By John Glennon
In a normal year, media at Tennessee Titans practice would have been pouring forth personal observations for several days now – tracking Ryan Tannehill passes, analyzing the new slot cornerback and evaluating a new crop of rookies.
The battle to gain the upper hand on the COVID-19 virus, however, has pressed pause on normalcy.
Players have only recently been allowed to enter the facility full-time after being tested, and are now entering into what's termed an acclimation period, where they'll do work in the weight room, improve their conditioning and participate in walk-throughs on the field.
Only then will they start to ramp up toward the kind of training-camp practices we're used to.
The bottom line for media is that we won't get live looks at Titans on the field until Aug. 14, more than two weeks after training camp started.
But we're still learning about the team, even if we're not strolling the sidelines quite yet. In that light, here are eight observations on the Titans after a week of training camp, one that's unlike any we've experienced:
No snaps to second string?
With Logan Woodside currently holding the best chance at opening the season as the Titans' back-up, I wondered how many NFL teams in 2019 began the season with a back-up who'd never taken a . . .
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