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Young is 0 of 5 with one interception in mop-up duty only in each of the past two losses. His last start other than the 2008 regular season finale that was meaningless was the 2008 season opener in Nashville against the Jaguars. That was the game in which he was intercepted twice and had to be told by Fisher to go back into the game. He hurt his knee a few plays later.
The Titans have been down this path before, as Young replaced Collins during a winless start in 2006. Young went on to win Offensive Rookie of the Year, helping Tennessee finish 8-8 after an 0-5 start. Collins was signed just before the '06 season. He went 12-3 as the starter in 2008 and signing a two-year deal this offseason to return.
When asked about Young's readiness to take over if called upon, Fisher said, "I think he, along with a lot of the players that are in backup roles, took advantage of their opportunities last week."
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