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Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by acqua7, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. acqua7

    acqua7 Starter Tip Jar Donor

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    So i know it's just one game that we won and we still have plenty of issues. BUT, I see no reason why we can't be competitive for a Wild Card Spot (let's be realistic, the MooMoo's are a premier team and will win the division)

    so looking at our schedule it's not crazy to think that we can be there at the end of the season...

    09/30 Titans vs Texans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - probably lose
    10/07 Titans vs Vikings ‎-4:25 PM (ET)‎ - 50/50
    10/11 Steelers vs Titans ‎-8:20 PM (ET)‎ - 50/50 (hey the steelers are OLD and injury prone)
    10/21 Titans vs Bills ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    10/28 Colts vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    11/04 Bears vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - 50/50
    11/11 Titans vs Dolphins ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    11/25 Titans vs Jaguars ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    12/02 Texans vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Loss
    12/09 Titans vs Colts ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    12/17 Jets vs Titans ‎-8:30 PM (ET)‎ -Win
    12/23 Titans vs Packers ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - probably lose (unless we get the referee A team)
    12/30 Jaguars vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win

    I know this involves sweeping the colts/jags but they are awful. Will 9-7 get us to the playoffs? Maybe take a tiebreaker or two, but 10-6 is possible if we are playing real good football.
    So hopefully this will shed some positive ilght against thsoe of you who for some reason love to crucify people (like Kendall Wright) after they've really done nothing wrong...
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  2. SawdustMan

    SawdustMan Pro Bowler

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    IDK I'm still not comfortable marking any game as a win just yet. We have zero run game and our defense is beyond awful. A deadly combination (for us). That was a super exciting win last Sunday but until this team shows that they can/will play hard for more than 1 out of 3 Sundays I'm going to keep my expectations low.

    Right now I'm expecting 6-7 wins, tops. Anything more than that would be gravy. As for tiebreakers if we make it to 9-7, we are already 0-2 in the conference (0-3 if we lose Sunday). So we have a lot of ground to make up there. And I just can't see 10 wins from this team.

    Not trying to rain on your parade. Just my honest opinion. But maybe that win last week was just the spark this team needed. We'll know a lot more about our team and the season's prospects after the Houston game
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  3. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    The Titans have been blown out of two games and nearly blew another. I appreciate the optimism but, until this team can run, or improve on defense, talk of playoffs are waaaaaaaaay premature, IMO.
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  4. JCBRAVE

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    I dont think our defense is as bas as everyone believes. I see improvments every week.
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  5. TitansWillWin2

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    Please give me what your smoking. We have got worse each week. Gave up more yards each week and more points!
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  6. ToddTheTitan

    ToddTheTitan GoTitans Homer

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    The yards and points we gave up last week were part of a strategy conceived by Jerry Gray. Bend, but don't break. Play the linebackers further away than normal, stop the run with the front four, and play the safeties on Mars. You will give up yards with this strategy. It worked for 3 quarters until we went into an all out prevent while assuming victory when Hill came in. Calvin Johnson requires this. The Johnson on the Tinhorns? Not so much.

    I expect a 180 in strategies this week. Tons of pressure while watching for the cutback. Maybe these replacement officials will actually call the Texicans for their dirty ass cut blocks they've been getting away with for 3 years. Their little "zone blocking scheme" is nothing more than an excuse to beat the **** out of the opposing players knees.
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  7. Osiris3657

    Osiris3657 Camp Fodder

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  8. TitansWillWin2

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    You do realize that we didnt stop the run game against the lions either right! And you cant use an all prevent defense as an excuse because we couldnt stop them in overtime either with their back up qb!
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  9. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    09/30 Titansvs Texans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - L
    10/07 Titans vs Vikings ‎-4:25 PM (ET)‎ - L
    10/11 Steelers vs Titans ‎-8:20 PM (ET)‎ - L
    10/21 Titans vs Bills ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    10/28 Colts vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    11/04 Bears vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - L
    11/11 Titans vs Dolphins ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    11/25 Titans vs Jaguars ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    12/02 Texans vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - L
    12/09 Titans vs Colts ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - W
    12/17 Jets vs Titans ‎-8:30 PM (ET)‎ -W
    12/23 Titans vs Packers ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - L
    12/30 Jaguars vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - W


    I got 8-8, hopefully

    Statistically we have the worst defense and zero run offense. We can't win games with that, the defense must improve. We're not going to get two return TDs every game. We have to start running the ball and making stops on D. We got Arian Foster and AP back-to-back, going to be scary.
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  10. Aqutis30

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    09/30 Titansvs Texans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - L
    10/07 Titans vs Vikings ‎-4:25 PM (ET)‎ - L
    10/11 Steelers vs Titans ‎-8:20 PM (ET)‎ - L
    10/21 Titans vs Bills ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    10/28 Colts vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    11/04 Bears vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - L
    11/11 Titans vs Dolphins ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    11/25 Titans vs Jaguars ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - Win
    12/02 Texans vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - L
    12/09 Titans vs Colts ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - W
    12/17 Jets vs Titans ‎-8:30 PM (ET)‎ - L
    12/23 Titans vs Packers ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - L
    12/30 Jaguars vs Titans ‎-1:00 PM (ET)‎ - W


    I see a 7-9 record at worst but 8-8 at best. If we was an NFC West team 8-8 might get us into the playoffs. :)
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