Week 14 gets underway on Thursday, December 6 (8:20 PM ET, FOX/NFL Network/Amazon Prime) with an AFC South showdown between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium. Thursday marks the 49th meeting between the two teams (including the postseason), with Tennessee leading the all-time series, 28-20. In the Week 3 meeting between the two teams, Tennessee linebacker WESLEY WOODYARD had 12 tackles and one sack and kicker RYAN SUCCOP converted three field-goal attempts, including the game-winning 28-yard yarder with 4:06 remaining in the fourth quarter in the Titans’ 9-6 victory at Jacksonville.
Last week, Jacksonville’s defense, led by cornerback JALEN RAMSEY (six tackles, two passes defensed) and linebacker TELVIN SMITH (12 tackles, one forced fumble), held Indianapolis to 265 total yards and kicker JOSH LAMBO converted both of his field-goal attempts in the Jaguars’ 6-0 victory over the Colts. Since joining the team in 2017, defensive end CALAIS CAMPBELL is one of three players in the NFL (DEMARCUS LAWRENCE and JASON PIERRE-PAUL) with at least 100 tackles (120) and 20 sacks (21.5). Running back LEONARD FOURNETTE has 100+ scrimmage yards and at least one touchdown in each of his past three games.
In Week 13, Titans quarterback MARCUS MARIOTA passed for 282 yards with two touchdowns and wide receiver TAYWAN TAYLOR led the team with 104 receiving yards, his first-career 100-yard game, in Tennessee’s 26-22 victory over the New York Jets. Tennessee linebacker JAYON BROWN is one of two NFL players (DARIUS LEONARD) with at least 70 tackles (70) and six sacks (six) in 2018. Wide receiver COREY DAVIS, who leads the team with 52 catches and 744 receiving yards this season, joins Kansas City’s TYREEK HILL (17.0 yards per catch average) and Indianapolis’ T.Y. HILTON (14.8) as the only players in the AFC averaging at least 40 yards per catch (minimum 50 catches).
Jacksonville Jaguars (4-8) at Tennessee Titans (6-6)
Thursday, December 6, 2018 | 8:20 PM ET | Nissan Stadium | Referee: John Parry
LEADER: Titans lead all-time series, 27-20
STREAKS: Titans have won past 3
LAST GAME: 9/23/18: Titans 9 at Jagauars 6
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/31/17: Titans 15, Jaguars 10
QB CODY KESSLER completed 18 of 24 (75 pct.) for 150 yards & 90.6 rating & added 28 rush yards in Week 13. In his only career start vs. Ten. (10/16/16 with Cle.), completed 26 of 41 (63.4 pct.) for career-high 336 yards with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 105.3 rating. Has 220+ pass yards in 3 of 5 career starts on road. Aims for his 4th road start in row with 90+ rating. • RB LEONARD FOURNETTE rushed for 95 yards & 2 TDs in Week 12. Aims for his 4th in row with 100+ scrimmage yards & TD. In his last game vs. Ten. (12/31/17), had 136 scrimmage yards (69 rush, 67 rec.). Has 197 scrimmage yards (98.5 per game) & rush TD in 2 career meetings. Has 509 scrimmage yards (101.8 per game) & 5 TDs (4 rush, 1 rec.) in 5 career games vs. division. RB T.J. YELDON had 90 scrimmage yards (46 rec., 44 rush) in last meeting. Led team with 7 catches & 49 rec. yards last week. • WR DONTE MONCRIEF had TD catch in his last game on Thursday (11/24/16 with Ind. vs. Pit.). Has 75+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 4 on road. WR DEDE WESTBROOK has TD catch in 2 of his past 3 on road. • DE CALAIS CAMPBELL had 2 TFL, sack & PD last week. Had 3 TFL & 2 sacks in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd meeting in row with 2+ TFL. LB TELVIN SMITH had 12 tackles, TFL & FF in Week 13. Had team-high 8 tackles & sack in last meeting. In his past 3 road meetings, has 33 tackles (11 per game), 2 sacks, 2 TFL & FF. LB MYLES JACK had 10 tackles & FR last week. CB D.J. HAYDEN had 2 PD & INT last week.
QB MARCUS MARIOTA passed for 282 yards with 2 TDs vs. 1 INT for 90.4 rating & rushed for team-high 43 yards last week. Since entering league in 2015, has 5 games with 250+ pass yards & 40+ rush yards, tied for 2nd-most in NFL over span. In his past 2, has completed 42 of 58 (72.4 pct.) for 585 yards (292.5 per game) with 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for 120.3 rating. Has 8 pass TDs vs. 2 INTs for 96.5 rating in 7 career meetings. Ranks 3rd in AFC with 68.6 comp. pct. (188 of 274). • RB DERRICK HENRY rushed for TD last week. Has 90+ scrimmage yards & TD in 3 of his 5 career games vs. Jax. In 2 career home meetings, has 214 scrimmage yards (107 per game) & 2 TDs (1 rush, 1 rec.). Has 3 rush TDs in his past 2 at home. RB DION LEWIS has 110+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 4 on Thursday. • WR TAYWAN TAYLOR had 3 catches for career-high 104 yards in Week 13. Has 75+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 at home. WR COREY DAVIS had TD catch last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with rec. TD & his 3rd in row at home with TD catch. Has 125+ scrimmage yards & TD in 2 of his past 4. TE ANTHONY FIRKSER had 1st-career TD catch last week. • LB JAYON BROWN had 5 tackles, sack & PD last week. Is 1 of 2 NFL players (DARIUS LEONARD) with 70+ tackles (70) & 6+ sacks (6) in 2018. DT JURRELL CASEY had sack last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with sack. Had sack & FF in last meeting. Has sack in each of his past 2 vs. Jax. CB MALCOLM BUTLER had INT last week.