Titans Rumors & News

  • Broncos wide receivers coach turns down Titans to stay

    Pro Football Talk "New Broncos coach Vance Joseph has his first win over a conference opponent. According to Cameron Wolfe of the Denver Post, Broncos wide receivers coach Tyke Tolbert has turned down an offer from the Titans to stay put. Tolbert has been with the Broncos since 2011, and has enjoyed five..." January 13

  • Randy Moss' Baby Mama Denies Spending $4 Million On Drugs

    TMZ "Randy Moss' baby mama is calling BS on the ex-NFL receiver after he claimed she blew $4 MILLION on drugs ... telling TMZ Sports, "I've been clean for years." Moss called out his ex on Twitter last month ... claiming the mother of his 5 children refused to get treatment for a drug addiction in..." January 12

  • Too simple to think it's simple to predict Titans' first round

    ESPN "The Tennessee Titans have two needs that top the list based on how they played and what they did in 2016: Cornerback and wide receiver. They have two first-round picks thanks to last year’s trade with Los Angeles: Fifth (from the Rams) and 18th. With the college football season over as of..." January 12

  • The NFL's Drug of Choice

    Bleacher Report "They didn't ask questions. If something hurt, NFL players simply stepped in line behind dozens of others waiting for the same drug. One by one, for years, players have taken a shot of Toradol to the rear or swallowed the drug in pill form to play football on Sunday. The game-day ritual was..." January 11

  • Pacific Pro Football League for non-NFL-eligible players to debut

    ESPN "A new pro football league announced Wednesday it plans to begin hiring players in winter 2017 and staging games in summer 2018. The Pacific Pro Football League is for players who have graduated from high school but aren't in college and haven't been out for three years in order to make..." January 11

  • Super Bowl ad spending for first 51 years totals almost $5 billion

    Awful Announcing "The Super Bowl is an event where the ads are almost as important as the game. Over the years, attention to the commercials has grown to the point where you can preview them on YouTube and other sites before the Big Game. Because the Super Bowl draws the year’s biggest television audience, it’s no..." January 11

  • Titans Promote Jon Robinson To Executive Vice President and General Manager

    Titansonline.com "The day Jon Robinson was hired as Titans General Manager last January, he vowed to work hard to build the team into a winner. A year later, the Titans have already made great strides, and he’s been rewarded. The Titans have promoted Robinson to Executive Vice President/General Manager less..." January 06

  • Chris Berman stepping down from ESPN NFL studio role

    Larry Brown Sports "Sundays are going to look and feel a lot different at ESPN next fall, as longtime broadcaster Chris Berman is stepping down from his current in the network’s NFL studio. ESPN announced on Thursday that Berman will no longer be hosting ESPN’s NFL studio programming following the playoffs. He..." January 05

  • NFL TV viewership dropped an average of 8 percent this season

    ESPN "Broadcasters of NFL games saw television viewership drop by an average of 8 percent for the 2016 regular season, as a typical game was watched by 1.4 million fewer people than last season (16.5 million versus 17.9 million), according to league data obtained by ESPN. Prime-time broadcasts were..." January 05

  • It's no joke: A barista and a farmer walk into a Vegas sportsbook, and come out with $1.2 million

    Covers.com "So, a barista and a farmer walk into the Las Vegas Superbook… It sounds like the setup for a great joke, right? Well, it’s no joke, although the barista and the farmer are now laughing all the way to the bank. That’s because the two finished No. 1-2 in the prestigious SuperContest, the..." January 05

  • Agent's Take: 10 NFL stars who could be in different uniforms in 2017

    CBS Sports "A player getting released because his performance doesn't justify his salary is a way of life in the NFL, where contracts aren't fully guaranteed. When a player is released or traded, the remaining proration of the salary components that are treated like signing bonus immediately accelerate into..." January 04

  • Finalists for 2017 Hall of Fame class include LaDainian Tomlinson, Jason Taylor, Brian Dawkins

    ESPN "First-year eligibles LaDainian Tomlinson, Jason Taylor and Brian Dawkins are among 15 modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also making the finals are Morten Andersen, Tony Boselli, Isaac Bruce, Don Coryell, Terrell Davis, Alan Faneca, Joe Jacoby, Ty Law, John Lynch, Kevin..." January 04

  • Kendall Wright ready to be 'free' of Tennessee Titans

    NFL.com "When Kendall Wright arrived in Tennessee as a 2012 first-round draft pick, he brought along lofty comparisons to Steve Smith and Santonio Holmes. Five years later, he's saying his goodbyes after spending his final Titans game on the bench as a healthy afterthought. "I saw the 2017 Tennessee..." January 03

  • 'Hard Knocks' 2017: Which teams are eligible for this year's HBO show?

    Sporting News "HBO's "Hard Knocks," a well-produced show that gives fans get a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of training camp, is a popular series. There's always intrigue before the show starts in the summer, as producers must first select a team for the season. The league in 2013 mandated..." January 03

  • Titans beat Texans to win consolation prize

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Last week, the Tennessee Titans missed an opportunity that cost them a chance to win the AFC South. On Sunday, they salvaged their first winning season in five years. Backup quarterback Matt Cassel threw for 150 yards and a touchdown as Tennessee led wire-to-wire in..." January 01

  • Randy Moss Sounds Off on Twitter and Accuses Ex of Spending $4 Million on Drugs

    Complex "Randy Moss went on a tangent on Twitter on Tuesday morning and appeared to subtweet the hell out of one of his exes. So if you're the type of person who enjoys celebrities airing their personal matters out in public, it was definitely the thread for you. The former NFL great started things off..." December 28

  • Hall of Fame game moved to Thursday night to start preseason

    ESPN "The Hall of Fame game will be played on Aug. 3 -- a Thursday night -- next summer, two days before the inductions into the pro football shrine. On Wednesday, the hall announced the change in schedule. Previously, the game was played on a Sunday, one night after the inductions. Participants..." December 28

  • Marcus Mariota to have surgery Wednesday, miss 4-5 months

    Tennessean "Marcus Mariota believes he’ll come back stronger than ever. And nobody inside the Titans training facility doubts him. The Titans’ young franchise quarterback will miss four to five months after surgery to repair his fractured right fibula on Wednesday in Charlotte, coach Mike Mularkey said..." December 28

  • Marcus Mariota to have leg surgery on Wednesday

    NFL.com "Marcus Mariota will have surgery on his broken leg Wednesday in Charlotte, head coach Mike Mularkey said Monday. Mariota's operation will include the insertion of a plate in his leg to fix a fractured fibula suffered in a 38-17 loss to the Jaguars. Mariota's recovery process will be four to..." December 26

  • Marcus Mariota carted off with ankle injury, won't return

    NFL.com "Marcus Mariota was carted off the field with an ankle injury in the third quarter of Saturday's tilt versus the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Tennessee Titans' quarterback had an air cast placed on his right leg after his foot was bent awkwardly on a sack by Jags defensive lineman Sheldon Day...." December 24

  • Jaguars stun Titans as Mariota carted off with broken leg

    The Sports Xchange "JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Jaguars talked all week about how much an embarrassing loss to the Tennessee Titans on national TV still stung two months later. They are feeling better now after snapping a franchise-worst nine-game losing streak and giving their home crowd something..." December 24

  • Titans QB Marcus Mariota out for season with broken leg

    ALL 22 "Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota will miss the rest of the season with a fractured fibula, head coach Mike Mularkey announced at the team’s postgame press conference on Saturday. Mariota left the game against the Jacksonville Jaguars after his ankle twisted awkwardly when he went to..." December 24

  • Taylor Lewan says Marcus Mariota called his shot before beating Chiefs

    CBS Sports "Late in the fourth quarter against the Chiefs in Week 15, the Titans went for the win and tried a two-point conversion. They didn't get it -- Marcus Mariota didn't even really get a throw off on what looked like a screen-- and the Titans looked dead in the water. But during a hilarious..." December 23

  • DeMarco Murray likens Derrick Henry to ‘a new Ferrari,’ tells fans to be patient

    The Sports Daily "The Tennessee Titans have two exotic sports cars, but only one is getting driven. DeMarco Murray, who ranks second in the league in rushing, has gotten more than 62 percent of the carries this season, while second-round pick Derrick Henry has been lucky enough to get 21 percent. Titans fans..." December 23

  • Jason McCourty out for Titans on Saturday

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans can set up a Week 17 game for the AFC South title with a victory over the Jaguars on Saturday, but they’ll have to do it without cornerback Jason McCourty in the lineup. McCourty suffered shoulder and chest injuries in last Sunday’s victory over the Chiefs and has been ruled out of..." December 23

  • New Spring League isn’t an NFL production

    Pro Football Talk "Yes, there’s a new spring football league coming. No, it’s not an NFL production. A series of tweets from SiriusXM NFL Radio declares that “[t]he NFL will have a spring league starting in the spring of 2017, structured around four squads of veteran free agent players.” Per a source with..." December 22

  • Report: NFL to debut spring league in 2017

    Sportsnaut "In unprecedented news Thursday, the NFL announced plans to start a “spring league,” using four teams comprised of veteran NFL free agents. Seemingly a take on the FXFL that ran for two seasons in 2014 and 2015, as well as the veteran free agent combine that was a magnificent bust last year, the..." December 22

  • NFL vows to apply Rooney Rule informally to some coordinator openings

    Washington Post "The NFL has vowed to apply a new best practice to the hiring process for some coordinator jobs based upon its minority interviewing standard known as the Rooney Rule, according to the diversity group that works with the league on its hiring practices. The change, which will not constitute a..." December 22

  • The odds of legalized sports betting in Trump's America

    Covers.com "The surprise election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president was one of the biggest betting upsets in recent years, with the Republican nominee cashing in as big as a 200/1 long shot this past November. That underdog run to the White House has now sparked hope for another political long..." December 21

  • NFL announces 2017 Pro Bowl rosters

    NFL.com "A league-best seven Oakland Raiders have been selected to play in the 2017 Pro Bowl, according to rosters released by the NFL on Tuesday. Derek Carr, Amari Cooper and Khalil Mack are among the standouts who will be representing the resurgent Raiders in the annual gridiron all-star fest, which..." December 21

  • NFL to expand fan access at combine, opens ticket registration

    ESPN "The NFL is greatly expanding access for fans to its scouting combine, letting them witness the bench press up close, watch media interviews and even allow them to try their hand at running the 40-yard dash. The league opened up applications to free tickets to the event, which takes place at..." December 20

  • Titans lose Karl Klug to torn Achilles

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans will be without a member of their defensive line rotation for the rest of the season. Titans coach Mike Mularkey announced on Monday that defensive lineman Karl Klug tore his Achilles tendon during Sunday’s victory over the Chiefs and will be placed on injured reserve. Klug was..." December 19

  • Titans’ kicker: Andy Reid’s timeout helped before winning field goal

    Tennessean "Ryan Succop stood on the worn arrowhead logo at midfield of the stadium he called home for his first five seasons in the NFL and prepared for the most important kick of his career. Marcus Mariota, without the benefit of a timeout, had used 62 seconds to guide the Titans from their own 25-yard..." December 19

  • Titans stun Chiefs on Succop's last-second field goal

    The Sports Xchange "KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mike Mularkey rolled the coaching dice late in the Tennessee Titans' game on Sunday afternoon against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. But he needed kicker Ryan Succop to turn his coach's decision into a 19-17 Titans upset victory over the Chiefs on a 53-yard..." December 18

  • DeMarco Murray on comeback player of the year: 'Hopefully it's for somebody else'

    ESPN "DeMarco Murray was the NFL’s No. 1 rusher in 2014 in Dallas, fell to No. 27 in 2015 in Philadelphia and this year is the league’s No. 2 rusher in Tennessee. The trajectory of the curve is the type that can make a case for Murray as the NFL comeback player of the year. Murray has 1,135..." December 17

  • No fines for Aqib Talib, Harry Douglas

    Pro Football Talk "A low block from Titans wide receiver Harry Douglas on Broncos cornerback Chris Harris in last Sunday’s 13-10 Titans win led to an angry response from Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib, but it didn’t result in fines for either man. Talib went after Douglas on the next play, touching off a sideline..." December 16

  • NFL finds one form of progress with personal conduct policy, but concerns remain

    USA Today "It has been two years since the NFL unveiled a tougher, more comprehensive personal conduct policy as the key response to the fallout from the Ray Rice episode. By one measure, the policy is having a positive impact for a league that for so long failed miserably in addressing domestic..." December 15

  • 2017 Salary Cap Projected To Increase By $11M-$15M

    NFL Trade Rumors "Tom Pelissero of USA Today is reporting that NFL teams were informed Tuesday that the 2017 salary cap is expected to be between $166 million – $170 million. The current salary cap is set at $155.27 million, which means we could be looking at increases of $10.73 million – $15 million when..." December 14

  • NFL introduces Pro Bowl Skills Showdown, will feature dodgeball

    Sportsnaut "The new location and return to an old format will not be the only changes made to the Pro Bowl in 2017. Pro Bowl week will also feature The Pro Bowl Skills Showdown. Jerome Bettis and Ray Lewis will co-captain an AFC squad against Tony Gonzalez and Charles Woodson, who will lead the NFC..." December 13

  • NFL to consider relaxing celebration rules

    Sportsnaut "The NFL has long been known as the “no fun league.” Never has this been more true than in the era of commissioner Roger Goodell, who has made headlines for his strict policies, fines and especially his handling of Tom Brady during the Deflategate scandal. And while some of commissioner Goodell..." December 12

  • NFL’s Brain-Damage Accord Survives as High Court Rejects Appeals

    Bloomberg "The U.S. Supreme Court let stand the National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement, turning away contentions by former players that the accord won’t adequately compensate them for the brain damage they may have suffered. The justices left intact a federal appeals court ruling..." December 12

  • Jurrell Casey, Kendall Wright inactive for Titans vs Broncos

    Tennessean "Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey will not play against the Broncos on Sunday at Nissan Stadium, two weeks after he sprained his foot in a victory against the Bears on Nov. 27 in Chicago. Casey missed practice all week and was a game-time decision. Karl Klug will start in his place. Titans..." December 11

  • Titans hang on to beat Broncos

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After enduring losing seasons during his last two years at Kentucky, linebacker Avery Williamson came to the Tennessee Titans and promptly slogged through 2-14 and 3-13 seasons his first two years in the NFL. After Sunday's 13-10 win over the Denver Broncos in Nissan..." December 11

  • Broncos' Chris Harris: Harry Douglas tried to 'end my career'

    USA Today "Denver Broncos defensive players called Tennessee Titans wide receiver Harry Douglas dirty after a controversial hit in the Titans' 13-10 win Sunday. Douglas took a low shot at Broncos cornerback Chris Harris’ knee in the second quarter. One play later, fellow Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib..." December 11

  • Tajae Sharpe to honor Tennessee wildfire victims with custom cleats

    Sportsnaut "Tennessee Titans wide receiver Tajae Sharpe is using #MyCauseMyCleats to pay tribute to those affected by the East Tennessee wildfires. He’ll be wearing custom cleats to bring awareness to the needs people have stemming from that tragedy. “The idea I had is to bring awareness to help..." December 09

  • Jurrell Casey a game-time decision vs. Broncos

    Pro Football Talk "Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey didn’t practice again Friday, and Titans coach Mike Mularkey told reporters that Casey will be a game-time decision Sunday for the Broncos. “We’ve still got 48 hours,” Mularkey said Friday. Casey is dealing with a sprained foot he suffered two weeks ago..." December 09

  • Looking Ahead To 2017 Franchise Tags

    Pro Football Rumors "The NFL’s salary cap for 2017 won’t officially be set until sometime after the Super Bowl, but based on the direction the cap has trended in recent years, we have a general idea of where it may end up. Predicting an increase of about 8.2% on this year’s $155.27MM cap, Joel Corry of CBSSports.com..." December 07

  • Coaches irked by late-season Thursday night division games?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders will square off this week in one of the most important games of the regular season, and some coaches across the NFL are reportedly unhappy that it is taking place on a Thursday night. Jason Cole of Bleacher Report spoke to some coaches who feel it is..." December 06

  • NFL players detail their painful, gritty post-game recovery routines

    SI "It’s 9:35 on a Monday morning in mid-November, 10 weeks into another NFL season and 20 hours after Jaguars receiver Allen Robinson played 67 snaps against the Texans. Sunday was all booming fighter-jet flyovers and screaming Jacksonville fans and defenders inflicting pain. Monday starts in a dimly..." December 05

  • Trump takes credit for NFL ratings slide, again

    Pro Football Talk "Thirty years after Donald Trump took on the NFL and lost, he has taken on the NFL and won. According to him. Via SportsBusiness Daily, the President-Elect declared during his first public rally since the election that the NFL’s ratings dropped because of the election. “[T]heir ratings were..." December 02