Titans pick up 5th-year option on lineman Jeffery Simmons
The Tennessee Titans have picked up the fifth-year option on defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons. The Titans announced Wednesday they picked up the option worth $10.7 million on the 19th pick overall of the 2019 draft. Simmons is coming off his best season yet after posting a career-high 8 1/2 sacks, including three in a win in Los Angeles over the Rams in November.news.yahoo.com
The Latest: Chargers up 39-29 on Jaguars late
___7:10 p.m.Tom Brady moved one touchdown pass ahead of Drew Brees for the career lead. The Los Angeles Chargers and Jacksonville Jaguars combined for four touchdowns in the final 5:25 of the third quarter. The Los Angeles Chargers have blown another large, second-quarter lead, this time to the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Chargers jumped out to a 16-0 lead, but the Jaguars have scored 21 unanswered points. New York leads 3-0.
Gostkowski kicks 49-yarder as Titans beat Jaguars 33-30
(AP Photo/Wade Payne)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – 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 Jacksonville Jaguars 33-30 Sunday. It’s exciting to get the win and get the Titans to 2-0.”Quarterback Ryan Tannehill said Gostkowski came up huge for the Titans on something that wasn't a chip shot. “Excited to be 2-0 for the first time here in Tennessee," third-year Titans coach Mike Vrabel said. So the Titans turned to Tannehill, the quarterback who led the NFL in 2019 with a 117.5 passer rating.
Jackson and Ravens can't sustain regular season success
During his marvelous second season in the NFL, Jackson was an All-Pro quarterback who carried the Baltimore Ravens to the best record in the league. And that is why the top-seeded Ravens are done for the season, much sooner than expected. Jackson went 2 of 8 for 17 yards and an interception in the first half against the Chargers, and the Ravens fell behind 23-3 in a one-and-out playoff performance. Jackson is 19-3 as as starter during the regular season and 0 and 2 in the playoffs. Jackson went 0 for 2 in this one, getting stuffed at the line of scrimmage on each occasion.