Babineaux benched again in Titans loss

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  1. Titans Insider

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    JACKSONVILLE Titans safety Jordan Babineaux took a bad angle on Sunday — and he got benched because of it.

    Babineaux was within a stride of Jaguars receiver Cecil Shorts when he caught a Chad Henne pass in the middle of the field in the third quarter, but Shorts cut inside of him and raced 59 yards for a touchdown.

    “That was play where I thought there was potential for an overthrow,’’ Babineaux said. “But Shorts stepped up and Henne hit him on it and he split the defense after that. I have to find a way to take a better angle. It can’t go for (59), I know that.”

    Babineaux was replaced on the next series by safety Robert Johnson, who played the rest of the way.

    Babineaux, who was also benched in-game during a game at Buffalo last month, took the benching – presumably a decision made by defensive coordinator Jerry Gray — in stride.

    “I didn’t make the play,’’ Babineaux said. “The coach is the one who makes the move, and what can you do? RoJo went in and I had a conversation with him about what to expect. None of this is personal. When it comes to things like that, where I’m in a situation where I have to forfeit my position – I owe it to my teammates to make sure they are seeing things I prepared for all week, so they’ll have success.”



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  2. TitanJeff

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    Makes you miss Lamont Thompson.
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  3. titantrusince82

    titantrusince82 I'm down with the Titans for better or worse

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    I will never miss Thompson.
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  4. Finnegan2win

    Finnegan2win hopesfall2win

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    Going to have to ask you to take an hour break and collect your thoughts. You should be ashamed.
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  5. TitanJeff

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    Lance Schulters?

    Makes you realize this team really hasn't had a solid safety since Bishop.
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  6. titantrusince82

    titantrusince82 I'm down with the Titans for better or worse

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    That's better. You have too much Titan knowledge to make a statement like the one earlier. Lamont Thompson, Chris Henry, And Crumpler are a few names that should banned from this site.
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  7. JCBRAVE

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    Yea our safteys SUCK!

    Babs is garbage now, and Griffin, well you know how bad he is..

    Find new safteys!!
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  8. TitanJeff

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    I was being sarcastic though I don't know if he was any worse than Babs this season.
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  9. nickmsmith

    nickmsmith Most poverty RB core.

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    Lamont thompson was as good as anything we have at the safety position.
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  10. titantrusince82

    titantrusince82 I'm down with the Titans for better or worse

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    Lamont was horrible. I'm still going to counseling over his stint as a Titan. I wish that we would have sign a real SS in the off season instead of thinking that Griffin and Babs could play the position.
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