NASHVILLE – Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill has been named the AFC's Offensive Player of the Month for December.
Tannehill completed 90-of-132 passes for 1,322 yards with 12 touchdowns and just two interceptions in five games in December. Tannehill's completion percentage in those games was 68.2 percent, and his passer rating was 124.6.
Tannehill's passer rating in the five games: Indianapolis (131.2), Oakland (140.4), Houston (92.2), New Orleans (133.6) Houston (130.8).
Tannehill, who took over as the team's starter in Week 7, led the NFL in passer rating in 2019. He finished the season 201-of-286 passing for 2,742 yards, 22 touchdowns, six interceptions and a passer rating of 117.5. His 117.5 passer rating was the best in franchise history, surpassing Steve McNair's 100.4 passer rating in 2003.
Tannehill also established the fourth-highest single-season passer rating in NFL history. His 117.5 passer rating is surpassed in league annals by only Aaron Rodgers' 122.5 passer rating in 2011, Peyton Manning's 121.1 in 2004 and Nick Foles' 119.2 in 2013.
The Titans face the Patriots in the first round of the playoffs on Saturday night.