Game Notes: Delanie Walker's Big Day


MARIOTA'S NINTH TD PASS:In the third quarter,*rookie quarterbackMarcus Mariotacompleted his ninth touchdown pass of the season, finding running backDexter McClusterfor a three-yard score.  In franchise history, onlyVince Young *(12) has recorded more touchdown passes as a rookie than Mariota.  Mariota completed 21 of 33 passes for 219 yards and one touchdown with a pair of interceptions against the Dolphins.


WALKER'S BIG DAY: Tight endDelanie Walker** led the team with eight receptions for 97 yards.  His 97 yards made up the third-highest single-game total of his career and his biggest total since Nov. 23, 2014 at Philadelphia (155).  His reception total tied for the third-highest figure of his career and his highest since a 10-catch day against Dallas on Sept. 14, 2014.

WRIGHT APPEARS IN 50TH GAME:Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright appeared in his 50th career game and posted four receptions for 34 yards.  In four NFL seasons, Wright's career totals include 235 receptions for 2,696 yards and 14 touchdowns. He has more receptions than any other player in franchise history in his first 50 games with the franchise, topping previous record holder Charlie Hennigan's 228 catches in his first 50 games with the Oilers from 1960–1963.

HUNTER HITS 1,000:With 54 yards on three receptions against the Dolphins, third-year wide receiver Justin Hunter went over the 1,000-yard receiving mark for his career (1,018).


BIG CATCH BY DGB: In the third quarter, wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham **recorded a 32-yard catch, the longest reception of his rookie season. He finished the game with three receptions for 57 yards.

McCLUSTER'S SEVENTH CAREER TD RECEPTION:Running backDexter McClusterscored his first touchdown of the season in the third quarter on a three-yard pass from Marcus Mariota.  It was the seventh touchdown reception of McCluster's career.

WARMACK RETURNS:For the first time since Week 2 at Cleveland, right guard Chance Warmack was in the starting lineup.  He missed the previous two contests with a knee injury.

GALLIK STEPS IN:When starting center Brian Schwenke went out with an ankle injury in the second quarter, rookie Andy Gallik was inserted into the lineup in his place.  It was the most extensive action of the season for the sixth-round pick from Boston College.

FIRST CAREER START FOR ANDREWS: Antonio Andrews recorded the first start of his career. The second-year running back carried nine times for 23 yards in the contest.

WOODYARD NOTCHES SECOND SACK OF SEASON:In the fourth quarter, inside linebacker Wesley Woodyard recorded his second sack of the season, taking down Ryan Tannehill for a loss of 10 yards on third down.  The play gave Woodyard 12.5 sacks in eight NFL seasons.


ORAKPO NOTCHES SACK: In the third quarter, outside linebackerBrian Orakporecorded his second sack of the season and the 42nd sack of his career, droppingRyan Tannehill** for a two-yard loss.

SENSABAUGH'S SECOND INTERCEPTION:In the final minute of the first half, cornerback Coty Sensabaugh took the team lead with his second interception of the season and the second interception of his four-year career.  He picked off a Ryan Tannehill pass in Tennessee territory to end a Miami threat.

GRIFFIN'S 25TH INTERCEPTION:In the second quarter, safety Michael Griffin recorded his first interception of the season and the 25th interception of his nine-year career.  He picked off a Ryan Tannehill pass and went 29 yards on the return.  Griffin is now tied with Ken Houston for eighth place on the franchise's all-time interception list, trailing only Jim Norton (45), Cris Dishman (31), Fred Glick (30), Tony Banfield (27), W.K. Hicks (27), Darryll Lewis (27) and Mike Reinfeldt (26).

SUCCOP'S EXTRA POINT STREAK:Kicker Ryan Succop made his only extra point attempt to give him 200 consecutive successful PATs to begin his career.  .

INACTIVES: The Titans' seven inactive players were quarterback Charlie Whitehurst, running back Terrance West, linebacker Avery Williamson, offensive lineman Quinton Spain, tight end Chase Coffman, defensive end Ropati Pitoitua and nose tackle Sammie Hill.  Williamson (hamstring) and Hill (knee) were listed on the injury report leading up to the game.


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