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The Titans might not be ready to make it official just yet, but it is coming.
Rookie middle linebacker Colin McCarthy needs to be the starter for the remainder of the season and beyond.
McCarthy has played the past three games (two starts) for the Titans while Barrett Ruud has nursed a groin injury.
Ruud was signed to a one-year contract just after the lockout ended and was expected to at least hold the position this season while the Titans evaluated what they had in McCarthy, a fourth-round pick from the University of Miami.
Now 11 games into the season, the Titans can be certain that what they have in McCarthy: a playmaker who is seemingly always around the football creating havoc.
There are two types of defensive players -- some who find the football, and others whom the football finds. In that regard, McCarthy is certainly of the former variety.
In three games filling in for Ruud, McCarthy has posted 32 tackles, including five for losses. He forced a fumble Nov. 20 against...
BEST OF MAXIM
The Tennessee Titans executed a perfect kickoff return trick play to score a 87-yard TD against the Bucs on Sunday. Tommy Campbell took the reverse handoff to the house 87-yards. Solid execution by the Titans special teams.
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Chris Johnson ran for a season-high 190 yards, and Matt Hasselbeck threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Damian Williams on fourth-and-2 with 3:01 left and the Tennessee Titans beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 Sunday.
The Titans (6-5) forced five turnovers and overcame four turnovers of their own. The Bucs outscored them 14-3 off mistakes even though Tennessee...
The Tennessee Titans have been written off by many this season after winning only twice in their last six games before taking on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. However, given the circumstances which unfolded on Sunday, the Tennessee Titans have to be considered right in the mix for the AFC South division title.
The Houston Texans already were going to have to go...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Chris Johnson may quiet the boos and critics for at least a few days, and the Tennessee Titans keep hanging around in the playoff chase.
No matter how ugly it may look.
Johnson ran for a season-high 190 yards, and Matt Hasselbeck threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Damian Williams on fourth-and-2 with 3:01 left and the Titans beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers...
Titans RB Chris Johnson had run for 4,598 yards in his three previous seasons before the start of 2011.
Yet, this season, he had not flirted with the sort of rare numbers he had since 2008 – until today against the Bucs. Johnson had the third-best effort of his career, running for 190 yards on 23 carries, dazzling with his precise, quick cutting and rapid acceleration that left...
The Bucs lost Sunday’s game in large part because of a fourth down touchdown pass from Matt Hasselbeck to Damian Williams that gave the Titans the lead for good.
So, what happened on that play that allowed Williams to get so wide open in the back of the end zone?
We talked to Bucs players and coach Raheem Morris to get some specifics.
For starters – with Tennessee in a fourth...
Well, wins don't have to be particularly pretty to count.The Tennessee Titans came back to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 today at LP Field in what was a pretty ugly, mistake-filled game. The Bucs got on the board first, chunking their way down the field but not making it in the red zone for a field goal, but the Titans took advantage of the kickoff return. Marc Mariani...
The Tampa Bay Bucs take on the Tennessee Titans. See photos from the game.
Chris Johnson may quiet the boos and critics for at least a few days, and the Tennessee Titans keep hanging around in the playoff chase. No matter how ugly it may look. Johnson ran for a season-high 190 yards, and Matt Hasselbeck threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Damian Williams on fourth-and-2 with 3:01 left and the Titans beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 23-17 Sunday.
Mike Francesa pointed out that the Tennessee Titans have remained in the AFC Wild Hard **** today. And who doesn't want to remain in a wild, hard ****?
In other news, it ain't the first...
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Chris Johnson ran for a season-high 190 yards and Damian Williams caught a go-ahead, two-yard touchdown pass late in the fourth quarter as the Tennessee Titans defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 23-17, in a wild game that saw nine turnovers.