Titans-Packers Postgame Notes

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TEAM NOTES

·      With their 27-17 victory at Green Bay, the Titans improved their record to 7-3, marking the third consecutive season they have been 7-3 or better after 10 games.

·      The win improved Mike Vrabel's career record to 50-30 as a head coach, including regular season and playoffs. He joined Jeff Fisher (147) and Bum Phillips (59) as the franchise's only head coaches to reach 50 career wins.

·      The result gave the Titans two consecutive victories on Thursday Night Football. They play again on Thursday night, Dec. 29, at home against the Dallas Cowboys.

·      Kicker Josh Lambo and cornerbacks Greg Mabin and Davontae Harris became the 71st, 72nd, and 73rd players to appear in a game for the Titans this season. Entering the week, the Titans were second in the NFL behind the Arizona Cardinals (76) in total players used in 2022.

·      The Titans were called for two penalties, tying their best number of the season (Oct. 23 against Indianapolis).

·      The kickoff temperature at Lambeau Field was 26 degrees (16 wind chill). In the franchise's "Titans era" (1999–present), it was their second-coldest game played before the month of December. The only colder non-December/January contest was at Nissan Stadium on Nov. 17, 2014, when they faced the Pittsburgh Steelers with a 25-degree temperature at kickoff.

TEAM NOTES – OFFENSE

·      The Titans set a season high in scoring with 27 points. They scored a touchdown in every quarter for the first time in 2022.

·      The Titans offense produced its highest totals of the season in first downs (21), third-down percentage (58.3), total net yards (408), total plays (64) and net passing yards (320).

·      For the fifth time in 10 games in 2022, the Titans scored a touchdown on their opening drive, marching 83 yards on eight plays and capping the series with a 14-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Tannehill to Dontrell Hilliard.

·      The Titans had a season-high six drives into the red zone and scored touchdowns on four of the opportunities. Their final red-zone possession ended with them kneeling to close out the game.

·      In the second quarter, the Titans offense had an 18-play drive that used 10 minutes and 1 second—both season highs for the Titans for a single drive. However, they did not score on the drive after being denied on a fourth-down attempt.

·      In the third quarter, the Titans capped a six-play, 91-yard drive with a three-yard touchdown pass from Derrick Henry to Austin Hooper. It was the longest scoring drive of the season for the Titans in terms of distance.

·      The Titans won the time-of-possession battle for the fifth time in 10 games, possessing the ball for 32 minutes and 28 seconds.

·      In the first half, the Titans had a 13-6 advantage in first downs, a 171-96 advantage in total yards, a 38-20 advantage in plays, and a 19:25 time of possession.

TEAM NOTES – DEFENSE

·      The Packers scored only 17 points, giving the Titans defense its seventh consecutive game without allowing more than 20 points.

·      The Titans defense limited the Packers to 56 rushing yards on 19 attempts—an average of 2.9 yards per carry. It was the eighth consecutive game in which the Titans defense did not allow the opposing offense to reach 100 rushing yards. The Packers went into the contest averaging 129.3 rushing yards per game.

·      The defense helped seal the victory with fourth-down stops on back-to-back drives in the fourth quarter, which were the Packers' final two possessions of the game.

·      Six of the Packers' 10 possessions were either a three-and-out (five drives) or a four-and-out (one).

DL DENICO AUTRY

·      Blocked an extra point attempt in the first quarter. It was his NFL-best 10th total block since his rookie season in 2014.

CB TRE AVERY

·      Led the team with two passes defensed and added a tackle.

OL AARON BREWER

·      Started at center for the first time in his career with Ben Jones inactive due to injury.

WR TREYLON BURKS

·      Led the team and established career highs with seven receptions and 111 receiving yards.

·      Posted a 43-yard reception to convert a third down in the first quarter.

·      Helped cement the outcome with a career-long 51-yard catch late in the fourth quarter, allowing the offense to run out the clock on the ensuing set of downs.

·      Became the team's first rookie since A.J. Brown in 2019 to record a 100-yard receiving game.

S KEVIN BYARD

·      Tied for second on the team with six total tackles.

ILB DYLAN COLE

·      Posted three tackles on defense and led the team with three total special teams tackles.

RB DERRICK HENRY

·      Led the team with 87 rushing yards and a touchdown on 28 carries. He also had two receptions for 45 yards to give him 132 scrimmage yards. Additionally, he completed two passes for four yards, including a three-yard touchdown pass.

·      Scored on a four-yard run in the second quarter. With his 10th touchdown of the season, he joined LaDainian Tomlinson (nine), Adrian Peterson (seven), Shaun Alexander (five) and Michael Turner (five) as the only players in NFL history to rush for at least 10 touchdowns in five consecutive seasons. Henry has a franchise-record 75 career rushing touchdowns.

·      Turned a screen pass into a 42-yard gain in the third quarter. It was the fourth-longest reception of his career. The play helped set up a touchdown two plays later.

·      Completed a three-yard touchdown pass to tight end Austin Hooper in the third quarter. It was the second touchdown pass of his career (first of 2022) in addition to one postseason touchdown pass. He joined Christian McCaffrey as the NFL's only active running backs with at least two career touchdown passes, and Henry joined Woody Campbell as only running backs in franchise history with multiple touchdown passes. Henry also completed a one-yard pass to Treylon Burks in the second quarter.

·      Went over the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the season (1,010), marking his fourth career 1,000-yard rushing season. He joined Eddie George (seven seasons), Chris Johnson (six) and Earl Campbell (five) as the franchise's only players with at least four 1,000-yard rushing seasons.

RB DONTRELL HILLIARD

·      Reached the end zone on a 14-yard pass from Ryan Tannehill in the first quarter, registering his team-best fourth touchdown reception of the season (fourth career). He added one rushing attempt for four yards.

TE AUSTIN HOOPER

·      Totaled 36 yards and two touchdowns on four receptions.

·      Caught a three-yard touchdown pass from running back Derrick Henry in the third quarter and a 16-yard touchdown pass from Ryan Tannehill in the fourth quarter. His first two touchdown catches of 2022 gave him 25 for his career.

·      Registered his second career game with multiple touchdown receptions and his first since Sept. 22, 2019 at Indianapolis as a member of the Atlanta Falcons.

DB JOSHUA KALU

·      Tied for second on the team with six tackles and added a pass defensed and a forced fumble.

·      Credited with his second career forced fumble in the first quarter, but the ball was recovered by the Packers.

ILB DAVID LONG JR.

·      Led the defense with nine tackles, including a team-high three tackles for loss.

·      Credited with a stop for no gain on Aaron Jones' rushing attempt on fourth-and-one in the fourth quarter. The Titans offense was able to run out the clock on the ensuing possession.

TE CHIG OKONKWO

·      Caught a 31-yard pass in the third quarter. He became the Titans' only tight end since the start of the 2000 season to have a reception of at least 30 yards in three consecutive games.

OL DILLON RADUNZ

·      Registered his fourth career start and his first at left guard.

LB JOE SCHOBERT

·      Registered his first start as a member of the Titans, lining up at outside linebacker to start the game. He was credited with one tackle in the contest.

DT JEFFERY SIMMONS

·      Played his 50th career game.

·      Registered four tackles, including a 12-yard sack of Aaron Rodgers in the fourth quarter. It gave him 6.5 sacks in 2022 and 20.0 sacks in his career.

·      Joined Jevon Kearse (35) and Harold Landry III (20.5) as the franchise's only players since 1982, when individual sacks became an official statistic, to reach the 20-sack mark within their first 50 NFL games. Simmons is the club's first interior lineman to do so.

P RYAN STONEHOUSE

·      Averaged 50.7 yards (36.7 net average) on three punts with one punt placed inside the 20.

QB RYAN TANNEHILL

·      Completed 22 of 27 passes for 333 yards with two touchdowns and one interception for a passer rating of 127.3. The performance was his 11th since joining the Titans in 2019 with at least a 125.0 passer rating and a qualifying minimum of 20 attempts.

·      Established a new career high in a qualifying game (minimum 20 attempts) with an 81.5 completion percentage. It topped his previous best of 81.0 percent this season at Indianapolis (Oct. 2, 2022).

·      Recorded his 25th career 300-yard passing game and his ninth such performance since joining the Titans in 2019. Nine 300-yard games moved him ahead of Marcus Mariota (eight) for the fourth-highest total in franchise history. His 333 passing yards was the 12th-best total of his NFL career.

·      On the opening drive of the game, he completed a 43-yard pass to Treylon Burks to convert a third down and then tossed a 14-yard touchdown pass to Dontrell Hilliard.

·      On the first play of the fourth quarter, he completed a 16-yard scoring strike to Austin Hooper to increase his season total to 10 touchdown passes and his career total to 209 touchdown passes.

·      Helped cement the outcome with a 51-yard completion to Burks late in the fourth quarter, allowing the offense to run out the clock with the ensuing set of downs.

·      Reached 1,500 passing attempts as a member of the Titans (1,507), which is the number needed to qualify in the team record books for career passer rating and completion percentage marks. He has a 101.5 career passer rating and a 67.0 completion percentage with the team, which now qualify as the best in franchise history. He took over first place from Marcus Mariota (62.9 percent and 89.6 passer rating) in both categories.

WR NICK WESTBROOK-IKHINE

·      Caught two passes for 28 yards, including a 19-yarder.

WR ROBERT WOODS

·      Registered six receptions for 69 yards. The reception total was his best of the season through 10 games, and the yardage total was his second-best through 10 contests.

·      Recorded a 32-yard catch in the third quarter, notching the 600th reception of his NFL career. The catch led to a Titans touchdown three plays later.

·      Tallied his 37th career game with at least six catches.

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