Titans-Colts Game Notes

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TEAM NOTES

· The Titans and Colts own identical 6-3 records atop the AFC South following the Colts' victory, giving the them the head-to-head tiebreaker for the time being. The two teams play again at Indianapolis on Nov. 29.

· The Titans scored a touchdown on their opening drive for the third time this season and for the first time since Oct. 13 against the Buffalo Bills. It was the fourth time they scored points this season on the opening drive.

· The offense tied its season high by having nine different players catch at least one pass. The group also had nine pass catchers against Houston on Oct. 18.

· For the second consecutive week, the Titans defense made a fourth-down stop on the opposition's opening drive. On fourth-and-one against the Colts, running back Jordan Wilkins was stuffed by cornerback Malcolm Butler.

· The Titans defense produced a goal-line stand in the third quarter, when Jordan Wilkins was stopped for no gain on fourth-and-goal from the one-yard line.

· The Titans offense produced 25 first downs, registering its fifth game of the season with at least 25 first downs.

· The offense totaled 157 rushing yards on 32 attempts. It was the third time in 2020 and the third time in a five-game span totaling at least 150 rushing yards.

· The Titans did not commit any turnovers against the Colts, notching their second consecutive game without a turnover and their sixth contest in 2020 without a turnover.

WR CAMERON BATSON

· Began the game with a career-long 35-yard kickoff return on the opening kickoff.

WR A.J. BROWN

· Recorded a 21-yard reception in the first quarter.

S KEVIN BYARD

· Credited with a team-high 10 tackles against the Colts.

P TREVOR DANIEL

· Made his Titans debut after being elevated from the practice squad (standard elevation). He averaged 32.0 yards on two punts.

WR COREY DAVIS

· Led the team with five receptions and 67 receiving yards, including a 20-yard catch. It was his fifth game of 2020 with at least five receptions.

· Leads the Titans through the first nine games of 2020 with 34 receptions and ranks second (A.J. Brown) with 436 receiving yards.

RB D'ONTA FOREMAN

· Caught a five-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Tannehill in the first quarter. It was Foreman's second career touchdown reception (first of 2020).

· Totaled 18 yards on seven rushing attempts in addition to his touchdown catch.

K STEPHEN GOSTKOWSKI

· Made a 50-yard field goal in the second quarter to give him six field goals on seven attempts of 50-plus yards in 2020. His previous career high for 50-yard field goals in season was five in 2013 with the New England Patriots.

RB DERRICK HENRY

· Registered his fifth 100-yard rushing game of 2020 and his 18th career 100-yard rushing game (including regular season and playoffs). He totaled 103 yards on 19 rushing attempts and added a six-yard reception.

· Since the beginning of the 2019 campaign, he leads the NFL with 11 total 100-yard rushing games in the regular season.

· Reclaimed the NFL rushing lead in 2020 (through Thursday, Nov. 12) with 946 yards on 201 carries (4.7 avg.).

· Became the fifth NFL player since 1948 to have at least 18 rushing attempts in 18 consecutive games in the regular season and postseason. He tied James Wilder, Terrell Davis and DeMarco Murray for the NFL's second-longest such streak, which for Henry dates back to Nov. 10, 2019. Emmitt Smith established the record from 1995 to 1996 with 18 carries in 23 consecutive regular season and postseason games. The Titans' record when Henry gets 18 carries is now 23-6.

DE DaQUAN JONES

· Registered an 11-yard sack of Philip Rivers in the second quarter to give him 1.5 sacks over the past two games. It was his ninth career sack.

RB JEREMY McNICHOLS

· Rushed for 26 yards on three attempts, including a 16-yard run in the fourth quarter. He added an eight-yard reception.

TE JONNU SMITH

· Posted two receptions for 14 yards and also recorded his first career rushing touchdown on a one-yard run in the second quarter. He became the fourth NFL tight end with a rushing touchdown in 2020, joining Indianapolis' Trey Burton, the L.A. Rams' Gerald Everett and the N.Y. Giants' Evan Engram. Smith became the first Titans tight end with a rushing touchdown since Delanie Walker at Jacksonville on Sept. 17, 2017.

QB RYAN TANNEHILL

· Completed 15 of 27 passes for 147 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions (83.4 passer rating). It was his 12th regular season performance in 19 total starts with the Titans in which he completed at least one touchdown pass without throwing an interception.

· Completed a five-yard touchdown pass to D'Onta Foreman in the first quarter. It was his 20th touchdown of 2020, which ranks second in franchise history by a quarterback in the first nine games of a season. The only Titans/Oilers quarterback with more touchdown passes in the season's first nine games was George Blanda, who completed 21 in the Oilers' inaugural 1960 campaign.

· Joined Steve McNair (2003) as the only quarterbacks in franchise history to start each of the team's first nine games of a season and to have three or fewer interceptions in those games.

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