The Tennessee Titans are planning to begin quarterback Blaine Gabbert in opposition to his former crew, the Jacksonville Jaguars, on Sunday, sources instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Marcus Mariota’s standing has been carefully monitored all week as he tries to beat the elbow damage he suffered within the season opener in opposition to Miami and which saved him out of final week’s win over Houston.
Leonard Fournette is anticipated to be energetic for the Jacksonville Jaguars after they face the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, a supply instructed ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Tennessee nonetheless is hoping Mariota can regain the texture in his hand for the grip of the soccer as quickly as potential, however the plan going into Sunday is to begin Gabbert, sources mentioned.
Mariota made progress in observe this week whereas sporting a modified glove that had the index and center fingers lower out of it to help his grip, however coach Mike Vrabel mentioned he can be cautious to not put his quarterback on the market if he cannot shield himself.
Gabbert took over for Mariota within the 27-20 loss to the Dolphins in Week 1, then led the Titans to a 20-17 win over the Texans. He’s 24-for-42 with 234 yards passing over the primary two video games with a landing and an interception.
The Jaguars chosen Gabbert with the 10th general decide within the 2011 draft, and he spent three largely ineffective years in Jacksonville.