NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Ticker) -- So far, the
have been pretty good at making their own luck.
The Jaguars get another chance to measure their improvement Sunday when they meet the AFC South Division rival
After winning just five games in 2003, the Jaguars were expected to be improved in Jack Del Rio's second season as coach. And Jacksonville has responded in the first two weeks, winning its two games by a combined four points.
In a season-opening 13-10 win at Buffalo,
threw a seven-yard touchdown pass to rookie
on the game's final play.
Last week, the Jaguars escaped with a 7-6 victory over the
. The Broncos were driving for the winning score when
lost a fumble at the Jaguars 21 with 31 seconds remaining.
Jacksonville has just two offensive touchdowns in two games.
"We're winning ugly games right now because we're not scoring a lot of points, but last year we were losing a lot of ugly football games and no one called us unlucky then, they just said we were a bad team," Leftwich said. "I think you make your own luck."
The Jaguars have not started 3-0 since winning their first five contests in 1998.
Following a season-opening 17-7 win at Miami, the Titans lost, 31-17, to the
in their home opener last week.
Against the Colts, the Titans had their problems containing the trio of
as they surrendered 373 total yards.
Through two games,
has had no problems replacing
. He has a pair of 100-yard games, including rushing for 152 yards and a touchdown against the Colts.
The Jaguars have not allowed a 100-yard rusher in 17 straight games, the NFL's longest active streak.
Tennessee has won the last five meetings from Jacksonville, including a 10-3 win here last November 16.
Matchup to watch: Titans receiver
, who had eight catches for 104 yards against the Colts, vs. veteran right cornerback
Series: Tennessee leads, 12-7.
Next week: Jacksonville hosts Indianapolis, October 3 Tennessee visits San Diego, October 3