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Titans fight to best start since ’08, edge Bengals

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Tennessee Titans QB Marcus Mariota was brought down by Bengals defensive end Carlos Dunlap.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. >> Tennessee tight end Delanie Walker can pin down the biggest difference between the Titans this season and their often painful struggles of recent seasons.

These Titans don’t quit.

Marcus Mariota found DeMarco Murray for a 7-yard touchdown catch, with the running back shoving the ball across the goal line with 36 seconds left, as the Titans rallied to beat the Cincinnati Bengals 24-20 Sunday for their fourth straight win.

The touchdown was Murray’s third score of the game and helped the Titans remain in first place in the AFC South.

The Bengals, who sacked Mariota four times, took their only lead, 20-17, with a 70-yard Andy Dalton to A. J. Green touchdown pass with 5 minutes, 3 seconds remaining.

But Mariota guided the Titans on the winning drive, completing five of eight passes for 53 yards and a made an important five-yard

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