Tennessee Titans News Links: Light in the Darkness

Andy Lyons

Titans News linkage!

There are no words to describe the abomination of the events that happened yesterday in Boston. Days like yesterday remind us that there is more to the world than sports, but it also reminds us that sports help cope. After 9/11 we had the Mets vs. Braves game, this video still makes me teary eyed, even the Mike Piazza home run. After the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting there was an NFL wide tribute to the victims, and our own Chris Johnson wrote the names of the victims on his shoes and raced to a 94 yard touchdown in their memory. Sports will never replace the lives of those we have lost, what has been done is a true tragedy, but sports will make the healing process a little easier. My thoughts and prayers are with all of those experiencing the effects of the explosions whether directly or indirectly, I can't imagine what they are going through.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 NFL players react to the bombing at the Boston Marathon.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 NFL.com wonders if the Titans are all set on offense. Saying that we will either be a feast or famine offense next year with all the potential in the world.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 ESPN In$ider gives a in-depth look at the Titans and what they could do in the draft.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Paul Kuharsky gives a peek inside the ESPN guide and gives his thoughts on a segment inside the guide.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Charles Davis has come out with his latest mock draft and has the Titans selecting Jonathan Cooper, the guard from North Carolina.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Continuing the Titans Draft Countdown, we come to 2003. We got a really really great player in 2003 in the 5th round via a trade with New England where we gave up 3 picks for a 5th and 7th round selection. The 5th rounder turned out to be fabled Titan Donnie Nickey.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Titans Online also looks at the history of picking at number 10 overall in the draft.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Coty Sensabaugh joins a national fight in fighting leukemia.

Quote of the Day: "Boston. F---ing horrible.

I remember, when 9/11 went down, my reaction was, "Well, I've had it with humanity."

But I was wrong. I don't know what's going to be revealed to be behind all of this mayhem. One human insect or a poisonous mass of broken sociopaths.

But here's what I DO know. If it's one person or a HUNDRED people, that number is not even a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a percent of the population on this planet. You watch the videos of the carnage and there are people running TOWARDS the destruction to help out. (Thanks FAKE Gallery founder and owner Paul Kozlowski for pointing this out to me). This is a giant planet and we're lucky to live on it but there are prices and penalties incurred for the daily miracle of existence. One of them is, every once in awhile, the wiring of a tiny sliver of the species gets snarled and they're pointed towards darkness.

But the vast majority stands against that darkness and, like white blood cells attacking a virus, they dilute and weaken and eventually wash away the evil doers and, more importantly, the damage they wreak. This is beyond religion or creed or nation. We would not be here if humanity were inherently evil. We'd have eaten ourselves alive long ago.

So when you spot violence, or bigotry, or intolerance or fear or just garden-variety misogyny, hatred or ignorance, just look it in the eye and think, "The good outnumber you, and we always will.""- Patton Oswalt
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