Originally written October 05, 2012 on Helmet2Helmet:
The Titans’ defense, through four games, has been nothing short of horrible, ranking last or near last in the major statistical categories — points allowed, total yards allowed, passing yards, and rushing yards. Statistics aside, they can’t seem to defend the middle of the field on a consistent basis, drawing the ire of coordinator Jerry Gray. Heading into their Week 5 matchup against the suddenly pass-happy Vikings, Gray attempted to put an end to the struggles, urging his bunch to ‘blow up’ the opposition, regardless of fines or injuries. “If you are worrying about that, you are not going to go out and try and blow the guy up,” Gray said, via The Tennessean. “Great football players have to put that out of their mind. You have to say, ‘This is my territory between the numbers, and if you throw the football you better bring the Gator truck.’ And that’s how you have to play. You can’t play timid in the NFL.” The Gator refers to the cart teams use to remove severely injured pla
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