The Offense Needs Shonn Greene Back Soon

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by mike75, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. mike75

    mike75 Starter

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    This offseason our GM went out and got the pieces he thought this team needed to get better.He definitely did a good job on both sides of the ball finding players we needed to be better.Now this leads me to wonder just when Shonn Greene will be back because he was supposed to be a back we could lean on.He would be valuable in short yardage situations of course but also when C.J. has trouble picking up yardage.Right now with Jake Locker injured and our second string QB is in we could use Greene more.

    Through four games both Chris Johnson and Jackie Battle are barely averaging over three yards a carry.Before he got hurt in the Pittsburgh game Greene carried the ball four times for eighteen yards for a four and a half yard average which was good against a good run defense like Pittsburgh has.

    I do think before he got hurt the team was aiming to use him quite often and i think he could've been a deciding factor in our close loss to Houston.I'm not sure when he will be back but i sure do know we could use him on offense.Its disappointing that he is not able to play because i do think he can move the chains when C.J. or Battle have trouble gaining yardage.

    Anyway i do hope that he is getting close to coming back we really need him.
     
  2. Thaddeus43

    Thaddeus43 Pro Bowler

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    agree ... I think Shonn Greene would make a difference. He is better than Battle in the short yardage, and but is still shifty and fast enough to break some big gains too. I think him and CJ would be the perfect combo. CJ and battle are just OK together.
     
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  3. tnfan47

    tnfan47 Let's Get It

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    Hopefully he's back ready to go against the seahawks. We need all the weapons we can against that defense.
     
  4. RavensShallBurn

    RavensShallBurn Ruck the Favens

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    So he's definitely out against the Chiefs this weekend?
     
  5. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE 2017 Pick'em Champion Tip Jar Donor

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    From everything Ive read, yes
     
  6. TitanJeff

    TitanJeff Kahuna Grande Staff

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    He didn't practice today so I doubt we see him Sunday.
     
  7. CaseyTrain

    CaseyTrain Starter

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    thanks i had no idea we needed him back untill now
     
  8. Dman

    Dman Starter

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    Battle can get the job done and I hope he runs over a few chefs that get in the way!!
     
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  9. UrbanLegend3

    UrbanLegend3 Pro Bowler

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    I've liked Battle since before he was on this team so when we signed him I was very excited. I never would've imagined that we'd use him anywhere near as much as we have though.
     
  10. CalgaryTitansFan

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    Me either but CJ hasn't been getting it done. He's been doing alright, but I think this is still coming down to teams stacking the box because of the play calling. Battle has been good from what I've seen, still want Greene back though.
     
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