Originally posted on Total Titans  |  Last updated 1/12/12
I've already selected an offensive MVP (Matt Hasselbeck) and a defensive MVP (Cortland Finnegan), so now it's time to move on to the third phase of the game and select a special teams MVP. And with all due respect to punter Brett Kern, who set a franchsie record by averaging 39.4 net yards per punt this year, Rob Bironas is an easy choice as the 2011 Tennessee Titans special teams MVP.There was a fair bit of wailing and gnashing of teeth in the preseason about Bironas's apparent possible struggles. I was much more sanguine in my expectations of him, and thought that even if he did have a more inconsistent season than he did in the past, he was still among the league's better kickers. Well, as it happened, he didn't have that inconsistent season.In fact, Bironas had an exceptional season; by Football Outsiders numbers, his best as a kicker. He made all of his extra points, for the sixth season in a row, and made 29 of 32 field goals, with one of his misses coming from 67 yards away. ...
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