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I think it’s always going to be a part of you, Ryan acknowledged, grimacing a little.. There are things throughout your life that motivate you to be the best player that you can be, that get you out of bed in the morning. For sure, from a big-picture standpoint, you use all those things as motivation. But honestly, it’s about this 2017 team. Seeing how good we can be. Seeing how good we can be offensively. Seeing how we can be better from last week to this week. That’s the mindset you have to have during the regular season, during the postseason. You have to be locked in week to week.
Quinn struck down any suggestion that Sarkisian and Ryan are struggling to mesh.
I love the connection that they have, the head coach said. We hit a couple of ice spots and didn’t nail it like we need to. But as far as our team, I love where we’re headed. We’ve got good guys. We know how to feature them and know how to use them.
Tennessee kicker Ryan Succop went 5 for 5 to break the NFL record for most consecutive successful field goals inside of 50 yards. He connected from 48, 32 and 40 yards in the first half and then hit from 23 and 48 yards in the third.