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Titan Quest
Peter King
November 23, 2009
So many good angles in the Titans-Texans game, but I'll pick this one, from Tennessee running back Chris Johnson: "We honestly believe we can win out. That's how confident we are right now." Since Vince Young took over at quarterback for Kerry Collins after Tennessee's 0--6 start, the Titans are 3--0 and have averaged 35 points a game. Part of that is thanks to Johnson (below), the NFL's rushing leader (121.2 yards a game). He allows offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger to call plays—rollout passes, high-percentage throws to checkdown receivers—that let Young succeed. Expect Houston to blitz outside 'backer Brian Cushing to try to neutralize Young. Expect that to fail. Tennessee, 27--20
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November 23, 2009

Titan Quest

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So many good angles in the Titans-Texans game, but I'll pick this one, from Tennessee running back Chris Johnson: "We honestly believe we can win out. That's how confident we are right now." Since Vince Young took over at quarterback for Kerry Collins after Tennessee's 0--6 start, the Titans are 3--0 and have averaged 35 points a game. Part of that is thanks to Johnson (below), the NFL's rushing leader (121.2 yards a game). He allows offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger to call plays—rollout passes, high-percentage throws to checkdown receivers—that let Young succeed. Expect Houston to blitz outside 'backer Brian Cushing to try to neutralize Young. Expect that to fail. Tennessee, 27--20

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