David Boclair calls out the Titans fans who have sounded more and more like Chicken Little over the past month by detailing similar episodes from Titans/Oilers past. Some of the highlights are Blaine Bishop holding out through training camp in 1997, Brad Hopkins and Samari Rolle getting arrested in 2005, starting DT Josh Evans missing all of 2000 and starting CB Denard Walker missing 4 games during the 1999 Super Bowl run. These things happen, and sometimes they can be over come. Of course, it's pertinent to remember that 1997 and 2005 we went a combined sub-.500... which won't cut it this year.
The darling of last year's preseason, punter A.J. Trapasso, was cut by the UFL's Hartford Colonials, who went 0-6 last year in a league I'd forgotten existed. Ouch.
Follow us through the jump for the table scraps that pass as news in the NFL circa mid-July...
And here's story number 2,531 on Kerry Collins wanting to be a country music singer and songwriter.
PFW has a truly depressing read on what might happen to the NFL should the economy tank even further and spiral into a full-on depression.
Terrell Owens is still on the market, and he was on 104.5 the Zone's 3 Hour Lunch show to talk about why. I thought this comment was hilarious, considering the antics he pulled when we played the Bills last year:
"And I think a perfect example is what I did last year – or didn’t do – in Buffalo. There was definitely a lot of opportunity for me to fly off the handle with the way things went…but I stay composed."
A Carroll Country Times staff writer did a column on the first Ravens game he saw, which happened to be in 2001 while he was wearing a Steve McNair jersey.
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