Jac 7 3 3 7 20
Atl 0 9 7 0 16
Date of game: 8/29/2013

Recap: Atlanta vs. Jacksonville

Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Jeremy Ebert caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Mike Kafka early in the fourth quarter, lifting the Jacksonville Jaguars over the Atlanta Falcons, 20-16, in the final preseason game for both teams.

Chad Henne completed 6-of-10 passes for 56 yards and an interception for the Jaguars, who went 1-3 in the preseason and will open their regular-season slate on Sept. 8 against Kansas City.

Matt Scott connected on 6-of-12 passes for 67 yards and an interception, while Kafka completed 6-of-15 passes for 46 yards and a touchdown. Jordan Todman led the way on the ground with nine carries for 60 yards and a score.

Dominique Davis completed 18-of-35 passes for 175 yards and an interception for the Falcons, who went 0-4 in the preseason and will open their regular- season slate on Sept. 8 at New Orleans.

Josh Vaughan carried the ball five times for 83 yards and a score.

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