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Jaguars-Titans Preview Capsule

December 5, 2018

JACKSONVILLE (4-8) at TENNESSEE (6-6)

THURSDAY, 8:20 p.m. ET, Fox, NFLN, Prime Video

OPENING LINE — Titans by 4 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Jacksonville 4-6-2, Tennessee 6-6

SERIES RECORD — Titans lead 28-20

LAST MEETING — Titans beat Jaguars 9-6, Sept. 16

LAST WEEK — Jaguars beat Colts 6-0; Titans beat Jets 26-22

AP PRO32 RANKING — Jets No. 26, Titans No. t-16

JAGUARS OFFENSE — OVERALL (24), RUSH (18), PASS (24)

JAGUARS DEFENSE — OVERALL (3), RUSH (16), PASS (10)

TITANS OFFENSE — OVERALL (28), RUSH (17), PASS (29)

TITANS DEFENSE — OVERALL (9), RUSH (t-19), PASS (5)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Titans have won 14 of last 17 at home. ... Titans have won three straight vs. Jaguars and five of last six. ... Jaguars coming off seventh shutout in franchise history and fourth overall in NFL this season. ... Jaguars DE Yannick Ngakoue has seven sacks in last nine games. ... Jacksonville is 1-4 on road this season. ... Jaguars QB Cody Kessler completed 75 percent of passes with 90.6 passer rating and ran for 28 yards last week. Kessler threw for career-high 336 yards and two TDs in only career start vs. Titans on Oct. 16, 2016, with Browns. ... Jaguars RB Leonard Fournette ran for 95 yards and two TDs in last game before one-game suspension. Fournette averaging 98.5 yards from scrimmage in two games vs. Titans. ... Jaguars LB Telvin Smith had 12 tackles, tackle for loss and forced fumble last week. ... CB D.J. Hayden seventh player on Jaguars’ defense with interception this season after pick last week. ... Titans allowing 20.4 points per game, sixth fewest in NFL. ... Titans QB Marcus Mariota had 12th winning drive last week and eighth since start of 2017 season. ... Mariota threw for 282 yards with two TDs and one interception last week. He also had team-high 43 yards rushing. ... Titans WR Taywan Taylor had career-high 104 yards receiving vs. Jets. ... Titans LB Jayon Brown one of two NFL players with 70 or more tackles and at least six sacks this season. ... Fantasy tip: Mariota came off bench to beat Jaguars with his legs in Week 2. Now healthy, he also has speedy Taylor available to attack through air.

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