The Cincinnati Bengals, down 14-0 in the first half, stunned the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second half to win the Thursday Night Football matchup 24-21. The defeat means, the Jags have now lost 19 consecutive games. 

The game was tied at 21 apiece in the last quarter when Joe Burrow was able to lead the Cincinnati offense 73-yards down the field and set the winner. With four seconds remaining on the clock, kicker Evan McPherson netted a 35-yard field goal sealing the Bengals third win of the season. 

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For the hosts, Joe Burrow completed 25 of his 32 throws for 348 yards and two touchdowns. Tyler Boyd had nine receptions for 118 yards for the Bengals. Uzomah had five catches for 95 yards and two touchdowns. Robinson rushed for 78 yards.

Meanwhile, Jaguars' Trevor Lawrence completed 17 of his 24 throws for 204 yards and no turnovers. He also rushed for 36 yards and a score in the losing effort.

Cincinnati had two quick scoring drives to open the second half. James Robinson's second rushing touchdown put Jacksonville (0-4) up again early in the fourth quarter. Burrow answered with a 31-yard touchdown pass to tight end C.J. Uzomah to tie it again.

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Another methodical drive set up the kick by McPherson, who has the winners in two of Cincinnati's three wins.

The Jaguars scored in the first half on a 6-yard plunge by Robinson and a 7-yard keeper by Lawrence.

It could have been worse for Cincinnati. Lawrence was stopped by linebacker Logan Wilson on fourth-and-goal at the 1 with under a minute left in the half.

WR DJ Chark injured an ankle on the third play of the game and didn't return. Guard A.J. Cann  was declared out in the second quarter.

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The Jaguars now head back home where they will  face AFC South rivals Tennessee Titans, who be taking on the Jets in New York later on in Week 4.

The Bengals, on the other hand,  stay in Cincinnati and prepare for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers. Green Bay is facing the Pittsburgh Steelers at Lambeau Field on Sunday.

With inputs from the Associated Press