Late-Game Trickery Too Little Too Late as Titans Fall To 5-7

Posted: 6th December 2009 by Bryan Hollister in NFL
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While it lasted, it was a wonderful pipe dream. But with a 27-17 loss to the undefeated Indianapolis Colts, the Tennessee Titans learned a valuable lesson in reality: all the electrifying play in the world means nothing if you can't come up big in critical games. Not that any one particular person was to blame; Vince Young threw for 241 yards and two touchdownsùadmittedly, one was a late-game strike that didn't amount to much in the grand scheme of thingsùand while he didn't have a break-away run that has defined his play of late, Chris Johnson still ran the ball for 113 yards, giving him seven straight games of 100 yards or better rushing and keeping the possibility of breaking Eric Dickerson's record alive, if only marginally. Peyton Manning was held to less than 300 yards passing with ...

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