With a 7-8 record, most teams have little to play for in the final week of the season.áA .500 record usually doesn't get you in the playoffs, and moral victories, for all the talk about them, really don't count for much in the grand scheme of things. The Tennessee Titans, however, had the rare opportunity to play for something truly special this week: Titans running back Chris Johnson was tantalizingly close to breaking a 25 year-old rushing record, and every player on the team was anxious to take the field and help him get it. It wasn't going to be easy; Seattle Seahawks head coach Jim Mora, Jr. was adamant about the Seahawks not being a footnote in NFL history. He made no secret of the fact that Chris Johnson was going to have to earn every yard in pursuit of his goal. For threeáquarte ...
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