Yesterday Jimmy asked how we feel about the game Sunday, and I think Ryan Fowler said it perfectly:
"Quite honestly, I hope they all do well," Titans linebacker Ryan Fowler said. "But I certainly don't want them to start that streak with us."
I can't imagine what the Texans players and their fans have gone through over the past week or so (though I've heard the stories and seen the effects Ike had on my beloved Astros), but I hope they're at least in a place where football can be a healthy distraction.
Big thanks to gramsey712 for passing along a good preview of the Titans-Texans game by The Sporting News.
How anyone could write this piece without bringing up how cupcake the first half of our schedule is, I'm not sure, but it's sure nice to see the Titans staying focused on winning the game that's in front of them while everybody else tries to distract them.
A great read on the vocal leader of this defense, Keith Bulluck, and his 100th consecutive start for the Titans. If you've never read his life story, you really should... here's a good place to start.
Justin Gage, our only really reliable WR, hasn't practiced in a few days, but there is one upside:
With Gage out, rookie wideout Lavelle Hawkins continues to become a bigger part of the offense. He was inactive for the first two games.
Terry McCormick relays a tradition Jim Washburn has passed down to our defensive line for years: The Chain.
Boom King (Vanden Bosch) has made it his mission not to be the weak link... I'd say he's been might successful if that's his goal.
If you're going to the game Sunday, the Titans are participating in a charity drive that benefits our soldiers at war. All you have to do is bring your old cell phone; AT&T will have it recycled and the proceeds will go towards buying soldiers pre-paid phone cards to call back home.
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