Don't mean to tarnish the "chosen one", but....

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Sukrillux, Dec 18, 2006.

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  1. Sukrillux

    Sukrillux Guest

    Does anyone else notice that Reynaldo Hill never looks back for the ball when playing coverage? He keeps his eyes on the WR and never looks away. Pacman and even Finnegan look back and try to swat the ball away before the WR can even attempt to bring it in, but Hill doesn't. His awareness issues cost the Titans a Jags TD in the last part of the game. Pacman had deflected a pass to the same WR (Jones) a few plays before. Then the Jags put Jones on the other side and pretty much ran a mirrored play leaving Hill to defend Jones. I just noticed that about 4 games back. When Finnegan started against the Eagles, he had some nice drive killing deflections. Anyone else think that Finnegan and Hill should switch positions on the depth chart?
  2. KamikaZ

    KamikaZ Ex-Hall of Famer

    Yup. It's a crippling bad habit on his part, and part of the reason he allows so many long grabs, because he's certainly a good coverage CB, but he almost NEVER looks back at the QB.
  3. Soxcat

    Soxcat Starter

    Finnegan should be one of our starting CBs. He is way to good to not have out there IMO.
  4. Fry

    Fry Welcome to the land of tomorrow!

    the ONLY reason i can think of as to why finnegan doesnt start is he is a better nickle guy than hill. he is a lot more aggressive and tackles much better. nickle is a like a mini linebacker sometimes, and hill has none of that in him.

    of course, finnegan could always move back inside on three WR sets.
  5. SupDawg

    SupDawg Guest

    LOL... I just posted this..

    He is 174th in the league in PD... That's pathetic. Even LT has more than that. The guy just doesnt have any ball skills. The reason he was drafted in the 7th round.
  6. Vince10

    Vince10 Camp Fodder

    What would be the point of him looking back? It is almost impossible to make a play on the ball when you are trailing the WR by 5 yards.
  7. titansfan9

    titansfan9 Camp Fodder

    his ball skills are terrible, when the ball is in the air- he doesn't know it leading to big catches by the WR...
  8. titansfan9

    titansfan9 Camp Fodder

    actually he coverage skills have been pretty good the past 2 or 3 games, he is always with the WR, but its all for naught because he doesn't know the ball is in the air...
  9. Nine

    Nine Starter

    It's also hard to make a play on the ball when you have no idea it's even there.

    I have no problem with Reynaldo's cover skills, but watch him...he has no clue where the ball is until it's actually in the receiver's hands.

    If I was an opposing QB, every time I read man coverage, I'd go straight at Reynaldo.
  10. Gunny

    Gunny Shoutbox Fuhrer

    Not to compare, but Pacmans stop of Matt Jones touchdown he wasn't looking was he? I know it is a different situation.

    Also can not looking make a CB prone to Pass Interference? Which I notice we don't seem to get a lot off from anyone.

    Regardless I too noticed he doesn't look and it doesn't make much sense.
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