Great break. Spent time with family. Recharged and focused. Ready for the rest of the season.
— Chance Warmack (@chancewarmack) October 28, 2013
Thank goodness. And let’s hope the rest of the Tennessee Titans are ready as well.
Prior to their BYE week, Tennessee racked up a third consecutive loss. They fell to the San Francisco 49ers, 31-17. On Nov. 3, they must get back on the horse against the St. Louis Rams, who will be without starting quarterback Sam Bradford.
The Rams have former Tennessee notables who will make this game interesting. Head coach Jeff Fisher is perhaps the most recognizable figure, who spent 16 years with the team before moving on to the Rams. Other player-coach connections include assistant head coach Dave McGinnis, secondary coach Chuck Cecil, linebackers coach Frank Bush and wide receivers coach Ray Sherman. Cornerback Cortland Finnegan, defensive end William Hayes, tight end Jared Cook and linebacker Will Witherspoon were all Titans before joining the Rams.
The most obvious question is whether Fisher knows the Titans enough to have an edge coming into the matchup. Wide receiver Nate Washington told the press that this won’t be the case.
We have so many young guys that a lot of them never even played with Fisher. So I don’t know if it will help him that much.
- Nate Washington, via The Tennessean
Both teams are 3-4 heading into Week 8 Monday Night Football (Rams host Seahawks). Expect them to be hungry for a victory when the game kicks off at 1 p.m. EST.