Titans' late mistakes cost game, playoff control - WKRN News 2

Titans' late mistakes cost game, playoff control

Posted: Updated: Dec 2, 2013 08:11 PM CST
Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick started for the injured Jake Locker and turned the ball over 4 times. Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick started for the injured Jake Locker and turned the ball over 4 times.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Titans keep making mistakes at crucial times, and now they've lost control of their playoff destiny and possibly their last chance at a winning record.

A team that has scored 122 points in the fourth quarter this season couldn't score late, and a defense that had been so stingy couldn't get off the field when it mattered most as the Titans lost 22-14 to Indianapolis. Tennessee now has lost six of its last eight.

Coach Mike Munchak says the Titans are having growing pains.

Now the Titans (5-7) trail Baltimore and Miami, both 6-6, for the AFC's final playoff spot with four games left. They visit Denver on Sunday and a quarterback in Peyton Manning that Tennessee has struggled to beat for years.

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