Titans 47, Rams 7

NASHVILLE - Chris Johnson ran for 117 yards and two touchdowns and took a short pass 66 yards for a third score as Tennessee kept its faint playoff hopes alive by routing woeful St. Louis.

The Titans must win out and get plenty of help to reach the postseason. But they started a three-game homestand by handing the struggling Rams a fifth straight loss.

St. Louis 0 0 0 7 – 7

Tennessee 14 9 10 14 – 47

First quarter

Ten–Johnson 39 run (Bironas kick), 3:06.

Ten–Johnson 66 pass from Young (Bironas kick), :06.

Second quarter

Ten–FG Bironas 27, 6:57.

Ten–FG Bironas 34, 1:04.

Ten–FG Bironas 36, :00.

Third quarter

Ten–FG Bironas 50, 8:15.

Ten–Johnson 3 run (Bironas kick), 2:02.

Fourth quarter

StL–McMichael 11 pass from Null (Jo.Brown kick), 13:02.

Ten–Crumpler 1 pass from Collins (Bironas kick), 7:31.

Ten–Fuller 45 interception return (Bironas kick), 5:44.

A: 69,143.

StL   Ten

First downs 15   19

Total Net Yards 240   446

Rushes-yards 21-88   30-160

Passing 152   286

Punt Returns 1-6   4-25

Kickoff Returns 9-217   2-49

Interceptions Ret. 0-0   5-107

Comp-Att-Int 27-43-5   17-27-0

Sacked-Yards Lost 1-5   0-0

Punts 7-45.0   3-38.3

Fumbles-Lost 2-0   1-1

Penalties-Yards 10-82   4-40

Time of Possession 31:57   28:03

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

Rushing: St. Louis, Darby 1-51, Jackson 19-47, Amendola 1-(minus 10). Tennessee, Johnson 28-117, Young 1-44, Collins 1-(minus 1).

Passing: St. Louis, Null 27-43-5-157. Tennessee, Collins 11-19-0-154, Young 6-8-0-132.

Receiving: St. Louis, B.Gibson 6-43, Amendola 5-19, Darby 5-7, Fells 3-32, McMichael 2-15, Avery 2-14, Jackson 2-6, Gado 1-13, Bajema 1-8. Tennessee, Scaife 4-43, Crumpler 4-41, Johnson 3-69, Washington 3-54, Britt 2-75, Hall 1-4.

Missed Field Goals: None.