Titans coach Mike Munchak isn't going to send running back Chris Johnson and his 30 million to the bench for a lackluster performance this season.
Neither is he making any changes on the offensive line for now, even though there are decent backups on hand.
Tennessee got blasted 41-7 Sunday by Houston, forcing Munchak and the Titans into re-evaluation mode. But while the Titans were hammered last week, Johnson and the offensive line have been getting hammered for weeks. The running game ranks last in the NFL, despite having one of the game's top threats in Johnson and a line with a good reputation as a strong unit.
Munchak said he hesitates to make changes on the line, especially because such moves might be disruptive to the chemistry of the unit, which has done a solid job of pass protection for Matt Hasselbeck.
While Fernando Velasco might be stronger at the point of attack in the running game than guard Leroy Harris or center Eugene Amano, he is probably not entering the start...