Jack Conklin carries momentum into matchup with J.J. Watt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – At key moments in Sunday’s Titans at Texans game, Tennessee won’t be able to scheme up and protect Marcus Mariota with extra people.ConklinSEA

Houston will bring people forward, putting five men on the line and forcing the Titans to block J.J. Watt, Jadeveon Clowney and Whitney Mercilus one-on-one.

And that’s where we may learn the true story of the Titans at this stage: Strength-on-strength against the two-time defending AFC South champs.

“All five guys are across from our five linemen,” coach Mike Mularkey said. “You see it much more when you’ve got the personnel. Oakland, that’s Oakland’s scheme first, second and third down. They’re going to put five guys up there and you’ve got to block them.

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