Titans Vs Patriots Recap
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans got a chance to measure themselves against the defending Super Bowl champs with a pair of joint practices and a preseason game. Tom Brady, the defending Super Bowl quarterback watched from the sidelines as the Patriots won 22-17.
“To have a team come in here that’s a proven winner, a proven organization, how they operate, how they do things,” Vrabel said. “For us, to be able to compete against them for two days and then play a game against them is always going to be beneficial.”
If the Titans want to make the playoffs, they will have to correct several weaknesses exposed in the game against the Patriots. For a second straight game, a franchise that set a team record in a 16-game season for the NFL’s fewest penalties in 2018 was flagged for double-digit penalties — this time 10 for 77 yards.
Tennessee Titans versus New England Patriots Game Recap
The Tennessee Titans opened up with an explosive run by Dion Lewis which was followed by a unsuccessful pass attempt by quarterback Marcus Mariota. The drive was unsuccessful ending with a punt. The defense came to play. In the ensuing drive by the Patriots, the defense halted the Patriots with an intercepting by Brian Hoyer.
The Titans drove the field and score on a pass play from Mariota to Delanie Walker. The Titans defense holds the off the Patriots offense till the end of first quarter in which they end the quarter at 1 yard line of the Titans territory.
The Patriots open the second quarter with a rush by Bolton.
The Titans subbed Mariots for backup quarterback Ryan Tannehill. Titans quickly regain momentum with Tannehill and get to the end zone with an electrifying diving touch down by Jeremy McNichols. The touchdown gave the Titans a lead of 15-8 score as the Titans defense came on the field and kept the pressure on which eventually led to a safety which gave the titans a 17-8 lead which ended the first half.
Third QuarterThird quarter opens with the Patriots scoring which puts the game up to 15-17. Then Titans offense took feild on a long offensive drive in which Titans attempted a field goal in which they missed and gave the patriots a good field position.
The Patriots took a late 22-17 lead in the fourth quarter on a 23 yard touchdown pass from the quarter back Jarrett Stidham to Damoun Patterson and the Titans couldn’t make a comeback after that.