“He ran to the area he was supposed to run to, got open and caught the football,” defensive coordinator Jerry Gray said.
|The Titans know the importance of keeping tabs on Colts TE Coby Fleener, who had eight catches for 107 yards against them on Nov. 14.|
The 2012 second-round pick did most of his damage in the second half, with six catches for 87 yards on seven targets. Indianapolis had success in finding Fleener in the play-action game after it began to establish the run. The Colts capitalized on a busted coverage of such a play for a 39-yard gain in the fourth quarter.
“Once it happened, and once you see it, it’s something that can easily be fixed,” linebacker
“We’ve just got to make sure we know where he is and understand his role in the offense and it’s a big role since Reggie Wayne isn’t there,” Gray said. “We have to understand that as players and coaches and make sure he isn’t the reason why we lose the game.”
The catches and yardage against the Titans were career highs for the second-year pro.
The plan will be for defenders to make sure they locate him with their eyes and then be physical during the parts of the play where that is permitted.
“They did a good job of getting him the ball,” cornerback
In some games this season the Titans have used
“I’m sure I’ll take the bulk of it. It’s a challenge I’m looking forward to,” Wilson said. “He gave us a good showing last time, got over 100 yards so I’m taking it on myself to take a lot of those catches away from him and not allow him to be a playmaker like he was the first time around.”