 22-yarder to Keelan Cole in the fourth quarter, and Jacksonville stunned Indianapolis 27-20 in their season opener and spoiled Philip Rivers' debut with the Colts.

The Jaguars entered Week 1 as the NFL’s biggest home underdogs.

Talk of tanking was most prevalent preseason topic surrounding the revamped team.

Minshew ended that for now.

The second-year pro completed 19 of 20 passes for 173 yards and no turnovers.

He connected with DJ Chark, rookie Laviska Shenault and Cole for scores. Rivers threw two interceptions.

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9/13/2020 5:41:29 PM (GMT -4:00)

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