Titans win 4th straight, take control of AFC South

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Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) is brought down by Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap (96) in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/James Kenney)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Tennessee Titans cranked out their fourth straight win Sunday, beating the Cincinnati Bengals 24-20 on a go ahead touchdown pass from Marcus Mariota.

With 36 seconds left, Mariota connected with Demarco Murray on a seven yard touchdown pass, Murray’s third touchdown of the game.

Murray had rushing touchdowns in both the first and second quarters.

Mariota finished the game 25-44 with 264 yards and a touchdown with one interception. He also added 51 rushing yards, including a big 5-yard rush on the Titans’ game-winning drive.PHOTOS: Titans vs Bengals

The team overcame several mistakes, including a Corey Davis catch that was fumbled out of the end zone and called a touchback.

Delanie Walker likes the way the team played .

“That’s football!  Them type of games You know, you’ve got to tough it up.  It came down to the fourth quarter  They made some plays that put our offense back on the field where we had to go all the way down and score and we drove all the way down,” said Walker.

Head Coach Mike Mularkey was also pleased with the way his team performed on the gridiron.

“That was another good win for our team.  Another one where we had to find a way to win.  We had opportunities to do it earlier in the game, we didn’t, but when we had to at the end we did,” said Mularkey.

The Titans will take their AFC South lead to Pittsburgh for a Thursday night game with the Steelers.

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