NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As first-year offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains has installed a new offense, there has been a steadfast mantra that the Tennessee Titans will maintain a run-first approach.
Sure, third-year quarterback Jake Locker will have plenty of aerial weapons from which to choose, including veteran receivers Kenny Britt and Nate Washington, second-year Kendall Wright and rookie Justin Hunter, plus free-agent tight end Delanie Walker.
But if Thursday nights preseason opening loss to the Washington Redskins is any indication, then the Titans are, indeed, going to run the ball with the 1-2 punch of veterans Chris Johnson and Shonn Greene behind a revamped and promising offensive line.
"The run game looked good," Titans coach Mike Munchak said after the 23-22 loss. "I thought C.J. had a nice run and made a guy miss for a big run. I think Shonn Greene came in and did a nice job also. He scored on a nice run. That was fun to watch."
After the offensive line had the bad mix of...