As the Tennessee Titans’ offense struggled mightily over the course of the 2022 season, the defense did its best to keep the team in games more often than not.
It certainly wasn’t a great season for Tennessee’s defense, which was riddled with injuries throughout, but there’s no question the Titans probably don’t win even seven games, let alone compete for a division title without it.
While the secondary and pass-rush struggled to overcome those injuries, the run defense thrived, ranking as the No. 1 unit in the NFL following a season in which it ranked No. 2 in 2021.
With all that in mind, here’s a look at the biggest winners and losers (and those in between) on defense from the Titans’ 2022 campaign.