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Tennessee_titans_30x21 Bo Scaife is not a happy camper this morning:

"He dove at my leg. It was a cheap shot,'' Scaife said. "I have been playing my whole life and no one has ever hit me like that. So I know when it is real and when it is not real. So it was a cheap shot and I don't care if that gets back to him either.''

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Since I'm going to their show Monday, today's Friday Jam is Metallica: Harvester of Sorrow.  Such a harvester would have plenty to collect around this town today.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Steelers fans want to say our loss was karma for the towel stomping (it wasn't), but one thing was oft-over-looked last night: The Madden Curse!  Troy P was on the cover, and now he's in the trainer's room.

Follow us through the jump for the good stuff....

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Paul K has the postmortem, including some lame quotes regarding the special teams FAIL last night:

"I had a field goal blocked and a field goal missed," Titans head coach Jeff Fisher said, offering more when prompted. On the block there was penetration inside, on the miss the snap was low and despite a good hold Bironas was thrown off, Fisher said."

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Jim Wyatt has seen a loss like this one before...

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Our defense was stellar last night until the Steelers broke-out the no-huddle attack late in the game.  At that point they started picking us apart.  I understand that Cecil was trying to make them drive the field and attempt a lot of plays since penalties and sacks had killed their momentum before, but a few more blitzes would have been nice to see late.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Gary Estwick has notes from the press box at Heinz Field, including this gem which I was screaming when it happened:

*Rookie WR Kenny Britt needed to challenge Polamalu for that jumpball, even if all he did was knock it down.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Still, it was a strong debut for rookie Kenny Britt, who caught 4 passes for 85 yards.  You have to love the size, routes, hands and athleticism Britt showed last night against the league's best defense.

Tennessee_titans_30x21 Don Banks writes a lot about the Steelers here, but he makes some salient points about the Titans as well: like who needs Albert Haynesworth when you can get steady pressure like we got for much of the game?

 

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