From the “You serious, Clark?” department:
Titans last play of the game was a throw to CB Adoree' Jackson. He said they hadn't practiced the play before. They just told him his route. Pass went his way. Interesting and sort of a statement toward trust level of WR core overall.— Cameron Wolfe (@CameronWolfe) December 11, 2017
So let me get this straight, on a 4th down play that the Titans need to keep the game alive, you are just telling a cornerback to go out there and run a route. Does that mean Terry Robiskie is just over there drawing up plays in the dirt?
Joe Rexrode wrote an excellent column about how ridiculous it is that Mike Mularkey talked down to reporters after the game telling them how they can’t really understand what is going on out there because they don’t watch as much tape as he does.
Well, Mike, I may not watch us much film as you, but I can sure see that throwing to a cornerback on 4th and 10 with the game on the line on a play that hasn’t ever been practiced before is a terrible idea. I understand that 4th and 10 is tough, but it isn’t like it was 4th and 20. You should have something in your playbook THAT YOU HAVE WORKED ON IN PRACTICE AND THAT IS ACTUALLY DESIGNED TO GET THE BALL TO A RECEIVER in that situation. If you don’t, that is a you problem that anyone with eyes can diagnose.
I am in the camp of thinking this staff deserves some time before we start wanting to fire everyone, but seeing crap like this makes me really re-evaluate that position.