Found August 05, 2013 on Fox Sports:
The assumption has been that the Titans' starting middle linebacker job will go to Colin McCarthy, a defensive captain a year ago. Moise Fokou (Foh-koo), one of Tennessee's free agent signees this offseason, has made it into a competition. Fokou has worked with the first-team defense all but one day since signing with the Titans. A day after McCarthy worked with the first-team unit for the first time this year, he found himself dealing with yet another injury. ''That position has been an issue unfortunately for Colin for the two years he's been here,'' coach Mike Munchak said. ''We wanted to make sure we had more depth, a couple younger players.'' The Titans thought they had found their middle linebacker for years to come when they drafted McCarthy in the fourth round out of Miami in 2011. He started seven of his 13 games as a rookie. Teammates voted him a defensive captain last season, but the 6-foot-1, 243-pound McCarthy struggled wit...

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In today's NFL, most young quarterbacks don't get three years to prove themselves worthy of being long term starters for the team that drafted them early. Gone are the days of giving quarterbacks years to develop. Young quarterbacks are expected to at least show results early – even the “raw” ones like Colin Kaepernick. For that reason, it's already of a...

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