Tennessee Titans Morning Links: AP? I'm A Reuters Man Myself Edition

Tennessee_titans_30x21 I got my ESPN The Magazine in the mail yesterday, and there's a big fantasy football 'revelations' article (In$ider only) that immediately caught my attention (and not just because they also use CJ2K to refer to Chris Johnson). There are two points of note that are relevant to Titans fans:

1) "AP is mightier than CJ2K". In this section the authors utilize a lot of "Dick Cheney logic" (compiling inane data that was obviously assembled with the purpose of validating an opinion you already had before looking at any objective facts). If you want to make this argument, just say that CJ2K's year was so historic it's unwise to bank on him doing anything close to it again... and find a league format where fumbles and RB receiving yards don't count.

2) On the upside, though, is this gem:


Don't believe Young has what it takes to be a fantasy starter? Believe this: In Weeks 8 to 15 last season, the Titan racked up 119 points. Prorate that over a full 16-game schedule and it ranks Young in the top 10 at his position in 2009. So there.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Justin Gage is healthy and ready to drop easy passes while reeling in circus catches. Seriously though, Gage broke his back (literally) making that crazy catch against the 49ers last year, and the injury pretty much derailed his whole season, understandably. Now a more physically sound Gage is setting his sights on a career year, most likely with the hope of renegotiating his contract next off-season, when he'll be heading into the final year of his 4 year $14 million contract.

Follow us through the jump... or don't. Whatever...

Tennessee_titans_30x21 John Glennon writes that the Titans have joined the growing NFL trend of doing away with archaic two-a-day practices. There will still be a few of them, but the extra time will just be morning special teams sessions rather than full-blown practices.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Tony Brown talked with Paul K about how former 49ers DE/DT Bryant Young taught him how to prepare and compete like a professional during his short stint with the team.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Derrick Morgan makes the cut of defensive rookies to keep an eye on if you're playing fantasy football in a league with defensive players. Also, I'm playing such a league for the first time this year, so if anyone has any tips please leave them in the comments!

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Here's video via ESPN of Jason McCourty previewing the Titans' season and talking about Vince Young's 'emerging' leadership... it's still confounding that he's 'emerging' as a leader 5 years after being drafted no. 3 overall, but I guess it's better late than never.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 A Warren Moon effort with the Oilers from the old Run n' Gun days was picked as the most impressive single-game passing performance in NFL history by ESPN. Oilertitan has the link in the fanposts.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Stephanie Stradley has burning questions about the AFC South. I think there's an over the counter ointment for that.


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