Originally posted on Total Titans  |  Last updated 9/17/12
Yesterday's game against the San Diego Chargers was really ugly, but it wasn't without a few bright spots. My post-game recap was pretty gloomy, so now it's time for a few reasons for optimism. Jake Locker's mobility was evident again on a big scramble to convert third down. That play also drew a stupid personal foul penalty and sparked a scoring drive. The Chargers fumbled the ball three times in their own territory when it was a two score game. It's just bad luck the Titans didn't recover any of those. The game might have changed if they'd recovered one or more of them. While they didn't recover any of the fumbles they forced, the Titans defense did get their first turnover of the year when Alterraun Verner intercepted a pass. A week after they failed to record a pass defensed against Tom Brady, the Titans had three passes defensed plus that interception. The Titans did a very good job defensively in the first half on first and second downs, prod...
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