TITANS GO 2-1 DURING HOMESTAND: The Titans played their last of three consecutive games at home, going 2-1 during the homestand. Their four-game home winning streak dating back to 2012 came to an end against the Chiefs. They now will travel for two of their next three and five of their next eight games, beginning with next week’s clash at Seattle.
THIRD-DOWN DEFENSE: The Titans went into the game with the fifth-ranked defense in third-down conversion rate. They improved their standing against the Chiefs, allowing only one conversion in 12 third downs by the Chiefs. The 8.3 percent conversion rate was the best by the Titans defense since Nov. 27, 2008 at Detroit (0-11, 0.0%).
TURNOVER-LESS STREAK COMES TO AN END: The Titans became the second NFL team in the Super Bowl era to play their first four games of the season without committing a turnover, joining the 1995 St. Louis Rams. However, the streak came to an end against the Chiefs when they lost a fumble and two interceptions.
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FITZPATRICK HAS BIG DAY RUSHING: Ryan Fitzpatrick gave the Titans a fourth-quarter lead with a nine-yard touchdown run. It marked the quarterback’s seventh career touchdown run and his first in a Titans uniform. Earlier in the game his 26-yard run was the second-longest of his career, and his 50 total rushing yards in the game tied for the third-highest rushing total of his career.
PITOITUA SETS CAREER HIGH: In the fourth quarter, defensive end
WASHINGTON EXTENDS STREAK: With an eight-yard reception in the third quarter, wide receiver
POLLARD NOTCHES INTERCEPTION: In the third quarter, safety
FITZPATRICK RECORDS 94TH CAREER TD PASS: Ryan Fitzpatrick dumped off a short pass to
CHRIS JOHNSON SCORES ON LONG RECEPTION: In the third quarter, Chris Johnson scored on a 49-yard reception. It marked the third-longest reception of his career, his fifth career touchdown reception and his first touchdown reception since 2010.
SECOND LONGEST CAREER RUN FOR BATTLE: In the second quarter, running back
ANTONIO JOHNSON NOTCHES SACK: In the second quarter, defensive tackle
GRIFFIN AND SENSABAUGH COMBINE FOR TAKEAWAY: Early in the second quarter, safety
EDWARDS ACTIVE FOR FIRST TIME: For the first time in his career, rookie defensive end
LOCKER HEADS LIST OF INACTIVES: Titans starting quarterback Jake Locker was inactive against the Chiefs due to the sprained hip and knee he suffered the previous week against the New York Jets. The Titans’ six other inactive players were wide receiver