- The kickoff temperature at Tampa Bay was 85 degrees with 66 percent humidity, equating to a 91-degree heat index. The 85-degree temperature made it the franchise's warmest game in November, December or January during its "Titans era," which began in 1999. The previous high post-October temperature in the Titans era, including playoffs, was 80 degrees at Jacksonville on Nov. 21, 2004.
- The Titans were penalized five times for 35 yards. The five penalties tied for their second fewest in 2023, and the 35 yards made up their second-lowest total in 2023.
- For the sixth time in 2023, the Titans scored on their opening possession. All six drives have resulted in field goals. At Tampa Bay, they moved the ball 55 yards on 12 plays, and Nick Folk made a 38-yard field goal to cap the series.
- The Titans defense limited the Buccaneers to 77 rushing yards. It was the fifth time in 2023 that their opponents were kept under 100 rushing yards.
- The Buccaneers did not score a touchdown on either of their two red-zone possessions. It was the second time in 2023 that the Titans defense did not allow a red-zone touchdown (Oct. 1 vs. Cincinnati).
- The Titans defense allowed seven points in the first half, marking the fourth time in 2023 that the defense gave up seven or fewer points in the opening two quarters.
- The seven first downs allowed by the Titans through the second quarter tied for the second-fewest allowed by the defense in the first half in 2023.
- The 27 rushing yards allowed by the Titans through the second quarter made up the third-fewest allowed by the defense in the first half in 2023.
ILB AZEEZ AL-SHAAIR
- Ranked third on the defense with six tackles.
DL DENICO AUTRY
- Registered three tackles, including a sack.
- Dropped Baker Mayfield for a one-yard loss in the second quarter. The play gave him six sacks in 2023 and 53.5 sacks in his career.
- Secured his sixth career season and his fifth consecutive season with at least six sacks.
K NICK FOLK
- Made two of his three field goal attempts.
- Made a 38-yard field goal in the first quarter to extend his streak to 28 consecutive field goals. The streak was broken in the second quarter on a 51-yard attempt.
- Made 20 consecutive field goals as a member of the Titans, which tied for the longest streak in franchise history. The record was first established by Al Del Greco (1998-99) and later matched three times by Rob Bironas (2007-08, 2010, 2011-12).
- Added a 27-yard field goal in the fourth quarter, increasing his all-time NFL-record streak to 74 consecutive field goals made on attempts from less than 40 yards.
- With 374 career field goals, he surpassed Jan Stenerud (373) for 19th place in NFL history in career field goals.
DB ERIC GARROR
- Posted five tackles, including a tackle for loss.
- Totaled 23 yards on three punt returns, including a 15-yarder.
RB DERRICK HENRY
- Led the team with 24 rushing yards on 11 attempts.
WR DeANDRE HOPKINS
- Totaled three receptions for 27 yards.
- With a 15-yard reception on the first offensive play of the game, he extended his active streak to 154 consecutive games with a reception—every game he has played since he entered the NFL. It is the longest active streak in the NFL. Hopkins' streak is the fourth-longest in NFL history to begin a career behind only Marvin Harrison (190 consecutive games), Keyshawn Johnson (167) and Marshall Faulk (158).
OLB HAROLD LANDRY III
- Led the defense and set a career high with nine tackles, including a sack.
- Helped end a Tampa Bay drive in the fourth quarter with a seven-yard sack of Baker Mayfield on third down. He increased his season total to five sacks and his career total to 36 sacks, which ranks 12th in franchise history and eighth since individual sacks became an official NFL statistic in 1982.
- Totaled four sacks in a four-game span.
QB WILL LEVIS
- Became the eighth rookie quarterback in franchise history to start at least three games.
- Completed 19 of 39 passes for 199 yards with one interception.
- Found Kyle Philips for gains of 23 and 29 yards in the fourth quarter.
- Among eight rookies in franchise history with at least three starts at quarterback, his 699 passing yards through his first three starts ranked third behind only Marcus Mariota's 833 yards (2015) and Zach Mettenberger's 741 yards (2014).
CB ROGER McCREARY
- Intercepted Baker Mayfield and returned the ball 16 yards in the first quarter. It was McCreary's second career interception and his first in 2023.
- Added five tackles.
DE TK McLENDON JR.
- Made his NFL debut as a reserve.
DB ELIJAH MOLDEN
- Ranked second on the team and tied his career high with eight tackles.
TE CHIG OKONKWO
- Totaled three receptions for 27 yards.
WR KYLE PHILIPS
- Led the team in receiving yards for the second consecutive week, catching four passes for 61 yards.
- Hauled in passes from Will Levis of 29 and 23 yards in the fourth quarter.
OL ANDREW RUPCICH
- Made his NFL debut, entering the game at right guard in the first half.
DT JEFFERY SIMMONS
- Tallied four tackles and one pass defensed.
RB TYJAE SPEARS
- Totaled 60 scrimmage yards, which ranked second on the team.
- Rushed for 18 yards on five attempts and added a team-high four receptions for 42 yards.
- Converted a third-and-four with a 15-yard reception in the third quarter, and later in the third quarter, he converted a third-and-two with a 13-yard reception.
P RYAN STONEHOUSE
- Tied the eighth-best single-game gross punting average in franchise history (minimum four punts), averaging 56.8 yards on four punts with two placed inside the 20.
- His net average of 48.0 yards per punt ranked second in his career (minimum four punts).
- Hit a 62-yard punt in the first quarter and then booted three consecutive punts that went 55 yards.
NT TEAIR TART
- Totaled three tackles, one sack and two tackles for loss.
- Sacked Baker Mayfield for a seven-yard loss in the first quarter. His first sack of the season gave him 2.5 career sacks.
The Tennessee Titans take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Week 10 at Raymond James Stadium.