Tennessee Defeats Houston 16-10 - Recap

Tennessee Defeats Houston 16-10 - Recap

Chris Johnson tore up the turf for 127 rushing yards on Sunday to lead the Titans to a 16-10 win over the Texans at LP Field.

Tennessee won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 6.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 44.5.

Ryan Fitzpatrick completed 15 of 24 pass attempts for 166 yards and 0 TDs for the Titans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Texans defense.

Jonathan Grimes rushed for 50 yards for Houston, while Ray Graham added 8 yards. Matt Schaub threw for 229 yards for the Texans, while receivers Jonathan Grimes and Andre Johnson had 76 and 49 yards respectively.

Houston was outgained by Tennessee 311-288 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-17 by the Texans.

Tennessee led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:15/27:45 split in that important category.