Ahmard Hall talks with Terry McCormick about Jeff Fisher's attempt to salvage some leadership amongst the guys on the roster roughly halfway through the 6 game losing streak... which is also known as the aftermath of the Washington game. Fisher prodded some of the more respected veterans to call a players only meeting, but it wasn't enough to stop 3 more consecutive losses. Hall, who is an unrestricted free agent but is surely a lock to be resigned after the new CBA is in place, also acknowledges that the last half of the season really wore on Fisher. It's been pretty apparent lately that the last half of the season really beat-down the fanbase as well.
If you're looking to win while retooling your team, you can definitely do worse than being in the AFC South. The Texans are changing defensive schemes and still play soft, the Jags are still the Jags and the Colts have about 20 guys without a contract for next year, including Peyton Manning. There's still plenty of talent on hand, but all four teams have reason to be concerned next year.
Bud Adams may be a little crazy, but even he's not crazy enough to raise ticket prices after this past season and heading into the first off-season in decades where the threat of a hold-out is brought up on a daily basis.
Jon Oehser calls the defining moments for each team in the AFC South. He picks the Kansas City game as the low-point of the season, but I don't know how you can really go with anything other than the first Texans game: the shutout, the fight, Rusty and leaving the running game back in Nashville. The defense did an mediocre job, but it was an effort that might have been enough if the offense doesn't constantly shoot itself in the foot... sounds like the last half of the 2010 season to me.
The Wall Street Journal profiles the McCourty twins, and it's a pretty remarkable one. Coming out of high school Jason was the one who had his pick of D1 scholarship offers, while his brother only got one from Rutgers. They both decided on Rutgers because they didn't want to be separated. Good read.
Jim Wyatt looks at the Titans' WR group. He think we won't pursue anyone high in the draft or a big name in free agency (shocking, I know). The most interesting comment my be his contention that Gage will probably be in camp next year, but is a longshot to make the final 53.
Here's video of an interview with Marc Mariani and a Montana teammate.
Bravo, New York Post... bravo.
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