Blake Bortles to start Thursday night for Jaguars

Jacksonville fans will get to see their rookie quarterback play in primetime.

The Jaguars' Blake Bortles is active and will start Thursday night against Tennessee. The game will be televised exclusively on NFL Network.

The rookie out of the University of Central Florida has been slowed by a foot sprain, but the team announced that the quarterback will be ready to go against the Titans.

Bortles was in a walking boot earlier in the week after he sustained a mid-foot sprain in Week 15's loss to the Ravens.

The Jags' first-round pick hasn't missed a start since taking over for Chad Henne in Week 4.

The quarterback has had an up-and-down rookie campaign. He has thrown 10 touchdown passes and 17 interceptions thus far this season.

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