Titans Rumors & News

  • NFLPA warns players against meat that could trigger positive PED test

    Fox Sports "Almost every athlete who tests positive for a banned PED says he must have ingested something unknowingly, and now there’s evidence that can actually happen – if you eat a lot of meat in China or Mexico. The NFL Players Association sent a letter to its members this week warning them that eating..." May 03

  • Is Derrick Henry the Next Eddie George?

    Titansonline.com "George, who ran for over 10,000 yards during his career with the Titans, has admired the Heisman Trophy winner from Alabama himself. “He is an imposing figure. He rushed for 2,000 yards in the SEC, and that’s phenomenal,’’ George said of Henry. “I think he is going to be successful in the NFL...." May 03

  • DeMarco Murray tells Titans’ coaches he’ll mentor Derrick Henry

    Titansonline.com "Some Titans fans wondered about the selection of Alabama running back Derrick Henry. Veteran running back DeMarco Murray didn’t have to. Coach Mike Mularkey called Murray after the team selected the Heisman Trophy winner in the second round on Friday night. “You don’t do it for everybody,..." May 02

  • Titans lineman Taylor Lewan: 'I'm not a right tackle'

    Tennessean "For months, anticipation built. Most experts agreed the Titans would select Ole Miss left tackle Laremy Tunsil with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft and bump struggling left tackle Taylor Lewan, the 11th overall pick in 2014, to the right side of the line, bolstering a unit that just..." May 01

  • Is picking Henry a sign Titans are too committed to 'exotic smashmouth'?

    The Score "The Tennessee Titans are going to run the ball, then run it some more. Head coach Mike Mularkey promised "exotic smashmouth" football earlier this offseason, and the Titans' draft strategy through two days proves he wasn't lying. After trading up to select mauling offensive tackle Jack..." April 30

  • Titans make CB Kalan Reed 'Mr. Irrelevant' of 2016

    Yahoo! Sports "Southern Miss cornerback Kalan Reed waited a long time to be selected in the NFL draft. Now he gets a parade. Reed was Mr. Irrelevant, the 253rd and final pick of the 2016 draft. He went to the Tennessee Titans, who traded for that pick at the end of the seventh round earlier in the..." April 30

  • Did the Titans trade the No. 1 pick to the wrong team?

    The Score "When the Tennessee Titans traded the first overall pick in the 2016 draft to the Los Angeles Rams for a bounty of draft picks, including No. 15 overall, the move was widely hailed as a wise one. Now, after watching the Cleveland Browns follow the Titans' lead and trade the No. 2 pick to the..." April 29

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Redskins trade back with… the #Texans, who perhaps thought someone was gonna trade with the Skins at 21. A WR?

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    Browns swap 1st round picks and give up a 6th and the Titans give up a 1st, 3rd and 2nd in 2017. Titans take Conklin. Tunsil plummeting

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    This is interesting… the #Titans and the #Cowboys are trying to come back into the first round. Could be wild at the end.

  • Titans trade up to select OT Jack Conklin at No. 8

    NFL.com "The Cleveland Browns have traded down to the Titans. The Titans trade up to No. 8 overall to select OT Jack Conklin." April 28

  • Cris Collinsworth to call Thursday Night Football with Mike Tirico

    Awful Announcing "It’s been widely reported that Mike Tirico will be joining NBC and calling Thursday Night Football this season. According to the Miami Herald’s Barry Jackson, his partner will be Sunday Night Football analyst Cris Collinsworth: At the NFL owners meetings in Boca Raton last month, NBC Sports..." April 28

  • Titans' Mularkey tempers expectations heading into NFL draft

    Tennessean "Every morning for the past few months, Titans coach Mike Mularkey and first-year general manager Jon Robinson have shared a conversation, poring through options and contingencies while parsing the roster, scouting prospects at the combine, examining free agency and preparing for the draft. Some..." April 28

  • Eagles sign Mike Martin

    Pro Football Talk "The Eagles have added another defensive lineman to the roster ahead of this week’s draft. The team announced Tuesday that they have signed defensive tackle Mike Martin to a one-year deal. Martin visited with the Eagles on Monday." April 26

  • From DeflateGate to tampering, how 4 teams forfeited picks in the 2016 NFL Draft

    SB Nation "Forfeited draft picks are a rare occurrence in the NFL, but they do happen -- just not as frequently as they did this year. In fact, the 2016 NFL Draft will have four teams forced to give up a pick due to various infractions. This is the biggest amount of lost picks since 2012, when the New..." April 26

  • Report: Mike Tirico is leaving ESPN for NBC

    Sports Business Daily "Mike Tirico, one of ESPN’s best known on-air voices, is leaving the network for NBC, according to several sources. Tirico has been a mainstay with ESPN since '91, and given his many roles at ESPN, he will be an incredibly difficult talent to replace. Tirico has been ESPN's on-air face of the NFL,..." April 25

  • NFL players investing in cannabis pain-management

    Denver Post "The former Broncos’ quarterback and other retired and active NFL players believe Cannabidiol, or CBD, a nonpsychoactive compound in cannabis, could be an alternative to potent painkillers used by players in the league. Nestled at the base of the Flatirons and tucked behind a dog park is Jake..." April 23

  • Why the Titans could pursue free agent Josh Norman

    Tennessean "One of the league’s best cornerbacks is all of a sudden on the market. Will the Titans take a run at Josh Norman? The answer to that question will be revealed in coming days, following the Panthers' surprising decision on Wednesday to rescind the franchise tag on Norman, allowing him to..." April 21

  • Marcus Mariota, Titans get head start on season

    Tennessean "Marcus Mariota returned to the Titans’ training facility at Saint Thomas Sports Park on Monday for the first official day of voluntary offseason workouts. But he had returned to the area weeks earlier. And rounded up teammates for practice. “Coming out here to Nashville about a couple of..." April 19

  • NFL $765 Million Concussion Accord Upheld by Appeals Court

    Bloomberg "The National Football League’s $765 million concussion settlement was given the all-clear by a federal appeals court. The ruling sets in motion the resolution of thousands of lawsuits covering more than 20,000 retired players. About 1 percent of players opted out of the settlement, which is to..." April 18

  • Titans trying to trade into the top 10

    CBS Sports "Jon Robinson isn't done putting his stamp all over this upcoming NFL Draft. Not by a long shot. The rookie general manager already executed one blockbuster trade in an effort to replenish the tattered roster he inherited in Tennessee, receiving a bounty of selections to swap the first-overall..." April 17

  • Rams' top-secret QB tour bred blockbuster trade for No. 1 pick

    NFL.com "Jeff Fisher and Les Snead arrived in Berkeley on a cloudy February morning, and as soon as quarterback Jared Goff began his private workout at California Memorial Stadium -- as if on cue -- the rain came pouring down like the Andy Dufresne escape scene in "Shawshank Redemption." By the end of..." April 16

  • Report: Ex-NFL Star Vince Young Sues Woman For Allegedly Faking Assault

    Bossip "Former NFL’er Demands Damages For Ruining His Reputation Ex-NFL star Vince Young has headed to court to sue the woman accusing him of assaulting her back in 2013 … saying the entire story is a complete lie and he wants the court to order her to pay damages for the harm to his reputation and job..." April 16

  • Jeff Fisher says second-rounder from Bradford deal was key in trade with Titans

    Pro Football Talk "Monday’s PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio will include a visit from Rams coach Jeff Fisher. I know this because the interview with Fisher has been recorded, given that the initial broadcast of the show happens between 3:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. PT. Instead of making you wait until Monday morning,..." April 15

  • Titans Trade Top Pick, Acquire Multiple Picks from Rams

    Titansonline.com "Two weeks before the NFL Draft, the Titans have pulled off a historic trade aimed to “bolster the roster” and better the team for years to come. The Titans have agreed to trade the No.1 pick of the draft to the Los Angeles Rams for the 15th overall pick in this year’s draft, two second-round..." April 15

  • Rams waited to announce trade in honor of Kobe's last game

    Total Pro Sports "The power of the legend that is Kobe Bryant had an entire day dedicated to him on Wednesday as everyone shared their favorite memories of the now former NBA superstar. Not only did Kobe Bryant completely shutdown Twitter, but he shutdown social media period by dropping 60 points in his final..." April 14

  • Jalen Ramsey jokes about Rams trading up to No. 1 for him

    The Score "Florida State defensive back Jalen Ramsey's sense of humor might not help his draft stock, but it's impressive nonetheless. Upon learning of the Los Angeles Rams' blockbuster trade with the Tennessee Titans for the first overall pick in the draft, Ramsey told ESPN's Ed Werder, "I didn't know..." April 14

  • Sources Tell Beacher Report Goff, Not Wentz, Will Be Rams' Choice

    Bleacher Report "In an absolute game-changer of a deal, the Los Angeles Rams have acquired the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 draft from the Tennessee Titans, according to Titans Senior Writer Jim Wyatt. What assets did the Titans receive in return? Who will the Rams draft now: Carson Wentz or Jared Goff?" April 14

  • Rams reportedly targeting Carson Wentz over Jared Goff at No. 1

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Rams pulled off a blockbuster trade with the Titans Thursday, leapfrogging the Browns to move up to No. 1 to draft a quarterback. Question is, which one will they take? Sam Farmer of Los Angeles Times reports they are targeting North Dakota State's Carson Wentz, but that Goff is still..." April 14

  • Titans G.M. doesn’t rule out more trades after swapping top pick

    Pro Football Talk "Trading the first pick in the 2016 NFL Draft two weeks before it begins was a huge move. But the Titans might not be done making them. In discussing his new haul of draft picks after trading the top spot to the Rams, Titans General Manager Jon Robinson hinted at further deals. “This move..." April 14

  • Titans reportedly have two offers for first overall pick, execs expect deal

    Larry Brown Sports "The Tennessee Titans reportedly have two offers on the table for the first overall pick, and rival executives believe that the team will pull the trigger and trade out of the top spot. According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Titans’ motivation to deal the pick “cannot be overstated”..." April 14

  • 9 franchise tag talks: 1 can alter NFL draft, 2 others could get ugly

    Yahoo! Sports "In an NFL draft class robust with defensive linemen, a player who has already proven to be among the NFL elite might be the name to watch on the opening night of the draft: the New York Jets' Muhammad Wilkerson. If Wilkerson, a defensive end, is traded, the Jets' asking price will be a first-round..." April 13

  • Study: Over '40 percent' of ex-NFLers tested had traumatic brain injury

    CBS Sports "The medical community continues to make strides in the study of concussions and one study, according to the American Academy of Neurology, claims "more than 40 percent" of retired NFL players studied had some sign of traumatic brain injury (TBI). The study conducted tests on 40 different former..." April 12

  • Players with low Wonderlic scores are more likely to be arrested

    Pro Football Talk "The Wonderlic intelligence test that has long been part of the NFL’s pre-draft screening process is mocked by many as irrelevant to a player’s football playing ability. But one group of researchers says the Wonderlic can be valuable in predicting how a player will fare off the field. A paper..." April 12

  • Defensive Back Jalen Ramsey Meets with Titans

    Titansonline.com "Jalen Ramsey showed up at Titans headquarters this morning dressed for success -- and with his hometown team’s color scheme in mind. His light blue shirt featured navy blue polka dots, and it was matched with a newly purchased navy blue tie. Ramsey’s tan jacket complimented the look of a man..." April 12

  • NFL won’t stream any London games this year

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL’s live-stream of last year’s London game between the Jaguars and Bills was so wildly successful that the NFL will be doing it again. Sorry, that should be the NFL will not be doing it again. According to Jessica Toonkel of Reuters, the NFL won’t stream any of the three 2016 London..." April 12

  • Titans reportedly have a 'solid offer' for the No.1 pick in the Draft

    CBS Sports "The Titans reportedly have a "solid offer" for the No. 1 overall pick. But from who? That's the beauty of draft season unfolding the way it does, with smokescreens abounding and rumors floating every which way. One personnel person told Peter King of TheMMQB.com the Titans have received the..." April 12

  • Arbitrator upholds NFL's use of paid leave for players under personal conduct policy

    ESPN "An arbitrator has ruled against the NFL Players Association in its grievance, filed more than a year ago, that the league's personal conduct policy implemented in late 2014 violated terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The union had challenged the authority granted to commissioner..." April 11

  • Cowboys, three other teams inquire about trading to No. 1 overall

    CBS Sports "'Tis the season for misinformation, with the NFL Draft just weeks away and teams scrambling to smokescreen as much as possible. We know the Titans are talking to people about the possibility of moving out of No. 1 overall, and interest is reportedly heating up in the top pick. But who is..." April 09

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    .@Titans WR Andrew Turzilli has been suspended w/out pay first 4 games of 2016 for violating NFL policy on performance enhancing substances

  • Titans' GM Jon Robinson: Trade interest increasing

    Tennessean "In previous weeks, Titans general manager Jon Robinson characterized conversations he’d had about trading the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL Draft as “exploratory” in nature. It sounds as if those conversations are getting more serious as the first day of the draft, April 28, approaches. “I..." April 07

  • Marcus Mariota gathered Titans' pass-catchers for work

    ESPN "Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota gathered up his pass targets and threw with them Friday, Saturday and Sunday in Nashville in advance of the official start of the team’s offseason program. The team can’t start working at the facility in groups until the offseason program officially..." April 07

  • Report: NFL ditching rookie symposium, teams responsible

    Sportsnaut "In a strange move that could portent unintended negative consequences, the NFL has reportedly ditched its rookie symposium, per Paul Dehner Jr. of the Cincinnati Enquirer. The rookie symposium has been held every year for all the drafted rookies around the league the past 20 years. It is..." April 05

  • Roger Goodell returned to Twitter and NFL fans let him have it

    Fox Sports "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell returned to Twitter Tuesday for the first time in nearly two years to announce the league's new plan to stream Thursday night games on Twitter. Within seconds of Goodell's tweet, however, it was immediately apparent why the commissioner hasn't been on social media..." April 05

  • Twitter Said to Win NFL Deal for Thursday Streaming Rights

    Bloomberg "Twitter Inc., making a strategic push into online programming, won a deal to show Thursday night National Football League games online, a person familiar with the matter said. The social-media company was said to be bidding against a slate of heavyweights including Verizon Communications Inc.,..." April 05

  • Roger Goodell says expanded NFL playoffs will 'likely' happen

    CBS Sports "The topic of expanding the NFL postseason seems to come up every year, and every year, the league ends up nixing the idea. Don't be surprised if that changes soon, though. During a meeting with Jaguars season-ticket holders over the weekend, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that the NFL..." April 05

  • What is the NFL’s actual position on the link between football and CTE?

    Pro Football Talk "So does the NFL concede that there’s a link between football and CTE? The answer isn’t as clear as it could be, or should be. NFL executive V.P. of player health and safety Jeff Miller recently told a Congressional committee that a link exists. Multiple owners have since questioned Miller’s..." April 04

  • Chances growing of Titans being able to make a deal for top pick

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans have made it clear since they acquired the top pick in this year’s draft that it was for sale. It appears the league has heard them, and is perhaps interested this time. According to Peter King of TheMMQB.com, the Titans “will have a chance to make a deal,” after what is termed..." April 04

  • Report: NFL cancels veteran combine

    The Score "The NFL cancelled the veteran combine this year, according to Yahoo Sports' Eric Edholm. In an initiative built to provide veterans with a chance to re-enter the league, the league debuted the inaugural NFL Veteran Combine last March. Unfortunately, the combine did little to bolster the..." March 31

  • New York Times has no public response to retraction demand from NFL

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has launched an extensive attack on the New York Times in response to a double-barreled article regarding flawed concussion research and alleged ties to the tobacco industry. In response, the New York Times has nothing to say publicly. Contacted by PFT Live with a request for a..." March 30