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Mike Munchak coaching for his Tennessee Titans job

If the Titans continue to stumble, Tennessee is in for sweeping changes.

NFL Media columnist Michael Silver reported Sunday on NFL Network's "NFL GameDay First" that a "lot of dissatisfaction" exists inside the Titans organization with Mike Munchak, who is coaching for his job, and might not survive the season.

Tennessee's front office wanted to build a tough-nosed, power-running attack that manages the quarterback and avoids turnovers. The Titans started the season 3-1 with that approach, but the team since has strayed and now sits at 5-7. That has not been received well by the franchise's new ownership.

The Houston Texans' firing of Gary Kubiak on Friday could spur a change sooner than later in Tennessee, Silver reported. The Titans -- who plan to keep general manager Ruston Webster around -- don't want to be beaten to the punch for a coaching candidate along the lines of Lovie Smith, who already spoke with Houston.

There's more: Silver reported that running back Chris Johnson and his massive $8 million 2014 salary won't be back, while NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport was told that Tennessee -- very much intrigued by free-agent-to-be Jay Cutler -- isn't expected to pick up the hefty $13 million, fifth-year option attached to quarterback Jake Locker.

Barring an epic surge into the postseason, the Titans are starting from scratch.

We previewed every Week 14 game and "stuck a fork" in another team in the latest "Around The League Podcast."

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