NFL: Tennessee Titans lead from begin to end to beat struggling Green Bay Packers



CNN
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If it seemed just like the Green Bay Packers had turned their season round with final week’s time beyond regulation win towards the Dallas Cowboys, their subsequent sport towards the Tennessee Titans instructed a special story.

The Titans visited the Frozen Tundra on Thursday and gained 27-17 having led from begin to end. They’re now 7-3 after opening the season with two losses, whereas the Packers, who ended a five-game dropping streak towards the Cowboys, fall to 4-7.

The Packers recovered from 14 factors down towards the Cowboys and it appeared as if one other comeback was on the playing cards towards the Titans, as they rallied from 20-9 to 20-17 within the third quarter.

However Tennessee pulled clear when Ryan Tannehill hit Austin Hooper for the tight finish’s second landing of the evening and the Titans’ first fourth-quarter landing this season.

“The season’s not over. There are still six opportunities left,” Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers instructed reporters about his crew’s probabilities of making the playoffs.

“We’ve got a tough game; we’ve got to go to Philly. Hopefully these few days we can get a little healthier, refresh the mind, and then obviously we’ve got to win these next games.”

The Titans opened the scoring when Tannehill, who ended the evening 22-of-27 passing for 333 yards, discovered Dontrell Hilliard, however the Packers responded late within the first quarter via rookie vast receiver Christian Watson.

Derrick Henry prolonged the Titans’ lead earlier than taking part in a hand within the crew’s third landing with a three-yard cross to Hooper.

Henry ran for 87 yards in Thursday’s sport, taking him previous 1,000 yards for the season.

Rodgers discovered Watson once more within the third quarter earlier than Hooper closed out the win for Tennessee, which recorded its highest factors whole of the season.

“I thought everybody that played contributed and helped in a huge way,” Titans coach Mike Vrabel instructed reporters.

“There’s a great demand that gets put on these guys,” he added. “I know that they’re looking forward to the rest, they’ve definitely earned it, and we have to come back on a holiday week and make sure that we’re prepared to play great against Cincinnati.”

That sport towards the Bengals takes place at Nissan Stadium on November 27.