This is NOT year one of re-building

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Riverman, Mar 6, 2007.

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  1. GoTitans3801

    GoTitans3801 Forward Progress!

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    Here's a few to support riverman.

    5th in Rushing offense isn't bad. Running game wins football games. We had the best punt returns in the NFL, and tied for most punting TDs. We finished at 10th in the NFL in giveaway/takeaway ratio.

    There aren't many where we're great, but those three are important ones.
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  2. Brian

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    If you don't think Vince Young and Pacman Jones will be consistant playmakers for years to come, then you must not think they're going to be here.
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  3. oochymp

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    or "They are who we thought they were" :ha: sorry, couldn't help it
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  4. alzarius

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    hehe... some of the same people saying "stats this stats that" were preaching "stats mean nothing except the W and L's" not too far back :)

    Guess it depends on which argument you are trying to make?
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  5. Starkiller

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    I don't believe stats are the be-all and end-all. But the fact is the Titans won with big plays that you just can't count on all the time.

    Look at the Jags game. We had zero offense and the defense was nothing to write home about either aside from turnovers. But we just happened to return 3 turnovers for defensive TDs.

    Or the Philly game, where we had a couple of long runs by Travis Henry, a Pacman punt return, and an interception in the end zone, but the offense was terrible (VY should have thrown about 3 easy INTs that were dropped). But the Eagles played terrible on offense and lost McNabb, too. Had the Eagles played even decently we would have lost.

    The Giants game we had no right to win and everyone knows it. We played like crap for 3 quarters and then had a historic comeback.

    The win at Houston we totally got bailed out by VY, and the Texans are hardly a playoff caliber opponent.

    Reality struck when we played the Patriots to end the season and got our butts kicked...
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  6. TitanJeff

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    I'm just saying it isn't realistic to think that the Titans will always win games when they get hammered statistically as they did this season.

    Look at just a few of our wins:
    • Kiwanuka has Young wrapped up and then lets him go among other unlikely plays.
    • Bironas 60-yard FG with a gust behind him.
    • Young overtime scamper.
    • Three defensive TD against the Jags.

    I'm hoping it was the sign of more to come but I also think there has to be major improvements in a number of areas before the Titans are in a position to make a serious string of playoff runs.
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  7. TitanJeff

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    I should have read your post before making mine.

    This is my point exactly.
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  8. Starkiller

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    I'll forgive you this once. Just don't let it happen again... [​IMG]
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  9. Brian

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    I was going to bust out the violin for you crazy kids, but someone removed the smilie.
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  10. Brian

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    Well duh, but so far our offseason has been a bust. Considering a Chris Brown return is proof of that.

    I hear they set up safety nets outside the BSP windows last weekend.

    "Travis Henry got what from the Broncos? Quick, get me Chris Brown on the phone!!!"

    :whoop:
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