It was already a rough day for the Titans, who trailed the Jaguars 25-10 with playoff hopes on the line.
The Titans has just announced that quarterback Marcus Mariota is out of the season after suffering a fractured fibula injury in the team's 38-17 loss to the Jaguars. Tennessee's training staff immediately put an air cast on his injured right leg, and ruled him out for the remainder of the game.
We'll keep you updated with any other pertinent information. This was also the first time the Jaguars have won a game in which Bortles threw for over 300 yards. Now, with one play, that all appears to have gone up in smoke.
The Jaguars (2-12), playing the first game under interim coach Doug Marrone after Gus Bradley was sacked last weekend, scored on their first two possessions to take a 10-0 lead. The Tennessee Titans ground game is averaging 144.7 yards per contest, and DeMarco Murray leads the way with 1,224 yards and nine touchdowns.
The team takes on the Jaguars at Noon Saturday. Bortles looked like an impressive young signal caller, completing 68.4 percent of his passes for 325 yards and one touchdown while keeping the ball safe. The Tennessee Titans have split their last six road games. On the Jaguars first drive he hooked up with Marquise Lee for a 21-yard touchdown.
They are feeling better now after snapping a franchise-worst 9-game losing streak and giving their home crowd something to celebrate.
Ultimately, Cassel is usually nothing more than a fringe No. 2 quarterback for a fantasy roster.