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Texans stun Titans 22-13 as Ryan Tannehill throws four interceptions

Mike Florio and Chris Simms are in agreement that the Texans have no business winning in Week 11 as they head to Nashville to face the Titans.

The Texans hadn’t won since the season opener against the Jaguars. The Titans hadn’t lost since an Oct. 3 game against the Jets, winning six in a row, including five over playoff teams from last season.

Moral of the story: The Titans play to the level of their competition.

Tennessee inexplicably lost to the Texans 22-13, getting in its own way all day as the Titans fell to 8-3.

Ryan Tannehill threw four interceptions on a miserable day in Nashville with Desmond King getting two picks and Terrance Mitchell and Kamu Grugier-Hill one each. Grugier-Hill nearly had a pick-six, returning his pick 82 yards before Dontrell Hilliard saved the touchdown with a tackle at the Tennessee 6.

The Titans reached the Houston 40, 18, 31, 24, 24, 25, 26 and 47 without scoring on any of those eight possessions.

The Titans had a first-and-five at the Houston 24 with nine seconds remaining in the first half. A Houston lineman got a free release and Tannehill attempted to throw it away. He was penalized for intentional grounding, ending the half.

The Titans also had a punt hit the leg of returner Chester Rogers at their own 5 as he attempted to get away from the ball. The Texans recovered.

The Titans’ second touchdown was as much luck as anything. It came on a 4-yard pass to Hilliard to the Houston 3 before he was tackled by Zach Cunningham and fumbled into the end zone. Anthony Firkser recovered, sliding through the end zone with the hand in his arms.

Tannehill was 35-of-52 for 323 yards with one touchdown.

Tyrod Taylor ran for 7- and 5-yard touchdowns and completed 14-of-24 passes for 107 yards. He had six carries for 28 yards.

Ka’imi Fairbairn kicked field goals 43, 24 and 37 yards but missed an extra point.