The long losing streak to the Chargers is over. Quarterback Jake Locker connected with rookie wide receiver Justin Hunter for a 34-yard touchdown with 15 seconds left to give Tennessee a 20-17 win over San Diego. The Titans got the ball at their own 6-yard line with 2:05 left and had no timeouts. Locker then led a 94-yard drive on 10 plays in 1:50. The win snapped a nine-game losing streak to the Chargers that dated back to 1992. The Titans improved to 2-1. Locker finished 23 of 37 for 299 yards and two touchdowns including one rushing. The Chargers jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first quarter on a 7-yard pass from Philip Rivers to tight end Antonio Gates but the Titans made it 7-3 early in the second on Rob Bironas’ 20-yard field goal.
Titans rally to defeat Chargers 20-17
Tennessean | Sep 22