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Succop's 53-yard field goal gives Titans 19-17 win over KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Titans coach Mike Mularkey simply wanted to win, so he chose to try a 2-point conversion in the closing minutes in Kansas City rather than let Ryan Succop kick the tying extra point.

Turns out Succop just needed to keep warm a little bit longer.

After the Titans failed on their conversion attempt, they forced the Chiefs to punt the ball back with about a minute left. Marcus Mariota deftly led them into field-goal range, and Succop connected from 53 yards for a 19-17 victory Sunday that kept the Titans tied with Houston atop the AFC South.

''This team won't quit. Never has,'' said Mularkey, whose team has won three straight games for the first time since the 2011 season. ''It's a good locker room.''

Succop, who began his career with Kansas City, actually came up short on his first try at the winner, but Chiefs coach Andy Reid had called a timeout just before the snap. Given a second chance, Succop knocked it through with a couple feet to spare as the Titans poured off the bench to celebrate.

''Kind of backfired,'' Reid said sadly.

The Titans (8-6) had rallied from a 17-7 hole, and Derrick Henry's second touchdown run got them within 17-16 with just over three minutes left. But that's when Mularkey went for a 2-point conversion and the lead, and Mariota was pressured immediately and his pass never reached the end zone.

But the Chiefs (10-4), who began the day tied with Oakland atop the AFC West, failed to pick up the first down that would have not only clinched the win but also their spot in the playoffs.

The Titans got the ball back, Mariota completed three long passes and Succop did the rest.

''You can sit here and point fingers and all that stuff that bad teams do, or you can fix it,'' Reid said of the late-game meltdown, ''and I have total trust in this team to do that.''

The dramatic turn of events came after Tennessee squandered plenty of chances early.

Rishard Matthews fumbled within sight of the goal line in the first half, ending the Titans' streak of four straight games without a turnover. And Mariota, a Hawaii native, had plenty of trouble dealing with the cold weather, fumbling the ball away and throwing an interception to Ron Parker .

Not surprisingly, he credited the Titans defense for shutting out Kansas City in the second half.

''Huge, huge, huge,'' Mariota said. ''Really just gave us the opportunity at the end.''

It was 1 degree at kickoff at Arrowhead Stadium, with a wind chill of minus-19, making it the coldest game in Kansas City since the franchise began keeping records in 1994.

The Chiefs nevertheless got off to a hot start when Tyreek Hill faked like he was running an option play and took an inside handoff instead, running untouched 68 yards for a first-quarter touchdown.

It was the sixth touchdown for the dynamic rookie in the last four weeks.

Alex Smith added a TD run later in the half, and Cairo Santos knocked through a field goal, but the Chiefs also blew a couple of opportunities. They were repelled twice at the 1-yard line and came away without points, and Smith threw an interception in the end zone early in the second half.

It all came back to haunt them when Succop hit from 39 yards early in the fourth quarter to make it a one-possession game, and Titans got the ball back and marched for a touchdown to get within a point - setting up Succop's chance to beat the team that cut him a couple years ago.

''I thought we were awful on third down and we didn't capitalize in the red zone,'' Chiefs wide receiver Jeremy Maclin said. ''We had an opportunity to put the game away and didn't get it done.''

STATS AND STREAKS

The Chiefs had been 21-0 under Andy Reid with a turnover margin of plus-two or better. ... The Chiefs had won seven straight December game dating to 2014. ... Chiefs TE Travis Kelce had three catches for 41 yards, snapping his streak of four straight 100-yard games. ... Reid fell to 1-6 in his career against the Titans. ... Mariota was 19 of 33 for 241 yards. Smith was 15 of 28 for 163 yards.

WEATHER WOES

The record for coldest game at Arrowhead Stadium had been 9 degrees before Sunday. It was so cold that the fuses in the west scoreboard froze, blanking out a large section of it for much of the game.

INJURY UPDATE

The Titans lost safety Da'Norris Searcy to a concussion and cornerback Jason McCourty to a chest injury in the first half. Defensive tackle Karl Klug left with an ankle injury in the second half.

UP NEXT

Chiefs play Denver on Christmas night.

Titans visit Jacksonville on Saturday.

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Key Players
D. Henry 22 RB
58 RuYds, 2 RuTDs
17
FPTS
T. Hill 10 WR
68 RuYds, RuTD
12
FPTS
Scoring Summary
4th Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 0:00
R.Succop 53 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-B.Brinkley, Holder-B.Kern.
6
plays
40
yds
1:07
pos
19
17
Missed Two Point Conversion 3:12
TWO-POINT CONVERSION ATTEMPT. M.Mariota pass is incomplete. ATTEMPT FAILS. C.Jones hit M.Mariota causing pass to be thrown into ground.
plays
yds
pos
16
17
Touchdown 3:12
D.Henry up the middle for 1 yard, TOUCHDOWN.
12
plays
88
yds
4:42
pos
16
17
Field Goal 11:54
R.Succop 39 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-B.Brinkley, Holder-B.Kern.
11
plays
51
yds
3:26
pos
10
17
3rd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
2nd Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Field Goal 0:13
C.Santos 34 yard field goal is GOOD, Center-J.Winchester, Holder-D.Colquitt.
8
plays
29
yds
1:29
pos
7
17
Point After TD 11:58
R.Succop extra point is GOOD, Center-B.Brinkley, Holder-B.Kern.
plays
yds
pos
7
14
Touchdown 11:58
D.Henry up the middle for 4 yards, TOUCHDOWN. The Replay Official reviewed the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was Upheld. The ruling on the field stands.
6
plays
87
yds
3:33
pos
6
14
1st Quarter
No scoring this quarter
Point After TD 4:24
C.Santos extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Winchester, Holder-D.Colquitt.
plays
yds
pos
0
14
Touchdown 4:24
A.Smith scrambles left guard for 10 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
4
plays
53
yds
2:20
pos
0
13
Point After TD 11:43
C.Santos extra point is GOOD, Center-J.Winchester, Holder-D.Colquitt.
plays
yds
pos
0
7
Touchdown 11:43
T.Hill left guard for 68 yards, TOUCHDOWN.
2
plays
74
yds
0:51
pos
0
6
Team Stats
Time of Pos 30:35 29:25
1st Downs 21 13
Rushing 11 4
Passing 9 8
Penalty 1 1
3rd Down Conv 6-14 4-14
4th Down Conv 1-1 1-2
Total Net Yards 389 317
Total Plays 63 57
Avg Gain 6.2 5.6
Net Yards Rushing 148 158
Rush Attempts 29 28
Avg Rush Yards 5.1 5.6
Net Yards Passing 241 159
Comp. - Att. 19-33 15-28
Yards Per Pass 7.3 5.7
Sacked - Yards Lost 1-0 1-4
Penalties - Yards 2-25 5-40
Touchdowns 2 2
Rushing TDs 2 2
Passing TDs 0 0
Other 0 0
Turnovers 3 1
Fumbles - Lost 2-2 2-0
Int. Thrown 1 1
Punts - Avg 4-35.8 6-45.5
Return Yards 85 26
Punts - Returns 2-22 3-3
Kickoffs - Returns 3-63 2-22
Int. - Returns 1-0 1-1
Kicking 3/3 3/3
Extra Points 1/1 2/2
Field Goals 2/2 1/1
Red Zone Eff. 2-2 -100% 1-4 -25%
Goal to Go Eff. 2-2 -100% 1-3 -33%
Safeties 0 0
1234T
Titans 8-6 0701219
Chiefs 10-4 1430017
241 PASS YDS 159
148 RUSH YDS 158
389 TOTAL YDS 317
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
M. Mariota 8 QB
5
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
57.6% 241 0 1 67.9
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
62.2% 3327 25 9 96.7
M. Mariota 19/33 241 0 1 5
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
D. Murray 29 RB
13
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
18 89 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
268 1224 9
D. Murray 18 89 0 12 13
D. Henry 22 RB
17
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
9 58 2
SEASON ATT YDS TD
91 412 4
D. Henry 9 58 2 15 17
J. Fowler 45 FB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 3 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
1 3 0
J. Fowler 1 3 0 3 0
M. Mariota 8 QB
5
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 -2 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
58 346 2
M. Mariota 1 -2 0 -2 5
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
R. Matthews 18 WR
8
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
10 4 105 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 53 800 7
R. Matthews 10 4 105 0 46 8
D. Walker 82 TE
5
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
7 6 55 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 57 742 6
D. Walker 7 6 55 0 16 5
D. Murray 29 RB
13
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
6 5 52 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 50 361 3
D. Murray 6 5 52 0 19 13
K. Wright 13 WR
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 2 19 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 27 395 3
K. Wright 2 2 19 0 13 1
T. Sharpe 19 WR
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 2 10 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 38 474 2
T. Sharpe 4 2 10 0 6 1
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
V. Blake 47 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
25-4 0 0.0
V. Blake 5-0 0.0 0 0
B. McCain 23 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
25-5 2 0.0
B. McCain 4-0 0.0 0 0
W. Woodyard 59 ILB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
35-12 1 2.0
W. Woodyard 4-0 0.0 0 0
A. Woods 96 NT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
11-4 0 0.0
A. Woods 4-1 0.0 0 0
B. Orakpo 98 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
34-7 0 11.0
B. Orakpo 4-0 1.0 0 0
A. Williamson 54 ILB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
64-29 1 2.0
A. Williamson 3-0 0.0 0 0
K. Byard 31 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
3-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
42-12 0 1.0
K. Byard 3-0 0.0 0 0
J. Casey 99 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
26-10 0 3.0
J. Casey 2-0 0.0 0 0
D. Stafford 24 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
38-10 1 0.0
D. Stafford 2-0 0.0 0 0
A. Wallace 52 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
9-1 0 1.0
A. Wallace 2-0 0.0 0 0
A. Johnson 94 NT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-2 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
4-6 0 0.5
A. Johnson 2-2 0.0 0 0
A. Andrews 26 RB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
3-2 0 0.0
A. Andrews 1-1 0.0 0 0
D. Searcy 21 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
30-5 1 0.0
D. Searcy 1-0 0.0 0 0
R. Johnson 25 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
22-13 0 0.0
R. Johnson 1-0 0.0 0 0
M. Abdesmad 68 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
M. Abdesmad 1-0 0.0 0 0
D. Morgan 91 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
20-6 0 9.0
D. Morgan 1-0 0.0 0 0
P. Supernaw 89 TE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
2-1 0 0.0
P. Supernaw 1-0 0.0 0 0
D. Jones 90 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
15-7 0 1.0
D. Jones 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Staples 57 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Staples 1-0 0.0 0 0
J. Kline 64 G
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
J. Kline 1-0 0.0 0 0
K. Klug 97 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
13-13 0 1.5
K. Klug 0-1 0.0 0 0
N. Palmer 50 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-4 0 0.0
N. Palmer 0-1 0.0 0 0
L. Sims 36 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
14-1 1 0.0
L. Sims 0-0 0.0 1 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
R. Succop 4 K
0
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
2/2 1/1
SEASON FG XP
20/22 34/36
R. Succop 2/2 53 1/1 7
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
B. Kern 6 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
4 35.8 0
SEASON NO AVG IN20
65 44.3 24
B. Kern 4 35.8 0 38
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
M. Mariani 87 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
3 21.0 25 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
25 21.6 37 0
M. Mariani 3 21.0 25 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
M. Mariani 87 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
2 11.0 16 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
25 7.8 17 0
M. Mariani 2 11.0 16 0
Passing CP/ATT YDS TD INT FPTS
A. Smith 11 QB
11
FPTS
IN-GAME COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
53.6% 163 0 1 56.1
SEASON COMP% YDS TD INT RTG
66.4% 2994 12 6 90.3
A. Smith 15/28 163 0 1 11
Rushing ATT YDS TD LG FPTS
S. Ware 32 RB
9
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
18 70 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
201 860 3
S. Ware 18 70 0 9 9
T. Hill 10 WR
12
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 68 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
15 157 2
T. Hill 1 68 1 68 12
A. Smith 11 QB
11
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 11 1
SEASON ATT YDS TD
38 67 3
A. Smith 4 11 1 10 11
C. West 35 RB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
4 5 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
58 200 1
C. West 4 5 0 3 0
D. Thomas 13 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME ATT YDS TD
1 4 0
SEASON ATT YDS TD
4 29 0
D. Thomas 1 4 0 4 0
Receiving TAR REC YDS TD LG FPTS
J. Maclin 19 WR
8
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
8 6 82 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 37 474 2
J. Maclin 8 6 82 0 44 8
T. Kelce 87 TE
4
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
5 3 41 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 73 957 3
T. Kelce 5 3 41 0 16 4
S. Ware 32 RB
9
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
3 3 25 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 31 427 2
S. Ware 3 3 25 0 12 9
C. Conley 17 WR
1
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
4 2 11 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 38 461 0
C. Conley 4 2 11 0 9 1
D. Thomas 13 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
2 1 4 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 7 35 0
D. Thomas 2 1 4 0 4 0
T. Hill 10 WR
12
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
3 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 56 547 6
T. Hill 3 0 0 0 0 12
A. Sherman 42 FB
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 3 9 0
A. Sherman 1 0 0 0 0 0
A. Wilson 12 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 29 234 2
A. Wilson 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. O'Shaughnessy 80 TE
0
FPTS
IN-GAME TGT REC YDS TD
1 0 0 0
SEASON TGT REC YDS TD
- 2 -1 0
J. O'Shaughnessy 1 0 0 0 0 0
Defense T-A SACK INT FF
E. Berry 29 SS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
10-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
58-15 3 0.0
E. Berry 10-1 0.0 0 1
R. Parker 38 FS
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
9-0 1 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
51-7 1 0.0
R. Parker 9-0 0.0 1 0
R. Wilson 53 ILB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
7-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
45-12 1 0.0
R. Wilson 7-0 0.0 0 0
S. Nelson 20 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
7-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
54-6 0 0.0
S. Nelson 7-1 0.0 0 0
D. Alexander 57 LB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
4-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-3 0 0.0
D. Alexander 4-0 0.0 0 0
M. Peters 22 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
32-9 5 0.0
M. Peters 2-0 0.0 0 0
D. Sorensen 49 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
46-8 2 1.0
D. Sorensen 2-0 0.0 0 0
A. Sherman 42 FB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
2-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
7-0 0 0.0
A. Sherman 2-0 0.0 0 0
D. Poe 92 NT
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 1.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
15-9 0 1.5
D. Poe 1-0 1.0 0 1
T. Mitchell 39 DB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
8-1 0 0.0
T. Mitchell 1-1 0.0 0 0
E. Murray 21 CB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
5-0 0 0.0
E. Murray 1-0 0.0 0 0
C. Jones 95 DE
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
12-11 0 2.0
C. Jones 1-0 0.0 0 0
F. Zombo 51 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
1-0 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
27-11 0 1.0
F. Zombo 1-0 0.0 0 0
T. Hali 91 OLB
IN-GAME T-A INT SACK
0-1 0 0.0
SEASON T-A INT SACK
23-9 0 3.5
T. Hali 0-1 0.0 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
C. Santos 5 K
0
FPTS
IN-GAME FG XP
1/1 2/2
SEASON FG XP
26/29 29/31
C. Santos 1/1 34 2/2 5
Punting NO AVG IN20 LG
D. Colquitt 2 P
IN-GAME NO AVG IN20
6 45.5 2
SEASON NO AVG IN20
71 45.3 34
D. Colquitt 6 45.5 2 57
Kickoff Returns NO AVG LG TD
D. Thomas 13 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 9.0 9 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
13 21.3 41 0
D. Thomas 1 9.0 9 0
A. Wilson 12 WR
0
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
1 13.0 13 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
1 13.0 13 0
A. Wilson 1 13.0 13 0
Punt Returns NO AVG LG TD
T. Hill 10 WR
12
FPTS
IN-GAME NO AVG LG TD
3 1.0 3 0
SEASON NO AVG LG TD
34 14.0 78 1
T. Hill 3 1.0 3 0
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 TEN 28 2:26 4 18 Punt
11:43 TEN 26 4:59 8 69 Fumble
4:24 TEN 25 2:50 3 3 Punt
0:31 TEN 13 3:33 6 87 TD
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
9:33 TEN 32 1:40 3 4 Fumble
3:01 TEN 1 1:19 3 9 Punt
0:13 TEN 31 0:13 1 -2 Half
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
11:11 TEN 20 1:33 3 15 INT
6:02 TEN 20 2:47 5 22 Punt
0:20 TEN 28 3:26 11 51 FG
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
7:54 TEN 12 4:42 12 88 TD
1:07 TEN 25 1:07 6 40 FG
1st POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
12:34 KC 26 0:51 2 74 TD
6:44 KC 47 2:20 4 53 TD
1:34 KC 35 1:03 3 1 Punt
2nd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
11:58 KC 30 2:25 3 7 Punt
7:53 TEN 40 4:52 9 39 Downs
1:42 TEN 45 1:29 8 29 FG
3rd POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
15:00 KC 30 3:49 6 33 Punt
9:38 KC 47 3:36 9 46 INT
3:15 KC 23 2:55 5 8 Punt
4th POSS PLAYS YDS RESULT
11:54 KC 25 4:00 6 14 Punt
3:12 KC 25 2:05 3 8 Punt