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"It's as close to that as possible because we knew today that it would be difficult against this team, and our team rallied and pulled together. When you're six seconds away from winning it, it makes it even tougher," Whisenhunt said.
Young did it time and again on that final drive. He moved around on fourth-and-4 from the Titans 7 before finding Britt for a 10-yard completion. He scrambled for 6 yards later in the drive and bought more time as he ran toward the line of scrimmage before finding Britt in the end zone.
"There's not a lot you can do when he extends the play like that," Whisenhunt said.
The Titans outgained Arizona 532-292 on offense, a season-high for Tennessee. Darnell Dockett had three of Arizona's four sacks of Young, but the Cardinals only took him down once on the final drive.
Nearly lost in the amazing finish was Chris Johnson's record-setting performance. The Titans running back matched the NFL mark held by Earl Campbell (1980) and Eric Dickerson (1984) by running for at least 125 yards in his sixth straight game.
Johnson topped 125 yards Sunday with an 85-yard touchdown gallop late in the third quarter, and he also turned in the most yards rushing in November, a mark previously held by Barry Sanders (1997). Johnson finished with 18 carries for 154 yards, though he didn't touch the ball on the final drive. He didn't mind.
"Finally, the ball's bouncing our way," Johnson said.
NOTES: Britt had 128 yards receiving, giving the franchise a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver in the same game for the first time since Warren Moon, Lorenzo White and Haywood Jeffires did it for the Houston Oilers on Sept. 6, 1992. ... Johnson has had three TDs of 80 yards or longer this season, the first time that's happened since Barry Sanders had three in 1997. ... Arizona receiver Larry Fitzgerald became the second-fastest receiver to 500 career receptions with his first catch of the second half -- his 87th career game. The fastest? Teammate Anquan Boldin did it in 80 games.
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