See, this is what is bugging me about LenDale as he heads into his contract year: he and his agent seem to have no shame about the fact that LenDale is openly saying that he's finally getting in shape and how great of a thing that is for the Titans... WHY IS THAT OK!?! He should have been doing that the previous three seasons because... IT'S HIS JOB! Have you no shame, LenDale?
Kerry Collins took his turn leading the Titans caravan through Columbia and Thompson Station, and here he offers up a few thoughts on the offense and the Titans' draft plans.
Rey Maualuga is in town for his scheduled visit with the Titans. I know Rey has some issues and can be overly emotional on the field (leading to false steps and over-pursuit), but if you don't think he can help this defense from day one you're crazy. He'd be the first LB we've had in a long time that would be an enforcer, and he can play in the middle or outside as needed.
Todd McShay's new mock draft has us taking Vontae Davis, despite the red flags about attitude and coachability. We shall see what happens if he is available when we pick, because I honestly don't know what they would do.
The Titans have been thrust into a sticky situation regarding their game with the Jets on September 27th it marks the beginning of the Jewish high holiday of Yom Kippur. That seems a little insensitive considering it's a 4:15 pm start, and Yom Kippur requires observant Jews to be home at sundown (when the holiday actually begins). I mean that's different than a Christmas day game because that holiday doesn't focus on specific times of the day. I wouldn't be surprised to see the game shifted to a noon start to all sides are happy since the Jets have a decent number of Jewish season ticket holders. * Update: you can get the the semetic side of this complaint right from the source: Fireman Ed's kosher counterpart, Fireman Eliezer (via KSK).
Oh yeah, for those who have been in a cave since Tuesday night: we're playing on Christmas Day as well, despite it being a Friday. So folks, please don't boo and throw batteries at Santa... this isn't Philly!
Yahoo! Sports takes a look at the Titans' draft needs and matches them with the guys we've had in for visits.
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