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CHRIS JOHNSON HAS NOT YET REPORTED TO TRAINING CAMP.
Mon, 22 Aug 2011 05:49 PM EDT


TENNESSEE TITANS

2010 Statistics:
SU Record: 6-10
ATS Record: 8-8
Over/Under: 9-7
Points Scored: 22.3 PPG (17th in NFL)
Points Allowed: 21.2 PPG (15th in NFL)

2011 Odds:
Odds to Win AFC South: 8/1
Odds to Win AFC Championship: 30/1
Odds to Win Super Bowl XLVI: 60/1
Regular Season Wins Over/Under: 7

2011 Preview:
Offense:
For the first time since Jack Pardee was leading the Houston Oilers in 1994, this franchise will not have Jeff Fisher on the sidelines. Former offensive line coach Mike Munchak takes over, and he’ll have new quarterbacks under center in Matt Hasselbeck and raw rookie Jake Locker (the No. 8 pick of the draft) and a new offensive coordinator in Chris Palmer (who has a shaky track record with his last two rookie QBs: Tim Couch and David Carr). They’ll have a short offseason to get the new passing game installed, so the offense will rely heavily on Chris Johnson again. Munchak has said he’ll make it a point to get Johnson the ball in space more often, something Tennessee didn’t do often in the past. However, Johnson has not attended training camp yet because of an ongoing contract dispute with the Titans. The team has not even made an offer to Johnson because they are so far apart with the parameters of a new contract. NFL scores.

Defense:
The defensive staff is also undergoing changes, with former Seahawks secondary coach Jerry Gray taking over as defensive coordinator. Perhaps the biggest loss on the coaching staff was defensive line coach Jim Washburn, now with the Eagles, who generated an outstanding pass rush despite middling personnel on the defensive line. Tennessee also lost its leading tackler, LB Stephen Tulloch (160 tackles), and top sack man, DE Jason Babin (12.5 sacks) to free agency. The Titans did pick up some solid free agents in DT Shaun Smith and LB Barrett Ruud who they hope will plug the middle of the field. CB Frank Walker and safeties Jordan Babineaux and Anthony Smith will provide depth to a pretty solid secondary. Odds.

Key Offseason Moves
ADDITIONS
QB Matt Hasselbeck (from Seahawks)
TE Daniel Graham (from Broncos)
T Pat McQuistan (from Dolphins)
T Adam Terry
DT Shaun Smith (from Chiefs)
LB Barrett Ruud (from Buccaneers)
CB Frank Walker (from Vikings)
S Jordan Babineaux (from Seahawks)
S Anthony Smith (from Packers)

SUBTRACTIONS
QB Kerry Collins (retired)
QB Vince Young (Eagles)
WR Randy Moss (retired)
TE Bo Scaife (Bengals)
DE Jason Babin (Eagles)
DT Tony Brown (released)
LB David Thornton (retired)
LB Stephen Tulloch (Lions)

2011 Schedule:
2011 Schedule Strength: 19.63 (18th toughest in NFL)
Week 1 – at Jacksonville
Week 2 – Baltimore
Week 3 – Denver
Week 4 – at Cleveland
Week 5 – at Pittsburgh
Week 6 – BYE WEEK
Week 7 – Houston
Week 8 – Indianapolis
Week 9 – Cincinnati
Week 10 – at Carolina
Week 11 – at Atlanta
Week 12 – Tampa Bay
Week 13 – at Buffalo
Week 14 – New Orleans
Week 15 – at Indianapolis
Week 16 – Jacksonville
Week 17 – at Houston

StatFox Take: This schedule is much harder in the first half of the season, which doesn’t bode well for a team with so many coaching and key personnel changes. Tennessee will likely only be favored once (vs. Denver) in its first eight games. There are too many question marks on both sides of the ball to expect this team to finish .500 or better for the fifth time in six seasons. Scores.
Prediction: UNDER 7 wins (-160)

All NFL Previews

AFC East
Buffalo Bills
Miami Dolphins
New England Patriots
New York Jets

AFC North
Baltimore Ravens
Cincinnati Bengals
Cleveland Browns
Pittsburgh Steelers

AFC South
Houston Texans
Indianapolis Colts
Jacksonville Jaguars
Tennessee Titans

AFC West
Denver Broncos – Tuesday, August 23
Kansas City Chiefs – Tuesday, August 23
Oakland Raiders – Wednesday, August 24
San Diego Chargers – Wednesday, August 24

NFC East
Dallas Cowboys – Thursday, August 25
New York Giants – Thursday, August 25
Philadelphia Eagles – Friday, August 26
Washington Redskins – Friday, August 26

NFC North
Chicago Bears – Monday, August 29
Detroit Lions – Monday, August 29
Green Bay Packers – Tuesday, August 30
Minnesota Vikings – Tuesday, August 30

NFC South
Atlanta Falcons – Wednesday, August 31
Carolina Panthers – Wednesday, August 31
New Orleans Saints – Thursday, September 1
Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Thursday, September 1

NFC West
Arizona Cardinals – Friday, September 2
San Francisco 49ers – Friday, September 2
Seattle Seahawks – Monday, September 5
St. Louis Rams – Monday, September 5


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