Jeff Fisher: Plum Out of Miracles, the Titans Coach Gets Axed in the Music City

January 28, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It appeared to be one of the Miracles of the 2010 NFL Season.  No, I’m not talking about the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks winning a division title and hosting a playoff game.
And no, it’s not Michael Vick, a modern day gridiron Lazarus leading the Philadelphia Eagles into the playoffs.
For three weeks, Tennessee Titans Head Coach Jeff Fisher, with more than an assist from General Manager Mike Reinfeldt, was somehow able to convince Titans longtime owner Bud Adams that in spite of a 6-10 season record, and a team that imploded after a 5-2 start, that retaining Fisher and releasing Houston favorite son QB Vince Young was the fastest way back to a Super Bowl, a destination the Titans have failed to reach since the turn of the century. 
Yes this is the same enigmatic Vince Young, 2006 NFL Rookie of the Year, the franchise QB leader in career winning percentage (minimum 40 starts with apologies to Warren Moon, and Steve McNair) that over his five year stint w...

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