The Jacksonville Jaguars are locked in as the No. 3 seed in the AFC playoffs, but coach Doug Marrone isn't going to be resting starters in Sunday's season finale against Tennessee.
It's not just because of the way the team played in Sunday's 44-33 loss at San Francisco, either.
"Make no mistake about it, just so there is not a lot of talk during the week: When the players come in [Wednesday], we are talking about how we are going to play to win and do everything we possibly can to win this game, period," Marrone said. "I am not even thinking about what happens beyond that, and that is the way we are going to go about our business this week."
The outcome of the Jaguars-Titans game has significant playoff implications. The Titans (8-7) can clinch their first playoff berth since 2008 with a victory. The Los Angeles Chargers, Buffalo Bills and Baltimore Ravens are fighting with the Titans for the two available Wild Card spots. All three of those teams need the Titans to lose or tie to have a chance to make the playoffs.