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Most Recent Matchups between Tennessee Titans, Jacksonville Jaguars

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Jacksonville Jaguars are the Tennessee Titans’ longest-standing division rival. The clubs have met at least twice each year since Jacksonville began play as an expansion franchise in 1995. For the first seven seasons of the rivalry they played in the AFC Central, and for the last 18 years they have been members of the AFC South.

The teams have met a total of 50 times, with the Titans holding a 29-21 advantage. For eight consecutive seasons (2009–2016), the Titans and Jaguars split the annual series before Tennessee took both matchups in 2017 and 2018.

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) rushes against Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker Telvin Smith (50) during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Tennessee won 15-10 on December 31st, 2017. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker (82) rushes against Jacksonville Jaguars outside linebacker Telvin Smith (50) during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Tennessee won 15-10 on December 31st, 2017. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

In their first battle of 2019, the Titans and Jaguars were featured on Thursday Night Football for the fifth time in six seasons (2014-19).

The Jaguars hosted the game and won by a final score of 20-7, taking a 3-2 lead in the Thursday night series. Jaguars rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew earned his first career victory as a starter.

The last meeting at Nissan Stadium was Thursday night, December 6th, 2018. Derrick Henry rushed for a franchise-record 238 yards and four touchdowns on 17 carries, lifting the team to a 30-9 win. On one of his scores, Henry matched Tony Dorsett to become only the second running back in NFL history to record a 99-yard rushing attempt.

The Titans have posted two separate five-game winning streaks against the Jaguars, dating from 1998-00 and 2001-03. Jacksonville’s longest winning streak in the series was a four-game run from 1996-98. The stakes of the rivalry were never higher than in 1999, when the Titans and Jaguars met three times, including the AFC Championship Game in Jacksonville.

Steve McNair rushed for two touchdowns and Derrick Mason returned a kickoff 80 yards for a touchdown as the Titans earned their first Super Bowl berth with a 33-14 win. Tennessee went on to Super Bowl XXXIV and eventually fell at the hands of the St. Louis Rams, 23-16.

The Jaguars played their first game in franchise history against the then-Houston Oilers on September 3rd, 1995. In Jacksonville, the Oilers won the game by a 10-3 final score.

Most Recent Matchups

2017 Week 17 • Dec. 31, 2017 • Jaguars 10 at TITANS 15
The Titans force four turnovers and record two sacks to clinch their first playoff berth since 2008. Marcus Mariota passes for 134 yards, including a 66-yard touchdown on a screen pass to Derrick Henry in the second quarter. Mariota rushes for 60 yards, and Henry adds 51 rushing yards. Kevin Byard notches two interceptions off Blake Bortles. Ryan Succop boots three field goals. Jacksonville’s touchdown comes on a 67-yard fumble return by defensive end Yannick Ngakoue.

2018 Week 3 • Sept. 23, 2018 • TITANS 9 at Jaguars 6
Marcus Mariota does not start due to an elbow injury but comes off the bench in the first quarter after Blaine Gabbert exits with a concussion. Ryan Succop boots three field goals, including the game-winning 28-yarder with 4:06 remaining. The Titans rush for 150 yards, including 57 by Derrick Henry and 51 by Mariota. The Jaguars score the fewest points by a Titans opponent since the Dolphins (three points) on November 11th, 2012.

 

 

2018 Week 14 • Dec. 6, 2018 • Jaguars 9 at TITANS 30
On Thursday Night Football, Derrick Henry rushes for a franchise-record 238 yards and ties Tony Dorsett’s NFL record with a 99-yard touchdown run. Henry’s four rushing touchdowns tie a franchise record, and he becomes the second NFL player with a 90-yard (99) and 50-yard (54) rushing touchdown in a game, joining Chris Johnson. The Titans defense sacks Jaguars quarterback Cody Kessler four times and provides a goal-line stop on fourth down that precedes Henry’s 99-yarder.

2019 Week 3 • Sept. 19, 2019 • Titans 7 at JAGUARS 20
The Jaguars score 14 points in the first quarter, including a touchdown on a possession resulting from a muffed Titans punt return. Jaguars rookie Gardner Minshew II tosses two touchdown passes. Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is sacked nine times, with Calais Campbell accounting for three sacks and Josh Allen and Dawuane Smoot accounting for two sacks each. Derrick Henry rushes for the Titans’ lone touchdown in the fourth quarter. Leonard Fournette is held to negative rushing yards before a 69-yard run late in the fourth quarter.


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