Sen'Derrick Marks

Inspired Jaguars knock out Mariota, rout Titans 38-17

Blake Bortles admittedly felt all the pressure of Jacksonville's lofty preseason expectations.

Knowing the stakes included popular coach Gus Bradley's job, Bortles played tight all season. He tried to do too much and then even more when losses mounted.

"I put way too much of it on my shoulders," Bortles said. "Probably way more than anybody else."

Bortles was finally able to let it go after Bradley was fired last week. And he responded by playing his best game of the season, maybe even his career.

In a game when Tennessee lost starting quarterback Marcus Mariota to a broken right leg, Bortles threw for 325 yards and a touchdown in a 38-17...