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The Tennessee Titans pulled out one of the shocking upsets of the past few weeks on Sunday, toppling the Kansas City Chiefs 35-32 in quarterback Patrick Mahomes’ first game back from a knee injury.
Yet that wasn’t good enough, at least for one Tennessee player.
Offensive tackle Taylor Lewan was penalized three times in the victory, resulting in a loss of 24 yards.
“Before we even start this whole thing, my penalties are a (expletive) problem,” Lewan told reporters after the game. “I am 100% an issue with that. It’s not intentional. I do not mean to do it. My intentions are good. I’m just trying to finish. And it’s killing the team. I know that. You guys know that. No one needs to call me out on anything, because I got it.
“I am completely screwing the team with the amount of penalties I’ve had in the last, what, six games. It’s crazy. It’s horrible. I cannot get penalties. I’m sorry, there’s no need to ask about it because I know I’m an absolute liability when it comes to penalties.”
The three infractions increased Lewan’s total to nine this season, which leads the team. Lewan, 28, has played…