Horton: 4 Games before we see true D

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Brew City, Aug 28, 2014.

  1. Thaddeus43

    Thaddeus43 Pro Bowler

    I am pretty concerned about the D for a few reasons:

    1) Transition to 3-4 ... like Horton pointed out, he expects this to take 4 games (although it could potential be more or less, no one really knows ... that is just his best guess really). And while I am sure guys will figure it out and get better as the year goes on, the 1st few weeks might be rough

    2) CB2 ... I think this is something that could very well plague us all year long, regardless of how we transition to the 3-4, CB2 will be a concern

    3)As others have mentioned, even as players pick up the new scheme , I am afraid that some players just won't fit.

    All in all, I think the D will be a problem this year. Not totally due to learning a new scheme (although that is part of it)
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  2. ImATitan

    ImATitan Pro Bowler

    In the end, D might be a problem this year.. Too be honest tho, you can't blame new regime.

    They have 3-4 years to get this right.. Just because the roster they inherited doesn't "fit" what they want to do, doesn't mean they shouldn't do it.. They aren't really attached to 95% of this roster... Because in 2-3 years, you can turnover a roster, draft guys to fit your scheme etc (ex: what Schneider & Carroll did)..
  3. Fairweather Fan

    Fairweather Fan Starter

    I'm not blaming this regime, but as a Titans fan I want something to be excited about. If we don't see any progress from last year then I am not going to be happy. I am tired of waiting. It has been years since we have had anything excited about. If we don't win at least 9 games this year I will never make fun of the Oakland Raiders, Cleveland Browns, Jacksonville Jaguars, or the Detroit Lions again because we are no different from any of those teams.
  4. Aqutis30

    Aqutis30 They may have the Coin, but I have the Quan.

    I just simply think that we lack talent more than anything. A lot of our guys are great athletes no doubt, but they are just average to below average NFL players overall. You guys may think I'm being overly critical but it's just like the analogy of "when you put lipstick on a pig, it's still just a pig". We have new players but the majority is still the same ole defensive guys we've been rolling with for the last 3 years, they are what they are and we've seen them.
  5. 5tweezyPOT

    5tweezyPOT Pro Bowler

    Aaand because you followed that with and well suck on offense without cj and britt
  6. 5tweezyPOT

    5tweezyPOT Pro Bowler

    Youre the new less funny @Deuce Wayne
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  7. sirjesse

    sirjesse Starter

    Our d has been a problem since the glory days of Greg Williams......having a flashback to buddy Ryan too. No serious, it's been that long.
  8. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne #CoachKegstand


    Who said this? *pats self on back*

    I said "It'll take us at least 3 weeks to see if this D is going to be good or not- but it won't be until then that we know"

    Fans are so ridiculous. We're flipping all sides of the team... how you expect it to magically happen overnight is hilarious.
  9. TitansWillWin2

    TitansWillWin2 Starter

    "The number of series the starting defense will get in the preseason amounts to roughly one game, he said. That and three regular season games should get the Titans close to where they will get defensively."

    GTFO. 4 games.
  10. TitansWillWin2

    TitansWillWin2 Starter

    LMAO get your chit straight man. I never said we would suck on offense without Britt. I said our running game will struggle without CJ which it has so far.
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