Tennessee Titans 10-7-0-8-6 — 34
New Orleans Saints 14-7-0-7-0 — 28
Titans Top Saints on Anthony Fasano’s Overtime TD Grab
Marcus Mariota threw the game-winner to Anthony Fasano for a 5-yard walk-off touchdown in overtime to give the Titans an impressive 34-28 win over the Saints on the road, snapping New Orleans’ three-game winning streak.
Mariota had a day for the victorious Titans. Mariota was 28-39 for 371 yards and four touchdowns, including an incredible one to tight end Delanie Walker. For the Saints, quarterback Drew Brees followed up his seven-touchdown performance last week against the Giants by staying red-hot. Brees was 28-39 for 389 yards three touchdowns and an interception.
Tennessee’s Antonio Andrews rushed for 88 yards on 19 carries, while New Orleans’ Mark Ingram had 21 carries for 52 yards. Delanie Walker finished with 95 receiving yards and two touchdowns while the Saints’ rookie sensation Willie Snead had six receptions for 95 yards.
New Titans head coach Mike Mularkey won his first game at the helm, while Marcus Mariota was the victorious quarterback in his first game in three weeks due to injury. The Titans went to 2-6 overall while the Saints fell to 4-5.
After Consecutive Missed Field Goals, Game Moves to OT
The Titans’ Ryan Succop and the Saints’ Kai Forbath both missed field goals in the final two minutes as we head to overtime at the Superdome.
Marucs Mariota Throws 3rd Touchdown of Afternoon, Titans Pull Even With Saints
Justin Hunter caught an 8-yard touchdown pass From Marcus Mariota to cap an eight-play, 57-yard and the Titans have kept pace with the Saints in New Orleans. The game is tied with less than seven minutes to play at 28 apiece.
Drew Brees Throws For Third Touchdown of the Game to Michael Hoomanawanui
Drew Brees passed short right to Michael Hoomanawanui for 1 yard and a touchdown as the Saints got a bit of fourth-quarter cushion and now lead 28-20.
Saints Allow Titans to Hang Around in Tight Battle in New Orleans
The Saints seemed to dominate the first half. They possessed the ball for almost 18-and-a-half minutes of play, and Drew Brees was a part of three touchdowns. But thanks largely to Delanie Walker and Marcus Mariota’s heroics, they led just 21-17 at the break.
Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was 9-15 for 172 yards and two touchdowns, while Saints quarterback Drew Brees was 14-19 for 232 yards and two touchdowns. A. Andrews had 7 carries for 55 yards for Tennessee and New Orleans back Mark Ingram had 13 carries for 39 yards.
Delanie Walker caught four balls for 86 yards and two scores for the Titans, while Brandin Cooks led the way for the Saints with two receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown.
Delanie Walker Scores Second TD of the Game to Bring Titans Closer
Delanie Walker followed up his insane 61-yard touchdown catch with a touchdown reception of the 2-yard variety. Walker’s second score brought Tennessee within 21-17 in New Orleans.
Drew Brees Rushes For a Touchdown This Time, Saints Go Up Big
The Drew Brees Show continued on Sunday as the Saints quarterback rushed for a 1-yard score early in the second quarter after throwing for two scores in the first. New Orleans leads 21-10 at home.
Titans’ Delanie Walker Scores on Freak Play to Get Tennessee Closer
Titans tight end Delanie Walker caught a ball after two Saints defenders missed it and deflected it right into his hands, and the Titans now trail 10-7 after the 61-yard scoring play.
Drew Brees With Another Touchdown Pass, Saints Dominating Early
Brandin Cooks caught a 38-yard pass From Drew Brees for a touchdown to put New Orleans up 14-3.
Ryan Succop Nails 51-Yard Field Goal
Ryan Succop connected on a 51-yard field goal to bring the Titans to within 7-3.
Drew Brees Stays Hot, Hits Josh Hill for Early Score
Drew Brees passed short right to tight end Josh Hill for 10 yards and a touchdown to put the Saints up over the Titans at home early.
The Saints, winners of three straight host the Titans in Week 9. Tennessee is 1-6, but they may have enough steam with the return of their starting quarterback, a very strong defense and a brand-new head coach.
Drew Brees and the Saints have flipped a switch on offense. Brees tied an NFL record with seven touchdown throws last week, so this could be an entertaining match for the ages.