The fifth of five season-defining moments

February, 7, 2014
Feb 7
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- This week we are looking at five key moments that told the story of the Tennessee Titans' 2013 season.

Monday was Darius Reynaud’s safety on the opening kickoff return of the season.

Tuesday was Jake Locker’s touchdown pass to Justin Hunter to beat San Diego.

Wednesday was Chris Johnson’s fumble to start off the loss to Jacksonville.

Thursday was cutting back Zach Brown’s playing time against Denver and Arizona.

Fitzpatrick
Not in any order, here is the final installment:

Ryan Fitzpatrick’s overtime interception against the Arizona Cardinals.

The Titans were behind by 17 points with 6:10 left after Antoine Cason returned a Fitzpatrick interception for a 20-yard touchdown.

LP Field largely emptied out.

But the Titans sprang to life and did impressive work to rally.

They moved 67 yards on nine plays to a 10-yard touchdown catch by Michael Preston. They forced a three-and-out after missing an onside kick. They moved 87 yards on 10 plays to a 24-yard field goal by Rob Bironas. They got an onside kick recovery from Daimion Stafford. They moved 54 yards on five plays to an 8-yard touchdown catch by Preston.

With 10 seconds remaining, the game was tied.

The Titans won the toss and got the ball to start overtime, but three plays in, Fitzpatrick threw another pick to Cason.

Seven plays later, Jay Feely hit a 41-yard field goal for the 37-34 win.

All the fight and resolve the Titans had show in forging the comeback was undone by that pick, and Tennessee was left to review yet another game it felt is should have won, but didn’t.

Paul Kuharsky | email

ESPN Tennessee Titans reporter

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