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Tennessee Titans linebacker Harold Landry (58) celebrates after intercepting a pass to stop the final drive of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans won 33-30. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Happy at 1st 2-0 start since 2008, Titans see plenty to fix

Sep. 21, 2020 3:49 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know their undefeated start won’t last for long if they don’t fix some issues quickly. “That’s the message that we have to relay to the players is that we’re happy to be 2-0, and we’re lucky in a lot of ways,”...

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver D.J. Chark (17) signals a first down after a reception against Tennessee Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler (21) in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

High-scoring Jaguars are efficient, creative, entertaining

Sep. 21, 2020 3:05 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It’s been a while since anyone could honestly say this about the Jacksonville Jaguars: They’re fun to watch on offense. The Jaguars (1-1) are off to their best two-game start on that side off the ball in two decades, scoring a combined 57 points against division...

Buffalo Bills wide receiver John Brown (15) catches a pass for a touchdown as Miami Dolphins strong safety Bobby McCain (28)defends, bduring the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Miami Gardens, Fla. The Bills defeated the Dolphins 31-28. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Dolphins look improved from early 2019 but are still 0-2

Sep. 21, 2020 2:07 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — So far the rebuilding Miami Dolphins haven't been historically bad, which means they're better. A year ago the Dolphins endured one of the NFL's worst starts ever, and were outscored 102-10 in their first two games under rookie coach Brian Flores. Now they're 0-2 again, but they've been...

Tennessee Titans free safety Kevin Byard (31) celebrates after teammate Harold Landry intercepted a pass to stop the final drive of the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. The Titans won 33-30.(AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Gostkowski kicks 49-yarder as Titans beat Jaguars 33-30

Sep. 20, 2020 9:44 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans know good teams win ugly games, and being 2-0 for the first time in 12 years has a way of making any victory look much prettier. Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 49-yard field goal with 1:36 left, and the Tennessee Titans remain undefeated after holding off the...

Tennessee Titans cornerback Kristian Fulton (26) runs back an interception as Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Gardner Minshew (15) tries to tackle him in the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

Youth, inexperience show as Jaguars trail early, lose 33-30

Sep. 20, 2020 6:09 PM EDT

Growing pains were inevitably going to be part of Jacksonville’s season, especially with one of the youngest teams in the NFL. They showed up in Week 2, contributing to a huge hole and a 33-30 loss at Tennessee on Sunday. Second-year safety Andrew Wingard, starting in place of Jarrod Wilson, got picked on...

FILE- In this Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, file photo, Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, shakes hands with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) on the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons in Atlanta.  The= Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Carroll and Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)

Top-flight Seahawks await Cam Newton, Patriots in Week 2

Sep. 19, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

The Seattle Seahawks have had a nasty habit of starting slowly. If their debut at Atlanta last weekend is any indication, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson have the motors revving from the jump. Few teams were more impressive than Seattle as the NFL season began. Baltimore, Kansas City and Green Bay — all...

Titans, Jacksonville meet in very early AFC South showdown

Sep. 17, 2020 10:16 AM EDT

JACKSONVILLE (1-0) at TENNESSEE (1-0) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Titans by 10 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Jaguars 1-0; Titans 0-1 SERIES RECORD - Titans lead 30-21 LAST MEETING - Titans beat Jaguars 42-20 in Nashville, Nov. 24, 2019 LAST WEEK - Jaguars beat Colts 27-20; Titans beat Broncos 16-14 AP PRO32...

Jacksonville Jaguars safety Andrew Wingard (42) celebrates after intercepting a Indianapolis Colts pass with teammates safety Daniel Thomas (20) and Chris Chaisson, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jags hope to end Music City skid with 'whole different team'

Sep. 16, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars coach Doug Marrone has a farm outside Nashville and dozens of friends and family members living in the area. Many of them are Tennessee Titans fans, and they probably get excited when Marrone comes to town. After all, it usually means a victory is on the...

Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich, center, kneels the national anthem during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Colts look to rebound after another sloppy opening-day loss

Sep. 14, 2020 6:49 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Coach Frank Reich blamed himself for the Indianapolis Colts’ opening-day miscues. He accepted responsibility again Monday for setting up the first of Philip Rivers’ two interceptions. He said he was outcoached on some key plays. Reich insisted he had even put quarterback...

Jacksonville Jaguars safety Andrew Wingard (42) celebrates after intercepting a Indianapolis Colts pass with teammates safety Daniel Thomas (20) and Chris Chaisson, right, during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)

Jaguars showcase revamped roster, reformed culture in opener

Sep. 14, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Every decision the Jacksonville Jaguars made over the last year had one of two goals in mind: fix the salary cap or improve the locker room. The Jaguars jettisoned personnel chief Tom Coughlin, cornerbacks Jalen Ramsey and A.J. Bouye, defensive linemen Calais Campbell and Yannick...