The trio provided all the highlights in the
In a matchup that was widely billed as unwatchable, Bortles, Todman and Marks offered some compelling moments in a relatively meaningless game.
"The neat thing about this was different guys stood up at different times," said Jaguars Coach Gus Bradley.
Bortles completed 13 of 26 passes for 115 yards and a touchdown, a four-yard pass to
"I wasn't going out there if I couldn't move around and help the offense," Bortles said.
Todman's 62-yard run put the Jaguars ahead for good. He juked one defender and stiff-armed another in his first carry of the night, ending his first score of the season with a leap into the stands.
Marks' play, though, got the most attention.
With the Titans driving, Marks sacked
"What a great way to end the night," Bradley said.
Marks stood up and started rubbing his fingers together before getting mobbed by teammates near midfield.
"Oh, we're going to spend some of that money," Jaguars defensive end
The Jaguars (3-12) won for the second time in four weeks thanks to a rejuvenated offense that had scored just two touchdowns in the previous four games. Playing the Titans (2-13) surely aided the effort.
Tennessee lost its ninth consecutive game and moved a step closer to securing the No. 1 draft pick.
"It was more about mistakes that we made than anything else because when we did it right — as you can see by most of the first half — we played pretty good," said Titans Coach Ken Whisenhunt.
The Jaguars had only 16 yards of offense until Bortles led them on an 80-yard drive at the end of the first half, ending it with the jump ball to Lewis in the left corner of the end zone.
The Jaguars got the ball to start the second half, and Bortles found
It looked as if Jacksonville would have to settle for a tying field goal when Bortles was flushed from the pocket and scrambled down the sideline to the two on third and goal. But linebacker Avery Williamson was called for holding Lewis away from the play, giving the Jaguars new life.