Rexrode: Titans had a pretty great week, no thanks to their own doing or hiring

From Friday’s Titans news dump– actually, that’s the only way to view how the team meekly announced Shane Bowen is being promoted to defensive planner, dropping it like a bag in the recycling bin and hoping nobody would notice– to Saturday’s NFL news bombshell, this team has a clearer view of what 2021 will look like.

And the net result is positive, though any fan mad at Mike Vrabel for how he has managed the DC situation is justified. To the exact same fan, I ask: Would you rather have new members running the defense, and having to find out Matthew Stafford and the Colts twice next season, or things as they are? No matter who the Colts wind up with at quarterback (since those names will not be Deshaun Watson or Aaron Rodgers), the Titans are a great offseason away from remaining in position to defend their very first AFC South title considering that 2008. Had the Lions dealt Stafford to the Colts instead of the Rams, for a bundle, Indy wouldn’t simply be the …