Titans capture ‘Thursday Night Football’ win over Packers

Titans capture ‘Thursday Night Football’ win over Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Ryan Tannehill threw for 333 yards and two touchdowns to outduel Aaron Rodgers because the Tennessee Titans beat the Inexperienced Bay Packers 27-17 on Thursday evening.

Tannehill seemed a lot sharper in his second recreation again after lacking two video games with an injured proper ankle. He went 22 of 27 and had one interception because the Titans (7-3) received for the seventh time in eight video games.

The Titans improved to 10-2 when taking part in on brief relaxation underneath coach Mike Vrabel. Inexperienced Bay (4-7) has misplaced six of seven.

Rodgers went 24 of 39 for 227 yards with two landing passes to rookie Christian Watson, a 14-yarder to shut the primary quarter and an 8-yarder within the third quarter. That adopted Watson’s three-touchdown efficiency in a 31-28 additional time victory over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday.

Watson grew to become the primary Packers rookie since Max McGee in 1954 to have a number of landing catches in consecutive video games.

Ryan Tannehill passes through the Titans’ win over the Packers. Getty Pictures

Derrick Henry scores through the Titan’s win over the Packers. USA TODAY Sports activities

The Packers restricted Tennessee’s Derrick Henry to 87 yards and a landing on 28 carries — a 3.1-yard common — however the Titans nonetheless posted season highs in factors and yards (408) by throwing the ball higher than common.

Henry even bought into the act by throwing a 3-yard leap move to Austin Hooper for a landing. Hooper scored his first two touchdowns of the season. Treylon Burks, the Titans’ rookie first-round choose, had the very best recreation of his younger profession with seven catches for 111 yards.

Tannehill’s TD passes had been a 14-yarder to Dontrell Hilliard and a 16-yarder to Hooper.

Tennessee led 7-6 on the finish of the primary quarter after which dominated the second, operating 27 performs to the Packers’ six and outgaining Inexperienced Bay 91 yards to 17.

Tennessee began the quarter with a drive that lasted over 10 minutes however didn’t end in any factors as a result of Quay Walker stuffed Henry for a 2-yard loss on fourth-and-1 from the 4. Tennessee had the ball for 18 performs, the Titans’ longest scoreless drive since no less than 2000.

However the Titans compelled a punt, bought the ball again on Inexperienced Bay’s 41 and prolonged their result in 14-6 on Henry’s 4-yard landing run with 32 seconds left within the half. That was the primary of three straight landing drives for the Titans.

The Titans rejoice after scoring on a trick play. AP

Aaron Rodgers walks off the sphere after the Packers’ loss. AP

Henry’s dashing TD was his tenth of the season, the fifth straight season he’s reached that mark. The one different gamers to have no less than 10 landing runs in 5 straight seasons are LaDainian Tomlinson, Adrian Peterson, Shaun Alexander and Michael Turner.

Watson’s second landing of the evening helped Inexperienced Bay slim Tennessee’s benefit to 20-17 late within the third quarter, however the Packers’ offense did nothing the remainder of the sport.

The Titans prolonged the lead and scored their first fourth-quarter landing of the season when Hooper opened the interval together with his 16-yard catch from Tannehill. The play was initially dominated an incompletion however bought overturned on replay.

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