Jerry Gray not handing out Superman capes

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Titans Insider, Nov 22, 2012.

  1. Titans Insider

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    Titans defensive coordinator Jerry Gray isn’t looking for heroes on his defense.

    In the team’s outing — a 37-3 victory over the Dolphins – he saw exactly what he wanted.

    “Out guys just went out and did their job,’’ Gray said. “They didn’t try and do anything more than that. A lot of times young guys seem to think you have to put a Superman cape on to be a football player, and you don’t. If you just do your job to the best of your ability, nine out of 10 times you are going to be right.”

    The Titans are ranked 30th in the NFL in total defense (yards), and 31st in points allowed. In 10 games, they’re allowing an average of 31.1 points per game.

    Gray hopes his defense got a confidence boost in Miami, before the bye weekend.

    Against the Dolphins, the Titans intercepted three passes and also forced a fumble while holding the Dolphins without a touchdown for the first time all season. In seven of the team’s first nine games, the Titans allowed at least 30 points.

    “I think it just starts off confidence,’’ Gray said. “We tell our young guys: “Every game in the NFL is like your rival game in college. It doesn’t matter what the records are. When the game starts off, they are going to hit you in the mouth and you are going to hit them back. And now you have to go play football.”

    On Sunday, the Titans travel to Jacksonville to take on the Jaguars, and quarterback Chad Henne.

    Henne, who replaced Blaine Gabbert last week at Houston and threw for 354 yards and four touchdowns, is known for his strong arm — and taking chances downfield.

    The Titans expect to have plenty of opportunities to make plays on the football in the secondary.

    “We are not asking our guys to do anything difference because they are bringing Henne in,’’ Gray said. “Just go out and do your job and if an opportunity comes to make a play, go make that play.”

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    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

    he needs to give Griffin one of those capes, maybe it'll help him play like a man
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  3. GoT

    GoT Strength and Honor Tip Jar Donor

    would probably play just like this little puzzy!
  4. titantrusince82

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

    Griffin has the Wonder Woman bracelets.
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    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

    And the heart of a smurf.
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  6. Obie09

    Obie09 Starter

    Maybe he should hand out dildos I'm sure Griffin would like to add to his collection ​