NFL report & highlights: Jacksonville Jaguars beats Tennessee Titans with rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew star of the show

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew
Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew

The Jacksonville Jaguars romped to a 20-7 victory over the visiting Tennessee Titans in the NFL on Thursday night, with exciting rookie quarterback Gardner Minshew leading the way by throwing for 204 yards.

Minshew threw for two touchdowns within the first nine minutes of the game as the Jaguars blew out to an early 14-0 lead against their AFC South conference rivals.

Minshew connected with tight end James O'Shaughnessy on a seven-yard touchdown, before throwing a beautiful 22-yard pass for DJ Chark - slotting the ball into the narrowest of windows with his receiver well covered by Malcolm Butler.

The Jacksonville defence then took over, limiting Tennessee to a consolation fourth-quarter touchdown to secure the Jaguars' first win of the season after two earlier losses.

Minshew has been a revelation since taking over from injured first choice quarterback Nick Foles, who broke his left clavicle during the season opener, not only for his attacking play but also for a distinctive moustache that has sparked a cult following from Jaguars fans.

The Titans are now also 1-2, sitting on the bottom of the AFC South.


NFL Week Three schedule

Sunday, September 22, 2019

  • Cincinnati Bengals at Buffalo Bills
  • Miami Dolphins at Dallas Cowboys
  • Denver Broncos at Green Bay Packers
  • Atlanta Falcons at Indianapolis Colts
  • Baltimore Ravens at Kansas City Chiefs
  • Oakland Raiders at Minnesota Vikings
  • New York Jets at New England Patriots
  • Detroit Lions at Philadelphia Eagles
  • Carolina Panthers at Arizona Cardinals
  • New York Giants at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Houston Texans at Los Angeles Chargers
  • New Orleans Saints at Seattle Seahawks
  • Pittsburgh Steelers at San Francisco 49ers
  • Los Angeles Rams at Cleveland Browns

Monday, September 23, 2019

  • Chicago Bears at Washington Redskins

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