Live updates: Titans regain lead vs. Lions on first play of drive

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Nolan Bianchi
 
| The Detroit News

The Detroit Lions will try to get their second win in their third game under interim coach Darrell Bevell when they take on the Tennessee Titans on Sunday at 1 p.m.

You can follow the action here with live updates throughout the game by Nolan Bianchi of The Detroit News.

In progress: Titans looking to extend lead after getting pinned deep

Tennessee takes over at its own 7 after the Lions punt. The Titans lead 14-7 with 12:42 to go in the second quarter.

Derrick Henry rushes for 12 yards on first down, then picks up 8 more to set up second-and-2 at the 27.

Lions drive halted on Tennessee’s side of field

Detroit takes over at the 25, looking to tie Tennessee at 14 after the Titans scored on one play during the previous possession.

Matthew Stafford hits Marvin Jones for a 7-yard gain on first down. T.J. Hockenson nearly pulls down a really tough catch on second down, but the pass is defended well and ultimately forced incomplete. Mohamed Sanu picks up the new set of downs with a 4-yard completion, bringing the first quarter to a close.

END 1ST: Titans 14, Lions 7 

Stafford swings it out to D’Andre Swift on first down for a pickup of 8, and Swift picks up the new set of downs with a gain of 3 on the next play.

Swift runs for 4 on first down as Stafford’s next two passes fall incomplete, bringing up fourth-and-6 at the Tennessee 43.

Jack Fox’s punt is fair caught near the Tennessee 5.

Titans 14, Lions 7 (12:42 2nd)

Titans regain lead on first play of drive

Tennessee again takes over at the 25. This time they’re tied with the Lions at 7 with 1:34 to go in the first quarter.

Corey Davis burns the coverage and Ryan Tannehill finds him for a 75-yard touchdown pass.

Titans 14, Lions 7 (1:22 1st) 

Stafford, Jones clicking as Lions tie Titans at 7

Detroit takes over at the 325. Matthew Stafford’s ribs appear to be OK, as he will lead the boys on the field.

Stafford swings it over to D’Andre Swift for no gain on first down. Marvin Jones hauls in a 6-yard catch on second down, then gets 4 on a third-down reception.

Swift rushes for 7 yards on first down as Stafford moves the chains with a 13-yard throw to Jamal Agnew.

Swift rushes for 3 before an incompletion to Jones. T.J. Hockenson makes a big catch on third down that’s good for 11 yards and a new first down at the Tennessee 31.

Jones gets open on the next play for a 12-yard reception.

Adrian Peterson rushes for 7 on his first carry of the game. Peterson gives the Lions a new set of downs at the 4-yard-line with an 8-yard carry on the next play.

It’s third-and-goal at the 2 after Peterson rushes for 3, then loses 1. Jones gets open in the end zone and Stafford finds him for a 2-yard touchdown pass. 

Lions 7, Titans 7 (1:34 1st)

Titans offense steamrolls Lions, grabs early 7-0 lead

The Titans start the game at their own 25.

Derrick Henry rushes for 2 yards and then catches a pass for 6. A.J. Bornw pulls in a 6-yard reception to move the chains.

Henry gets wrapped up for a loss of 4 on first down. Jonnu Smith goes up for a big pass from Ryan Tannehill that’s good for 19 yards to the Detroit 46.

Henry carries for 4 to make it second-and-6, as Tannehill hits brown again for a gain of 10 to the 32. 

Henry rushes for 5 more as MyCole Pruitt moves the chains again with a 10-yard completion.

Henry rushes for gains of 9, 5 and 3, with the last one getting him into the end zone for a Titans touchdown.

Titans 7, Lions 0 (8:40 1st)

Lions at Titans

Kickoff: 1 p.m., Sunday, Nissan Stadium, Nashville, Tenn.

TV/radio: CBS/760 AM

Records: Lions 5-8; Titans 9-4

Line: Titans by 11

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