WITH THE WIN, THE JAGUARS...
- Improved to 3-12 in 2014 and finished the season with a 3-5 record at home.
- Gus Bradley improved to 7-24 as the Jaguars head coach and 2-2 against Tennessee.
- Improved to 18-22 overall against Tennessee with a split of the season series.
- Improved to 16-18 in nationally televised prime time games including a 3-5 record on Thursday night.
- Won on Thursday night in the regular season for the second consecutive season.
- Won two of the last three home games.
JAGUARS MAKE NFL HISTORY
The Jaguars became the first team in NFL history to have two rookie receivers register 48 or more receptions in a season with Allen Hurns (49-662) and Allen Robinson (48-548). Hurns finished with three catches for 26 yards with a long of 15 yards. Robinson was placed on injured reserve on Nov. 17 with a foot injury.
SACKS, SACKS AND MORE SACKS
The Jaguars added to their sacks total with four against the Titans, increasing their season total to 42. The 42 sacks are the fifth-most in team history for a season and most since 2005 (47). Rookie DE Chris Smith, DE Ryan Davis, DT Abry Jones and DT Sen'Derrick Marks all had sacks for the Jaguars. The Jaguars have at least three sacks in nine of 15 games.
MARKS ADDS TO SACKS TOTAL
DT Sen'Derrick Marks continues to put up career-best numbers in 2014 as he sealed the win today with a nine-yard sack of Charlie Whitehurst on the final play of the game. Marks leads the Jaguars with a career-high 8.5 sacks, the second-most by a NFL defensive tackle this season (Marcell Dareus, 10.0). He has 15.5 career sacks with 12.5 coming with the Jaguars (31 games) and has 6.5 sacks in the last eight games.
The Jaguars did not register a turnover for the second time this season (New York Giants). Neither team turned the ball over for the first time this season in a Jaguars game.
BORTLES EARNS FIRST CAREER DIVISION WIN
Rookie Blake Bortles threw for 115 yards and one touchdown as he earned his first career win in division play. Bortles had a 34-yard completion to Marqise Lee in the third quarter, his 36th completion of 20-plus yards in 13 games.
OFFENSE COMES ALIVE WITH BACK-TO-BACK 11-PLAY DRIVES
After three straight three-and-out drives, the Jaguars offense produced back-to-back 11-play touchdown drives to take the lead. The 11-play drives were the longest touchdown drives of the season for the Jaguars. The Jaguars marched 80 yards in 11 plays at the end of the first half with Marcedes Lewis hooking up with Blake Bortles for a four-yard touchdown. The Jaguars received the opening kickoff of the second half and Bortles directed an 11-play, 72-yard drive that ended with a one-yard Toby Gerhart touchdown run.
BORTLES CONTRIBUTES TO RUSHING ATTACK; HAS 3RD-MOST IN TEAM HISTORY BY A QB
Blake Bortles was one of three Jaguars with at least 50 rushing yards as he finished with five carries for 50 yards including runs of 19, 15 and 13 yards. He ranks second on the Jaguars with 358 yards on 53 carries (6.8 avg.) heading into the final week of the regular season. The 358 yards on the ground are the third-most in franchise history by a quarterback and most since 1996 (Mark Brunell, 396). Brunell set the single-season franchise record with 480 rushing yards in 1995.
JAGUARS PRODUCE 177 YARDS ON THE GROUND
The Jaguars rushed for 177 yards on 25 carries, the second-most rushing yards through 15 games. The Jaguars averaged a season-high 7.1 yards per carry, led by 71 yards by Jordan Todman.
TELVIN SMITH RECORDS CAREER-BEST NUMBERS
Rookie linebacker Telvin Smith posted a career-high 15 tackles (10 solo) with one for loss. It marked Smith's third game with double-digit tackles this season with all three coming in the last five games.
LEE CONTINUES TO BE THREAT IN PASSING GAME
2014 second-round pick Marqise Lee led the Jaguars with four receptions for 65 yards (16.3 avg.) with a long of 34 yards. Lee has at least four catches in four straight games. He enters the final week of the regular season with 35 catches for 414 yards (11.8 avg.).
OFFENSE PRODUCES THREE TOUCHDOWNS
The Jaguars matched their season-high with three touchdowns with a touchdown pass from Blake Bortles to Marcedes Lewis and rushing scores by Toby Gerhart and Jordan Todman. The last time the Jaguars scored multiple offensive touchdowns was Nov. 9 vs. Dallas.
- Tight end Marcedes Lewis scored his 27th career touchdown with a four-yard touchdown pass from Blake Bortles in the second quarter.
- Rookie cornerback Aaron Colvin had a career-high seven tackles. Linebacker J.T. Thomas registered 10 tackles (five solo), his third double-digit tackle game of the season.
- Defensive end Ryan Davis increased his season sacks total to a career-high 6.5 through 15 games.
- Running back Toby Gerhart had a team-high 12 carries for 53 yards and scored on a one-yard run in the third quarter. Gerhart has 10 career touchdowns (7 rushing, 3 receiving) in 72 games. His two touchdowns in 2014 tie for the most of his career (2, 2013).
- The Jaguars held the Titans to 262 passing yards, the 11th straight game the Jaguars held an opponent under 300 passing yards. The 11 straight games marks the fourth-longest streak in team history and longest since 2000 (11). The Jaguars have allowed only three individual 300-yard passing games this season.
- Safety Johnathan Cyprien finished with four tackles to bring his season total to a career-high 100 tackles. He surpassed his total of 98 as a rookie in 2013.
- The Titans became the first team this season to score a touchdown on the opening possession against the Jaguars.
- The Jaguars set a franchise-record with 66 sacks allowed.
- The Jaguars held the Titans to 95 rushing yards, the second straight game the Jaguars held an opponent under 100 rushing yards.