How first-half failure helped set up big play for the Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Watching the Titans' offense go three-and-out four times in a row Sunday against the Seahawks, it was hard to find many positives.

But for the second consecutive game, bad offense in the first half included chances to test how the opposition responded to certain sets and helped set something up for later.FullSizeRender 40

“We’ve got things that we’ll do on the first drive to set up something that we might now do until the third quarter,” offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie said. “Sometimes you might get to it a little quicker.

“But are certain things, certain formations, certain packages of personnel that we might put in. We may have a play where we say, ‘This is going to be a (deep) shot.’ Well we might want to do it out of three tight ends. We might put that formation in in the first 10 or 12 plays. Put it out there, let's see how they play it, ok, that’s it, they are doing what we thought they would do.”

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