Titans use 21-point 1st quarter for big win over Packers

(Courtesy:  Daishawn Hayes)
(Courtesy: Daishawn Hayes)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The last time the Green Bay Packers trailed by 21 points in the first quarter was 1986 against the New York Giants. That was until today after the Titans racked up 231 total yards and a 21-0 lead.

DeMarco Murray got things started on the Titans first offensive play of the game going 75 yards for a touchdown to make it 7-0.

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After the Titans defense held the Packers to a second 3 and out, the Titans marched 85 yards in 7 plays as Murray threw a touchdown pass to Delanie Walker for a 14-0 lead.

The Titans then went 71 yards on their third possession as Mariota hit Anthony Fasano to make it 21-0 at the end of the first quarter.

Marcus Mariota finished the game 19/26 for 295 yards and 4 touchdowns as the Titans never let go of a two possession lead.

Mariota has now thrown at least two touchdowns in six straight games, tying the franchise record set by Warren Moon.

The Titans added to their 35 point lead in the 3rd quarter when Mariota found rookie Tajae Sharpe for his first career receiving touchdown to give the Titans a 41-22 lead.

Delanie Walker led the Titans in receiving with 9 catches for 124 yards while Kendall Wright and Rishard Matthews each caught a touchdown pass in the game.

DeMarco Murray finished with 123 rushing yards on 17 carries as the Titans beat the Packers 47-25

The Titans move to 5-5 and face Indianapolis on the road next week.