Javon Ringer and his teammates don't think he's the answer to fixing the running game, but I'm no longer inclined to agree with that thought. Chris Johnson and the offensive line just can't get on the same page, so why not shake some things up and see what happens? Like I said on MCM Radio last night, make the RB situation more of a 50/50 proposition, and let CJ focus on being a scat back until he gets his game where it needs to be. Ringer hasn't been much better overall this year, but there's no possible way he could be any worse than the worst rushing attack in the league. That's also the rationale that makes me want to see Velasco take over Harris' spot. Without Britt the passing game isn't good enough to carry the load completely, which is what they've been asked to do since the Cleveland game. This is also a chance for Munchak to differentiate himself from Fisher by not continually running head first into a wall and expecting different results.
Guess what: we sucked yesterday...
... and the defense sucked fo real.
Even Marc Mariani had a humiliating end to the day.
Damian Williams sat out the second half with an apparent concussion, but I'm sure he didn't let that stop him from dropping something on the sidelines.
After the game it was Nate Washington who stepped up in the locker room and delivered a stern speech. Ahmard Hall delivered some tidbits to Wyatt:
"You have to respect a guy like that because he has been at the paramount, he has won a Super Bowl," Hall said of the former Steeler. "This is our third loss, and we need to start working differently. No more joking and we need to come into work to work, and act like we are a Super Bowl team."
Chris Johnson's conditioning is being put on blast by some of Terry McComrick's anonymous sources. I agree that he doesn't look to be in the same shape he has been in, which shocks me. I was one of the more vehement proponents of the idea that there's no way CJ would let himself get out of shape because he takes so much pride in his ability to outrun anyone. Looks like I was completely wrong.
Thank you so very much to the Colts for getting killed in such a humiliating fashion that most folks won't even remember how badly we crapped the bed on Sunday.
Don Banks becomes the first to ask how close the Titans are to throwing Jake Locker into the fire, especially since he's looked like the Hasselbeck from the past few years in Seattle for the last two weeks.
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