The Tennessee Titans’ defense has finally become a problem – led by their ‘four-man wrecking crew’

The Tennessee Titans’ defense appears to have turned the corner after appearing against the Buffalo Bills, Kansas City Chiefs and Los Angeles Rams; Watch the Titans achieve their fifth straight win live on Sky Sports NFL from 6pm on the Sunday ahead of the New Orleans Saints.

Here comes the defense of the Tennessee Titans, finally. From all sides, at full throttle, in packages and aimed at crushing, chewing and spitting out their often-maligned reputation.

Thus, the last three teams that won a streak of four games against teams from the previous season’s playoffs qualified for the Super Bowl in the same year: New England Patriots 2011, Green Bay Packers 2010 and New 2009 New Orleans Saints.

Preparations for Sunday’s match foresaw the indefinite loss of Derrick Henry as the apocalypse of Tennessee’s playoff hopes, while Rams was heaped more prominence as a fashionable league draft opponent amid the Super Bowl MVP trade. Ruscher von Miller.

In addition to winning the statement 28-16, the Titans had five sacks, the most since they played five against the Atlanta Falcons in September 2019, as well as 11 quarterback hits and two interceptions, including number six of the first in the career of Kevin Bjard. Meanwhile, their 69 offensive yards were the fewest wins since week 3 of the 2012 season against Stafford’s Detroit Lions.

“Well, well, well, like turntables …” (one for fans of The Office and Michael Scott).

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Henry’s withdrawal symptoms will not go away, such was the scale of his heroism, but they can be mitigated by the fact that he has not been seen as often on the defensive lately. The protection that Mike Vrabel deserves.

Terms such as “rude” and “tough”, “physical” and “bruises” were added to the Titans’ lexicon from time to time for convenience reasons – largely due to the fact that men rudely pretended to be the little ones in the background – without any sustainable defense justification. As a unit that has always played tough under Vrabel’s leadership, inconsistencies in production have often negated his threat compared to others in the league’s top echelons aiming for a championship. Perhaps no more.

Freshman defense coordinator Shane Bowen, who was promoted by an outside midfielder coach during the offseason, is pulling the strings with a completely different proposition.

The Titans currently rank fifth in the NFL with 23 sacks per year; outside midfielder Harold Landry III (nine), inside lineman Jeffrey Simmons (5.5) and defender Denico Autry (five) have only 19.5 between them – more than 19 Tennessee recorded in the entire 2020 campaign, making it the third lowest number in the league. and the fewest playoff draws in NFL history.

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