Most fans who remember the 59-0Â annihilation that took place in Foxboro back in 2009 recall that Tom Brady and the offense put on a clinic, tossing six touchdowns and nearly 400 yards passing.
Down in Tennessee they remember also, and the focus this week appears to be making sure they get a little revenge this time around now that the rematch will be held down in their stadium.
Here’s a look at what’s being written about down there this morning:
Titans Look to keep lid on New England Patriots – Jim Wyatt
Wyatt has an article on the beating that took place that afternoon, with Jason McCourtyÂ Â andÂ Michael Griffin giving their thoughts of that game.
Reynaud ready to step up in the return game – Jim Wyatt
Wyatt has a blog entry onÂ Darius Reynaud, who replacesÂ Marc Mariani in the return game now that Mariana is out for the season with a broken leg. Â Mariani ranked in the top 10 in punt and kick returns last season.Â
Harris still dealing with nagging knee injury – John Glennon
Glennon has an entry talking about some of the injuries the Titans are dealing with, including the fact that guardÂ Leroy Harris is dealing with a nagging knee injury heading into Sunday’s game against New England.
Titans are unfazed by replacement referees – John Glennon
Glennon has an article on with a note that despite the fact that in their third preseason game officials whistled two players for penalties who weren’t even in the game, the Titans aren’t concerned about them being a factor this weekend.
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Wiedmer: Tennessee Titans sseek to build on preseason – Mark Weidmer
Weidmer talks about the decision to switch from veteran quarterback Matt HasselbeckÂ to 2nd-year quarterbackÂ Jake Locker,Â as well as several other positions aftter a 3-1 preseason for the Titans.
Titans may sign veteran guard Lutui – Terry McCormick
McCormick writes that the Titans worked out veteran guard Deuce Lutui on Monday and apparently have plans to sign him, although he notes that since he’s a vested veteran they may wait until after week one of the season before bringing him onboard.
Coach Munchak’s Monday Press Conference - Titans.com
Here’s the transcript fromÂ Titans’ head coach Mike Munchaks’ Monday press conference, with Munchak noting that the 59-0 beating “woke us up as a team” and they went 8-2 from that point on.