Titans win division title with 34-3 win as Ryan Tannehill beats his former team

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The Titans clinched a second consecutive AFC South title with a decisive 34-3 victory over the Dolphins on Sunday.

It is the first time the franchise has won consecutive division titles since the Houston Oilers won three in a row from 1960-62. Tennessee moved to 11-5 and ended Miami’s seven-game winning streak after a 1-7 start.

Ryan Tannehill, the eighth overall choice of the Dolphins in 2012 before a trade to the Titans in 2019, completed 13 of 18 passes for 120 yards and two touchdowns. He got plenty of help from D'Onta Foreman, who rushed for 132 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries.

Dontrell Hilliard scored on a 39-yard run with 1:53 left and finished with 45 yards on eight carries.

The Titans lost tight end MyCole Pruitt to a lower leg injury in the first half, but they got touchdowns from two other tight ends. Geoff Swaim scored on a 1-yard touchdown catch, and Antony Frisker caught a 15-yard touchdown.

Tua Tagovailoa did not have one of his better games, completing 18 of 38 passes for 205 yards. He lost a fumble.

17 responses to “Titans win division title with 34-3 win as Ryan Tannehill beats his former team

  1. Tua is awful, his first read is Waddle and if he cant throw it to Waddle he runs around or sometimes will checkdown. They took away Waddle and he was completely clueless.

  2. Tua is not the guy! Defense carried the team during the 7 game winning streak. As we saw last year when the team is in a must win situation, Tua crumbles. AND PLEASE….get rid of the Dolphins OC(s). No creativity or ability to adjust when the opposition shuts down the short pass.

  3. Honestly I don’t think Tua is the answer, but it really is not fair. Tannehill is the perfect example. He is far from Elite, but look how well he plays with a running game and arguable the best OLine in the NFL. The Titans could do whatever they wanted on the ground in short downs and this opens up simple plays in the air as well. Congrats to the Titans. To those saying the Dolphins played an easy schedule… umm, it was nearly the same as the Patriots and Bills schedule? The Dolphins should have beat the Jags, Falcons and Raiders and they didn’t. They need consistency and Tua and these OC’s can’t provide this. Period.

  4. Wow like I said last week but got mockedfor it most of the phins wins were against teams with bad or rookie qbs.

  5. Tua is not the answer in Miami! He’s an accurate passer and he gets rid of the ball well. And he is beginning to progress in the game making reads against defenses. But his hands are too small and arm is too weak to play games in December in New England and Buffalo. A little wind and cold and he starts turning the ball over and sailing throws passed his receivers. He’d be a great backup to have but he’s not a franchise QB.

  6. Tua showed so much resiliency. In Tua’s first 16 games he has a better record than Kyler Murray. Tua is such a leader and you could see him coaching up his teammates on the sidelines. Dolphins can’t win every game. They won 7 in a row after losing 7 in a row. Let’s hope this isn’t another 7 game losing streak. Tua will get us to the playoffs. Finsdown or whatever direction.

  7. Sat down with a buddy and went over the Dolphins win streak a few days ago. They literally played one not terrible team

  8. Tua may not be the answer, but what qb would be behind the worst rated oline in the league… TUA is far from the dolphins biggest problem…

  9. laxcoach37 says:
    January 2, 2022 at 4:38 pm
    Honestly I don’t think Tua is the answer, but it really is not fair. Tannehill is the perfect example. He is far from Elite, but look how well he plays with a running game and arguable the best OLine in the NFL.
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    And life isn’t fair and neither is being a QB on a football team whose GM and HC don’t know how to build a team! Why do so many of these teams get a 1st round QB and then don’t/won’t build an OL to protect them? I really don’t know the answer but there’s a bunch of them that do it and that’s the fastest way to ruin a young QB and I seriously believe it’s why nearly 70% of all 1st round QBs are busts, it’s not the QBs fault it’s the GM and HC fault.

  10. “MortimerInMiami says:
    January 2, 2022 at 4:11 pm
    The Dolphins were who we thought they were!”

    Really??? You have been complaining about Turnoverhill all season.

    Where were the tunrovers?

    Probably in the same place your shame is. Nowhere to be found.

    Respectfully.

  11. Dolphins could of had Justin Herbert throwing to Jamarr Chase but instead the have Tua and Waddle who are clearly the pick of the litter.

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