Just a few minutes ago the Titans, flanked by Nashville mayor Karl Dean, announced some very big upgrades to LP Field, including new video screens that will be higher definition and four times as big as the current ones, remodeled concourses, a huge upgrade to the sound system and elevators for the upper deck concourse. There are also a lot of smaller changes that will be made to rejuvenate LP Field. This sounds pretty awesome.
Ahmard Hall spent most of his bye week back home in the Houston area, and he's here to remind you that we're still the number one rival for a ton of Texans fans. I don't entirely get why... something about Bud Adams and moving trucks. Who knows. Either way, games between the Titans and Texans are almost always close and always heated. There have been two outright brawls over the past three Titans/Texans games, and the roots between the two organizations run deep. With Peyton not around to make the Colts a viable NFL team, the Texans have certainly jumped to the top of the list when it comes to AFC South rivals.
Paul K says the TItans should continue to feed Chris Johnson, but try to work Jamie Harper into the mix so we can see what he can bring to the table. Based upon the limited reps we've seen him get in the preseason and week one, I don't really think Harper could give the running game much of a boost. Of course, our rushing attack is so anemic right now I doubt Harper could do much worse.
Jim Wyatt is here to remind you that last season went completely off the rails after the bye week. Of course this team is much more stable and has much more leadership than that team had. So you can expect that whatever happens, there will be a lot less crying and storming off like a petulant teenage girl.
So the basic takeaway here is the Titans are doing their job by checking out every single possibly viable option at WR to help absorb some of what we lost when Britt landed on the IR.
How effin' big does Shaun Smith look in this first pic?
FO's new DVOA rankings are out, and the Titans are 8th overall, and the highest ranked team in the AFC South my a mile (the Texans are 16th, the Colts are 29th and Jax are 30th).
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