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Blake Bortles Had More Rushing Yards Than Passing vs. Buffalo

Blake Bortles raising one finger in the sky.

FOXBOROUGH, MA - JANUARY 21: Blake Bortles #5 of the Jacksonville Jaguars reacts in the second quarter of the AFC Championship Game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium on January 21, 2018 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

The Jaguars advanced against the Bills, though.

An NFL starting quarterback threw for less than 100 yards and won a playoff game today.

Blake Bortles, starting in his first career postseason game, "led" Jacksonville to a 10-3 win over Buffalo in the AFC Wild Card round. The Jaguars will take on the Steelers in Pittsburgh next weekend.

The 25-year-old quarterback actually ran for more yards than he passed for in the victory.

Bortles, who said after the game that the wind was making it tough to have success in the passing game, rushed for a game-high 88 yards on 10 carries. He threw for 87 yards and 1 touchdown, completing 12 of 23 passes.

It was an incredibly ugly game, with both offenses struggling to do anything. Buffalo's starting quarterback, Tyrod Taylor, completed just 17 of 37 passes for 134 yards and an interception. The game was sealed when his backup quarterback, Nathan Peterman, threw an interception on his third pass of the game.

Hopefully next weekend is better.