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Tennessee Titans’ Stephen Gostkowski bounce back with game victor

Tennessee Titans kicker Stephen Gostkowski made up for himself by and by, hitting a match dominating 49-yard field objective with 1:41 left to give his group a 33-30 triumph over the Jacksonville Jaguars.

On account of Gostowksi’s grasp kicking, the Titans are 2-0 without precedent for a long time.

Gostkowski improves to 13-for-14 on potential proceed field objectives in the final quarter for his profession. He has made his last 11 such endeavors. The fifteenth year kicker hit a 51-yard field objective prior in the game also. That comes after his vocation depressed spot a week ago, when he missed three field objectives and an additional point in Tennessee’s 16-14 win over the Denver Broncos.

In Sunday’s success, Gostkowski missed an additional point that would have made the score 31-23 right off the bat in the final quarter. Be that as it may, after the Jaguars tied the game at 30, Titans mentor Mike Vrabel said he put stock in his previous New England Patriots colleague enough to send him onto the field to endeavor the game victor.

“The confidence is the same for every player that is here,” Vrabel said. “They are expected to do their job. That’s what we had to do. We came down to a field goal kick and you can see that it was a really good kick. It had plenty of distance, accuracy and the protection was good. That’s what we needed today.”

The Titans’ protection surrendered 480 yards of all out offense to the Jaguars, including 165 surging yards. Jacksonville had the option to fight over from a 14-0 shortfall, however Gostkowski’s kick and a stop by the guard on a tipped pass by Jeffery Simmons that was blocked by Harold Landry made all the difference.

Included wellbeing Kevin Byard, “Obviously he didn’t have his game last week, but everybody on the team backed him up and had trust in him. He came back this week and made the game-winning field goal again. He’s a pro and has been doing this for a long time. We have full trust in him.”

Ryan Tannehill tied a vocation high for single-game score goes with four against the Jaguars. (Tannehill likewise tossed for four scores in games against the Houston Texans on Oct. 25, 2015, and the Minnesota Vikings on Dec. 21, 2014.) Two of his score passes went to Jonnu Smith, a player with whom Tannehill held a few week by week passing meetings in South Beach during the offseason. The team has just associated for three red zone scores through the initial two games.

Tannehill was glad to see Gostkowski get reclamation indeed this week in the wake of pulling off another nearby success.

“You have to find a way to win,” Tannehill said after the game. “It’s huge. Coming off last week, I know he wanted to get out there and make a few today. He came up big for us in the end. That wasn’t a chip shot. It was a tough kick at a crucial point in the game. I had nothing but confidence that he was going to bang it through. That’s exactly what he did.”

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