Titans’ QB Ryan Tannehill on Week 1 Loss: “I Just Want to Move On”

Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill in 2019.
Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill in 2019. Photo by Scott Kinser/CSM/Shutterstock (10464725bi)

The Tennessee Titans’ quarterback Ryan Tannehill doesn’t want to spend much time thinking about a 16-15 loss to the New Orleans Saints in Week 1. The veteran signal-caller made that clear during a recent chat with reporters.

When asked about his feelings about the Saints’ loss, Tannehill said that he wants to move on from that game and wants to focus on the Week 2 clash against the Los Angeles Chargers.

“Guys, I just want to move on,” Tannehill said. “I’m not going to answer any more questions about what happened Sunday. I’m not happy about it. No one in this building’s happy about it, but at the end of the day, it’s over.”

Tannehill particularly struggled in the season opener, completing only 16 passes out of 34 attempts and throwing for 198 yards. He also had three interceptions and failed to throw a single touchdown pass.

After the game, Tannehill received criticism from his head coach Mike Vrabel, who said that his quarterback “has to be better.”

“We have to hit guys that are open, and we can’t force the ball into double coverage,” Vrabel added.

If Tannehill continues to struggle, the Titans have several options behind him, although neither one seems fit for the team’s playoff aspirations. Second-year signal-caller Malik Willis looked solid in the preseason but didn’t impress while rookie Will Levis will need time to adjust to the NFL.  

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