Titans sense something special with 5-game streak
A defender tips
Amazing? Yes. Historic? With each win, the
“Feels like something special is happening,” defensive end
Young said they have to buy into that idea – plus he also thinks these
“All the love to
“We’re getting the things we didn’t get the first six weeks. We’re getting bounces. We’re getting deflections. We’re making plays. We’re making our own breaks to a certain extent. Then there are some other things that happen. When those things happen, it certainly makes it easier,” Fisher said.
Catching a tipped ball is one thing. Those looking for omens can find some encouragement.
The 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown Sunday was the first against Tennessee since 1999 – the season the
This defense, shredded through the 0-6 start that culminated with a 59-0 rout in New England, is giving up 18.2 points per game during the current win streak. The
Johnson remains the NFL’s leading rusher and is having a season that could wind up among the best ever. He has 1,396 yards – 276 ahead of the
He already has 11 career 100-yard rushing games. He tied the NFL record Sunday held by Earl Campbell (1980) and Eric Dickerson (1984) with his sixth consecutive game of 125 yards rushing, and he has averaged at least 5.0 yards per carry in each game. That topped Jim Brown, who managed the feat in five straight games.
And that 99-yard drive was Young’s fourth straight game-winning drive after the
That win pulled Tennessee a game back in the loss column of the
“A lot of guys know in the back of their heads one loss can hurt our playoff chances,” receiver
“They know they’ve got the Tennessee
“This team is determined to win, and they’re going to win,” Adams said.
Up next is the reality check: A visit to undefeated Indianapolis (11-0), already the
“If that doesn’t get their attention, nothing will,” Fisher said.