1:00 PM ET, December 19, 2010
LP Field, Nashville, TN
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans are breathing a very big sigh of relief, and not because their very slim playoff hopes remain alive for another week.They finally won again.Kerry Collins threw for two touchdowns and 237 yards and Chris Johnson ran for a TD and 130 yards as the Titans snapped a six-game skid by beating the Houston Texans 31-17 on Sunday.
• The win snapped Tennessee's six-game losing streak, a skid that dates back to Oct. 24.
• With the win and Indianapolis downing Jacksonville 34-24, the Titans stayed in the playoff hunt for another week.
• The Titans held Arian Foster, the NFL's rushing leader with 1,330 yards coming in, to a season-low 15 yards on 11 carries.
• The Titans are 6-1 against the Texans in December and 13-5 overall against the team that replaced them in Houston.
• Houston has lost seven of their last eight games.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Washington tied his career high with his sixth TD reception this year. ... This was the first time Tennessee opened a game scoring on the first three drives since Sept. 20, 2009, also against Houston. ... Britt finished with 128 yards receiving on six catches for his fourth 100-yard receiving game. ... Titans TE Bo Scaife was a healthy scratch. ... Randy Moss didn't have a pass thrown at him for the second straight game. ... The Texans had won three of the past four in this series coming in, but Tennessee now leads 13-5 overall. The Titans are 6-1 against Houston in December. ... The Titans finish 3-5 at home.
NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 19: Justin Gage #12 of the Tennessee Titans makes a touchdown catch against Glover Quin...(Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from Penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||4.3||6.3|
Comp - Att
Yards per pass
Sacks - Yards Lost
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||2-3||4-5|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||10:20||Nate Washington 3 Yd Pass From Kerry Collins (Rob Bironas Kick)||0||7|
|TD||06:38||Justin Gage 1 Yd Pass From Kerry Collins (Rob Bironas Kick)||0||14|
|TD||02:32||Chris Johnson 11 Yd Run (Rob Bironas Kick)||0||21|
|FG||05:45||Neil Rackers 37 Yd||3||21|
|FG||00:00||Rob Bironas 30 Yd||3||24|
|TD||09:17||Andre Johnson 12 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Neil Rackers Kick)||10||24|
|TD||00:28||Javon Ringer 7 Yd Run (Rob Bironas Kick)||10||31|
|TD||06:28||Kevin Walter 4 Yd Pass From Matt Schaub (Neil Rackers Kick)||17||31|
Chris Johnson ran for 83 yards (9.2 yards/rush), four first downs and a touchdown when the Texans had eight or more defenders in the box on Sunday.
ESPN Stats & Information
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