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8-5, 2nd in AFC South

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota started his Wednesday presser by apologizing to reporters in Arizona for his behavior during last Sunday's press conference. Mariota said Sunday he was "pissed off" with his performance in the 12-7 loss to the Cardinals. He mentioned his mom scolded him about it.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota suffered a left knee sprain, but it won't cost him much practice and any game time. Mike Mularkey said he's hopeful it won't affect his mobility moving forward.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota (left knee) and Taylor Lewan (lower back) did not suffer serious injuries. They are both expected to practice Wednesday and play Sunday. Derrick Morgan (knee) and Phillip Supernaw (ankle) not expected to practice Wednesday.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

DeMarco Murray saw 47 of Titans' offensive 60 snaps (78%) compared to Derrick Henry's 13 reps (22%). We saw a couple of weeks of good balance then back to this. Henry did get the ball on eight of his 13 plays. Murray targeted/got the ball on 14 of his 47.

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

The Jaguars are a much better team (in FPI's mind) than the Titans and hold a one-game lead in the standings. Therefore they are solid favorites to win the AFC South. Tennessee has a 22.5% chance to win the division still, though.

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'Eye opening' performance drops Titans to second in AFC South (1:07)

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

I've never seen Marcus Mariota as upset as he was in his press conference after Titans loss. Visibly angry and short. He said he was "pissed off." All around bad day day for Titans.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota said he hurt his knee sliding awkwardly on a run early in the game. He said it's fine.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota: "Frustration is an understatement... I've got to stop hurting this team."

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans last play of the game was a throw to CB Adoree' Jackson. He said they hadn't practiced the play before. They just told him his route. Pass went his way. Interesting and sort of a statement toward trust level of WR core overall.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Taylor Lewan said he has back spasms. He'll have a MRI, but he doesn't anticipate it being a long-term issue. He says he woke up sore and with tightness. He was apologized in locker room to teammates for not finishing the game.

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Cardinals beat Titans on Dawson's 4 field goals

Phil Dawson kicked four second-half field goals and the Arizona Cardinals shut down Tennessee's offense nearly all day Sunday in a 12-7 victory over the Titans, who had entered the game leading the AFC South.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota suffered a knee injury early in the game, per Mike Mularkey. He played through it.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans sacks typically come in bunches from everyone. They have six sacks of Blaine Gabbert today coming from six different defenders. They had eight sacks earlier this season at Indianapolis.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Taylor Lewan is out with a back injury. Dennis Kelly is the Titans LT for the rest of the day.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Titans have controlled a defense-heavy first half holding the Cardinals to just 64 total yards. They sacked Blaine Gabbert four times. Big play offensive mistakes cost Titans more valuable points.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Derrick Henry's stiff arm is undefeated. Not many big backs can get to the outside with the frequency and effectiveness of Henry. That's his 5th TD of the year.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Taylor Lewan has a lower back injury, questionable to return. Dennis Kelly has replaced him at LT.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Marcus Mariota and Taywan Taylor couldn't connect on a potential deep play to start the game. Titans offense has been looking for more explosive plays. They have to capitalize when they're open.

Cameron Wolfe ESPN Staff Writer 

Rishard Matthews officially active and returns after missing last two games with hammy injury. Titans inactives: Luke Stocker, Harry Douglas, Derrick Morgan, Curtis Riley, Brandon Weeden, Corey Levin, Kalan Reed.

Team Stats

Passing Yards197.527th
Rushing Yards117.710th
Points For21.019th
Points Against22.6Tied-17th