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Give The Titans Coach Another Year - 12/30/13

  I'm not a sportscaster and don't play one on tv.  I'm just a guy who follows the Titans, follows them on tv and radio and goes to an occasional game in person.  Another season has come and gone and once more the Titans aren't in the playoffs.
  No matter where you come down on what happened this year, I think we can agree the Titans were better, competitive and in virtually every game.  I didn't see anyone giving up or throwing in the towel.  I think head coach Mike Munchak deserves another year.  His first year was a mess not of his making.  Jeff Fisher departed late, leaving Munchak little to choose from when putting together a staff.  Last year the team started the season with an aging veteran quarterback with the idea of handing Jake Locker the keys a few games in.  Locker showed signs of steady growth but got hurt and was on the sidelines.  
  I think the Titans made a lot of positive moves last off season to make this team better.  If Locker or even number two signal calle,r Ryan Fitzpatrick, is under center all sixteen games, I think the Titans would have had a winning record and possibly make the playoffs. 
  The Titans need to continue making roster moves to improve the on-field product.  The quarterback position is so important and the Titans have been nothing but inconsistent there. 
  I say give Munchak another year.  Fans can hope Locker is the answer and that he can stay on the field for something closer to sixteen games.  Beyond that, I say ask Chris Johnson to take a pay cut to something closer to what his on-field production merits and use that money to hire a pass rusher or two. 
  This team is closer to the playoffs than I think some fans want to give it credit for.  It's worth another year before blowing up this coaching staff.  One man's opinion.  It will be interesting to see how Titans brass sees it.         

 

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TOFURKY PARDON

SEATTLE (AP) -- Turkey pardons are common this time of year, as even the president gets in on the act. But Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is sparing something else -- a tofu turkey. The Seattle Times reports his honor pardoned a Tofurky at City Hall. The mayor's spokesman says it's an effort to draw attention to hunger in the community and to poke a little a fun at Seattle's granola image. But the faux turkey won't be sent to a tofu farm. It's being donated to a local food bank.

PRISON CHAPEL SEX

ROCKVIEW, Pa. (AP) -- It sounds like a scene from "Orange is the New Black." A female prison guard trainee in Pennsylvania is charged with having sex with a male inmate. According to the state Department of Corrections, 27-year-old Rebecca Zong hooked up with the inmate in a prison chapel. Authorities say while the sex was consensual, it's illegal for guards to have sexual contact with prisoners.

BOURBON AUCTION

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- It's one expensive bottle of booze. The first bottle of bourbon by Kentucky's Boundary Oak Distillery has sold for more than 28-grand. It likely ranks among the most expensive bottles of bourbon ever. Boundary Oak plans to fill its first bourbon barrel in December, and the whiskey will age for two years before bottling. The winning bidder gets the first bottle from that barrel. The distillery says the buyer is from Hardin County but is asking to remain anonymous. The money is going to charity.

MODEL DRIVE-IN

GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) -- The days of Bower's Drive-In are long gone in Goshen. Folks will be able to revisit the popular Indiana restaurant, but on a much smaller scale. Dain Morehouse and Jim Mauer are recreating the drive-in for the Indiana Model Train Visitors Club. Morehouse tells The Goshen News Bower's was a popular date spot, and place for cruisers to turn their cars around. The detail on the model includes Bower's menu that ran along the top of the building.

 
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