When you're one of the most accurate placer kickers in NFL history, people tend to notice when you miss. Rob Bironas missed not once, but twice in his preseason debut for Tennessee.
Neither Bironas nor Titans coach Mike Munchak are concerned.
Bironas said Tuesday he knew instantly what went wrong when he missed wide left from 38 yards, and wide right from 37 in last week's loss to Cincinnati. He's working back from a two-week layoff because of back soreness and says he is glad he has two more weeks left this preseason to hone his timing.
''It's one of those things at this time I'm not worried about it,'' Bironas said. ''I know in the game my get-off times were a tenth of second difference when usually they're a thousandth of a second difference. One of them I was on top of the ball and there way too early, and one of them I slowed everything down trying to make up for it and just leg-whipped it. Paying attention, my focus wasn't...