Jacksonville (3-3) has won three of four, including a 37-17 victory over Tennessee (0-6) on Oct. 4. The
Following this year’s week off, Jacksonville believes it is heading in the right direction.
“This is a different team, different locker room, different attitude,” tight end
“We’ve had some bumps in the road, but with this team, I know these guys are passionate about being
Jacksonville parted with nearly a dozen starters following last year’s collapse. The
Tennessee, St. Louis and Tampa Bay are the only teams that have yet to win a game. The
Collins went 12-3 as a starter in 2008, replacing Young in a season-opening 17-10 win over Jacksonville on Sept. 7, 2008.
Young was intercepted twice in that contest and had to be told by coach
Now, Young gets his chance to make his first start since then.
Fisher announced the expected move Thursday after practice.
“We’re in a unique situation right now. We haven’t won a game. We wouldn’t be having this conversation if we were 3-3,” Fisher said.
Young will take over a Tennessee team that hasn’t scored a touchdown in eight quarters.
Young replaced Collins during an 0-5 start in ’06, and he went on to earn Offensive Rookie of the Year honors as the
However, he has won five of his last six starts.
Young has thrown for 693 yards and three touchdowns with eight interceptions in five starts against Jacksonville, but Tennessee won three of those matchups.
“If we win, it’s going to be good,” Young said. “If we lose, it’s all going to be