NASHVILLE, Tenn. — When the Titans return to the practice fields today at Saint Thomas Sports Park, it will be almost as if a trip to Cincinnati to face the Bengals won’t happen in a week.
The elongated gap between opponents (compared to most weeks in the regular season) will allow the Titans an opportunity to review the good and the bad from Thursday, extract teaching moments for the young players and continue to work with veterans. The practice, scheduled for 3:15, is free and open to the public.
Munchak said he liked what he saw from the offensive line, particularly in the run game, where the revamped unit cleared holes for
The coach didn’t like that the first-team defense allowed a touchdown drive on Washington’s second possession but liked the way the group responded by limiting the Redskins to six yards on its next two possessions. He said the defensive line did well against the run early in the game.
|Defensive tackle Jurrell Casey puts pressure on Redskins QB Kirk Cousins. Click here to see a slideshow from Thursday's game.|
“We had just gotten in the groove of everything,” Casey said. “We had some three-and-outs and did what we plan on doing, so we’ve just got to get better and keep getting pressure on the quarterback.”
Munchak said he thought the defensive line did a good job of creating pressure on quarterbacks, despite Washington’s use of fullbacks and tight ends to chip oncoming defenders. There seemed to be an uptick in pressure after Washington’s first touchdown and the Redskins replaced Kirk Cousins with Rex Grossman.
“We got some good hits. They didn’t get a sack with that group, but they were hitting them,” Munchak said. “That’s when we had the three-and-outs, because the ball was coming out quicker than the quarterback wanted to throw it.”
Other items of note:
The Titans are evaluating Turner,
“We haven’t determined exactly what we’re going to do (this week), but they’re all going to have an opportunity,” Munchak said. “You have an opportunity every day to prove you’re the guy, so they’ll have plenty of opportunities starting tomorrow for us to try to determine who the best guy is to start.”
—Right cornerback is also a spot that is still undetermined. The Titans started
—Munchak said it’s likely that