Texans vs. Titans second quarter recap: Tennessee pulls away 21-0

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Texans vs. Titans first quarter recap

Texans 3rd drive (4 plays, 18 yards, 2:11) [continued] The Texans weren’t able to pick up anything near the boundary on third-and-12.

Titans 3rd drive (11 plays, 94 yards, 7:45) — The Titans get backed up at their on 6-yard line on an illegal block in the back on the punt return. However, the Titans are able to find WR Julio Jones to move the ball. The Titans seemingly score a 1-yard touchdown with RB D’Onta Foreman, but DT Jeffery Simmons did not report as eligible and generated an illegal substitution penalty, backing up the Titans five yards. However, Tennessee finally got in the end zone with TE Anthony Firkser catching a 5-yard touchdown. Titans, 7-0

Texans 4th drive (6 plays, 18 yards, 3:20) — Same ol’, same ol’: Houston faces a third-and-15 to start their drive. However, QB Davis Mills hits WR Brandin Cooks for a 25-yard gain. Houston, again, faces a third-and-12 situation as they go backwards on first and second down. Ultimately the Texans have to punt.

Titans 4th drive (9 plays, 85 yards, 1:40) — The Titans awakened and Tannehill found WR Julio Jones for a 14-yard touchdown. The Titans didn’t face a single first down. Titans, 14-0

Texans 5th drive (6 plays, 18 yards, 3:20) — Houston can’t get anything going and have to punt.

Titans 5th drive (5 plays, 64 yards, 0:15) — The onslaught continues as Tannehill hits WR Nick Westbrook-Ikhine for a 4-yard touchdown. Titans, 21-0

Texans 6th drive (1 play, -2 yards, 0:11) — Houston takes a knee.

Stats

Texans

Mills: 7/14, 61 yards

Burkhead: 7 carries, 7 yards; 2 catches, 22 yards

Cooks: 3 catches, 26 yards

Titans

Tannehill: 18/25, 198 yards, 3 TDs

Foreman: 12 carries, 47 yards; 1 catch, 15 yards

Jones: 4 catches, 55 yards

A.J. Brown: 3 catches, 52 yards, TD