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Bortles questionable for Thursday date with Titans


Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Blake Bortles will be listed as questionable for Thursday’s game with the Tennessee Titans with a sprained foot.

Coach Gus Bradley disclosed the injury at his Monday press conference. Bortles, the No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 draft, was questionable entering Sunday’s game with a shoulder injury.

He managed to start and had several effective passes against the Ravens’ weakened secondary. Bortles has been sacked 19 times in the past three games.

He showed some toughness by absorbing eight sacks against the Ravens.

“Obviously, they were really good upfront,” Bortles said. “They really got after it. We did some good things, but we kept losing yards on the sacks.”

Bortles completed 21 of 37 passes for 210 yards with an interception he threw in desperation near the end of the game.

If Bortles cannot play, Chad Henne would start for the Jaguars, who have just seven offensive touchdowns over the past 14 games and rank last in scoring with 15.3 points per game.

The Titans are uncertain at quarterback as well with Charlie Whitehurst finishing Sunday’s game. Jake Locker — starting in place of injured Zach Mettenberger — injured his left wrist in the loss to the Jets.

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