Mariota scores on 87-yard run as Titans beat Jaguars in wild game

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) gets past Jacksonville Jaguars defenders Dwayne Gratz (27) and Josh Evans (26) as Titans wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham (17) blocks as Mariota runs 87 yards for a touchdown in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota scored the go-ahead touchdown on an 87-yard run midway through a wild fourth quarter, and the Tennessee Titans edged the Jacksonville Jaguars 42-39 on Sunday to snap their 11-game home losing streak.

The Titans (3-9) had not won on their own field since Oct. 12, 2014, when they needed a blocked field goal to beat these very same Jaguars 16-14. The teams combined for much more than that Sunday, scoring six touchdowns in the fourth quarter alone.

Mariota finished with 112 yards rushing, becoming the first Tennessee player to run for at least 100 yards since Chris Johnson on Dec. 29, 2013. The Heisman Trophy winner also threw for three touchdowns and 268 yards.

The Jaguars (4-8) failed at the chance to sweep Tennessee for the first time since 2005. Blake Bortles threw for 332 yards and five touchdowns.

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