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WR Nick Westbrook-Ikhine


(on how important it was for other receivers to step up and make plays today)

It was huge. It's what we preach all the time. It's our 'Next man' mentality. We say in the locker room, 'You might not wake up tomorrow and have the opportunity to go make plays, make the most of it.'

(on if it is tough to stay ready in those type of situations)

No, I don't really think so. We practiced throughout camp expecting to be in those situations. We practice reps of game situations no matter who is in there, and I feel it carried over on the field today.

(on what happened on his fumble)

I've got to hold on to the ball, plain and simple.

(on what it means for the Titans to win today to improve to 2-1)

It's a divisional game so it means a little more. We picked up one win in the division, and it's another win for us. It's a way for us to learn from this game, what we can do and what we can't do. Anytime you get a win, it may not be pretty, but it's a win.

(on getting his first touchdown as a Titan)

It's kind of sweet, my first one. I kind of blacked out once I got in the end zone a little bit, but it was great to score. I just wanted to hold on to the ball.

(on going from getting 10-15 offensive snaps to 40 plays or more on offense)

I feel like with training camp this year, I definitely had the confidence of training camp and practices in the back of my head running routes against our first team (defense), so I had confidence in the back of my head if I can do it against them, I can do it against anybody.

(on if it was special for him to play against Indianapolis today since he is an Indiana University alumni)

Yes. I have one guy I knew on the Colts, and their team doctor did my knee surgery for me when I was at IU. It was pretty cool to share my first touchdown with him. And one of my best friends from high school just got back from Afghanistan, and it was the first time he's been able to watch me play. He was in the stands to watch my first NFL touchdown.

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