Want some idea of how cheery is it in the Titans locker room these days? Vince Young's alleged/apparent annoyance at getting mop-up duty has taken a back seat to Jevon Kearse storming out of the stadium after being told that he was a healthy scratch last game. In Kearse's defense, I don't know why you'd sit him when Dave Ball and Boom King have been even less effective this year...
Some observers think the problem with our defense isn't really how little or how much we blitz, but how we blitz:
For one thing, they believe that Cecil — the team's former secondary assistant, who was named the replacement for the departed Jim Schwartz instead of LB coach and former NFL defensive coordinator Dave McGinnis — needs to start employing a much more aggressive approach.
"Schwartz (who moved on to Detroit to become the Lions' head coach) would be dialing up blitzes from all over," said one observer.
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Nick Harper is out for 4-6 weeks with a broken forearm... which I'm actually pretty cool with. I mean I don't want to see anyone get hurt, but I don't want to see Nick Harper playing like he has all year either.
Jeff Fisher told reporters he understands why fans are so distraught over our poor start this year... which makes me feel about 0% better.
Vince Young was voted the 10th most beloved player in college football history, and I"m honestly surprised he's not higher on that list.
Will Leon of TitansTracker.com has a suggestion for yesterday's word association exercise: tomato can.
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