Titans Rumors & News

  • 10 best players still available in 2017 NFL Draft

    Larry Brown Sports "The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has officially come to a close and 32 players now have a new home. But what about all the players who remain? What about those who unexpectedly fell? And just how far will those with question-mark players continue to fall? Each of those are legitimate..." April 28

  • WR Corey Davis taken 5th by Titans

    Detroit Free Press "Corey Davis joined Randy Moss as the only Mid-American Conference wide receivers to go in the first round of the modern NFL draft when the Tennessee Titans made him the fifth overall pick Thursday. Davis set the MAC record for receiving yards during a star-studded career at Western..." April 28

  • Titans take corner Adoree' Jackson

    Rotoworld "Titans selected USC CB Adoree' Jackson with the No. 18 overall pick of the 2017 NFL draft. Jackson (5’10/186) was a jack of many trades for the Trojans, scoring eight return TDs, six more at receiver, and intercepting six passes with three forced fumbles at cornerback. He won the 2016 Thorpe..." April 28

  • Titans' top 5 options with No. 5 pick in NFL draft

    Tennessean "It’s time for the encore. Titans general manager Jon Robinson had a wildly successful first season in Nashville, in which he reshaped the team’s roster and future with bold trades, savvy free-agent signings and a draft that included selecting an All-Pro offensive lineman. You want more. And he..." April 27

  • Titans G.M.: Chances of a trade are “50-50,” with QB market driving it

    Pro Football Talk "The reports that the Titans are willing if not eager to make a trade appear to be true. Unless they’re not. Because even Titans General Manager Jon Robinson said the odds are even that they will make a move, saying there was a “50-50” chance. “We’ve had a few calls,” Robinson said, via Jason..." April 27

  • Broncos Reportedly Among Teams Talking Trade for Titans' No. 5 NFL Draft Pick

    Bleacher Report "With hours to go before the start of the 2017 NFL draft, the Denver Broncos have expressed interest in moving up. According to Bleacher Report's Jason Cole, the Broncos are among the teams that have contacted the Tennessee Titans about trading up to No. 5 overall. Cole noted a trade is..." April 27

  • Titans’ 2016 second-round pick Kevin Dodd still dealing with foot injury

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans took linebacker Kevin Dodd with the 33rd overall pick of last year’s draft, only to see him suffer a foot injury in his first rookie minicamp. A year later, that injury is still an issue. Although Dodd did manage to play in nine games last season, the foot remained a problem and..." April 26

  • Mike Williams worked out for Chargers, Titans

    Pro Football Talk "Clemson wide receiver Mike Williams is among the players that will be watching the first round of the NFL Draft closely because he’s widely expected to find out where he’ll be starting his NFL career before Thursday night’s festivities in Philadelphia come to an end. Williams made a late bid to..." April 26

  • Titans mulling trade of No. 5 draft pick

    Bleacher Report "The Tennessee Titans are reportedly fielding offers and considering trading the No. 5 overall pick in Thursday's 2017 NFL draft, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Tennessee also holds the No. 18 overall selection. The fifth pick originally belonged to the Los Angeles Rams and was acquired..." April 26

  • Titans coach Mike Mularkey didn't reach out to Derrick Henry about workout absence

    Alabama "When the Tennessee Titans started their offseason workouts on April 17, coach Mike Mularkey was at a loss to explain why second-year running back Derrick Henry hadn't reported. Except for a three-day minicamp, all workouts by NFL teams between the end of one season and the start of training..." April 26

  • 'Bloodbath' in Bristol: ESPN could cut 70 people

    Sporting News "The layoffs at ESPN might turn out worse than predicted, sources tell Sporting News. The Worldwide Leader in Sports could cut around 70 TV/radio anchors, reporters, analysts and online writers over coming days and weeks, sources said. That would be worse than the 40 to 50 on-air talents..." April 25

  • Titans pick up Taylor Lewan’s 2018 option

    247 Sports "The Tennessee Titans are picking up the fifth-year option on left tackle Taylor Lewan, according to Field Yates. This had been expected. The Titans had until May 2nd until make a decision." April 25

  • Titans' DeMarco Murray to NFL draft picks: 'You're just a rookie'

    Tennessean "Attention, NFL draft prospects. When DeMarco Murray speaks, you listen, and here’s how this is about to go down. “Nothing is going to be given to you, no matter what you did in college, no matter how many yards, records you’ve broken, what kind of guy you were, all of that,” the Titans’..." April 25

  • Why Titans could draft Western Kentucky's Forrest Lamp at No. 18

    Tennessean "The idea is pretty straightforward, and as grounded as someone on the wrong end of a pancake block. A year after dealing the No. 1 overall selection to the Rams, the Titans would once again like to trade down to acquire more draft capital. But absent a deal for the fifth pick, they’re in..." April 23

  • Analysis: Titans open vs Raiders, play twice in primetime

    Tennessean "If the Titans are going to reach the playoffs this season, these are the hurdles they’ll need to navigate along the way. They include a season-opening matchup against the Raiders in Nashville, a Monday night game against the Colts in Nashville, a Thursday night game against the Steelers in..." April 21

  • NFL owners chipped in millions to fund President Trump’s inauguration events

    Sporting News "Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was among many high-rolling sports figures to contribute to President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, including six other NFL owners who donated $1 million, The Washington Post reported, citing a Federal Election Commission filing it obtained. The Republican..." April 20

  • Phil Simms joining CBS’ The NFL Today as studio analyst

    Sportsnaut "CBS announced Wednesday that Phil Simms will be joining the show The NFL Today as a studio analyst. Simms had previously made it clear he wasn’t done working in broadcasting after being bumped for Tony Romo in the live booth next to Jim Nantz. A consummate professional, we expect Simms to..." April 19

  • Poll: 87 percent of NFL fans oppose their team drafting player with history of violence against women

    Sportsnaut "According to one poll, the majority of NFL fans aren’t on board with their favorite team drafting a player who has physically abused a woman. “A Marist poll conducted for HBO’s Real Sports found that the vast majority of fans — 87 percent — say that they would oppose their favorite NFL team..." April 19

  • Titans’ Da’Norris Searcy, Harry Douglas Accept Paycuts

    Pro Football Rumors "The Titans have agreed to contract restructures with defensive back Da’Norris Searcy and wide receiver Harry Douglas, according to Field Yates of ESPN.com (Twitter links). Searcy, 28, has actually agreed to reduce his salary in each of the next two seasons. In 2017, Searcy’s pay will decrease..." April 18

  • Derrick Henry called out by teammate for missing voluntary workouts

    Larry Brown Sports "The early portion of offseason training for NFL teams is optional, but most players show up and expect their teammates to do the same. Those who choose not to attend risk being accused of selfishness, as Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry could tell you. Henry, who is entering his..." April 18

  • DeMarco Murray: Tony Romo 'still has something left in the tank'

    Tennessean "Titans running back DeMarco Murray believes Tony Romo is still capable of playing at a high level, but he understands his former quarterback’s decision to leave the game for the broadcast booth. “I think he’ll do great. I think he’ll do fine,” Murray said Monday after the Titans reported for..." April 18

  • What top draft options at No. 5 would mean to Titans' incumbents

    ESPN "If the Tennessee Titans stay at No. 5 in the first round of the NFL draft, they’ll want to pick a premium player who will have an impact for them for a long time. The pick certainly won’t be quarterback and I have trouble imagining it would be an offensive lineman, but it could be virtually..." April 17

  • Andre Johnson to sign a one-day contract and retire with the Texans

    CBS Sports "Before Andre Johnson retires, he's heading home. On Monday, the Texans announced that they're signing Johnson, 35, to a one-day contract so that he can retire as a Texan. The team will honor Johnson at a press conference Wednesday. Johnson is the franchise's all-time leading receiver in..." April 17

  • Marcus Mariota optimistic with recovery from broken fibula

    ESPN "An upbeat Marcus Mariota said he thinks he will be running full speed in two to three weeks and will be the same quarterback he was for the Tennessee Titans when he fully returns from the broken right fibula he suffered on Dec. 24, 2016. "There are great things here that have allowed me to push..." April 17

  • Johnathan Cyprien not worried about Titans drafting a top safety

    ESPN "New Tennessee Titans defensive backs Logan Ryan and Johnathan Cyprien know that new guys at their positions will be arriving via the draft in less than two weeks. Speaking before they took the stage at 104.5 The Zone's annual SportsFest at Nissan Stadium, they said they’d welcome the..." April 16

  • Corey Davis set to visit Titans, Ravens this week

    Pro Football Talk "At a press conference earlier this month, Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome said that the team would “turn that card in in a hurry” if they felt they could get a wide receiver who can help Joe Flacco in the first round of the draft. One of the receivers who could be available to the team..." April 16

  • Devin McCourty on brother Jason: 'I hope we're interested in him'

    Boston Herald "When the Tennessee Titans released cornerback Jason McCourty on Thursday, it was natural to assume there was a chance of hooking up with his brother Devin in New England. That’s been a longstanding goal of theirs and earlier today, the Patriots safety spoke about the possibility at Boston..." April 15

  • Jason McCourty an ‘ideal match’ with Patriots?

    Larry Brown Sports "The Tennessee Titans informed Jason McCourty on Thursday that he is being released, and it would not be a surprise if the veteran cornerback explores the possibility of teaming up with his twin brother next season. McCourty’s brother Devin, a Pro Bowl safety, is one of the top players on the..." April 14

  • Titans TE Delanie Walker was on USO tour at time of Syria airstrikes

    USA Today "Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker flew to the Middle East earlier this month as part of a NFL-sponsored USO tour expecting to visit some troops and get a behind-the-scenes education about the military. He wasn’t expecting to witness live military action. “We signed the bombs. Next..." April 14

  • Eagles should consider signing Rutgers alum Jason McCourty

    Newark Star-Ledger "For the right price, the Eagles just might have an ideal candidate to fight for a starting job opposite cornerback Jalen Mills become available after the Tennessee Titans released Rutgers product Jason McCourty. McCourty, 29, showed he can still be productive after starting 14 games last..." April 14

  • Titans Releasing Veteran CB Jason McCourty

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Titans are releasing veteran CB Jason McCourty on Thursday. According to Tom Pelissero, the Titans wanted to restructure McCourty’s contract, but couldn’t come to an agreement on a deal. McCourty has already confirmed the news This is a..." April 13

  • NFL players on the trading block: Big names who could get dealt

    ESPN "Of all the potential NFL offseason storylines, "Seahawks trade Richard Sherman" would have ranked among the least believable two or three months ago. Yet, here we are. Sherman and the Seahawks, one of the most beautiful and successful pairings of player and NFL organization in the past..." April 12

  • NFL Relocation Fees Are Revenues The Players Will Never Touch

    Deadspin "NFL owners are poised to rake in a fortune from the recent franchise relocations of the Rams, Chargers, and Raiders. Those owners naturally won’t be sharing a penny from that windfall with the players. As a condition of approving all three franchise moves in the last 15 months, the league..." April 11

  • Does Marcus Mariota's success change the scouting of spread QBs?

    ESPN "As more quarterbacks come into the NFL out of college spread offenses, the league faces a big challenge getting them in position to play as successful pros. The trend is not new, and teams have to bend at least some to accommodate the guys they are bringing in. The clock on quarterbacks coming..." April 11

  • NFL releases 2017 preseason schedule

    NFL.com "The NFL released the entire 2017 preseason schedule Monday. The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. The 2017 preseason will kick off Thursday, Aug. 3 (NBC, 8 p.m...." April 11

  • NFL Fining Players Who Participated In Vegas Arm Wrestling Event

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is reportedly getting fined by the NFL, but not for what you might think. Over the weekend Harrison and dozens of other current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand Hotel &..." April 10

  • Tennessee Titans fire Nissan Stadium concessions vendor

    Tennessean "After hearing increasing complaints about painfully long lines to get a beer or hot dog, and food quality that ranks among the NFL's poorest, the Tennessee Titans have fired Nissan Stadium's food, beverage and concessions vendor Aramark in a bitter feud that has spilled into court. The move..." April 09

  • ESPN Draft Guru Mel Kiper Gives Titans Lattimore, Then Davis

    Titansonline.com "ESPN draft guru Mel Kiper is sticking with his Marshon Lattimore pick to the Titans. But he’s done some shuffling on his second first-round pick for the team. In his most recent mock draft, released on Wednesday morning, Kiper has the Titans taking Lattimore, Ohio State’s talented..." April 06

  • Amazon Scores With Live-Streaming Rights For NFL 'TNF' Package

    Sports Business Daily "Amazon will replace Twitter in live streaming the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football.” The company will livestream the 10 “TNF” games carried by CBS and NBC as part of a one-year deal that the league announced late Tuesday. Amazon paid $50M for the rights, substantially more than the $10M that Twitter..." April 05

  • Hard Knocks will remain on HBO with new four-year deal

    Awful Announcing "When it comes to sports documentaries, HBO’s Hard Knocks was revolutionary. It may be impossible to believe it now, but Hard Knocks has been around since 2001 when the Baltimore Ravens first took the plunge to allow HBO cameras into their training camp. Since that time the NFL has had a team..." April 03

  • Titans' roster-building strategy from Floyd Reese, ex-agent

    Tennessean "The Titans have $38.7 million under the salary cap, the fourth-largest stockpile of available cash in the NFL behind only the Browns, 49ers and Jaguars, according to the database at overthecap.com. They rolled over $24 million in unused cap space from last season, one of the largest figures in..." April 02

  • Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard has key ingredient

    Tennessean "He’s a 6-foot linebacker, which helps explain why Wesley Woodyard was a lightly recruited prospect out of LaGrange, Ga., in 2004 and an undrafted free agent out of Kentucky in 2008. He was voted a team captain as a UK freshman and as a rookie with the Denver Broncos, which helps explain why..." March 31

  • Titans' Mike Mularkey and Bucs' Dirk Koetter are watching each other

    ESPN "The Tennessee Titans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers didn’t play in 2016 and they aren't scheduled to play in 2017. Still, their second-year head coaches, Dirk Koetter and Mike Mularkey, will be watching film of each other as they are led by the first (Jameis Winston) and second (Marcus Mariota) picks..." March 30

  • NFL concussion settlement takes nasty turn

    ESPN "The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement -- nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football -- is revealing the underbelly of the legal system to former players and their families. As they finally close..." March 29

  • NFL: Concussions dropped by around 10 percent

    Fanrag Sports "According to the NFL, concussions dropped in 2016, falling by around 10 percent. That would make it appear that the strict concussion protocol has been working. Since the lawsuit, the NFL has been working to cut back on concussions. They originally rose with the new protocol, but the NFL..." March 28

  • Mike Mularkey Discusses Marcus Mariota at Owners Meetings

    Titansonline.com "Titans coach Mike Mularkey showed up for his media session here at the NFL owners meetings on crutches. Many of his questions centered on someone who just set aside his own pair: Marcus Mariota. “His status is good,’’ Mularkey said of the Titans quarterback. “His boot is off, he is walking..." March 28

  • 2017 NFL schedule: League reportedly hoping to unveil full schedule in late April

    CBS Sports "The release of the NFL schedule has become much more than an announcement with a long list of football games to be played in the future. It’s become a full-blown spectacle, with a three- or four-hour television program planned around it on multiple networks. This despite everyone already knowing..." March 28

  • Leaping block attempts on field goals, extra points expected to be banned

    ESPN "NFL owners are expected to pass a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit players from leaping over linemen to try to block field goal and extra-point attempts, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sources said the league feels the play is too dangerous and a player could get flipped over and..." March 28

  • NFL Owners Approve Raiders' Relocation Proposal

    NBC New York "NFL owners have given the Oakland Raiders the green light to continue with their current home in the East Bay in favor of Las Vegas. Stay tuned for updates. Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as..." March 28

  • The NFL has an odd rule about refs visiting Las Vegas during the regular season

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders want to have an officiating crew at the first game they play in Las Vegas, then the NFL is going to have change one of its weirdest rules, which you probably didn’t even know about: NFL refs aren’t allowed to visit Sin City during the season. Under current league policy, every..." March 27