(New Orleans) Travis Etienne scored two rushing touchdowns, Foyesade Oluokun returned an interception for a touchdown and Christian Kirk had a 44-yard touchdown run, and the Jacksonville Jaguars won 31-24 against the New Orleans Saints. Orléans, Thursday evening.

Jaguars (5-2) quarterback Trevor Lawrence returned from a sprained knee, forcing him to miss the final minutes of last Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. He led the Jaguars with 59 rushing yards and completed 20 of 29 passes for 204 yards and a touchdown pass.

It was a fourth straight victory for the Jaguars, who are off to their best start to a season since 2007, when the team also began the campaign with a 5-2 record.

The Saints scored three points in each of the first three quarters, before exploding on offense and adding 15 in the final quarter.

Kirk, however, broke the tie with his field goal with 3:08 left in the game. The Saints (3-4) tried to tie the game late in the game, driving to the Jaguars’ 10-yard line, but missed four straight passes.

The Saints were down 24-9 and tied the game with touchdowns from Taysom Hill and Michael Thomas. Saints quarterback Derek Carr spotted Alvin Kamara for the two-point conversion on Thomas’ touchdown.

Carr completed 33 of 55 passes for 301 yards. The Saints gained 407 total yards, compared to 330 for the Jaguars.

Etienne became the first player in Jaguars history to score two rushing touchdowns in three straight games.