Green Bay, Wis. – The Tennessee Titans beat the Green Bay Packers on the road Thursday, 27-17 at Lambeau Field.
A big play sets things up as the Titans’ starting receiver. Trelon Burks A 51-yard pass was hauled in allowing the Titans to kill the clock.
The Titans (7-3) brought the battle to the Packers. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill In his best game of the season, he was 22 of 27 passing for 333 yards, two touchdowns and balanced the offense.
Running back Derek Henry He rushed for 87 yards on 28 carries and a touchdown. He now has over 1,000 rushing yards on the season. Henry also had 45 yards on two catches and threw a 3-yard touchdown pass. Austin Hooper. He joined the San Francisco 49ers as a running back Christian McCaffrey The only quarterback who isn’t a pass rusher this season.
Promising trend: The Titans’ receivers made an impact in the game for the second straight week. beginner Trelon Burks He started things off with a 43-yard reception that set up Tennessee’s first touchdown on the opening drive. Burks finished with seven receptions for 111 yards, both career highs. Robert Woods Had six catches for 69 yards.
QB Breakdown: Tannehill was extremely efficient. Most of his big plays came out of play-action, and the Packers focused on stopping Henry. He made perfect passes to Burks in the big game Chigozim Okonkwo for another and threaded the needle between two defenders for a 16-yard touchdown to Hooper. Tannehill’s passes hit receivers with ease, giving them a chance to gain yards after the catch. It was his second consecutive game with at least 250 rushing yards and two touchdown passes.
Critical Game: The Packers closed the gap to 14-9 on a 39-yard field goal. Mason Crosby. Tane Hill found Okonkwo two plays later for a 31-yard touchdown. Okonkwo was able to haul in a Tannehill pass and stay in bounds as he fell to the ground after a Packers safety. Darnell Savage He made it a little open on the way below. After Tennessee was pinned at the 12-yard line, the play turned over.
Under the Radar Stats: Henry joined LaDainian Tomlinson to become the fifth player to record 10 rushing touchdowns in five consecutive seasons. Adrian PetersonShaun Alexander and Michael Turner.
Next game: Cincinnati Bengals, Nov. 27
Green Bay Packers
Goodnight Green Bay. There will be no reference. The good feeling surrounding the Packers lasted four days as they beat the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday to end a five-game losing streak.
Next up for the Philadelphia Eagles, this one has another winning streak. At 4-7, the Packers are one more loss away from this lost season. One of the few good things to come out of this game is the continuity of the starting receivers. Christian Watson, who has two touchdown catches in the last two games. Watson finished with 48 yards on four carries and two scores.
Eye-popping NextGen stats: Watson’s 14-yard touchdown was the definition of a tight end. According to NFL NextGen Stats, Watson had 0.5 yards of separation against the Titans cornerback. Christian Fulton. That’s the smallest separation from Rodgers’ 55 touchdowns over the past two seasons.
Describe the game in two words. Defense failures. A damaged cover with a starting narrow end, Okonkwo, for 31 yards, on a 42-yard screen pass to Henry and then on a jump pass from Henry to Hooper. In some ways, breakdowns have been the story of defensive coordinator Joe Barry’s class for most of the season.
hope: return of Randall Cobb He made a difference – and not just as a receiver. Cobb had team highs in receptions (six) and yards (73), and he also returned punts. Aaron Jones The fumble helped the Packers score their first touchdown of the game. Cobb has missed the past four games while on reserve with a sprained ankle. It was listed a few hours before the start of the game.
Under the Radar Stats: Thursday marked the fifth straight loss for the favored Packers, the longest losing streak as a favorite in a single season.
Next game: At Eagles, November 27.