- Associated Press - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

TENNESSEE (2-12) vs JACKSONVILLE (2-12)

Thursday, 8:25 p.m. ET, NFL Network

OPENING LINE - Jaguars by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD -Tennessee 3-11, Jacksonville 5-9

SERIES RECORD - Titans lead 23-17

LAST MEETING - Titans beat Jaguars 16-14, Oct. 12, 2014

LAST WEEK - Titans lost to Jets 16-11; Jaguars lost to Ravens 20-12

AP PRO32 RANKING - Titans No. 32, Jaguars No. 29

TITANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (27), PASS (22)

TITANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (29), RUSH (32), PASS (18)

JAGUARS OFFENSE - OVERALL (31), RUSH (25), PASS (29)

JAGUARS DEFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (27), PASS (21)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Loser increases chances of getting No. 1 overall pick in 2015 NFL draft. Both are in mix along with Oakland and Tampa Bay for top draft spot as long as they remain with two wins. … Titans have lost eight in row, last win coming Oct. 12 against Jacksonville. … Tennessee is 4-5 on Thursday night and is playing first prime-time road game since Oct. 18, 2010. … Titans turning to QB Charlie Whitehurst (third starter) after season-ending shoulder injury to Jake Locker. Whitehurst made his second of three starts this season against Jaguars in October and was 17 of 28 for career-high 233 yards. He was sacked three times. … Titans have 14 players on injured reserve, two shy of team record set in 2012. … Jaguars ended streak of 42 consecutive games of being an underdog. … Jacksonville has lost six of seven. … QB Blake Bortles is questionable with sprained right foot but is expected to play. … Jaguars DT Sen’Derrick Marks, who played first four years with Titans, needs half a sack to trigger $600,000 bonus in contract. Marks has 7 ½ sacks from interior line position on team that rarely has played with lead this season.

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AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org


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