Welcome to goTitans.com! Log in or sign up to be a part of the best Tennessee Titans fan site available.

Loyal, conservative Fisher goes against grain

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by NewsGrabber, Sep 28, 2008.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. NewsGrabber Guest

    Messages:
    0
    Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The fair criticism of Jeff Fisher over his career, in my eyes, has always been that he's overly loyal and overly conservative.
    I've often said there are plenty of NFL cities that would love for those to be their primary beefs with the coach.
    This week, Fisher has shown a willingness to venture away from both tendencies.
    He demoted an uninjured veteran, Ryan Fowler, inserting the faster Stephen Tulloch. The sort of move the Titans never make.
    And a coach who's always regarded field goals as a friend just approved the Titans going for it on a fourth-and-2 from the Minnesota 3-yard line.
    Officials said Justin Gage got the necessary yardage on a rollout pass from Kerry Collins.
    Replays showed he was short, but referee Peter Morelli somehow didn't see it that way and upheld the first down call. The Titans quickly scored to go ahead, 20-7.
    Brad Childress butchered the challenge, calling a timeout, discussing things, then throwing the flag. He lost the challenge and wound up blowing two timeouts instead of one. Why ever call a timeout when considering a challenge, instead of just challenging?


    More...
    #1
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page