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Monday night spotlight on Johnson, Jones-Drew

Associated Press - October 17, 2010 1:05 PM ET

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tennessee's Chris Johnson and Jacksonville's Maurice Jones-Drew set an NFL rushing record the last time they shared a field.

They gave the league its first game with four scoring runs of 50 yards or longer last November, dazzling teammates, coaches and fans with broken tackles, breathtaking moves and breakaway speed.

Jones-Drew ripped off touchdown runs of 80 and 79 yards, then Johnson got loose for scoring scampers of 52 and 89 yards. Jones-Drew finished with a career-high 177 yards rushing, and Johnson ended his career day with 228 yards on the ground and a victory.

What will they do for an encore Monday night? Don't expect a repeat performance. Both stars are banged up and both defenses are determined not to let it happen again.

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