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VY learns, leads, wins on the fly

Titans quarterback Vince Young, the No. 3 overall pick in the draft, is learning, leading and winning on the fly, Michael Smith writes.
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Updated: December 21, 2006, 12:13 PM ET
By Michael Smith | ESPN.com

Vince Young has run for 14 third-down conversions this season, third most in the league and first among quarterbacks. A 15th, with 1:12 remaining Sunday against Jacksonville, would have allowed Tennessee to run out the clock on a 24-17 win.

The Titans called a play designed to get their dynamic rookie on the edge of the Jags' defense, instructing Young to seek the first down while keeping in mind the three S's, so to speak: slide, stay (inbounds to keep the clock moving), sack (take ...

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