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Tennessee Titans will keep Mike Munchak


There it goes. Even after an absolutely pathetic season for the Tennessee Titans, Bud Adams will keep Mike Munchak as his head coach, per a tweet from top beat writer Jim Wyatt. This falls in line with an opinion piece yesterday in which a columnist from The Tennessean (Wyatt is also a writer for the paper) stated that Adams will keep Munchak as his head coach.

Bud Adams evidently values consistency and stability in a franchise, even if it costs the team a bit in the short-term if things don’t work out. I’m a bit surprised to see Munchak retained, but it isn’t like it’s a big surprise or anything. Even so, the Titans severely underperformed this season and should have been much better than 6-10. In fact, that record actually flatters them a bit, because they were just down right pathetic for spells.

I guess Adams looked at the fact that the Titans pythagorean record was better than the actual record. Who am I kidding, does anyone look at that? If he didn’t, then he probably realized that the talent level must not have been there. Munchak is mainly an offensive line guru, and the problem for the Titans is that the offensive line has struggled big time on the inside. That’s not really Munchak’s fault, because there were some injuries there and the overall talent at the guard and center positions is horrible.

The biggest problem with this team is the defense and that can be solved by tossing Jerry Gray. Munchak didn’t have much help in his first two seasons in Nashville, because both of his coordinators are not regarded as among the best at their positions. Chris Palmer, in particular, is an awful offensive coordinator and was a highly questionable hire.

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