NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- In Jacksonville, a new structure’s in place that takes power away from the old GM and the new head coach.
In Houston, the offensive coordinator is gone and the head coach will call plays, while the defensive coordinator was "elevated" so an up-and-comer could be promoted.
In Indianapolis, the GM was fired, really late in the change-over cycle of the NFL.
A year after the Titans searched for a GM and hired Jon Robinson and pretty much pretended to search for a coach before elevating interim coach Mike Mularkey, all is quiet.
Mularkey fired his close friend and wide receivers coach, Bob Bratkowski, and replaced him with Frisman Jackson and added a special teams assistant in Craig Aukerman.
When it comes to structure and stability, the Titans rank No. 1 in their division right now.
That’s a very good thing.
Continuity is generally underrated by fans. But it’s of great value in a front office, coaching offices and locker rooms.
The Titans intend to build on what they did in a successful 2016 season, not overhaul it.
The people overseeing it remain in place. The offseason effort is about getting better players and fine-tuning the schemes and systems.
That’s a lot easier charge than the ones in front of the Texans, Colts and Jaguars following their big changes.