WITH THE WIN, THE JAGUARS...
- Improved to 1-8 in 2013
- Gus Bradley won his first game as a Jaguars head coach.
- Improved to 17-20 all-time against Tennessee
- Have won four of the last six games against the Titans
- Won for the first time at Tennessee since 2010.
Blackmon seals victory with ‘trifecta’
Defense shines in win
The Jaguars forced a season-high four turnovers with one interception and three fumble recoveries. The three fumble recoveries tied for the third-most in team history and were the most since Dec. 11, 2004 against Tampa Bay (4). The Jaguars were credited with three forced fumbles.
The Jaguars held the Titans to three plays or less on seven of 15 drives and forced five punts. In eight first half possessions, the Jaguars held the Titans to three plays or less on five of the eight drives. The Titans were called for holding in the end zone in the fourth quarter which resulted in a safety, the second safety the Jaguars have forced through nine games.
The Titans finished with 83 rushing yards on 27 attempts, the fewest rushing yards by a Jaguars opponent through nine games. Pro Bowl running back Chris Johnson had 30 yards on 12 carries (2.5 avg.). The Jaguars held the Titans to only three plays of 20-plus yards, all via the pass, and they all came in the second half.
Jaguars get early score
The Jaguars scored on their opening drive for the first time this season as
Points, Points, Points
The Jaguars scored a season-high 29 points on Sunday including three touchdowns (2 offensive, 1 defensive). The club did not eclipse 20 points in the first eight games.
First career interception for
2013 third-round pick Dwayne Gratz picked off Titans quarterback Jake Locker in the second quarter, his first career interception. It marked the Jaguars’ fourth interception this season.
79th career touchdown for Jones-Drew
Maurice Jones-Drew scored on a six-yard run on the club’s opening drive, his 79th career touchdown and 66th via rush. Jones-Drew has a rushing touchdown in three straight games against Tennessee and six touchdowns in seven career games at LP Field.
Back-to-back 25-touch games for Jones-Drew
Maurice Jones-Drew registered 41 yards on 21 carries and added four receptions for 33 yards. It marked his second straight game with 25 touches and his 21 carries tied a season-high (Denver). The Jaguars improved to 22-13 in Jones-Drew’s 35 career games with 20-plus carries.
Scobee remains perfect
Posluszny wastes little time making “big play”
It marked Posluszny’s eighth career forced fumble, his first this season, and his second career fumble recovery. His only other fumble recovery came in 2008. He finished with eight tackles.
Second career TD for Todman; excels as kickoff returner
Todman averaged 33.0 yards on three kickoff returns including a season-long 46 yard return in the fourth quarter. He also had returns of 33 and 20 yards.
Allen registers fumble recovery for 2nd straight game
Geno Hayeswas credited with a game-high 11 tackles and had one pass defensed and one forced fumble.
Winston Guyhad a season-high two special teams tackles.
- The Jaguars held the Titans without a first down until their fifth drive of the game.
- The Jaguars recorded their largest lead of the season, 13 points, and never trailed in the game.
Chad Hennefinished 14 of 23 passing for 180 yards with two interceptions. He finished with six passes of 17-plus yards. Henne improved to 15-28 as a starter and became the fifth quarterback in franchise history to win at least two career games for the Jaguars.
- Tight end
Marcedes Lewishad a season-high three catches for 39 yards with a long of 27.
- Three of
Bryan Anger’s seven punts were downed inside the 20.