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NFL Capsule: Jets at Titans

NFL Capsule: Jets at Titans

NEW YORK JETS (6-7) At TENNESSEE (4-9)

Monday, 8:30 p.m., ESPN

OPENING LINE - Titans by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD - New York 7-6; Tennessee 5-8

SERIES RECORD - Titans lead 22-17-1

AP PRO32 RANKING - Jets No. 20; Titans, No. 28

LAST MEETING - Jets beat Titans 24-17, Sept. 27, 2009

LAST WEEK - Jets beat Jaguars 17-10; Titans lost to Colts 27-23

JETS OFFENSE - OVERALL (30), RUSH (11T), PASS (30)

JETS DEFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (29), PASS (3)

TITANS OFFENSE - OVERALL (23), RUSH (23), PASS (18)

TITANS DEFENSE - OVERALL (26), RUSH (27), PASS (26)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Jets looking for third straight win, have won three of four at Tennessee. ... Mark Sanchez had two TDs and 81.4 passer rating in last game against Titans. ... Jets 10-2 when Sanchez has passer rating of 100 or better. ... Jets 6-0 when Shonn Greene runs for 100 yards or more. He had 77 yards rushing, one TD last week. ... Greene has six TDs rushing in past seven December games. ... LB Bart Scott had his first interception last week. ... CB Antonio Cromartie has four interceptions in his past eight Monday night games. ... DE Muhammad Wilkerson has three sacks in past four games. ... Titans have won four of past five Monday night games. ... Jake Locker averaging 305.3 yards passing at home this season. Locker ran for career-best 51 yards last week. ... Chris Johnson became eighth player to run for at least 1,000 yards in each of first five seasons. Johnson has 24 career games with 125 yards rushing or more, second in first five seasons to Eric Dickerson (27). ... Kenny Britt had season-high eight catches for 143 yards last week. ... Kendall Wright leads NFL rookies with 59 catches. ... LB Akeem Ayers has a team-best 85 tackles. ... DT Karl Klug tied his career-high with two sacks last week.

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Did Anthony Cowan deserve the technical foul that ended his night vs. Ohio State?

Did Anthony Cowan deserve the technical foul that ended his night vs. Ohio State?

Anthony Cowan was handed a technical foul late in the second half of Maryland's matchup with Ohio State that resulted in his disqualification.

Cowan, with four personal fouls at the time, was hammered on a layup attempt with 3:54 left in the contest against the Buckeyes. He had cut the Buckeyes' lead to 64-59 and thought he was headed to the free-throw line for an and-1. He was not. 

After no whistle was blown, Cowan reacted, kicking his foot in the air in disbelief. He was then given the technical. which was his fifth and final foul. Maryland didn't have its star point guard for the final 3:54 of a tight game. 

Cowan had picked up his third foul with 7:08 left in the game and then No. 4 exactly two minutes later. 

Twitter lit into the officiating that played a major factor in a very important conference game between the two squads.

Maryland ended up losing the matchup to the Buckeyes 79-72, but it didn't lose ground in the conference standings.

Penn State lost Sunday afternoon, too, so Maryland (22-5, 12-4 conference) didn't lose any ground in its quest to win the Big 10 regular-season championship for the first time. With four games to go, the Terps still hold a two-game lead over the Nittany Lions, Michigan State, Iowa and Wisconsin in the conference standings. Those teams are all tied at 10-6. 

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Maryland doesn't lose any ground in Big 10 standings after loss to Ohio State

Maryland doesn't lose any ground in Big 10 standings after loss to Ohio State

Maryland suffered a frustrating loss to Ohio State on the road Sunday in a game that featured their best player fouling out thanks to a more than questionable technical foul. 

The bad news for the Terps? They missed a chance to gain ground on Baylor, Gonzaga and San Diego State, who all lost on Saturday, for a top seed in the NCAA tournament. 

The good news is that Penn State lost, too, so Maryland didn't lose any ground in its quest to win the Big 10 regular-season championship for the first time. With four games to go, it still holds a two-game lead over Penn State, Michigan State, Iowa and Wisconsin in the conference standings. 

For the Terps to lose this regular-season title, it would have to be a monumental collapse over the next few weeks.

But the schedule still features some tough games so it isn't over quite yet. Maryland must shake off this most recent loss in Columbus and refocus on a 13-13 Minnesota team. The Terp's final three opponents after that are Michigan State at home, Rutgers on the road and Michigan in College Park. 

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