There's only one NFL team still undefeated: our Tennessee Titans! Just remember this moving forward as people come out of the woodworks to demean what our boys have accomplished: they only hate on you when you shinnin'!
The Titans top the NFL in record, and in articles written decrying their WRs. Expect this trend to pick-up now that we're on top.
Better late than never: the immensely respectable ESPN ombudsman Le Anne Schreiber dissects the WWL's coverage of the Vince Young 'freak-out' affair, and chides their highly paid gossipers for passing whispers off as news. Mind you that this was a story which ESPN got killed on by the likes of Jay Glazer, Peter King and Adam Schefter. If you are ever annoyed with ESPN's hilarious attempts at journalism, bookmark Mrs. Schreiber and make a point to read her regular reports.
Had there been a game last Sunday, Boom King and Tony Brown probably would have missed the start. But there wasn't so they didn't, and it looks like they'll be ready to roll this week.
Jevon Kearse has stayed healthy and rested so far this year, and that's leading to a sharp increase in effectiveness over his disappointing time with the Eagles. Next job for Jevon: come up with a better sack dance.
Paul Kuharsky notes that the Titans' leading receiver, TE Bo Scaife, was left off of the Pro Bowl ballot in favor of Alge Crumpler. That's a little beat-up if you ask me, but then again so is the idea that anyone would cast a Pro Bowl ballot on the heels of week 6.
Chiefs fans so expect that the Titans will crush Brodie Croyle that 52% of them predicted in a recent poll that he will not finish the game... ever since the news of his start against us came out I'v been saying the Chiefs just don't want to risk losing a QB who may actually be capable of winning games this year.
Awesome-o reader jasonkylebates sends along a great find: when the New York Times decided to cover the 'Wildcat formation' that everyone is in love with now-a-days, they turned to Titans defensive czar Jim Schwartz for comment on why NFL defenders have struggled with it so far:
The traditional things you do — like an eight-man front — don’t work because now you have nine gaps if the quarterback is running the ball,” Jim Schwartz, the defensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans, said. “You almost have to make it a nine-man front.
On a side note, I don't think this formation is going away overnight because there are simply so many things that can happen out of that line-up.
Tons of good info in this Titans Team Report from Yahoo!... if we poop the bed against the Chiefs like the Broncos did I'm going to be a very unhappy camper.
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