Game Notes

FOURTH QUARTER SCORING RECORD: The Titans trailed 16-10 at the start of the fourth quarter.  The Eagles added another field goal near the start of the period to extend the lead to 19-10.  Then, the Titans scored 27 unanswered points to end the game to set a franchise record for points in the fourth quarter.  The previous record of 24 occurred three times, most recently against Buffalo in 2009 (11/15/09).

TITANS KEEP INTERCONFERENCE STREAK ALIVE: The Titans now have a franchise-best 12-game winning streak versus teams from the NFC, the longest current interconference winning streak in the NFL.  The streak, which began with a 20-7 victory over the Carolina Panthers in 2007, is the fourth-longest run of its kind since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger.  Only the 2005-09 Patriots (17 games), 1978-81 Dolphins (13) and 1987-90 Saints (13) have recorded longer interconference winning streaks than the Titans.

FISHER UNBLEMISHED VS. EAGLES: Jeff Fisher improved his career record as a head coach versus the Eagles to 4-0.  The Eagles are one of three franchises to have never defeated Fisher, along with the Atlanta Falcons and New Orleans Saints.  Fisher began his coaching career as a member of Philadelphia's staff in 1986.

BRITT'S BIG DAY: Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt recorded seven receptions for 225 yards and three touchdowns.

  • Britt's 225 yards made up the fifth-highest receiving yardage total in franchise history and the largest single-game total in the NFL thus far in 2010.
  • Britt's 159 receiving yards in the fourth quarter were the most by an NFL player in a quarter since Lee Evans' 205 yards for Buffalo in the first quarter at Houston on Nov. 19, 2006.
  • No player has ever recorded as many receiving yards against the Eagles in a game as Britt did.  He topped Tony Hill's 213 yards for the Cowboys on Nov. 12. 1979.
  • His seven receptions tied a career high (twice previously, last vs. Arizona, 11/29/09).
  • With his 26-yard touchdown in the second quarter, he joined Bill Groman (eight in 1961) and Chris Sanders (five in 1995) as the only players in franchise history to record at least one touchdown reception in five consecutive contests
  • Britt's 80-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter was the longest reception of his career.
  • With a 42-yard reception in the fourth quarter, Britt became the first Titans player with 150 or more receiving yards since  Drew Bennett (160) at Oakland on Dec. 19, 2004.  Later, his 21-yard reception made him the first over 200 receiving yards since Bennett (233) against Kansas City on Dec. 13, 2004.

COLLINS GETS FIRST START OF 2010: With Vince Young nursing knee and ankle injuries, 16-year veteran Kerry Collins started at quarterback for the Titans for the first time since Oct. 18, 2009.  Young was listed as the second quarterback, while rookie Rusty Smith was the third/inactive quarterback.  Collins finished the game with a 90.3 passer rating, completing 17-of-31 passes for 276 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. His 80-yard touchdown strike to Kenny Britt tied for the fourth-longest pass of his career.

GRIFFIN KEEPS INTERCEPTION STREAK ALIVE: In the second quarter, safety Michael Griffin intercepted a Kevin Kolb pass.  With the interception, the 15th of Griffin's career, he became the seventh player in franchise history with an interception in four consecutive games.   Griffin also moved into a tie for 19th on the franchise's all-time career interceptions list.

BALL RECORDS SIXTH SACK: Defensive end Dave Ball dropped Kevin Kolb for a four-yard loss in the second quarter.  The sack, his sixth of the season, gave Ball a share of the team lead with Jason Babin.   

CAREER LONG BY KERN: Late in the second quarter, punter Brett Kern booted a 68-yard punt to set a new career long. 

JONES AND VERNER COMBINE FOR BIG TURNOVER: In the third quarter, Alterraun Verner came up with the fourth takeaway of his rookie season.  Jason Jones forced a fumble on the exchange from Kevin Kolb to LeSean McCoy, and Verner fell on the ball at the Tennessee three-yard line.  Verner now has two interceptions and a pair of fumble recoveries in seven career games.

BIRONAS EXTENDS STREAK: Rob Bironas booted field goals of 41, 38 and 33 yards.  He now has a streak of 17 consecutive games with at least one field goal, the second-longest streak in team history and two away from his own club record of a field goal in 19 consecutive games from 2006-07.

FINNEGAN PICK-SIX: Cortland Finnegan scored the fourth touchdown of his career on the final play of the game, intercepting a Kevin Kolb pass and racing 41 yards for the score as time expired.  Finnegan now has three career interceptions for touchdowns and one career fumble recovery for a touchdown.

INACTIVES: In addition to third quarterback Rusty Smith, the Titans' inactive players against the Eagles were wide receiver Justin Gage, cornerback Jason McCourty, safety Robert Johnson, linebacker Rennie Curran, defensive tackle Tony Brown, and offensive linemen Troy Kropog and Ryan Durand

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