Scouting review: How the Titans got their sacks and got sacked

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Titans did exactly what they needed to do versus the Jaguars.

They tried to establish the run ending with a team total of 102 yards, they attacked the middle of the field with tight ends Geoff Swaim and Anthony Firkser and they utilized the short passes to get the ball out of the hand of the QB.

Julio Jones was a focus early and ended the game with four receptions for 33 yards.


Naquan Jones/ pool photo, Donald Page, Tennessee Titans

Jones, as I mentioned in the preview, will need to adjust his game to a possession receiver who will win versus tight coverage because he will struggle to separate with speed or acceleration out of his breaks like he used to.

Why teams aren’t playing more press-man or bump coverage against Jones and forcing him to work hard versus a tight release I am not sure. Jones can’t run by any corner anymore and it would force him to work hard to release off press and change the quarterbacks’ eyes away from a perceived covered option.

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