The only real weather concern we have for the NFL in week 7 is up in Wisconsin for Cleveland at Green Bay. Storm system will bring lots of cold air and steady rain showers, especially in the afternoon. The rest of the games this week look sunny but with lots of chilly air across most of the central and eastern United States.
The Rationale: OK, we’re going to keep it to one word this time – physicality. While the Titans’ defense has made great strides in that department this season, San Francisco just brings too much of it on both sides of the ball.
Most knowledgeable NFL observers Cheap Jerseys Youth NFL knew that the built-in constraint of Vince Young on zone read keeps was the only thing that let Chris Johnson get within shouting distance of 2,000 rushing yards in a season. But even after two sputtering campaigns, most thought you’d see SOMETHING more out of the Titans’ ground game than what CJ2.5YPC has managed behind his rebuilt offensive line.
Outside of RT Michael Stewart, the Tennessee front has blocked more or less competently, but there’s been far too much mincing and dancing from the NFL’s most boom-or-bust back. The gaping holes that Johnson longs for won’t be there against Justin Smith and company, meaning that Jake Locker will spend most of his first game back operating behind the chains. The strong play of outside corners Tarrell Brown and Tramaine Brock will be too much for the scatter-armed Locker to consistently overcome.
Is there a chance left that a Super Bowl run in the AFC playoffs could still include the Texans? It doesn’t seem like it right now.
Quarterback Matt Schaub has thrown nine interceptions in six games, including some costly ones at the ends of some big contests. He threw a game-tying pick-six Cheap Jerseys Zoom to Seattle’s Richard Sherman with only minutes remaining in that game. When Schaub went down with an injury last Sunday, some of the home fans even let out cheers of satisfaction to see backup T.J. Yates.