Munch was quick to say that Hasselbeck is still the starting QB if he's healthy enough to play well, and I agree with that logic. While I was as excited as anyone else with Locker's play, he's still got some things to learn and teams will start to take away those rollouts if they have a full week to gameplan for him. Lets celebrate Locker's success against the Falcons for what it is, and not get caught up in the excitement of thinking he's ready to start every Sunday just yet.
Jason McCourty missed out on an easy INT that would have completely changed the outcome of the game. As McCourty says, if he holds onto it, the Falcons don't get that last touchdown, and Locker's final TD is a go-ahead score.
Mike Munchak calling the running game 'a disappointment' might be the understatement of the year. It's like calling the global economic downturn 'annoying', or calling Jimmy Pardo 'just amusing'.
After being relatively healthy for most of the season, the Titans were hit head on with the injury hammer yesterday. David Stewart, Barret Ruud, Derrick Morgan, Matt Hasselbeck and Leroy Harris all suffered injuries that we'll be keeping an eye on over the next few days as MRI results roll in.
The Titans committed 10 penalties yesterday, and I swear every damned one of them had serious consequences on the course of that game. Penalties are one of those few things that are almost always 100% on the coaching staff, and it's shocking to me that Munchak hasn't put the kibosh on those mistakes before now.
The Titans are one of 4 AFC teams who are just one game back from the final wildcard spot; the others are Denver, New York and Buffalo.
Chris Johnson was PK's goat of the week.
Paul K says that these Titans aren't inconsistent, they're just mediocre.
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