Originally posted on totaltitans.com  |  Last updated 9/7/11

Next up in our continuing series of Tennessee Titans positional analyses is middle linebacker.

As the case with several positions due to the coaching switch from Jeff Fisher to Mike Munchak, change has also reared its head at MLB. With former starter Stephen Tulloch venturing to Tennessee North a.k.a Detroit to join Jim Schwartz and his troops, free agent-signee Barrett Ruud will now take on the responsibility of being the man in the middle for the Titans in 2011.

Is Ruud an upgrade over Tulloch? We'll answer that question and more...after the jump.

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