11th week NFL The season kicks off with the Green Bay Packers hosting the AFC South-leading Tennessee Titans at Lambeau Field on Thursday Night Football.
Here are Thursday’s top plays in action:
Green Bay Packers Tennessee Titans
The Titans surged on their opening drive. Ryan Tannehill completed a 40-plus-yard pass to Treylon Burks in Tennessee’s first third down of the game, putting the offense in Packers territory.
A few plays later, Tannehill threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Dontrell Hilliard to make it 7–0 in less than five minutes.
Elementary Touchdown, Watson
After catching three touchdowns last week, Christian Watson scored his fourth touchdown in the last two games to put Green Bay on the board and make it a 7-6 ballgame. Aaron Rodgers’ 14-yard scoring on his toss clearly caught the Titans off guard.
Bow down, King Henry
The Titans’ 10-minute drive in the second quarter failed to score any points. Tennessee caught Derrick Henry in his 4th short, but was scrimmage at his line.
won’t stop this time
Henry got his revenge just before halftime. He rushed for a 4-yard touchdown to help extend the Titans’ lead to 14-6.
Henry made another play
The Titans’ star running back caught a screened pass and converted it into a 42-yard gain that put his team in the red zone.
Jump Pass TD
Henry kept doing everything for Titan. He added his third touchdown of the game by turning the handoff into a jump pass for a touchdown to Austin Hooper to extend Tennessee’s lead to 20–9.
Where are you, Watson?
The Packers’ rookie receiver caught his second touchdown of the game and his fifth in four days to help Green Bay go 20-17 in the third quarter.
Hooper caught his second touchdown pass of the day to extend the Titans’ lead to 27-17 in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t without problems. and Hooper secured the catch despite a hard hit in the end zone for the score.
The Titans quarterback had little dirt over three quarters before throwing an interception to Packers defensive back Rasul Douglas.
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