NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Over the last three weeks, the Tennessee Titans have gone from one of the surprises of the NFL, with a chance to take a commanding lead in the AFC South, to middle-of-the-pack status.
Such is life in the NFL. Entering Sunday's game against Indianapolis at LP Field, the Titans (3-3, 0-2) desperately need a win to avoid having their season go off the rails against the 0-7 Colts -- who are coming off a 62-7 annihilation in New Orleans.
The Titans have suffered back-to-back losses to conference opponents by a collective 55 points, which would seem to render moot any questions Tennessee would take the Colts lightly.
Nonetheless, the question came.
"We're not playing good enough to take anyone lightly," Titans head coach Mike Munchak said on Wednesday, seemingly stating the obvious. "I don't think there's any chance of that happening. Again, turn the film on. These guys play hard. They're playing hard every snap. Always have."
Perhaps the biggest shock of the NFL ...