Pollard: No reason to worry about the D

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  1. Titans Insider

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    Titans safety Bernard Pollard knows what fans might be thinking about what was supposed to be an improved defense.

    “I’m sure fans and everyone else may say it looks like we have holes in the defense,’’ he said.

    But Pollard said there’s no reason to be concerned. The Titans allowed the Bengals to put together three long drives in Week 2 of the preseason, a week after the Titans had trouble slowing down the Redskins.

    This week’s game against the Falcons should provide a better test, Pollard said. The Titans are expected to play into the third quarter on Saturday night at LP Field.

    “We haven’t been showing much, maybe one or two things,’’ he said. “We’ve been very basic because we want to keep some things to ourselves. So we are out there playing street ball. Preseason is street ball for us, so you can’t read too much into it.

    “But this week should be more of a game-like situation. We have given up some plays, and this week should be better.”



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  2. JCBRAVE

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    Being that its still preseason, Im not worried that much, but I have some concerns.

    I dont want us to find out week-4 we still suck, it would be nice to know going into Pittsburgh we belong in this league. We're yet to see anything other than 1-2 plays that says this defense has improved.
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  3. Ensconatus

    Ensconatus #ShoutboxAlley4Life

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    Scheme wise, still hope. Personnel wise and players.. Some hot some cold. Bernard has been cold. Klug has been hot. Even with base plays and defense, you'd like to see consistent stops on run plays and a good break up on a pass once in awhile. A four man rush that actually hurries the qb.

    Those things are more about players than schemes IMO.
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  4. Finnegan2win

    Finnegan2win hopesfall2win

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    "We haven't been showing much"

    No, no you haven't.
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  5. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

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    Greg Williams said Pollard will fix his mistakes, says the game was a tad faster than practice, and a vet like Pollard will adjust accordingly.
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  6. Zappa71

    Zappa71 MYAAAH! Tip Jar Donor

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    He damn well better.
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  7. Fry

    Fry Welcome to the land of tomorrow! Tip Jar Donor

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    An eight-year vet shouldn't have to adjust to preseason. Dude just isn't very good.
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  8. Jwill1919

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    and then after they get torched this weekend, they'll use the excuse of Hill, Ayers, Ropati and Brown being out.

    Put up or shut up.
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  9. Titans Eternal

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    Vanilla defense means Pollard isn't allowed to make a tackle.


    News at 10 cst on never.
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  10. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x The Real Slim Shady

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    This is why I hate pre-season. Nobody actually knows where there team stands, it's nothing but advanced practices. As JCB said, we'll find out by week 4 if we're here to ball or not.
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