Ryan Tannehill’s big day helps lead Titans to road

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GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Tennessee Titans handled business Thursday on the road against the Green Bay Packers in a 27-17 win at Lambeau Field.

Despite red-hot rookie wide receiver Christian Watson hauling in two touchdown passes from quarterback Aaron Rodgers, Tennessee countered with two touchdown passes to tight end Austin Hooper.

A big play put things away as Titans rookie receiver Treylon Burks hauled in a 51-yard pass that allowed the Titans to kneel out the clock.


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The Titans (7-3) brought the fight to the Packers. Quarterback Ryan Tannehill led the way with his best game of the season going 22 of 27 passing for 333 yards, two touchdowns and an interception to provide balance to the offense.

Running back Derrick Henry rushed for 87 yards on 28 carries and a touchdown. He now has over 1,000 rushing yards on the season. Henry also had 45 yards on two catches, and he threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Austin Hooper. He joined San Francisco 49ers running back Christian McCaffrey as the only non-quarterback to have a passing and rushing touchdown in a game this season.

Promising trend: The Titans’ receivers impacted the game for the second consecutive week. Rookie Treylon Burks got things started with a 43-yard reception that set up Tennessee’s first touchdown on the opening drive. Burks finished with seven receptions for 111 yards, both of which were a career high. Robert Woods chipped in with six catches for 69…

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