Tonight, the NFL Preseason starts with the Hall of Fame Game between the Tennessee Titans and the Buffalo Bills. I got my start in the sports advisory business as the organizer of an information network. At no time, in any sport, is informaiton more important to winning than in the NFL Preseason. Here is all the important information you will need make a winning selection in the Hall of Fame Game.
- Buffalo coach Dick Jauron treats the preseason with disdain as indicated by his 12-20 (37.5%) straight up win record in preseason play.
- Tennessee coach Jeff Fisher is 29-25 straight up in the preseason.
- Dick Juaron is on the hotseat after yet another losing season. The Bills have a rare opportunity to look good on National TV and impress disillusioned fans.
- Over Jauron's past three years with Buffalo, the team is 3-0 in Game 1 and 7-0 as an underdog in Preseason games despite Jauron's overall poor preseason performance.
- The QB rotation for Buffalo will be Trent Edwards and the starters for 1-2 series. Ryan Fitspatrick and Gibran Hamdan will split the time into the 4th quarter and then Matt Baker will finish up.
- Despite all the hype, don't blink or you will miss WR Terrell Owens.
- Our sources at practices in upstate New York report that the play of both Ryan Fitzpatrick and Gibran Hamdan has been nothing short of hideous.
- The QB rotation for the Titans will be Kerry Collins for 1-2 series, followed by Vince Young for entire half, and then Patrick Ramsay.
- Young was the starting QB last year before being injured. He has a small hope of getting his starting position back if Collins falters. He is also in a competiton with Ramsay, who can maintain his #2 position if Young doesn't play well coming off the injury. The three-way competition should keep all three QB's playing hard.
- Tennessee started camp on July 31, six days later than Buffalo, and later than many teams that don't play for another week. The Titans have had only one practice in pads, and Jeff Fisher is following a plan of taking it easy in camp. That type of play has been used by other coaches before, and has never worked out well. The Titans may lack physical conditioning.
- The temperature in Canton will be almost 90 degrees, and even though no player will be on the field for the entire game, conditioning may be a factor in the outcome.
- Tennessee coach Jeff Fisher spent all day Friday with his team preparing a game plan spefically for Buffalo. Normally, in preseason, coaches plan only based on those things they want to look at or practice. Preparing a game plan spefically for an opponent is unusual, and indicates a strong desire to win the game.
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