Sporting Digest: American football

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The Independent Online
The Jacksonville Jaguars took another step towards home advantage in the AFC play-offs with a 20-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers at the Gator Bowl in Florida. The running back James Stewart carried the ball 31 times for 145 yards and crossed for a touchdown while the Jaguars' defence was the most dominating factor. Jacksonville, leading the AFC Central Division with 11 wins and one defeat, have only conceded 131 points against all opponents this season - the lowest mark in the NFL. Pittsburgh suffered their fourth consecutive setback.

NFL: Jacksonville 20 Pittsburgh 6.