Niners Slide Continues; SF Drops 5th Straight To Titans

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Six plays after his 81-yard touchdown run was overturned, Chris Johnson took a pitch from Vince Young and ran 2 yards for a go-ahead score and led the Tennessee Titans to their second straight win with a 34-27 victory over the stumbling San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

Young showed his comeback is legitimate, outplaying fellow first-round draft pick Alex Smith down the stretch. Young has been clutch twice in as many weeks, getting the Titans (2-6) in the end zone when it mattered.

Johnson converted on fourth and inches for his TD, making up for those six points that were negated only a few minutes earlier after it was determined he stepped out of bounds on the long run. Going for it when the Titans could have tied it with a field goal was a sign of coach Jeff Fisher's faith in Young and Co. to get it done.


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