NASHVILLE -- A home win in the season finale for the Tennessee Titans might have taken some chill off the cold of the day.
But the 38-20 victory over the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars here Sunday at LP Field did little to defrost a disappointing season that had long been placed on ice.
The win notwithstanding, Titans fans in general and team owner Bud Adams in particular will carry very few warm and fuzzy feelings for a lost season that produced a 6-10 record, including going only 1-5 within the AFC South.
But it just wasn't the losses that came on the heels of last season's encouraging 9-7 record and near miss of the playoffs in head coach Mike Munchak's debut season. Rather, it was how non-competitive and even lost at times the Titans seemed to be in six of the defeats. And of the six victories, none came against a team that finished the season with a winning record.
Against Jacksonville (2-14), the Titans did make enough big plays defensively and on special teams to overcome an ...