This is a simple exercise where all of the stats are multiplied by two. Since the Tennessee Titans played in their eighth game of the season, their season is half over.
The most glaring issue is the lack of common big plays. We usually refer to big plays as lengthy runs or passes or even “pick sixes.” The Titans have very few touchdowns and sacks. While Kevin Byard has a gaudy six interceptions, no other starter has an interception. Only four starters (plus Karl Klug) have a sack on defense. Neither Delanie Walker nor “super rook” Corey Davis has a touchdown.
These aren’t the numbers of a playoff team. While that could lead the foolish to panic, what’s probably about to happen is a statistical explosion of sorts. Will a Dick Lebeau defense only have four starters garner sacks? Of course not, expect a flood. Will DeMarco Murray only rush for two more touchdowns? No way! Look out upcoming defenses. Will Delanie Walker be kept out of the end zone all season? His career seems to indicate he’s got six or seven touchdowns coming. Marcus Mariota can surely throw for more than six more touchdowns, can’t he? Their time is coming. The Titans are long overdue to “blowout” some teams during the second half of the season.
What does Sunday’s win mean for the Colts?