Paul Kuharsky has a great story in today's Tennessean about Jevon Kearse. Kearse makes it clear that he is not here to just be a situational pass rusher. Here was his response when he was asked if the plans on playing full time:
"Yes. I mean if they know what's good for them, that's what they'll do," he said. "If they make me situational, then I'll be that. But every down is what I am looking forward to …"
"I'm still the same player, but that scheme up in Philly was different. All I've got to say is proof is in the pudding, so I can't even talk about it. Just watch and see."
Kearse seems determined to prove that he can still be the player he was before he went to Philadelphia. It will be interesting to see how this unfolds in training camp.
Speaking of players who are out to prove something, Terry McCormick has a good article about Mike Williams. It appears that Williams has redicated himself to football, and he reported to the OTAs more than 30 pounds lighter than he was when the season ended. That is a step in the right direction. He has all the physical tools to be a really good receiver. If he continues to be as dedicated as it appears he has been this offseason, he could really make an impact on the offense this season. He is the type of receiver that Vince Young needs to have. If the Titans can get a good season from either Kearse or Mike Williams I would consider that a huge success. If they can get both of them to exceed expectations it could be a really good season.
Last night I was on the Pigskin Podcast to talk about the Titans and the rest of the teams in the AFC South. Click here to listen to the podcast. My part is the last 15 minutes or so.
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