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Thursday Night Football, Week 14: Can Titans beat Jaguars to get back in playoff hunt?

It’s an AFC South battle on Thursday night.

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Tennessee Titans v Jacksonville Jaguars Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

We as Green Bay Packers fans have little standing to make fun of other teams this year. Still, tonight’s Thursday Night Football game is the kind of matchup that makes a casual NFL fan, or a fan of a team in another conference, go searching for something else in the channel guide.

If you must watch football, however, here’s what you’ll be in for. First, the game pits a pair of AFC South teams that are currently out of the playoff hunt and hold a combined record of 10-14. Second, the starting quarterback matchup is Marcus Mariota vs. Cody Kessler. That would have been a lot of fun in 2013 or 2014, when the two were the starters for Oregon and USC, respectively. In the NFL in 2018, that is notably less exciting.

Finally, we have the return of running back Leonard Fournette, who was suspended for last week’s game for jumping off the sidelines and getting into a brawl. Fournette is expected to return to the starting lineup for Jacksonville tonight.

Fun stuff, right?

Tune in if you dare and join us for the game here in our game thread.

WHO?

Jacksonville Jaguars (4-8) vs. Tennessee Titans (6-6)

WHERE?

Nissan Stadium
Nashville, Tennessee

WHEN?

Thursday, December 6, 2018
7:20 PM Central Time (8:20 PM Eastern Time)

HOW?

TV Broadcasts

FOX & NFL Network
Commentators: Joe Buck, Troy Aikman

Online Streaming

FOX Sports Go
NFL Network Online
Amazon Prime

Radio Broadcast

Westwood One Sports
Sirius 81/83, XM 225/226

ANYTHING ELSE?

Odds

Titans favored by 4.5 points
Over/under total: 37.5

Last Meeting

Week 3 2018: Titans 9, @ Jaguars 6

All-Time head-to-head record

Regular season: Titans lead 27-20-0
Playoffs: Titans lead 1-0