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  1. RTC: Titans' pass rush is better so far

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans ... Two games in, the Titans are getting the boosted pass rush they wanted when they switched to a 3-4, says John Glennon of The Tennessean. To which I say: I've been impressed, because personnel-wis...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  2. Titans playing time: Phillips at 47 percent

    Paul Kuharsky

    Outside linebacker Shaun Phillips didn't look to have much of a role during the Titans preseason. The veteran outside linebacker was brought in for a pass-rush boosting role off the bench. But in the preseason he was not mixed in much with the ...

    Blog | September 08, 2014
  3. Quentin Groves upgrades Titans' LB depth

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Quentin Groves was supposed to help boost the Jacksonville Jaguars pass rush to new heights. In 2008, Jacksonville drafted defensive end Derrick Harvey in the first round and outside linebacker Groves in the second. Harvey l...

    Blog | September 01, 2014
  4. Jurrell Casey working on edge rush

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Part of Jurrell Casey's transition from 4-3 defensive tackle to 3-4 defensive end is who he'll match up with. At Tennessee Titans practice on Tuesday, he lined up against offensive tackles during one-on-one pass-rush work. "...

    Blog | July 30, 2014
  5. Hard not to see season hinging on Locker

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans' linebackers don't fill me with faith. I'm not certain this team will have sufficient pass rush from the edge. The offensive line needs to make a collective jump. I do not co-sign Todd McShay's theory that ...

    Blog | May 27, 2014
  6. Titans miss out on UCLA's Anthony Barr

    Paul Kuharsky

    Blow up the majority mock. The Tennessee Titans are not getting UCLA outside linebacker Anthony Barr with the No. 11 pick in the draft. He just went to Minnesota at No. 9. The Titans are shifting to a 3-4 front and their pass rush was nothing s...

    Blog | May 08, 2014
  7. Phillips could ease draft pressure on Titans

    Paul Kuharsky

    Shaun Phillips looks to be the one, best remaining option for the Tennessee Titans in free agency in terms of finding a pass-rush boost. The free-agent defensive end from Denver recorded 10 sacks for the Broncos out of their 4-3 last season. But f...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  8. Concerns about FA pass-rush options

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Pass-rushers have moved quickly at the start of NFL free agency. Greg Hardy (tagged in Carolina) and Michael Bennett (re-signed by Seattle) never made it to market. Lamarr Houston jumped from Oakland to Chicago, and Michael Joh...

    Blog | March 11, 2014
  9. Casey thinks he's missed 8 or 9 sacks

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Jurrell Casey set a big goal before the season. The Tennessee Titans defensive tackle wanted to record more than 18 sacks, the record for an interior defensive lineman. Keith Millard, the Titans' pass-rush coach, recorded 18 sa...

    Blog | December 26, 2013
  10. Key categories: Rush offense sinks

    Paul Kuharsky

    Let's run through where the Tennessee Titans stand in key categories through 14 games and 15 weeks. Overall offensive and defensive rankings and rushing and passing rankings are based on yardage, and yardage isn't the most important thing. Poin...

    Blog | December 17, 2013
  11. Fitzpatrick drop depth an issue vs. rush

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- While offensive line protection was the biggest factor, the need for Tennessee Titans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick to scramble so much on Sunday in Oakland was partly his own fault. That was the thinking of Frank Wycheck, the a...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  12. What to watch for: Dolphins-Jaguars

    Paul Kuharsky

    Three things I'll be looking for as the Jaguars open their preseason Friday night at EverBank Field against the Miami Dolphins. The pass rush: Dolphins left tackle Jonathan Martin was abused by the Dallas Cowboys in the Hall of Fame game, includin...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  13. RTC: Breaking down Gabbert's bad day

    Paul Kuharsky

    Reading the coverage... Houston Texans The highly respected Andre Johnson seeks the ultimate team goal, not more personal ones, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle. Arian Foster isn't going to rush to return from his lingering calf stra...

    Blog | July 28, 2013
  14. Key phrase for Babin: Ready for camp

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Jacksonville Jaguars have fewer proven veterans than most teams. Jason Babin definitely qualifies as one of them, and looks to be a leading candidate for significant time at the team's Leo spot, its primary rush position. Babin was having t...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  15. On the Titans' pass-rush expectations

    Paul Kuharsky

    The Tennessee Titans could still add John Abraham or Israel Idonije to their group of defensive ends. The issue is the same as it is for most free agents -- how much opportunity will one of them find in Tennessee, and for how much money? Curren...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  16. Why Titans need pass-rush help

    Paul Kuharsky

    In free agency, the Titans downplayed their need at defensive end, adding only 6-foot-8, 315-pound Ropati Pitoitua. But depth was an issue in 2012, when Kamerion Wimbley and Derrick Morgan were overextended. Some combination of Keyunta Dawson, ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013