The Titans are killing it in FO's DVOA ratings. We're 6th in offense, 4th in defense and 2nd overall. The only big caveat comes when you look at their wins analysis/projections, where we've enjoyed the 3rd easiest schedule so far, and our projected strength of schedule is right in the middle of the pack. Those projections confirm what we've been saying about the schedule having some tough stretches coming, but I don't want to put too much stock in it because there are so many non-statistical variables (injuries, weather, focus, ets.) that you just can divine through a formula.
Here's the info for contact info for anyone who wishes to send condolences to the Heimerdinger family. Looks like the contact person is former Titans DC Chuck Cecil's wife, Carrie.
John Madden named the Titans' O-line the 'Madden Protectors of the Week'. I'm going to guess that Madden still judges O-lines by how many Super Bowls Brett Favre could win with them.
The Titans have brought in several defensive backs for workouts now that Chris Hope is going to miss significant time. There aren't many sexy names on the list, and it makes me wonder if they might be better of calling up Robert Johnson from the practice squad.
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David Climer plays the 'outraged by the outrage' card (a favorite of politicians and columnists who need to fill space) regarding the Bochephus/ESPN controversy.
The Steelers are getting pummeled by the injury bug right now: Harrison is out, Aaron Smith is probably out, and Roethlisberger, Mendenhall, Moore, Hampton and Allen are all dealing with significant pain.
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