NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Taylor Lewan was penalized three times costing the Tennessee Titans to shed 24 yards Sunday. Lewan’s rough recreation was lost in an improbable arrive-from-powering, 35-32 win over the Kansas Town Chiefs.
He was happy about the earn. But immediately after the video game, the veteran offensive deal with was crucial of his effectiveness during a postgame rant in the locker area.
“Just before we even begin this total factor, my penalties are (expletive) awful,” Lewan claimed. “I am 100 p.c an situation with that. It is not intentional. I do not mean to do it. My intentions are good, I am just hoping to finish and it is killing the group. … I am screwing the team with the volume of penalties I have had, what these final six online games.
“It really is insane, it truly is terrible. I simply cannot get penalties. I am sorry. There is no require to inquire me about it, since I know I am an complete legal responsibility when it arrives to penalties,” Lewan reported.
All a few of Lewan’s penalties arrived in the 2nd 50 %. Lewan was flagged for needless roughness and holding on back again to back again plays. The penalties put the Titans in a 3rd down and 13, finally major to a punt.
The Chiefs scored a touchdown on their next push. Lewan’s other penalty came in the fourth quarter with just around three minutes still left in the recreation. The wrong commence turned a 3rd and 5 into third and 10. Ryan Tannehill was sacked on the future perform.
Although he’s only played in six games, Lewan’s workforce-significant nine penalties have resulted in a lot more lost yards (69) than any other participant on the Titans.
“I acquire entire obligation for this. I will perform on it. I may well even go apply not executing penalties in this bye 7 days,” Lewan reported. “I will do my absolute greatest to work on it. I is not going to even keep my wife’s hand this full full bye 7 days for the reason that I really don’t want to get termed for keeping. These damn penalties are completely kicking me in the [expletive].”