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Refocused, NFL Week 4: Tennessee Titans 26, Philadelphia Eagles 23

Sep 30, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) drops back to pass during the second half against the Philadelphia Eagles at Nissan Stadium.
Tennessee Titans 26, Philadelphia Eagles 23 Quarterback Marcus Mariota had a great performance coming back from injury.
Mariota managed the pocket well under pressure, making mostly good decisions with the football, finding the open receiver and hitting some tight windows.
The former first-round pick worked and profited over the middle of the field all afternoon, routinely finding himself open on crossing routes.
Malcolm Butler also had his struggles in coverage, allowing multiple first downs as well as being involved in the bust in coverage where Jordan Matthews broke free for a long score.
The Titans held the Eagles screen game in check, in particular, a couple nice reads where the Titans edge defenders diagnosed the play and peeled off to make the stop.
The Eagles secondary had a tough time keeping up with Titans receivers crossing the field.
Jenkins didn’t have a perfect game (his defensive holding in the end zone in overtime jumps to mind) but he did make a couple of stops in run defense and was able to break up a pass in overtime.
Titans running back Dion Lewis’ ability to make defenders miss allowed the Titans to turn some short passes into chunk gains, helping Tennessee sustain some drives in the second half and overtime.
Philadelphia: The Titans were timely with their pass rush, generating pressure on key plays which helped them get off the field and force the Eagles to settle for field goals.

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Sep 30, 2018; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) drops back to pass during the second half against the Philadelphia Eagles at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The Tennessee Titans defeated the Philadelphia Eagles, 26-23, in Week 4 of NFL action.

PFF’s ReFocused series this season features immediate takeaways and a key to the victory from two Senior Analysts who graded the performance, watching every player, on every play of the game. For more data and analysis from the game, utilize our Premium Stats 2.0 dashboard to expand your knowledge on the key players, signature stats and much more.

FINAL SCORE

Tennessee Titans 26, Philadelphia Eagles 23

Quarterback Marcus Mariota had a great performance coming back from injury. Mariota managed the pocket well under pressure, making mostly good decisions with the football, finding the open receiver and hitting some tight windows. Mariota also made some plays with his legs, both by design and off of the scramble, including a clutch scramble where he picked up 15 yards on a long third down situation to give Tennessee a much more manageable fourth down play as they made their overtime charge.

Corey Davis was certainly happy to see Mariota return, as the second-year receiver had himself a career game against the Eagles. The former first-round pick worked and profited over the middle of the field all afternoon, routinely finding himself open on crossing routes. His highlight in regulation was a 51-yard post route where he turned on the burners to beat Jalen Mills downfield, and then he one-upped himself by securing the game-winning touchdown in overtime.

The Titans brought a lot of different pressure packages which sprung a couple unblocked…

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