Gostkowski's Gut Check

Stephen Gostkowski bailed out the Titans with a 55-yard FG with 1:44 left in regulation.

Take Aways

  • Thriller at U.S. Bank Stadium concludes in epic fashion with Gostowski's third straight game winning field goal for Tennessee.

  • Vikings' Dalvin Cook's career day falls short, Minnesota falls to 0-3.


Game Story

  • Titans 54-yard opening drive resulted in a 39 yard FG (3-0 Titans)

  • Vikings 2nd drive led to a fumble recovery for Tennessee's Rashaan Evans and a 31 yard FG (6-0)

  • A Kirk Cousins' lob to HB Dalvin Cook led to 39 yard touchdown (7-6 Vikings)

  • Midway through 2nd quarter, Cousins found WR Adam Thielen for the 16 yard touchdown (14-6)

  • Titans were unable to convert on 63 yard drive, settle for 30-yard field goal (14-9)

  • Last score of 1st half: a Viking 41-yard field goal (17-9)

  • Middle of third quarter: Titans within 5 with a 51 yard field goal (17-12)

  • Vikings rookie WR Justin Jefferson scores his first NFL touchdown from 71 yards out (24-12)

  • End of third quarter, HB Derrick Henry dives in for the 1-yard score, Tennessee within 5 (24-19)

  • Last score of 3rd quarter: Ryan Tannehill connects with WR Kalif Raymond for a 61-yard pass to set up Henry for another trip into the end zone, (25-24 Titans)

  • Midway through fourth quarter: Cousins finds TE Kyle Rudolph for the 3-yard score (30-25 Vikings)

  • A 54-yard field goal pushed the Titans back within two with 6:30 left (30-28)


Cousins' last minute interception sealed Tennessee's 31-30 victory.



Takeaway Stats


  1. QB Ryan Tannehill passed 23/37 for 310 yards and 1 INT.

  2. HB Derrick Henry's day featured 26 carries for 119 yards and two touchdowns

  3. WR Kalif Raymond's contributed 3 receptions for 118 yards

  4. QB Kirk Cousins threw 16/27 for 238 yards for 3 TD's and 2 INT's

  5. HB Dalvin Cook had 22 carries for 181 yards and 1 touchdown.

  6. LSU rookie WR Justin Jefferson rounded out the receiving room with 7 receptions for 175 yards and 1 TD.


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