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Tim Shaw blocked a punt to set up Jamie Harper's 1-yard run that gave the Tennessee Titans a 13-10 lead over the Pittsburgh Steelers early in the second quarter Thursday night.
The Titans had been one of only two NFL teams without a rushing touchdown - the St. Louis Rams were the other - before Harper's burst on the opening play of the second quarter.
Shaw set up the touchdown by breaking through the middle of the line and blocking Drew Butler's punt on the final play of the first quarter. Jason McCourty recovered at the 1.
Rob Bironas made field goals from 22 and 38 yards in the first quarter for the Titans.
Mike Wallace gave the Steelers a 10-6 lead with an 82-yard touchdown reception.
Wallace beat McCourty on a deep pattern, broke McCourty's tackle attempt at the 30 and sneaked inside the right pylon as safety Michael Griffin tried to push him out of bounds. Wallace lost possession at the end of the play, but replays failed to show whether the ball came loose...
BEST OF MAXIM
“Aw man.”“Aw man.”We’ve seen funny press conferences and interviews before (the best being Ellis Lankster), but we’ve never seen one like this. In a short 90-second interview after last night’s Titans-Steelers game, Kenny Britt successfully started off every reply with the phrase.We can’t tell if this was the result of a locker room bet/dare or if Britt was just so...
The Wednesday injury report for the Tennessee Titans is now out as they prepare to host the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday night in Nashville.
As expected, quarterback Jake Locker (left shoulder), running back Javon Ringer (knee), and tackle Mike Otto (knee) all were officially ruled out.
Linebacker Colin McCarthy (ankle) did not practice again Wednesday and is officially listed...
Titans running back Chris Johnson had his second best rushing game of the season Thursday against the Steelers, running for 91 yards on 19 carries as the Titans upset Pittsburgh, 26-23.Fantasy Spin:Johnson has rushed for 24 yards or less in four of his six games this season but he's picked up 232 yards in the other two. Johnson added 23 yards on four catches Thursday, but he...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. Entering Thursday night's game with Pittsburgh, the Tennessee Titans were a team in disarray, teed up for a blow that could have shattered them into some kind of organizational shake-up.
At least, that's what many of the wary hometown fans might have feared as boisterous Steelers fans in large numbers waved their terrible towels at LP Field prior to kickoff...
Chris Johnson has done very little to help himself, his image, or his team since his holdout to begin the 2011 season and he certainly hasn’t contributed much on the field this year, coming into tonight’s game boasting a 2.9 YPC average. He was quoted this week as saying that the Tennessee Titans needed a … Continue reading »
I exchanged emails this week with Andrew Strickert from Total Titans, Bloguin's Titans blog. We each answered a handful of questions about this week's matchup. Andrew's answers are below and mine are over at his site.
Blitzburgh Blog: Chris Johnson: Should the Steelers even worry about him? Does he still have a piano strapped to his back?
Total Titans: There&...
(Photo: George Walker IV, The Tennessean) The Pittsburgh Steelers — or perhaps more accurately, the team’s fans — probably figured heading into Thursday night’s match-up with the Tennessee Titans that the somewhat underperforming squad (although the team has been devastated by injuries) would begin to turn around the season courtesy of what they reasonably envisioned [...]
Tennessee receiver Kenny Britt grabbed his first touchdown reception of the season Thursday against the Steelers, a game-tying 5-yarder in the fourth quarter.Fantasy Spin:Britt has dealt with an ankle injury recently but the receiver was able to turn in his most productive fantasy game of the season Thursday. Britt led the team in targets with 11, and Nate Washington was second with...
This game could be a lot better than most are willing to admit, but that is only if the Tennessee Titans show us something.
Yes, this could also be abysmal to watch with Matt Hasselbeck and Chris Johnson accomplishing next to nothing this season.
CJ2K has killed fantasy team owners and many are begging...
Coach Mike Munchak likes his football history, and he told his Tennessee Titans how the 1993 Houston Oilers started 1-4 before winning 11 straight to reach the playoffs.
One win down.
And that's enough for Tennessee right now.
Rob Bironas kicked a 40-yard field goal, his fourth of the game, as time expired, and the Titans edged the Pittsburgh Steelers 26-23 on Thursday night...
Can Chris Johnson still be called CJ2K?
Pittsburgh Steelers (2-2) @ Tennessee Titans (1-4)
In 2009, Chris Johnson ran for 2,006 yards, earning his current nickname CJ2K. Every year since then, Johnson's yards per game has fallen from 125.4 in '09, to 85.3 in '10, to 65.4 last season, and so far this season has been his worst, averaging a measly 42 yards per game...
NASHVILLE - It came down to the field goal kickers Thursday night. Pittsburgh's Shaun Suisham missed his shot at a game-winner and Tennessee's Rob Bironas didn't. Bironas drilled a 40-yarder as time expired, lifting the desperate Titans to a 26-23 upset win over the banged-up Steelers at LP Field. Tennessee (2-4) took over at its 45-yard line with 48 seconds left...
Steelers Radio Network sideline reporter Craig Wolfley filed this set of notes from Nashville where the Steelers were upset by the Tennessee Titans, 26-23.