Found February 22, 2012 on Fox Sports Tennessee:
The Tennessee Titans defense may not be getting an extreme makeover this offseason, but it is safe to say that it is getting an upgrade and an overhaul in certain areas. The Titans have made no secret of the fact that they need to improve a pass rush that ranked 31st overall last season, even going so far as to hire Keith Millard as an assistant coach to specifically work as a pass-rush specialist. Tennessee has plenty of work to do on the back end of the defense as well, and new general manager Ruston Webster made no secret of the fact that he would like to find at least one more young linebacker to go with mike linebacker Colin McCarthy and sam linebacker Akeem Ayers, who both wound up starting as rookies and playing pretty well. About the only place that won't be getting some sort of makeover on defense is defensive tackle, and that is because it underwent major changes last year. Rookies Karl Klug and Jurrell Casey quickly established themselves as solid players, who shou...

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