Originally posted on Total Titans  |  Last updated 9/7/12
  We continue our look around the Titans position by position as we approach the 2012 regular season with a look at the defensive ends.   The Titans weren't good enough at defensive end in 2011. That's not a bold statement. The primary job of the defensive end for pretty much every 4-3 team is to rush the passer. The Titans were terrible at rushing the passer last year, ranking 31st in the league in Adjusted Sack Rate. I wrote about how the Titans sacked the quarterback over the offseason. For purposes of this post, though, it's worth noting that hardly any of those sacks came as the result of a defensive end winning a 1v1 battle.   The Titans of course recognized their weakness at the position and return only one of their top four players at the position. William Hayes followed Jeff Fisher to St. Louis when his contract expired. Jason Jones, primarily a defensive end last year after spending his first two seasons at defensive tackle, departed for Sea...
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