Titans' defense makes a stand, but they can't win this way for long

LANDOVER, Md. – The Titans' preparation and swagger met again Sunday, this time in the West end zone of FedEx Field. Once again they produced the result Tennessee needed.

David Long

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Washington was set up for four shots to win the game with a touchdown from the 2-yard line, which surely should have been advantage Commanders. But they couldn’t finish the Titans off.

The defense they were facing in the tight red-zone space felt more confident and ultimately proved more productive.

On third down, David Long jumped Carson Wentz’s pass for J.D. McKissic and made a diving grab of the game’s only turnover, preserving the Titans' 21-17 lead and securing their third win of the season.

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