Dec. 4, 2011: Titans 23, Bills 17
This flashback doesn’t go back very far but highlights a game in which the Titans made key plays on defense, got a long touchdown run and used solid punting to seal the victory.
With Tennessee leading 10-7 in the first quarter, Buffalo attempted a run by quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick on fourth-and-3 from the Tennessee 34-yard line. Titans linebacker
Tennessee followed with an 11-play, 54-yard drive that ended with one of three field goals by
The Titans took the lead with 5:50 left in the first quarter and never trailed thereafter.
Johnson had 106 yards on nine carries (11.8 per carry) in the first half and finished with 153 yards on 23 carries (6.7 per carry).
The Titans did not commit a turnover and were able to maintain good field position with stout punting by
Kern’s final punt was a 57-yarder to the Buffalo 11 that Leodis McKelvin returned just four yards with 1:02 left in the game. Buffalo gained 31 yards before spiking the ball to stop the clock and throwing three straight incompletions to end their comeback attempt with 12 seconds remaining.