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Titans Safety Michael Griffin Named AFC Defensive Player of the Month

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What a difference a year makes.  Last year we spent a lot of time trying to figure out what in the world was going on with Michael Griffin, and this year he is having his best season yet.  Today he was recognized for that by being named the AFC Defensive Player of the Month. 

Here is what Griff did in October:

  • In October, Griffin led the AFC and ranked second in the NFL with four interceptions as he helped the Titans post a 3-2 record for the month.
  • In Week 5 against Dallas, Griffin recorded 10 tackles and picked off a Tony Romo pass in the end zone, thwarting a Cowboys threat in the third quarter.
  • In Week 7 against Philadelphia, Griffin recorded his 15th career interception and became the seventh player in franchise history with an interception in four consecutive games.
  • For the season, Griffin is tied for first in the AFC and tied for third in the NFL with four interceptions.

He is the first Titans defensive player to receive this honor since Albert Haynesworth in September of 2008.  Congrats Griff!