Are the Titans an elite team?

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  1. RavensShallBurn

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  2. Daves not here

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    there is only 1 elite team in the NFL this year, and that's the Steelers ... yes I know they escaped from Miami with a gift, but they came into our house with a # 3 QB (on most teams) and an elite defense and caused 7 Turnovers ... now they have Roethlisberger back

    We're probably the 2nd best team in the league behind the Steelers, tied with the Ravens & until Vince can defeat an elite 3-4 defense then we can't be considered elite
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  3. Big Time Titan

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    Amen! Can't even argue with that. We had no business losing that game against Pittsburgh.
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    ^I will have to respectfully disagree. The Steelers are the best team, but I believe that we could beat the Steelers. We certainly didn't show it in week 2, but that's not to say it couldn't happen. When I think of an elite team, I think of a team who is virtually unstoppable when all facets of their game are working properly. And I absolutely believe we fit that description. We have won by running, passing, and playing defense this year, all on separate occasions. We are at the top of the list in several categories that express dominance over opponents, and we have had a very tough 7 game schedule to reach 5-2.
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    By "elite" they basically mean a top 5 team.

    I liked how they didn't mention the Colts.
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    I disagree on the Steelers being an elite team. There is no elite team. There's a group of teams I believe are a tier ahead of the Titans which are the Steelers, Jets, NE, Balt and Indy. AS OF NOW, the Titans are in the Falcons, Texans, Giants, Packers, Eagles, Chiefs and Dolphins grouping.
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    The espn power rankings have us at 7th up from 8th a week ago. I'm fine with that right now.

    When we beat the Colts and Texans we will be considered elite without any doubt.

    We need to keep winning.
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    I'm changing my mind about that Steelers game. We could have won that game.

    You had the Dave Ball fumble recovery that could have been a TD. He took the safe route and laid on the ball. Not knocking him but 7 points from our defense there and it's a whole different game.

    There was the face guarding play by Mcfadden on that last drive.

    And some of our turnovers were the result of sloppy play by us not great plays by them. We should have gotten at least 3 points on that one drive when Vince was picked.

    There is one wildcard that we have that no other top afc team has. A QB who can make an impact with his legs.
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    But the Ravens beat the Stillers in Pitt- and the Jets in NY. Just sayin...

    IMO there are about 5 or 6 top teams, all in the AFC and by Thanksgiving, there will be separation of which one of those are 'elite'. Then of course there is the injury bug which can change the picture at any time.
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    I think the important thing to remember when talking about the Titans is that we aren't the same team later in the year that we are in September. Sure Pittsburgh got us, but lets see it happen in January. The Titans are a better team after the bye week.
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