Tennessee Titans storm Buffalo Bills into fourth place to win the instant MNF classic

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Titans stunned the glowing Buffalo Bills, 34-31, at Nissan Stadium on Monday Night Football, improving to 4-2 that season.

The Titans crammed Bill quarterback Josh Allen into fourth and 1 at the Titans 2-yard line in the final seconds to secure the win.

Brilliant goal-line stand

The Bills (4-2) had a new series of downs at the Titans’ 12-yard line in the final seconds of the game and failed to hit the winning touchdown.

The Bills moved up to just under 2 and opted to lose fourth place instead of forcing overtime.

Allen went under the middle to try a QB sneaker at four and a half yards, but he was hit at the scrimmage line and slipped trying to push forward. He came up about a ball length behind the first down.

“Wasn’t in the best shape,” said Allen. “It happens.”

The goal-line stand came after Derrick Henry’s 13-yard run gave the Titans the lead. It was the seventh change in leadership in the game.

Henry charged for 143 yards and three touchdowns on 20 straps, averaging over 7 yards per carry.

Derrick Henry’s big night

Henry started with the most rushing yards in the NFL on Monday and finished Monday night as the third back in history, storming 750 yards and 10 touchdowns in six games. Eric Dickerson (1983) and Jim Brown (1958) are the other according to ESPN.

Henry, who had a 76-yard TD run in the first quarter, has hit 783 yards and 10 TDs this season.

MORE: Titans OT Taylor Lewan carted off the field

AJ Brown made his influence known on Monday, especially in the second half. His effort was necessary after Julio Jones was out in the second half with a hamstring injury.

Brown, after allegedly battling food poisoning Saturday, caught a team high with seven passes for 91 yards.

Jones finished with three catches for 59 yards.

This article originally appeared on Nashville Tennessean: Tennessee Titans Stuffs Buffalo Bills With Goal Line Stands For Wild Victory

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