Titans Game Notes




16-GAME STARTERS:After appearing in the starting lineup at Seattle, left tackleMichael Roos, centerKevin Mawae, right guardJake Scott, running backChris Johnson, defensive endKyle Vanden Boschand safetyChris Hope** became the only players to start all 16 games in 2009.

TITANS INACTIVES: The eight inactive players for the Titans at Seattle were wide receiver Dominique Edison, running back Javon Ringer, cornerback Ryan Mouton, cornerback Jamar Love, center Fernando Velasco, tackle Troy Kropog, defensive end Jevon Kearse and defensive tackle Tony Brown.

MARKS' FIRST START YIELDS SACK: With defensive tackle Tony Brown out with a knee injury, rookie Sen'Derrick Marks received his first start of the year. The second-round draft choice from Auburn appeared in eight previous games in 2009 but had yet to record a start. In the third quarter, he dropped Matt Hasselbeck for a seven-yard loss, Marks' first career sack.

JOHNSON SCORES 13TH TD OF SEASON: To cap the Titans' first drive, Chris Johnson scored on fourth-and-one from the Seahawks' six-yard line. It was his 22nd career touchdown run and 13th of the season, which tied for fourth in franchise history (Earl Campbell, 1978 and 1980). Johnson totaled 35 rushing yards and 10 receiving yards on the drive.

SAFETIES NOTCH EARLY SACKS: Safety Michael Griffin notched his second career sack and first of the season early in the first quarter. He dropped Matt Hasselbeck for a 10-yard loss on third down to end the Seahawks' first offensive series. On the following series, safety Chris Hope notched a forced fumble and sack when he stripped the ball from Hasselbeck. It marked Hope's third career sack (second of season) and third career forced fumble (first of season).

JOHNSON BREAKS MARSHALL FAULK'S RECORD: With a nine-yard reception in the second quarter, Chris Johnson set a new NFL record for most yards from scrimmage in a season. He broke Marshall Faulk's 1999 NFL record of 2,429 scrimmage yards.

NEW FRANCHISE RUSHING RECORD: With a four-yard carry in the second quarter, Chris Johnson broke Earl Campbell's 1980 single-season franchise rushing record of 1,934 rushing yards in 1980.

JOHNSON HITS CENTURY MARK AGAIN: With a four-yard carry in the third quarter, Chris Johnson recorded his 11th consecutive 100-yard game, extending his franchise record and tying Marcus Allen (11 from 1985-86) for the second-longest streak in NFL history. The only player in NFL history with more consecutive 100-yard rushing efforts was Barry Sanders, who had 14 in 1997.

JOHNSON HITS 2,000: With a four-yard run in the fourth quarter, Chris Johnson joined Eric Dickerson, Jamal Lewis, Barry Sanders, Terrell Davis and O.J. Simpson as the only players in NFL history with 2,000 rushing yards in a season. Johnson needed 128 yards entering the game to join the group.

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