Jets Lose to Titans 26 – 22
The NY Jets lost to the Titans after a brutal second half collapse. Sam Darnold was inactive and Josh McCown started at QB. The only real highlight on the day was the continued emergence on kicker Jason Myers.
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S Jamal Adams:
S Jamal Adams finished the game with 11 tackles, bringing his season total to 88 tackles (According to Radar360). Adams now ranks third in tackles among safeties in the NFL. He also added one sack, one forced fumble and one quarterback hit in the contest. For the season, Adams has recorded 2.5 sacks, three forced fumbles, 12 passes defensed, one interception, eight tackles for loss and five quarterback hits.
LB Frankie Luvu:
On the first drive of the game, rookie LB Frankie Luvu brought down Marcus Mariota on third down for his second sack of the season, forcing a Tennessee punt. His 2.0 sacks on the season ranks tied for seventh among rookie linebackers. Luvu finished with two tackles, one quarterback hit and one tackle for loss.
K Jason Myers:
On the Jets opening drive, K Jason Myers converted on a 54-yard field goal to give the Jets 3-0 lead. The field goal marks Myers’ sixth connection of 50+ yards this season, which leads the NFL. Myers also added makes from 34, 43, and two from 39 to go 5-for-5 on the day.
There have been five performances of 5+ made field goals in a game this season and Myers has two of them, becoming the first kicker in franchise history to hit at least five field goals in a game twice in the same season after going 7-for-7 against IND (10/14) and 5-for-5 at TEN (12/2).
CB Trumaine Johnson:
On the defense’s second possession, CB Trumaine Johnson recorded his second interception of the season, picking off a Marcus Mariota pass and returning it 31 yards for a touchdown to extend the Jets lead to 10-0. This marks the fourth pick-six of his career and the Jets third interception touchdown of the season, tied for the second-best mark in the league. Johnson added three tackles in the contest.
Special Teams Big Plays:
After deflecting a punt in Week Three against CLV (9/20), LB Kevin Pierre-Louis blocked a Titans second-quarter punt and recovered it, setting up a 43-yard field goal by Jason Myers to extend the Jets lead to 16-0. The blocked punt marked the first by the Jets since 2013 when S Antonio Allen blocked a punt against OAK (12/8/13).
Late in the first half, DL Henry Anderson blocked a Tennessee extra point, first by Jets since 2009 when DE Bryan Thomas blocked an Adam Vinatieri PAT at IND (12/27/09).
Both Anderson’s and Pierre-Louis’ blocks today mark the first time the Jets have blocked two kicks of any kind in a game since 1988 at CIN (10/09/88).
WR Andre Roberts:
WR Andre Roberts kicked off the second half returning a kickoff 61 yards, notching his third kick return of 40+ yards this season, which is tied for first in the league, and his sixth total return of 40+ yards (three punt, three kick) which leads the NFL. Roberts added a rush of 18 yards and a catch of 10 yards in the game.
LB Jordan Jenkins:
Late in the fourth quarter, LB Jordan Jenkins sacked Marcus Mariota for a loss of five yards to hold the Titans to a field goal. Jenkins now has a career-high 6.0 sacks on the season, the 10th-highest mark among linebackers in the NFL. Jenkins added four tackles, two quarterback hits and one tackle for loss in the game.
- TEN leads the series 25-19-1, (Series @ Nissan Stadium: 7-19)