Jaguars vs. Titans: Week 2 Game Day Live Thread
With the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans each 1-0 entering their Week 2 clash in Nashville, today's game serves as a key battle for positioning in the AFC South.
Follow along with us here as we deliver our live updates and analysis of today's fame.
CBS broadcast just announced the Jaguars had stayed in the locker room during the anthem. The Jaguars did the same last week we well.
Jaguars kicking off to start the game, same as last week.
Jaguars give up a 62-yard gain to Jonnu Smith on the first play of the game. They preached play-action all week, then get burned by it to start the game.
Jonnu Smith gets the 15-yard catch over Andrew Wingard for the touchdown catch. Three plays and 77 yards for the Titans' offense...
Titans 7, Jaguars 0.
Minshew with an ugly decision on first down. Throws it into a crowd of Titans, but it falls incomplete.
Laviska Shenault picks up 12 yards on third down to move the chains. Good grab by the extending Shenault.
Jaguars go empty but Minshew throws high of fullback Bruce Miller, who can't haul it in.
Keelan Cole for 11 yards on third-and-7. Big play for the Jaguars.
Minshew throws it away on third-and-3. Minshew bails the pocket and misses an open Keelan Cole, but they will go for it on fourth.
Minshew nearly sacks himself but, somehow, gets the first down on a scramble.
Minshew drops the snap on first down and loses a yard.
Minshew throws an interception to Kristian Fulton after sailing the pass and a Collin Johnson tip. He was high on quite a few throws there.
Anthony Firkser beats Jaguars' zone for 14 yards on third dow.
Corey Davis catches a laser from Ryan Tannehill. Davis had a really nice route on CJ Henderson then caught a tight-windowed pass. Jaguars down big early.
Titans 14, Jaguars 0.
Tyler Eifert gets the catch to move the chains.
DJ Chark gets a 45-yard pickup from Minshew. Great throw by Minshew and even better catch by Chark against man coverage.
Minshew throws an excellent pass to Tyler Eifert for a 19-yard touchdown. Jaguars needed to respond, and they did.
Titans 14, Jaguars 7.
Ugly rep from Myles Jack there, losing the ball carrier in space and allowing an 11-yard run.
Jaguars beat badly by a receiver screen. Second-and-17 turned into third-and-5 due to a Adam Humprhies gain.
Titans get a first down despite three penalties. Poor pass defense from Jacksonville.
Taven Bryan flagged for encorachment on third-and-4. Poor, poor awareness.
Adam Gotsis gets a huge tackle on a toss, forcing a loss of eight yards. Derrick Henry has done nothing so far.
K'Lavon Chaisson loops inside on third down and gets the sack, his first NFL sack. Forces the Titans out of field goal range. Huge play by the rookie.
Laviska Shenault gets 14 yards out of a shotgun carry. Lowered the shoulder and picked up some extra yards.
Chark with two catches for 62 yards after a big first down grab.
Jaguars don't get the ball off in time, getting a delay of game. Now third-and-12.
DJ Chark takes a big hit from the safety but takes the crossing route for the first down. What a physical play.
Minshew gets sacked for a giant loss. Lost 20 yards on first down. Just a really poor decision.
Minshew's awful decision and loss of 20 results in the Jaguars' otherwise solid drive sinking, leading to a punt.
Jaguars continue to stop Derrick Henry. Six carries for three yards.
Henry gets six yards, his longest run of the day.
Jaguars bring the pressure on third down, but Josh Jones gets flagged for DPI against Jonnu Smith.
Jaguars allow a gain of seven to Derrick Henry on third down, a big missed chance by the defense to get off the field.
Titans now 6-of-7 on third down after the short touchdown pass to Jonnu Smith. Jaguars not getting any pass rush on third down.
Titans 21, Jaguars 7.
Ryan Tannehill: 11-for-13 for 156 yards and three touchdowns.
Laviska Shenault gets a major gain on but then the Jaguars lose three on a poorly-excecuted screen.
Keelan Cole gets the short grab and gets out of bounds on third down to convert it for the first.
Cole runs a slot fade and gets a 23-yard gain. Jaguars now at the 18-yard line and offense is moving the ball.
Minshew nearly gets it to Collin Johnson but ball is knocked out by the safety. Really good play by the Titans.
Josh Lambo kicks a 35-yard gielkd goal to give the Jaguars some points going into halftime. 49 in a row for Lambo within 40 yards.
Titans 21, Jaguars 10.
Josh Lambo messes up bigly on the squib kick attempt and gives the Titans the ball at the 49-yard line. Titans now coming out to kick a field goal before halftime.
Stephen Gostkowski hits a 51-yard field goal before halftime due to Lambo's messed up squib kick.
Titans 24, Jaguars 10.
Chris Claybrooks muffs the kickoff out of halftime and the Jaguars are forced to start the half off at their own 11.
James Robinson gets the carry on third-and-1 and the referees give him the spot. Brandon Linder is still down for the Jaguars. Jaguars announce Linder is questionable to return with a knee injury.
James Robinson gets his third first down run on this drive. Jaguars starting to lean on the run even though Brandon Linder is out.
Laviska Shenault hauls in a first down conversion from Minshew. He has looked impressive today.
Chris Conley's first catch is a solid fingertips grab on a low toss from Minshew.
Jaguars cap off a 14-play, 89-yard drive with a 17-yard touchdown run from James Robinson. Big answer from Jacksonville out of the half.
Titans 24, Jaguars 17.
Adam Gotsis gets penalized for encroachment, the sixth flag on Jacksonville today.
Leon Jacobs tackles Henry for a three-yard loss in the backfield on first down.
Dawuane Smoot nearly sacked Tannehill but dumps it off to Jonnu Smith. Big third-and-9 coming up.
Jaguars allow an 18-yard touchdown to Adam Humphries despite Josh Allen nearly sacking Tannehill. Poor coverage from D.J. Hayden and Andrew Wingard, and Tannehill now has four touchdowns.
Titans miss the PAT, so it is 30-17.
James Robinson up the middle for 39 yards, terrific blocking from the interior line.
Keelan Cole catches the short touchdown pass from Gardner Minshew to put the Jaguars within one score, but Josh Lambo misses the point after try.
Titans 30, Jaguars 23.
Jaguars get a big tackle for loss on a third down toss to Derrick Henry. Myles Jack, Joe Schobert and D.J. Hayden all there to make the play.
Facemask on Titans' defense on first play of the possession. James Robinson has drawn a couple of those this year.
21 yards on the last two carries between James Robinson and Laviska Shenault.
Minshew tries to scramble through the interior and rushes right into a sack on second down.
Chris Conley with 24 yards on a catch and run on third-down. Nice job my Minshew to stand in there against pressure.
Chris Thompson catches a 14-yard touchdown on a wheel route. Great throw and even better catch.
Jaguars 30, Titans 30.
Holding call on Taven Bryan, the second penalty on him too.
CJ Henderson forces an incompletion on second-and-8. Nice breakup on what looked like it would be a likely catch and conversion.
Myles Jack reads the screen after blitzing and breaks the pass up to Jonnu Smith. What a great play on third down.
Minshew gets the slant to James O'Shaughnessy for the first down.
Jaguars leave Clowney unblocked on third down and Jaguars will have to punt the ball. Logan Cooke then punts it just 23 yards.
Myles Jack breaks up the third down pass but gets called for DPI. Tough, tough blow for the Jaguars.
Third-and-10 coming up for the Jaguars. Big incompletion on second down.
Myles Jack gets the third down stop and the Titans are likely about to try to kick this for the lead.
Stephen Gostkowski hits the 49-yard field goal to give the Titans a 33-30 lead. Wild game and the Jaguars will get one more shot with no timeouts.
Minshew is intercepted on a tipped pass, and the Jaguars will lose.