Originally posted on Total Titans  |  Last updated 7/12/13
I covered the run game yesterday, and now it's time to turn my attention to how the Titans threw the ball in the red zone in 2012. After 2011's strong red zone performance, the Titans struggled there in 2012. They finished 27th in passing DVOA and 28th in overall offensive DVOA. They scored a touchdown on half their red zone possession, tied for 22nd in the league, after getting one on nearly 60% of their red zone possessions last year. Last year, I split my look at the red zone passing offense into two parts, one dealing with the quarterbacks and one with the wide receivers. Since Matt Hasselbeck won't be around in 2013, I won't cover what he did in any detail. While Hasselbeck was the man under center for half the Titans' red zone touchdown passes (5 of 10), Jake Locker was the quarterback for the majority of red zone pass plays (34 of 61, 56%) and will be the starting quarterback this year. You might assume that Locker taking the majority of the red zone snaps and t...
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