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Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota finished with an 81.8 completion percentage (18-22). That is the second-highest by a Titans QB with a minimum of 20 attempts since the franchise moved to Tennessee for the 1997 season. The highest was Steve McNair at 82.6 (19-23) on Dec. 8, 2002 vs the Colts. (ESPN Stats and Info.)

Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans beat Jaguars 36-22 to kick off NFL Week 8. The ViewFromVegas is they covered as 3-point home favorites and the game went over the total of 43.5. Season to date; home/away teams are 50-50-6 ATS (50 percent each side); underdogs lead faves 54-46-6 ATS (54 percent after pushes removed); overs lead 57-50-1 ATS (53.3 percent).

Mike DiRocco ESPN Staff Writer 

You were wrong if you thought things couldn't get worse for the Jaguars than last Sunday's loss to Oakland. Really, really wrong. The Jaguars embarrassed themselves on national television Thursday night in a 36-22 loss to Tennessee. The offense was its normal non-functional self but the defense was awful, giving up 354 yards and 27 points in the first half. This was the worst loss in coach Gus Bradley's tenure because it came just three darts after owner Shad Khan spoke to the team to try to get input on why they aren't winning. It may also be the last loss in his career with the Jaguars.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

The Titans are 4-4 after a resounding 36-22 win over the Jaguars in their lone primetime game. Tennessee never let the Jags come up for air and pulled starting QB Marcus Mariota and running back DeMarco Murray early in the fourth quarter. If the Texans lose to the Lions Sunday, the Titans will share first place in the AFC South (maybe with a Indy too), though the Texans head-to-head win would give them the tie-breaker.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Not many people left at Nissan Stadium, but the ones here just really enjoyed seeing defensive linemen Jurrell Casey, Al Woods and DaQuan Jones on the scoreboards dancing to the song that was playing.

Dan Graziano ESPN Staff Writer 

One of the offseason questions we debated was "Can the Titans win with a power run game in a passing era?" They have the backs for it, which I think we knew. But if the young tackles can keep playing the way they are playing, the answer is undoubtedly "yes."

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Like DeMarco Murray, Marcus Mariota is now in a baseball hat. Matt Cassel throws on the side all the time to be ready. But he may be about to relieve.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

DeMarco Murray now in a baseball cap. Presume Derrick Henry gets rest of this game.

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

At this pace, the Titans will finish tonight's game with 629 total yards. They're at 472 and counting.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota has multiple TD passes in four consecutive games, the longest streak by a Titans QB since Kerry Collins in 2010 (Weeks 14-17).

Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

Titans QB Marcus Mariota has completed 18 of 21 passes so far. Two of his three incompletions were obvious throwaways, as ESPN Stats & Information points out. Add that stellar stat to the Jaguars' defensive woes.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Remarkable note from our stat folks: Marcus Mariota's 36-yard TD to Kendall Wright tonight was the first time he completed a pass thrown into the end zone from outside the red zone in his career.

KC Joyner @KCJoynerTFS

No team in the NFL is playing further below its talent level than the Jacksonville Jaguars. Not even close.

Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

So many basic fundamental flaws with the Jags defense tonight. It starts with tackling. And then moves to pursuit angles, eye discipline and coverage breakdowns. This isn't about talent. Instead, we are watching a defense that is lacking technique. It's now a 33-8 Titans lead in the third quarter after another Marcus Mariota touchdown pass.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans reassert control with DeMarco Murray still running strong. Marcus Mariota throws his second TD pass, this one to Rishard Matthews from 4 yards. Nissan Stadium calmed after that response to Jaguars' TD drive. Now 33-8 after missed PAT. How soft will defense be now after it looked like the Titans played prevent to open third quarter?

Field Yates @FieldYates

Titans TE Delanie Walker now has a catch of 20 yards or more in 10 straight games, the longest active streak in the NFL.

Paul Kuharsky ESPN Staff Writer 

DeMarco Murray in the huddle for the Titans first play of the second half.

Phil Steele @philsteele042

Watching 3 college games tonight and just NOW realized there is an NFL game on also. Oh, well you know where my priorities are.