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Indianapolis Colts @ Tennessee Titans: Keys to Victory

1. Don't overlook the Colts. After getting destroyed by the Saints last week in the eighth worst loss in NFL history,  it would be easy for the Titans to treat this game as an easy win. Nothing good comes from too much confidence, however. You better bet Munchak killed this team in practice this past week, and drilled it in their heads that this isn't a bad team. If you think things are bad right now, how would they be if the Titans lost to the worst team in the league? The Colts have been competitive in a few games. I hope the team knows that and comes out competitive and motivated.

2. Don't lean on Johnson. I have not been a Chris Johnson supporter this season, so take this with a grain of salt, but it may be time to play Ringer. How much time is Chris Johnson going to get to right the ship he is sinking? Chris Johnson's not going to get anywhere this year. The Titans aren't just the worst run team in the NFL, they are the worst run team in the NFL by far, with 16 yards less per game than the second worst team. There is absolutely nothing to lose by trying some other options on the ground. Some may say we need to just force feed CJ to get him going, but it's time for some change.

3. Receivers need to step up. The amazing receiving core we were drooling over went out the window as soon as Kenny Britt went down. Nate Washington can not play well against the number one defender. Lavelle Hawkins and Damian Williams are not playing up to their potential. I would love to see the receiving core show what they can do against the worst passing defense the Titans have seen until this point. I'm really interested to see how Donnie Avery does this week, as he will probably get a few more looks this week.