Mike Herndon: Answers to Titans' passing woes are not simple

By MIKE HERNDON, columnist

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Through the first eight games of the 2022 season, the Titans have passed for just 1,090 yards, an average of just 136.3 per game. That total is the third-fewest for a team in its first eight games in the last decade, only topped in their aerial futility by the 2021 and 2022 Bears.

Mike Vrabel’s squad is currently on pace to go down as the least prolific passing offense of the Tennessee era of the franchise, which is a tough mark to beat for a team that has been as allergic to the forward pass as the Titans have over the last 25 years.Malik Willis

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Malik Willis’ second straight start continued the season-long theme as the Titans mustered just 57 total passing yards in Kansas City. Tennessee’s defense and run game are each championship caliber, and even the special teams have taken a big step forward in 2022, but until they can figure out how to inject life into the passing attack, Tennessee's ceiling will remain nothing more than a stylistic pest to top teams like the Chiefs and Bills.

So what is going wrong with the offense and is it fixable during the 2022 season?

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