John Glennon’s 10 takeaways from Titans’ win over Jacksonville

By John Glennon

It wasn't a perfectly played game, nor were the Titans able to bask in the adulation of their home fans following a 33-30 victory over Jacksonville in a near-empty Nissan Stadium on Sunday.

But despite the shortcomings and circumstances, the Titans still emerged from their entertaining victory undefeated after two games.

Big deal? Maybe, maybe not. The fact is the Titans are not only atop the AFC South at this point, but 2-0 for the first time since 2008, which just so happens to be the last time they captured a division title.

“Being 2-0 is all we can ask for right now,” Titans wide receiver Adam Humphries said. “When we watch the tape on Tuesday there will be a lot we can fix and a lot we can get better from.”

If that line sounds familiar, it should. In the aftermath of the Titans' season-opening win against Denver, they also had mixed emotions about the performance. On Sunday against Jacksonville, the Titans put on an offensive clinic for a good portion of the contest, as the team scored 30 points on its first six possessions. It was the defense that looked shaky this time, surrendering nearly 500 yards to a Jacksonville offense that lacked big-name talent.

The bottom line, of course: It's much better to try to correct mistakes with a 2-0 record than . . .

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Author: John GlennonMulti-media journalist with extensive expertise covering the NFL, NHL, professional soccer and more, including the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators for The Tennessean with articles, videos and podcasts. Strengths include the ability to write quick, concise and thorough analysis, as well as the ability to uncover unique human-interest stories. In working as a reporter, John developed skills that extend beyond the sports journalism world. An efficient and effective communicator, John is confident, calm and productive under deadline pressure and knows the power of the written word. John brings to Broadway Sports a work ethic second to none, an intellectual hunger, and an ability to inform and entertain readers, viewers and listeners. Reach out directly to John at: