Found July 12, 2012 on Total Titans:
After a little series on how the Titans were intercepted in 2011, it's time to look at the defensive side of the ball and how the Titans intercepted the opposing team in 2011.As I noted in that series, interception rates tend to fluctuate a bit. The Titans came out at 3.5%, +0.7% relative to league average in 2008. In 2009, they came out at 3.3%, +0.2% relative to league average. In 2010, they fell a little bit more, to 2.8%, 0.2% less than the league average. And finally, last year. I'm going to defray a broader discussion of last year until part two, which should run tomorrow, and jump straight into the analysis of how the Titans intercepted the other team last year in their first eight games of last year.The normal play breakdown caveats apply. There is available all-22 footage for all of the interceptions in the Titans' first eight games, but I still don't know what the offensive or defensive call was. For these analyses, I'm concentrating on the things I saw...

Peyton Manning turned down 25 million dollar per year offer from Titans

Before he signed with the Broncos, the Tennessee Titans were the other major suitor for Peyton Manning. The Titans were able to offer Manning the opportunity to return to the state where he played his college ball, a lifetime contract, and a substantial salary. Up until now, however, it had not been known how substantial that salary was. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the...

Titans have not begun extension talks with Jared Cook

According to Titan Insider, the team has not opened extension talks with Jared Cook, as the tight end heads into his contract year. A 2nd round pick in 2009, Cook has always had endless potential, running a 4.49 40 at 6-5 246, the fastest 40 time of any tight end since Vernon Davis. However, he has struggled to put it all together. Last year was definitely his best year by far as...

Chris Johnson’s Early Fantasy Stock Report

One of last season’s biggest fantasy football disappointments was the Tennessee Titans’ Chris Johnson. He was drafted in the top five in most fantasy drafts last season. He got off to a slow start and had an underwhelming 2011 year.Almost 1,500 yards from scrimmage looked good, but only four touchdowns killed many CJ2K owners. Is Johnson set up for a big bounce back season or will...

How the Titans intercepted the ball in 2011, part two

It's time for part two (of two) of my series on how the Titans intercepted the ball in 2011.In part one, I broke down how the Titans intercepted the ball in the first eight weeks of the season. In this part two, I'll write about how the Titans intercepted the ball the second half of the season (hint: not very often), then say things about the Titans' general interception...

Titans’ Derrick Morgan no longer wearing a knee brace

Derrick Morgan was the 16th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft and had high expectations after 55 tackles, 18.5 for loss, and 12.5 sacks in his final year at Georgia Tech. However, with just 5 career sacks in 2 years, Morgan is now better known as the guy who was selected one pick after Jason Pierre Paul. Morgan missed most of his rookie season with a torn ACL and managed just 2...

Camp preview: Titans, Cardinals

To get you fully prepared for the unofficial start of the 2012 NFL season, we're ranking every team from worst to first in the weeks leading up to the opening of training camps. Every day, we'll be previewing two teams, one from each conference, analyzing them from top to bottom and giving you all you need to know to be an informed fan. What's the major storyline heading...

How the Titans were intercepted in 2011, part two

Self-Publicity Notes: (1) The PDF version Football Outsiders Almanac 2012 is now on sale at FO's web store, along with our customizable KUBAIK fantasy football projections. Physical copies of the book are coming later, as is the Kindle version.(2) I'm going to be on the Bros Going Hard show on Tennessee Sports Radio in Knoxville (1180 AM), today (Wednesday) at 6:15 PM ET...

Kyle Orton Is Drinking Publicly – Again

And here we thought Kyle Orton had given up the bottle for good. A trained spotter at Sandestin Village, a resort in Destin, Fla., snapped a shot on July 4 of the Dallas Cowboys QB keeping company with a bottle. Maybe it was a non-alcoholic brew. Yeah, not likely. What does this mean for the Internet? What does this mean for Dallas bars after tough losses? This could get good. Seriously...
NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.