Jaguars’ Trevor Lawrence connects with Chris Manhertz on first NFL TD go

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HOUSTON —

Trevor Lawrence‘s first NFL landing go went to … a man who had simply 12 catches within the earlier 5 seasons.

The Jacksonville Jaguars signed tight finish Chris Manhertz to be a blocking tight finish, however on second-and-7 from the Houston 22-yard line he received a free launch off the road of scrimmage, ran by linebacker Zach Cunningham and was extensive open contained in the 10-yard line. Cornerback Vernon Hargreaves III and security Justin Reid tried to shut on Manhertz however Lawrence delivered the ball on the 3-yard line. Manhertz snagged it and fell into the tip zone with 12:20 to play within the first half.

The rating — which was arrange two performs earlier by a roughing the passer penalty on Texans defensive sort out Maliek Collins — lower the Texans’ lead to 14-7.