Two weeks of mistake-free play in the red zone have yielded Titans gigantic results

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Titans biggest dropoff from 2016 to 2017 was in the red zone.

During last year’s 9-7 campaign, they scored a touchdown on 36 of 50 red-zone trips for a tremendous .720 rate.

Through seven games this season, that had plummeted to seven of 17 for a .412 clip.

A good share of the bye week focus was on third down and red zone, and in wins over Baltimore and Cincinnati, the Titans scored six touchdowns in six chances.MurrayScoreCIN

That included three in three chances against the Bengals, who came into Sunday’s game as the NFL’s No. 1 defense.

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