TITANS 3-1 THROUGH FOUR GAMES: The win over the Browns—the Titans’ first road victory since Oct. 18, 2010 at Jacksonville—gave the Titans three consecutive wins and provided a 3-1 or better record for the sixth time since 1999. They went on to make the playoffs in each of the previous five occasions they won at least three of their first four games (1999, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2008).
HASSELBECK’S FIRST FOUR GAMES: Titans quarterback
HASSELBECK’S TOUCHDOWNS THROUGH FOUR GAMES: With touchdown passes in the first half to tight ends
HASSELBECK WITH THREE TOUCHDOWNS IN THE FIRST HALF: Sunday’s effort marked the sixth time in Matt Hasselbeck’s career he completed three or more touchdowns in the first half. Prior to the game against the Browns, he accomplished the feat most recently as a member of the Seahawks in last year’s Wild Card game against the New Orleans Saints (Jan. 8).
TWO COMPLETIONS OF 50-PLUS YARDS: Matt Hasselbeck became the first Titans quarterback since Steve McNair in 2005 to complete two passes of 50-plus yards in the same game. Hasselbeck completed a 57-yard strike to
NO SACKS BY BROWNS: The Browns entered the contest ranked second in the NFL with 11 sacks. However, the Titans offensive line did not allow a sack for the second time this season. They have given up just four sacks all year.
CJ HITS 100: Running back
ROOKIE DEFENSIVE PAIR STARTS AGAIN: Rookie defensive tackle
ROOS MAKES 100TH CONSECUTIVE START: Left tackle
STEVENS SCORES THIRD CAREER TOUCHDOWN: The Titans took a 7-3 lead in the first quarter on a 12-yard touchdown pass from Matt Hasselbeck to tight end Craig Stevens. The touchdown was Stevens’ first of the season and third of his career.
COOK’S 80-YARD TOUCHDOWN RARE FOR A TIGHT END: The Titans went up 14-6 in the second quarter on an 80-yard touchdown pass from Matt Hasselbeck to tight end Jared Cook. The reception was the longest of Cook's career, and the pass tied for the second-longest pass of Hasselbeck's career. The last Titans/Oilers tight end with a touchdown reception of 80-plus yards was Willie Frazier on Nov. 6, 1964, and the last NFL tight end with a touchdown reception of 80 or more yards was Zach Miller on Oct. 18, 2009 (86 yards).
GRIFFIN PROVIDES FOURTH-DOWN STOP: In the second quarter, the Browns faced a fourth-and-one at the Tennessee 41. Quarterback Colt McCoy pitched the ball to running back Armond Smith, but safety
KLUG, JONES GET SACKS IN FIRST HALF: Rookie defensive tackle
AYERS, MORGAN WITH SACKS IN SECOND HALF: Rookie linebacker Akeem Ayers, a second-round draft pick in 2011, notched his first career sack in the third quarter, dropping Colt McCoy for a one-yard loss. In the fourth period, last year’s first-round pick, defensive end
WASHINGTON NOTCHES 57-YARD CATCH: Wide receiver Nate Washington caught a 57-yard pass from Matt Hasselbeck to set up a touchdown in the second quarter. It was the third-longest reception of Washington’s career.
WILLIAMS SCORES FIRST CAREER TOUCHDOWN: Second-year wide receiver Damian Williams scored his first career touchdown to help the Titans go up 21-6 late in the first half. The former third-round pick out of USC scored on a four-yard pass from Matt Hasselbeck.
HOPE BACK IN LINEUP BUT LEAVES WITH ANOTHER INJURY: Titans safety
BABINEAUX PROVIDES BIG PLAY: Safety
BIRONAS PLAYS IN 100TH GAME: In winds that ranged from 20 to 40 miles per hour, kicker