Hoge's Tape Room: Forte not a bad play vs. Titans

Updated: November 7, 2008, 3:41 PM ET
By Merril Hoge | ESPN

One of the more surprising revelations on tape this week? The best defensive tackle in football isn't Albert Haynesworth. It's a rejuvenated Kris Jenkins. He's as good as Haynesworth in the running game and better at attacking quarterbacks. Just watch ESPN at 7:30 a.m. ET on Sunday -- I'm going to prove it on State Farm NFL Matchup. Here are few other surprises I caught this week while going through hours of game tape:

Former NFL fullback Merril Hoge is an analyst for a wide variety of NFL programs on television and ESPN Radio. An eight-year NFL veteran, Hoge spent 1987-93 with the Pittsburgh Steelers and joined ESPN in 1996.