MOST SACKS IN A GAME IN FOUR YEARS: The Titans defense recorded four total sacks in the first half—one each by
KLUG GETS FIRST SACK OF THE SEASON: In the fourth quarter, defensive tackle Karl Klug ended a Jaguars drive with a two-yard sack on third down. It was the first sack of the season for Klug, who led the team as a rookie in 2011 with seven sacks.
GRIFFIN RECORDS THIRD CAREER SACK: In the fourth quarter, safety Michael Griffin recorded his first sack of the season, tackling Chad Henne for an eight-yard loss. It was his third career sack and first since Jan. 3, 2010 (at Seattle).
BROWN GETS TWO SACKS IN GAME: Rookie linebacker Zach Brown recorded two sacks in the game. He recorded a two-yard sack in the first quarter, and in the third quarter, he took down Chad Henne for a nine-yard loss on third down. Brown, who now has three sacks in his first NFL season, became the first Titans player with two or more sacks in a game since Karl Klug had two sacks against the New Orleans Saints on Dec. 11, 2011.
WIMBLEY NOTCHES SACK: In the second quarter, defensive end Kamerion Wimbley dropped Chad Henne for a two-yard loss. It gave Wimbley a team-high 4.5 sacks in his first year with the Titans and 47 in his seven-year career.
THREE SACKS ON ONE DRIVE FOR TITANS DEFENSE: The Titans recorded three sacks on Jacksonville’s second offensive series. First, rookie linebacker Zach Brown was credited with his second sack of the season. Later, linebacker Akeem Ayers recorded his fourth sack of the season (sixth of career), and on the next play, defensive tackle Jurrell Casey ended the drive with a 10-yard sack (second of season; 4.5 career).
COOK LEADS TEAM, SETS SEASON HIGH: Tight end
WASHINGTON REACHES 300: With a six-yard catch in the fourth quarter, wide receiver
KERN SETS CAREER HIGH IN NET AVERAGE:
BRITT SCORES SECOND TOUCHDOWN OF 2012: In the fourth quarter, wide receiver
LOCKER PERFECT ON LATE SCORING DRIVE: During a six-play scoring drive in the fourth quarter, Jake Locker completed all five of his pass attempts for 47 total yards, including a six-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Britt. It marked the seventh touchdown pass of the season for Locker and the 11th in his career.
BIRONAS MAKES FOUR FIELD GOALS:
WRIGHT PASSES HENNIGAN: Rookie wide receiver
FOURTH-DOWN STOP: With 52 seconds to play in the first half, the Jaguars faced a fourth-and-three at the Tennessee 45-yard line. The Titans defense forced stop, however, as Chad Henne’s downfield pass to Justin Blackmon fell incomplete. The stop put the Titans in position for a 40-yard field goal.
WASHINGTON EXTENDS STREAK: With a 21-yard catch in the second quarter, wide receiver Nate Washington extended his streak of consecutive games with at least one reception to 73 (59 games with the Titans).
TITANS SCORE FIRST: Less than two minutes into the game, Rob Bironas booted a 38-yard field goal to give the Titans a 3-0 lead. It marked the fifth time this season the Titans scored on their opening drive and the sixth time in 2012 they scored the game’s first points.
EARLY INTERCEPTION BY VERNER: On the Jaguars’ first play from scrimmage, Sen’Derrick Marks tipped a Chad Henne pass. Cornerback
TITANS INACTIVES: The Titans’ seven inactives against the Jaguars were quarterback