Marcus Mariota Named AFC Offensive Player of Week

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. —** Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota has been named the AFC Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Green Bay Packers.

Mariota completed 19-of-26 for 295 yards and four touchdowns, with no interceptions, and a passer rating of 149.8 in the team's 47-25 win over Green Bay. He was 10-for-10 to start the game, for 196 yards and two touchdowns.

In the past six games, Mariota has 17 passing touchdowns vs. only three interceptions, in addition to two rushing touchdowns. Mariota has at least two touchdown passes in six consecutive games, and he's already surpassed his rookie total for touchdown passes on the season with 21. Mariota is the first Titans quarterback since Steve McNair in 2003 to thrown for 20 touchdowns in a season. McNair threw for 24 touchdowns that season.

For the sixth time in 22 career starts, Mariota accounted for four total touchdowns passing and/or rushing in a game vs the Packers. In NFL history, no player has recorded more four-touchdown performances in his first 22 NFL games.

Mariota has won three Offensive Player of the Week Awards. Only Titans/Oilers QBs with more are Warren Moon (6) and Steve McNair (4)

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