Game Notes



MOSS STARTS:In his first game with the Titans,Randy Moss** started at wide receiver.  The 13-year veteran was acquired off waivers from the Vikings during the bye week on Nov. 3.

JOHNSON SCORES NINTH TD OF SEASON: Titans running back Chris Johnson helped even the score at 7-7 in the first quarter with a 17-yard touchdown run.  It was Johnson's ninth rushing touchdown of the season and 32nd of his career.

TITANS TURN AWAY FAKE PUNT ATTEMPT: In the first quarter, on fourth-and-three from their own 27-yard line, the Dolphins attempted a fake punt but were denied by the Titans.  Patrick Cobbs took a direct snap and charged forward.  He was met by Jared Cook, who made the tackle for only a one-yard gain.

BIRONAS TIES OWN FRANCHISE RECORD: By connecting on a 40-yard field goal in the first quarter, Rob Bironas tied his own franchise record with a field goal in 19 consecutive games.  Bironas originally set the team record from 2006-07. 

BROWN RETURNS, NOTCHES SACK: After sitting out two games with a knee injury, defensive tackle Tony Brown returned to the starting lineup.  He dropped Chad Henne for a seven-yard sack in the first quarter.

JOHNSON HITS 4,000: On a seven-yard run in the first quarter, Chris Johnson became the fourth player in franchise history to reach 4,000 career rushing yards, joining Eddie George, Earl Campbell and Lorenzo White. Johnson is the seventh player in NFL history to accomplish the feat in his 40th career game.

BIG PLAY ON SPECIAL TEAMS: In the second quarter, the Titans' punting unit provided a big play.  Brett Kern launched a 52-yard punt that was tipped back over the goal line by a leaping Alterraun VernerJared Cook then downed the ball at the two-yard line.

FINNEGAN RECORDS INTERCEPTION: Late in the second quarter, Titans cornerback Cortland Finnegan ended a Miami drive by intercepting a Chad Henne pass.  The interception was Finnegan's second of the season and 13th of his career.

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