NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – The Tennessee Titans went from being on record pace for most points allowed in an NFL season to stifling the Miami Dolphins with their best defensive performance in nearly a year.
Now they must prove that was no fluke.
The Titans had allowed at least 30 points in 7 of their first nine games and an average of 34.2 points, which put them on target to pass the 511 points allowed by the Baltimore Colts in 1981. After a 37-3 win in Miami, they still remain on pace for allowing the most points in franchise history.
Defensive back Jason McCourty hopes a light bulb clicked on and stays on for the rest of the season for the Titans (4-6), who visit Jacksonville (1-9) on Sunday.
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