Can't get enough of Alterraun Verner on Sundays, or here on MCM where he does excellent work each week, well The Tennessean has a profile of him here. Not a lot of new news to it, but it's always good to see our guy getting some publicity for playing well.
The only team that scores more efficiently than our Titans are the New England Patriots, according to CHFF's Scorability Index. We also place 8th on their Bendability Index, which quantifies how many yards it takes an opponent to score (thus trying to measure the 'bend but don't break' philosophy).
Troy Aikman ranks the toughest defenses in the league and puts us fourth, behind Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Green Bay. I's say we're tougher than Green Bay, but it's still funny that you could have made that list 10 years ago and it would have been largely the same.
Jump!Everybody's pumped for Monday Night Football this week. Heck, Jags fans are so happy they're actually planning on showing up.
Former head of officials Mike Pereira was not a fan of the excessive celebration penalty that lead to Mark Mariani's huge runback last Sunday.
Former Titans linebacker Mike Rivera signed with the Packers. Rivera was cut by the Titans after injuring his hamstring during the preseason.
According to these guys, no single team made a bigger leap in their playoff probability than the Titans did last week.
If you happen to be walking down the street in the next few days, and you see John Elway coming towards you, I'd suggest crossing to the other side of the road just to be safe. He's got to be one angry man right now...
Josh Levin at Slate takes a look at the 'homeless orphan gets adopted and makes it to the NFL' part of The Blindside and finds that it's a story repeated all over the NFL, including by former Titans Keith Bulluck and Todd Williams.
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