Play No. 4: Strip sack
Situation: Third-and-9 from the Tennessee 30-yard line.
Score: Jaguars leading 22-20.
Time: 2:39 remaining in the fourth quarter of a Nov. 10 game in Nashville.
DiRocco's take: The Jaguars got a big play to start the game and they needed one at the end to secure their first victory of the season. Tennessee quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick had relieved an injured Jake Locker in the second quarter and led the Titans to 20 points, including a 4-yard touchdown run with 4:15 remaining. The Titans got the ball back with 3:13 to play and Jaguars defensive coordinator Bob Babich called a rare blitz on third-and-9. Cornerback Will Blackmon came off the edge and hit Fitzpatrick at the 21-yard line, ripped the ball out of Fitzpatrick's hands, and easily jogged into the end zone with the game-clinching points.
Season impact: Linebacker Paul Posluszny had forced a fumble on the game's first offensive snap to give the Jaguars some momentum and Blackmon's play gave the Jaguars enough cushion to come away with their first victory. The Jaguars desperately needed something good to happen and it was starting to look as if Fitzpatrick was going to lead the Titans to a comeback victory until Blackmon made his biggest play of the season. The emotional release in the postgame locker room was audible through the cement-brick walls. This victory sparked the Jaguars to a 4-4 record in the second half of the season.
Quote: "It was cool. I wrote that on a little piece of paper. I said, ‘Get a game ball for [head coach] Gus [Bradley].' It was one of my goals today, and it was really cool. I'll show you one of the other goals on the paper: ‘I will have one caused fumble.'"