Scobee's 59-yard field boots Jaguars past Colts, 31-28

Peyton Manning threw for 352 yards, two touchdown passes, with one interception in the loss.

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew (32) celebrates a fourth-quarter touchdown with teammates wide receiver Mike Sims-Walker (11) and tight end Zach Miller (86) in an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Oct. 3, 2010. Jacksonville won 31-28. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Scobee's 59-yard field goal on the final play gave the Jacksonville Jaguars a 31-28 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

Scobee watched it clear the crossbar, then ripped off his helmet and started running toward the opposite end zone. His teammates finally caught up with him on the sideline, setting off a raucous celebration for a team desperate for a victory against its biggest rival.

It was the longest field goal in franchise history. Maybe the biggest, too.

The Jaguars (2-2) rebounded from consecutive lopsided losses -- the worst back-to-back setbacks in team history -- and handed the six-time defending AFC South champion Colts (2-2) their second division loss.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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