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Tennessee Titans last game against Chicago Bears

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – In Week 9 of the 2020 season the Tennessee Titans hosted the Chicago Bears and won by a score of 24-17. Tennessee’s defense limited Chicago to two third-down conversions on 15 attempts and allowed the Bears to rush for just 56 yards. Tennessee’s defense limited Chicago to two third-down conversions on 15 attempts and allowed the Bears to rush for just 56 yards.

Tennessee got on the board first with an eight-play, 56-yard scoring drive and never relinquished the lead. WR A.J. Brown caught a 38-yard pass to help move the chains before K Stephen Gostkowski ultimately made a 40-yard field goal for an early 3-0 lead.

Tennessee Titans hose Chicago Bears at Nissan Stadium, Saturday. (Tennessee Titans)
Tennessee Titans hose Chicago Bears at Nissan Stadium, Saturday. (Tennessee Titans)

In the second quarter, the Titans extended the lead with a 91-yard scoring drive.

RB Derrick Henry carried the ball for five consecutive plays, and Brown added a 17-yard reception before he then bulldozed his way into the end zone on a 40-yard touchdown catch to make it 10-0 Tennessee.

In the third quarter with Chicago driving toward the red zone, Bears QB Nick Foles threw a short pass to Bears RB David Montgomery, but DL Jeffery Simmons forced him to fumble. CB Desmond King II scooped up the fumble and returned it for a 63-yard touchdown to extend the Titans lead, 17-0.

Chicago got on the board in the fourth quarter on a 15-play scoring drive. Bears WR Allen Robinson II contributed a 23-yard catch to help move the sticks but Chicago was halted at the Tennessee four-yard line. Bears K Cairo Santos converted a 23-yard field goal to make it a 17-3 game.

On the ensuing possession, the Tennessee Titans quickly added another touchdown. Henry broke free for a 26-yard gain, and QB Ryan Tannehill threw a 30-yard pass to TE Jonnu Smith to give the Titans a first down at the Chicago two-yard line. On the next play, Tannehill tossed a two-yard touchdown pass to Smith to put Tennessee up, 24-3.

Chicago responded on the next possession with a touchdown of their own. Robinson contributed a 27-yard catch to bring the Bears into Titans territory before Foles ultimately connected with Bears RB Ryan Nall for a six-yard touchdown.

Later in the fourth quarter, the Bears tacked on another score on an 80-yard possession.

Nall added two first-down receptions, and Robinson contributed an 11-yard first down before Foles threw an eight-yard touchdown to Bears TE Jimmy Graham. Chicago made it a one-possession game at 24-17 but could not recover an onside kick as the Titans advanced to 6-2 on the season.

 


Box Score

2020 Week 9: Titans 24, Bears 17
Sunday, November 8th, 2020 | 12:00pm CT | Nissan Stadium

  1 2 3 4 Final
Chicago 0 0 0 17 17
Tennessee 3 7 7 7 24
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