Riding a 463 yards total offensive output, the Tennessee Titans decimated the Detroit Lions in a embarrassingly lopsided victory of 46-25, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 in Nissan Stadium in Tennessee. Contributing to this victory, Ryan Tannehill threw the football for 273 yards, and three touchdowns. The Titans also had a rushing game that produced 195 yards and three rushing touchdowns.
Tannehill finished the game completing 21 of 27 passes, to lead the way for the Titans. He ended up with an overall QB rating of 145.80, coming from a performance that included 273 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions for the game.
The Titans deployed a rushing game led by Derrick Henry and Darrynton Evans. For the game, Henry carried the ball 24 times and rushed for 147 yards, leading to one touchdown. Evans supplemented by carrying the ball eight times for a total of 30 yards. In the passing game, the Titans’ top receivers were Corey Davis and A.J. Brown. Davis caught four passes for a total of 110 yards, while Brown contributed with 44 yards from five passes.
On the defensive side of the football, the Titans produced two forced fumbles, four tackles for loss, no sacks and zero defensive touchdowns.
In a losing effort for the Lions, Matthew Stafford attempted 27 passes and completed 22 of them. This performance resulted in 252 yards, no interceptions, one touchdown and a passer rating of 102.60 for the game.
The rushing game for the Lions was led by D’Andre Swift and Adrian Peterson. For the game, Swift rushed for 67 yards from carrying the football 15 times. Meanwhile Peterson carried the ball 6 times for a total of 23 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Lions included Mohamed Sanu Sr. and Marvin Jones Jr.. Sanu Sr. caught four passes for a total of 38 yards, while Jones Jr. contributed with 112 yards from 10 passes.
In their loss, the Lions defense contributed with zero forced fumbles and two tackles to go along with one sack and no defensive touchdowns. This production from the Lions defense was not enough help get a win.
After this game, the Titans improved to a record of 10-4, while the Lions dropped to a 5-9 record.