The issue came to a head in recent weeks, when Cameron Wake scored four sacks and J.J. Watt had nine quarterback hits. Whisenhunt was let go on Tuesday.
A look back at some of the great defenses since 1980 in the NFL shows several common threads with all of them, and a closer look at Denver's current unit shows they're following that same path to success.
The Titans fired Ken Whisenhunt on Tuesday morning.
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Week 8 should be renamed Validation Week. If the Bengals can knock off the Steelers with Big Ben, consider them validated. Same goes for the Vikings, if they can handle the Cutler-led Bears.
Mariota is still recovering from a sprained MCL suffered against the Dolphins two weeks ago.
There's a chance the Titans will be without their starting quarterback again.
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