Desmond King pays immediate dividends for the Titans in win vs. Bears

4:42 PM ET

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Titans defense redeemed itself in a 24-17 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

The biggest defensive play came when newly acquired Titans defensive back Desmond King scooped up a David Montgomery fumble forced by Jeffery Simmons on fourth down in the third quarter. King returned the fumble 63 yards for a touchdown to give the Titans a 17-point lead.

“Scoring a touchdown, that’s what you expect. I know my ability, what I can do,” King said. “To come here and put that to use and contribute to the team’s success, that’s what it’s all about.”

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King played 70% of the Titans’ defensive snaps despite meeting most of his teammates for the first time on Saturday because he was waiting to clear COVID-19 protocol after being traded from the Los Angeles Chargers. King said he was already familiar with Kenny Vaccaro, Kevin Byard and Malcolm Butler from doing offseason training with them in the past. Titans safety Amani Hooker and

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