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Winless no more: Jaguars snap 9-game losing streak with 24-6 victory over Browns

  • Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson (16) runs for a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns as teammate quarterback Blake Bortles, left, looks on during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

    Jacksonville Jaguars running back Denard Robinson (16) runs for a touchdown against the Cleveland Browns as teammate quarterback Blake Bortles, left, looks on during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)  (The Associated Press)

  • Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) throws a pass as Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard (97) moves in during the first half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

    Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) throws a pass as Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Jabaal Sheard (97) moves in during the first half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)  (The Associated Press)

  • Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) is sacked by Cleveland Browns inside linebacker Karlos Dansby (56) during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

    Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles (5) is sacked by Cleveland Browns inside linebacker Karlos Dansby (56) during the second half of an NFL football game in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)  (The Associated Press)

Denard Robinson ran for a career-high 127 yards and a touchdown, Jacksonville's defense came up big in the red zone and the Jaguars snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 24-6 victory against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Jacksonville (1-6) won for the first time since beating Houston on Dec. 15, 2013.

Blake Bortles connected with fellow rookie Allen Robinson for a 31-yard score and the game's first touchdown. It was really all the Jaguars needed on a day in which coach Gus Bradley's defense delivered time and time again.

The Browns (3-3) settled for field goals in two trips inside the 20-yard line and failed to convert on fourth-and-1 at the 24.

Cleveland, which entered the game with the league's third-best rushing attack, was held in check. The Browns ran 30 times for 69 yards.

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