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  1. Prediction: Titans will lose to the Colts

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Andrew Luck and the Colts need a bounce-back game to get ready for the playoffs and the Titans are the perfect opponent to get that against. The Titans run defense is so bad, they may even help get Trent Richardson on track and...

    Blog | December 26, 2014
  2. Titans defense has failed at forcing fumbles

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- NFL teams have an average of 12 interceptions, and the Titans are right in line with that. Their take-away troubles come from their failures to strip the ball and recover it. The Titans have forced thee fumbles all season, a...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  3. RTC: Titans' defense has scored three games in a row for the firs...

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans ... There is actually a lot at stake when the Titans play the Jaguars Thursday night, writes Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. To which I say: I understand fans who want them to lose for a better draft po...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  4. Key categories: Some slight upticks

    Paul Kuharsky

    A relatively close loss in a game with the New York Jets that featured poor play provided a few slight upticks for the Tennessee Titans in some key categories. Tennessee gained one slot in total offense, one slot in total defense, one spot in pass...

    Blog | December 16, 2014
  5. Penalty against Wesley Woodyard crushed the Titans' chance to fin...

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With a patchwork offensive line protecting second- and third-string quarterbacks and an opponent with an unthreatening offense, it was a game for the Tennessee Titans' defense to win. The Titans lost it. Tennessee lost to th...

    Blog | December 14, 2014
  6. RTC: Ray Horton doesn't think scheme is problem for Titans' defen...

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans ... The 3-4 is not at fault for the Titans' defensive issues, according to defensive coordinator Ray Horton. Jim Wyatt's piece on the problems. To which I say: Horton may be pushing it when he says: ...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  7. On the temptation to stray from one's defensive assignment

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Poor gap fits, undisciplined play and bad tackling have all been significant factors in the Titans' poor run defense. They're giving up a league-worst 141.5 ground yards per game. That they are still answering questions abou...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  8. Titans' terrible run defense awaits second chance against Arian F...

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Titans cannot stop the run. Their defense is surrendering a league-worst 145.4 yards a game. Their schedule has done them no favors, as six of the seven backs who have eclipsed 100 yards against them rank in the NFL's to...

    Blog | November 27, 2014
  9. Key categories: Third-down defense, scoring defense sink

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- When the Philadelphia Eagles put up 43 points and converted 10 of 19 third downs in a win against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday, that all ensured further tumbling by Tennessee in significant statistical categories. The third-d...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  10. Playing time: Brandon Ghee used a lot

    Paul Kuharsky

    Cornerback depth was tested for the Tennessee Titans on Sunday in Philadelphia. Brandon Ghee, who joined the team Oct. 8, played in the four previous games, but his work was almost exclusively on special teams. Ghee's time on defense with the ...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  11. Prediction: Titans will lose to Eagles

    Paul Kuharsky

    A defense that wore down from 73 plays and 39:49 minutes on the field against the Pittsburgh Steelers will have trouble keeping up with the high tempo Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at Lincoln Financial Field. I expect the Tennessee Titans will sur...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  12. Ray Horton on Titans' D: 'We're not going to be simple for them'

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The pace of the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday shouldn't come as any level of surprise to the Tennessee Titans' defense at Lincoln Financial Field. Coaches and players typically look at coaching film -- which gives a soundless s...

    Blog | November 20, 2014
  13. Key categories: Run defense moves near bottom

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Tennessee Titans gave up 204 yards to Le'Veon Bell and 206 ground yards to the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday night. It dropped the Titans to 31st in run defense. They dropped from an average of 136.6 yards allowed to 143.5. Only the New York G...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  14. Jon Gruden looks at the Titans' defense

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- As he prepared to call Monday night's Steelers-Titans game at LP Field, ESPN analyst Jon Gruden was kind enough to spend a few minutes discussing Tennessee with me. Here are some of his thoughts on the Titans' defense: The t...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  15. The Film Don't Lie: Titans

    Paul Kuharsky

    A weekly look at what the Tennessee Titans must fix. While the Titans defense has made some steady improvements, it's not helping the team in one key way. For Tennessee to have a chance to pull an upset of the Pittsburgh Steelers Monday night a...

    Blog | November 11, 2014
  16. Titans defense was actually decent

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The 2-7 Titans aren't winning. Given that, it's understandable they are looking for areas where they can at least point to improvement. The defense allowed Justin Forsett 111 yards on 20 carries Sunday in Baltimore en route to ...

    Blog | November 10, 2014