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For a fourth straight season, Razzball will be interviewing local NFL beat writers for some actual in-depth football knowledge to shed some additional light on our fantasy football knowledge. Keep your eye out for an interview for every NFL team through the summer. This installment comes courteous of Sharona Sports from leading Tennessee Titans blog Music City Miracles (date of interview – August 15):
1) Let’s start at QB, where I recently said on our podcast that I see Jack Locker being a solid fantasy backup or 2nd QB this year in 2 QB leagues. He’s got weapons to throw to, a solid running game, and can tuck the ball and run as well. How are Titans reporters feeling about Locker leading your offense in 2013?
There is reason to be optimistic about Jake Locker heading into the 2013 NFL season. Locker had an injury filled 2012 campaign topped off by crippling injuries to his offensive line. Combine an offensive system that was less than ideal and the struggles were somewhat under...
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General disclaimers apply to this post...
After covering the offense yesterday, I turn my attention to an in-depth review of how the Titans' defense performed in the 27-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons.
General disclaimers apply to this post in spades. Preseason production values meant some plays were hard to break down. Camera work, while better than it was the first game, was still not up to regular season quality...
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The Tennessee Titans definitely feel better about themselves after Jake Locker showed how effective he can be both throwing and running the ball, and with a defense that showed off its aggressive side sacking Matt Ryan five times.
Every little bit helps for a franchise trying to bounce back from a 6-10 season.
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