The Jacksonville Jaguars defeated the New Orleans Saints 31-24 in Week 7 of the 2023 NFL season at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Jaguars took a 14-0 lead in the first quarter on a touchdown pass from Trevor Lawrence to Marvin Jones Jr. and a touchdown run by Travis Etienne Jr. The Saints responded with a touchdown pass from Jameis Winston to Alvin Kamara in the second quarter, but the Jaguars took a 21-7 lead into halftime on a touchdown pass from Lawrence to Evan Engram.

The Jaguars extended their lead to 28-7 in the third quarter on a touchdown run by Etienne Jr. The Saints responded with a touchdown pass from Winston to Chris Olave and a field goal by Will Lutz in the fourth quarter, but the Jaguars sealed the victory with a field goal by Riley Patterson.

Lawrence finished the game with 260 passing yards and three touchdowns. Etienne Jr. had 109 rushing yards and two touchdowns. Jones Jr. had 59 receiving yards and a touchdown. Engram had 47 receiving yards and a touchdown.

Winston finished the game with 275 passing yards and two touchdowns. Kamara had 74 rushing yards and a touchdown. Olave had 72 receiving yards and a touchdown.

Highlights:

Trevor Lawrence throws a touchdown pass to Marvin Jones Jr.
Travis Etienne Jr. runs for a touchdown.
Jameis Winston throws a touchdown pass to Alvin Kamara.
Lawrence throws a touchdown pass to Evan Engram.
Etienne Jr. runs for another touchdown.
Winston throws a touchdown pass to Chris Olave.

Analysis:

The Jaguars played well in this game. They were able to move the ball on offense and stop the Saints' offense. The Jaguars also played well on special teams, blocking a field goal and returning a punt for a touchdown.

The Saints struggled in this game. They were unable to protect Winston, who was sacked four times. The Saints also struggled to run the ball, averaging just 3.6 yards per carry.

Conclusion:

The Jaguars improved to 3-4 with the victory. The Saints fell to 2-5 with the loss.

The Jaguars will look to continue their winning streak when they travel to take on the Denver Broncos in Week 8. The Saints will look to get back on track when they host the Minnesota Vikings in Week 8.

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