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Pacman Ends Season as #1 Punt Returner

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by goTitans.com, Jan 2, 2007.

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  1. goTitans.com

    goTitans.com A living legend. Staff

    May 6, 2005
    SUMMARY: Pacman Jones ended the season leading the AFC in punt return yardage with 440 total yards in part due to his 81-yard return for a touchdown Sunday. The touchdown return, Jones’ third of the season, tied Billy “White Shoes” Johnson’s franchise record for TD returns in a season. Jones’ 12.9 average per return was best in the league, nosing out Chicago Bears rookie Devin Hester, who finished with 600 total yards and a 12.8 per return average.

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  2. PhiSlammaJamma

    PhiSlammaJamma Critical Possession

    Jan 16, 2003
    For a Titans team, who at one point was using Tight End to return kickoffs, I'm excited that we finally have a return game on all fronts. We went a good 15 years with nobody until Mason and Pac Man.
  3. Lumebray

    Lumebray Virtus Et Honor

    Jan 18, 2006
    Waka Waka Waka
  4. Deuce Wayne

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

    Dec 31, 2006
    He's better than Hester by a long shot. Hester usually makes one cut and then it's a clear shot to the endzone. Much better blocking on their special teams.
  5. titansfan9

    titansfan9 Camp Fodder

    Apr 17, 2005
    Hester maybe the fastest player in the NFL. But I don't think he has nowhere near the same vision as Pacman, Pac's vision is amazing, and Pac's balance is a lot better and he's a lot more elusive, this makes Pacman extremely hard to tackle...
  6. LT21Titans27

    LT21Titans27 Tebow Apostle

    Aug 22, 2006
    Pac Man Plays defense, while Hester does not , should that should be taken into account?, I think so
  7. PAtitansfan53

    PAtitansfan53 Kush & OJ

    Nov 11, 2006
    Yeah he really filled 2-3 needs on this team and is coming on as a top corner....the sky's the limit for this guy.
  8. cdy_hitt

    cdy_hitt Senior...

    Mar 7, 2006
    :yell2: We need a Pacman Smilie

    Congrats Pac! Keep it up...
  9. Nine

    Nine Starter

    Jun 20, 2004
    Pacman is one of the most ridiculously talented players I've ever seen.

    There have been a number of amazing returners in recent memory, but very few of them make significant contributions in other areas, as well. Even Dante Hall, who is one of the best returners I've ever seen, was never more than a #3 WR in the Chiefs' offense.

    Pacman has pretty established himself as an absolutely dominant returner, and a threat to score every time he touches the ball....but when he's not returning punts, he's shutting down his side of the field as a cornerback.

    The more I see of the league's elite corners, the more I appreciate the remarkable progress we've seen in Pacman's game.
  10. Bobo

    Bobo Guest

    There were some that said he could only do this, that he would not be a good corner. I'm very glad he did both very, very well this year :yes: :yes:
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