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Collins may give way to Young after another loss

The Vince Young era in Tennessee might begin as soon as next week.

A Titans front office source told ESPN's Chris Mortensen that Young could make his debut as Tennessee's starting quarterback next week against the Cowboys if starter Kerry Collins was unable to get on track Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.

Collins was 19-of-33 passing for 269 yards and one touchdown with two interceptions as the Titans lost 13-10.

He overthrew open receivers several times and was intercepted with 1:54 left in the game as Tennessee tried to drive for the tying or winning score.

Signed to a one-year contract as a free agent Aug. 29, Collins was essentially force-fed the Tennessee offense, after the team soured on projected starter Billy Volek, and quickly rose to the top spot on the depth chart.

In Week 2's 40-7 loss at San Diego, the veteran quarterback completed just six of 19 attempts for 57 yards, with two interceptions. Tennessee's only touchdown came on an 18-yard touchdown pass from Young to wide receiver Drew Bennett in the fourth quarter.

Young, who did not play Sunday, had seen spot action in the Titans' first two games, completing 10 of 23 passes with one touchdown and one interception.

Volek was traded to the Chargers this week.

Information from ESPN.com senior writer Len Pasquarelli and The Associated Press was used in this report.