Originally posted on Total Titans  |  Last updated 6/3/12
As part of our continuing meandering look on the Titans' offensive line this offseason, I thought I'd take a look at how the Titans were sacked in 2011. On the whole, the best way to describe how the Titans were sacked in 2011 is "not very often." Matt Hasselbeck and Jake Locker went down a combined 24 times, tied for second-fewest in the league.My favorite measure of sack frequency, and not just because I write for them, is Football Outsiders' Adjusted Sack Rate, which takes into account the number of pass attempts, down, distance, and opponent, all of which matter, and also includes intentional grounding penalties. By that measure, the Titans ranked second in the league in 2011 at 4.2%, behind the Bills. To give you a basis for comparison, the average quarterback was "sacked" 6.7% of the time by ASR. In doing these writeups, I'll also be saying a little bit about the opposing time. That'll include a reference to their defensive ASR.In writing up plays, my focus is on how the sack could
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