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Jaguars vs. Titans final score: 5 things we learned in 42-39 loss

The Jaguars lost in Nashville on one of the worst defensive showings of Gus Bradley's career.

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The Jacksonville Jaguars lost to the Tennessee Titans in a game where, if not for missed extra points and bad snaps, we could have very well won.

Marcus Mariota, Delanie Walker, and David Cobb absolutely dominated your defense, Gus. That's anything but acceptable. Thank God several players on your offense played a career game or else this could have gotten very, very ugly.

Here are five things we learned during the game.

1. Gus Bradley had three years to build a defense and hasn't done shit

Your pass rush is nonexistent. Your safeties are awful. You've had nearly three full years to get the side of the ball you were supposed to be an expert on together and you have Davon House, Aaron Colvin, Telvin Smith, and an interior defensive line to show for it. You let Marcus Mariota and David Cobb drive on you. Mike Mularkey pencil whipped you. It's built? IT'S BUILT?!

2. The offense was the best I've seen it in years

Blake Bortles didn't have a single turnover. Allen Robinson had his usual big day. T.J. Yeldon was consistently good and broke off a huge catch. Julius Thomas was a red zone threat. Greg Olson called a hell of a game, especially in the red zone. The offense was 10-for-14 on third down conversions -- nearly 72% on the day. They gained big stretches of yards with combinations of big plays and grind-it-out drives. The offense carried this game (which isn't something you can normally say) and it was almost enough. And there was much better balance this game -- 36 passes to 21 runs.

3. Let's keep talking about Allen Robinson

Dude had 153 yards on 10 catches yards today alongside three touchdowns. It was probably the best game of his career. (Scratch that, definitely the best game of his career.) He made every catch -- shallow routes over the middle, 50-50 balls deep down the middle, precision routes in the end zone -- and showed himself to be one of the very best receivers in the NFL. He's definitely deserving of the single-season touchdown record for the Jaguars.

4. And Blake Bortles too

Bortles also had a career game, going 24-for-36 for 322 yards and five touchdowns. He didn't throw a single interception and that high snap turnover that went for a Titans touchdown was not on him at all. If Bortles can keep playing at this level, things look really, really bright for the future.

5. Cut Jason Myers (and Andre Branch) now

He's missed a league-high six extra points this year. Fly in some veteran kickers, Dave. Tonight. And I wrote this before the last play but cut Andre Branch. Dude has zero game awareness and Chris Smith literally gives you the same production.