how would you compare the Titans Defense to the Texan Defense?

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  1. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    Watching the game today, Titans have a good defense(worn down now by the chargers) and while I have watched them play over the season. makes me wonder how some would compare the defensive players and scheme

    Besides Bullock,Vandenbosch,haynesworth and Michael Griffin .. lots of player's names don't stand out with me that are playing on that team



    I am basically wondering if some feel we are about as talented defensively as they are or not. or do some feel they scheme better than us
     
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    A good DT can improve any defense.
     
  3. Wolf

    Wolf 100% Texan

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    true, so hopefully Okoye can take a step like Mario did :d:

    watching them play without pacman (on the field one, not off the field). makes for good matchups come next season if he keeps out of trouble
     
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    the titans have an awesome defense....as for the offense, wel thats a different story
     
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    comparatively speaking we stink
     
  6. Wolf

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    talent wise or scheme wise?

    granted Okoye-williams haven't reached what impact haynesworth and vandenbosch has on the field.

    hard to compare Bullock to Ryans (ILB to OLB)

    secondary even with pacman out ...(d-rob for us) ..seems like they play as a group(yes we had to revamp the whole secondary due to injuries) alot better than we do.
     
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    DiehardChris You betcha!

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    We're not nearly in their class... not because of the talent level, but because they have a nasty, nasty attitude on D and our defense is as soft as a roll of Charmin.

    However, we're not THAT far off talent-wise, and the right free-agent or new tactics by coaches can certainly turn the tide of our defensive attitude... such as - if our secondary is better next year, we can blitz more, which will give us a much more aggressive mindset.
     
  8. TEXANRED

    TEXANRED Texan-American

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    Comparing our Defense to the Titan Defense is like comparing Coke Classic to New Coke.

    Not even in the same realm of conversation.
     


  9. Wolf

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    that is what I am wondering. we never have had the nastiness(but clean) as a group on defense. I just wonder if it is us just getting nice guys or if it is a reflection of what our guys are taught
     
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    I would never admit the Titans have a better anything than us, so all I will say is that our Offense looks better than theirs.

    Our defense is just inconsistent. I think we have a lot of solid pieces and sometimes that one piece is all you need to go from below-average to very good...and i'm talking about a guy in the secondary that can make plays.
     
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    We had nasty for one year, Gary Walker. Then his toe started to hurt.

    Vic Fangio was a terrible Defensive coordinator, but Richard Smith is worse. We could have Warren Sapp in his prime and still look like soft serve ice cream.

    I don't care how dumb it sounds, we need Jerry Glanville running our defense.
     
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    Scheme and mentality is what makes the Titans defense so much better than our's.
     
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    That pretty much sums it up.
    Especially the mentality part.
    Vanden Bosch is a maniac and Haynesworth is borderline psycho. Bullock is a natural leader. But I think Ryans brings that to the table too.

    While we have good athletes; bur overall, their guys seem to play nastier than our guys do. Is that the scheme, the coaches, or something semi-psycho in the players themselves? Maybe a little of each. Hard to say.
     
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    There's everything that ours should be. Solid with a devastating defensive line.
     
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    They have more talent in the d-line, lb's & secondary. They also have a better scheme & attitude.
     
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    You forgot they also have more talent.
     
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    Their D-Line is one of the best. Back end could use some help.
     
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    The Texans Ranked 30th. We ranked 31st last year.
     
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    It was said already, but it bears repeating...the Titans as a whole are a nasty defense - ask the Chargers right now how they feel physically after two games with them. LT got just smashed all game by a dominant d-line that was betrayed by a terrible offense void of any gamebreakers at all.

    Before anyone thinks the Titans are going to get worse on defense, remember they have 40M in cap space to re-sign or franchise Fat Al plus get Pacman back, if they can stand the scent of his BS.

    This is one freaking tough division for the forseeable future...
     

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