MIAMI BEACH, Fla.  – Too often, we see a position group faring well and presume its coach is, therefore, doing well, and vice versa.

McKenzie2I fought against that when many readers were certain that Arthur Smith was the root of the problem with the anemic offense we saw for much of the first six weeks of the Titans’ season.

I fought against it when you may have thought the same of Keith Carter when the offensive line struggled during the same stretch.

Both the offense and the line got way better. Did that mean that Smith and Carter suddenly improved by such a wide margin?


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