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McCarthy feels he has something to prove

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by Titans Insider, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. Titans Insider

    Titans Insider Titans News

    Jul 17, 2012
    In some ways, Colin McCarthy feels like he’s starting from scratch.

    So the final preseason game, at Minnesota on Thursday, is huge for the Titans linebacker. He missed the first three games because of a hamstring injury.

    “I am hoping to play a lot. This is an opportunity to audition for all 32 teams,” McCarthy said. “I haven’t played since Jacksonville (Nov. 26, 2012) so I have to prove to all 32 teams that I am back and ready to play.’’

    McCarthy, a fourth-round pick in 2011, is in no danger of being released even though he lost his starting job for the regular season opener to Moise Fokou.

    Still, he feels he has something to prove after missing nine games last season with an ankle injury and a concussion.

    McCarthy returned to practice from the hamstring injury last week.

    “I want respect throughout the league, and since I’ve been hurt I have to go back and prove myself to myself and the other 31 teams out there,” he said. “I am excited about the opportunity. I feel great, like I haven’t missed a beat. I feel fresh and light on my feet, which is nice, and am ready to go out there and play.”

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  2. Ghost

    Ghost 3 Time US Navy 7th Fleet "Hogging" Champion

    Jul 13, 2009
    Gonna get in for one play spring a testicle and miss the season
    • High Five High Five x 2
  3. Ghost

    Ghost 3 Time US Navy 7th Fleet "Hogging" Champion

    Jul 13, 2009
    Assuming of course he has a set... hasn't proven that to us yet
  4. Riverman

    Riverman That may be....

    May 2, 2005
    Sounds like he's playing with a bruised vagina. Jesus- something to "prove to 32 teams"? Really? Sounds as if he's posturing about losing his starting spot.

    Keep that chit up and I'm gonna have to break down the jersey.
    • High Five High Five x 5
  5. Titans Eternal

    Titans Eternal Got the swagger of a cripple

    Sep 4, 2011
    Everything else on him is broke down already. JERSEY GOTTA GO.
    • High Five High Five x 1
  6. Zappa71

    Zappa71 MYAAAH! Tip Jar Donor

    Jul 15, 2009
    He does have something to prove. Can he get through one damn play without spraining his left buttcheek.
  7. RockyTop Fox

    RockyTop Fox Defensive Coordinator

    Feb 3, 2013
    If he stays healthy he'll win his job back in no time... Fokou will be a decent #2 though.
  8. nytitaner

    nytitaner Starter

    Mar 18, 2013
    I didn't think I would hear talk like that from Colin, I think he's reading this forum and wants a trade, you guys oughtta be nicer to him. :kissass:
  9. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

    Dec 31, 2006
    What's all this 31 other teams stuff?

    They're not paying you, dipsh*t.

    How about you prove yourself to 52 teammates and your current team?
    • High Five High Five x 7
  10. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO

    Jul 27, 2010
    lol ok McCarty, nice knowing you.