Jaguars pass this character test

The Jaguars easily could have caved after the Steelers came back to take the lead late in the second half Sunday. But they didn't, and that says a lot about the Jags, Jeffri Chadiha writes.

Originally Published: January 5, 2008
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- The one thing we learned about the Jacksonville Jaguars on Saturday is that they know a few things about weathering adversity. They easily could have caved after allowing an 18-point lead to vanish during a 31-29 AFC wild-card win over Pittsburgh.

Instead, they did something that will serve them well as they push deeper into the playoffs: The Jaguars found the ability to make critical plays when they desperately needed them.

The final hero of this game turned ...

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