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Jags, Chargers avoid local blackout

Updated: November 19, 2010, 8:22 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars sold enough tickets to avoid a blackout, giving the small-market franchise seven consecutive home games on local television.

Tickets still remain for Sunday's game against Cleveland, but Jacksonville avoided a blackout thanks to a 24-hour extension from the NFL.

The Jaguars blacked out nine of 10 home games last season, making them the poster child for slumping ticket sales and creating talk that Jacksonville might not be a viable ...

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