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Sport Titans QB Mariota out for season with fractured fibula

00:05  25 december  2016
00:05  25 december  2016 Source:   thescore.com

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Titans QB Marcus Mariota broke his fibula in Sunday's loss to the Jaguars and his season is over. USA TODAY Sports.

Quarterback Marcus Mariota is out and so are the Tennessee Titans . Instead, coach Mike Mularkey's team will play a meaningless home finale — without their star QB . With the Titans trailing 25-10 late in the third quarter , Mariota was carted off the field with an air cast on his fractured fibula .

  Titans QB Mariota out for season with fractured fibula © Kirby Lee / USA TODAY Sports Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota suffered a fractured fibula in Saturday's loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars and will miss the rest of the season, head coach Mike Mularkey announced.

Matt Cassel - who replaced Mariota versus Jacksonville - will presumably act as the team's starter for the season finale against the Houston Texans, which could be for the AFC South if Texans lose later on Saturday.

Mariota was carted off the field and had an air cast on his lower leg.

While the Titans' playoff hopes are still alive, the loss of their star quarterback should be too much for them to overcome.

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Quarterback Marcus Mariota 's season is definitely over, the team announced after Saturday's 38-17 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Titans initially called it an ankle injury. However, after the game Mike Mularkey told reporters that Mariota had suffered a fractured fibula .

- Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota sustained a fractured right fibula during Saturday's 38-17 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars and will miss the remainder of the season . Mariota was carted carted off the field during the third quarter and ruled out shortly after. The second-year pro appeared

The second-year pivot was in the midst of a standout season, throwing for 3,418 yards and 25 touchdowns with just nine interceptions.

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