Justin Tuck used to be on the list of elite pass rushers. Now he tops Pete Prisco's annual list of overrated players. As for underrated? Prisco says Broncos nickel corner Chris Harris is worth every penny.
More than a dozen years ago, Gregg Williams led a stifling defense in Tennessee that perennially ranked in the top 5 throughout the league in a number of statistical categories. In Williams' return to the Titans, former safety Blaine Bishop has encouraged him to remain aggressive in his coaching style.
Heading into the offseason, the Tennessee Titans must address needs at safety, guard, center and defensive end. TE Jared Cook and K Rob Bironas, two prominent veterans, are the Titans' top two priorities among their own free agents.
The Falcons' defense has a knack for confusing elite QBs on third down and forcing turnovers. Pete Prisco studies tape and says the secret to Atlanta's success is elaborate pre-snap movements and superior speed.
It wasn't aesthetically-pleasing, but the Tennessee Titans snapped a season-long three-game losing streak with a 14-10 win on Monday night over the New York Jets. RB Chris Johnson flashed his world-class speed on a 94-yard touchdown run -- the longest in franchise history. The Titans' defense, meanwhile, came up in the clutch forcing five turnovers -- including three in the final minutes.
A disappointing 14-10 loss to the Tennessee Titans knocked the New York Jets out of playoff contention. The Jets had their chances but turned the ball over on each of their final three possessions. Titans RB Chris Johnson provided the highlight of the night with a 94-yard touchdown run.
A 27-23 loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday ensured the Tennessee Titans will miss the playoffs for the fourth straight season. Still, coach Mike Munchak said his main focus is on the final three games of the season -- not his job status.