Titans coach Mike Munchak knows he's in rare company.
Sure, he's one of 32 NFL head coaches. But he's also only the seventh Hall of Fame player since the 1970 merger to later work as a head coach in this league. And Munchak has been in this league long enough to know he has to win now going into his third season with the Titans coming off a 6-10 record.
''This is my opportunity too,'' Munchak said. ''Only so many guys get an opportunity to do what I'm doing. I appreciate it greatly to be in this spot. I don't want to let people down, and I want to give it all I've got.''
He joined Raymond Berry, Mike Ditka, Forrest Gregg, Art Shell and Mike Singletary as Hall of Fame players turned coaches when named the Titans' head coach Feb. 7, 2011. Dick LeBeau is one of five men who coached before being inducted into the Hall of Fame since the merger.
Ditka won a Super Bowl with the 1985 Chicago Bears, beating Berry's New England Patriots. Gregg also won an AFC championship with Cincinnati....