After Henry’s huge day, Titans beat Texans on banked FG

Derrick Henry rushed for a career-high 250 yards and became the eighth player in NFL history to eclipse 2,000 yards in a season, and Sam Sloman banked home a 37-yard field goal on the final play as the Tennessee Titans clinched the AFC South with a 41-38 win over the host Houston Texans on Sunday.Ryan Tannehill totaled three touchdowns, and his 6-yard run with 1:47 left capped a 19-play, 75-yard drive that gave the Titans (11-5) a 38-35 lead.The Texans (4-12), who erased a 16-point second-half deficit by scoring touchdowns on four consecutive drives, countered with a 58-yard drive that culminated in a game-tying, 51-yard field goal from Ka’imi Fairbairn with 18 seconds remaining.But on the first snap of the ensuing series, Tannehill connected with A.J. Brown for a 52-yard pass play, setting the stage for Sloman, whose kick caromed off the right upright.Henry became the first player in the Super Bowl era to rush for 200-plus yards in three consecutive games against the same team. He finished the season with 2,027 yards and 17 touchdowns after scoring twice against the Texans’ 31st-ranked rush defense.Tannehill completed 18 of 27 passes for 216 yards. Brown finished with 10 receptions for 151 yards and a touchdown.Tennessee will host the Baltimore Ravens in the opening round of the AFC playoffs next weekend.

Blogs

Radio Cares: Feeding America Emergency Radiothon

Radio Cares: Feeding America Emergency Radiothon

Cumulus Media Nashville to Broadcast “Radio Cares: Feeding America Emergency Radiothon” One-Day Fundraiser to Fight Hunger in the U.S. on Thursday, April 30th Listeners May Donate NOW to the Feeding America Emergency Radiothon at www.RadioCares.org or Text “Feed” to 95819 to Donate.

Observations from Weekend Practices

By Christian Kaposy It was a hot weekend at Saint Thomas Sports Park and the Titans held two practices open to fans. Here are three observations from each day of practice: Saturday, August 10th Roster Shuffle Before Practice Following Thursday’s preseason opener in Philadelphia, General Manager Jon Robinson made some changes to the roster heading…