Dec 26, 2010; Oakland, CA, USA; Indianapolis Colts offensive assistant coach Tom Moore during the game against the Oakland Raiders at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum. The Colts defeated the Raiders 31-26. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE

Titans Bring In Moore

The big news out of the Titans camp yesterday was the arrival of  ex-Colts Offensive Coordinator Tom Moore.  Moore is best known for all of his work with the Indianapolis Colts and Peyton Manning, who’s offense was powerful to say the least.  Head coach Mike Munchak says that Moore has been brought in as “a helping hand” and the he has “no real title”.

Munchak reached out to Moore when he was first named head coach of the Tennessee Titans, along with Mike Tice and a few others.  Further proof that Palmer was NOT his first choice.  Moore is 74 years old and didn’t feel he could make the commitment necessary to be a coordinator.  Now that the Titans are short handed by firing Chris Palmer and promoting Dowell Loggains from within, Moore has come to the aid of the Titans as a consultant.

What This Means

Dowell Loggains has actually been a well talked about “up and coming” coach for a few years now.  He is being thrown in the frying pan mid season however, and getting ready to call his first offensive game against a super bowl favorite Texans team.  The presence of Moore can help smooth over some of this transition and bring a calming effect over the sideline when needed on gameday.  Munchak has brought in Yoda to help guide young Skywalker through the rough patches.

I think this shows how dedicated to and hopeful about Loggains that Munchak is.  This is an incredible boon for Loggains and proves that the staff has every intention of seeing him succeed, as opposed to him just being a “filler” for the remainder of the season.  Hopefully Loggains, with the help of Moore, will settle in and prove to be Heimerdinger jr. for years to come for the Titans.  Munchak is truly committed to the growth and development of this team and not just trying to keep his job.

What do you think?


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