Titans Rumors & News

  • Titans' Eric Decker will not play vs. Panthers; DeMarco Murray to make preseason debut

    Tennessean "Titans wide receiver Eric Decker will not play in the second preseason game, against the Panthers on Saturday at Nissan Stadium, but running back DeMarco Murray is expected to make his preseason debut. Decker, who sprained his right ankle Wednesday, sat out Thursday’s joint practice with..." August 18

  • Marcus Mariota: Titans' receivers providing consistency outside

    Tennessean "Eric Decker wrestled the ball away from Captain Munnerlyn, coming down with a hard-fought reception in one-on-one drills during the Titans’ first joint practice with the Panthers on Wednesday at Saint Thomas Sports Park. Winning contested balls is a point of emphasis this season, and the..." August 17

  • Titans' DaQuan Jones: Don't want to be labeled as 'a Colin Kaepernick'

    ESPN "Tennessee Titans defensive lineman DaQuan Jones, who joined teammates in protesting after the playing of the national anthem in 2016 in an effort to effect change in matters of racial injustice and police brutality, is contemplating if he should continue this season because of what happened to..." August 17

  • Derrick Henry says the NFL is “a little bit faster” than the SEC

    Pro Football Talk "Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette raised some eyebrows when he said after his first preseason game that NFL play is slower than he thought and “really easy” after playing in the SEC at LSU. Another recent SEC star isn’t willing to go quite as far. Titans running back Derrick Henry,..." August 16

  • Titans altering schedule in light of eclipse

    Pro Football Talk "From fireworks damaging their stadium in July to a solar eclipse screwing up their practice in August, it’s been a weird couple of months for the Titans. Via Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com, the Titans have adjusted their Monday practice schedule to ensure that the team won’t be practicing..." August 16

  • Titans' DeMarco Murray, Corey Davis progressing with hamstring injuries

    Tennessean "Titans coach Mike Mularkey said Sunday that running back DeMarco Murray (hamstring) will get more work this week, though it's unclear whether Murray will be full go for practices Wednesday and Thursday with the Carolina Panthers or for Saturday's preseason game at Nissan Stadium against the..." August 14

  • Titans sign LS Ryan DiSalvo, waive K/P Jordan Gay

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans signed long snapper Ryan DiSalvo, the team announced Monday. It waived punter/kicker Jordan Gay in a corresponding move. Tennessee needed a long snapper to fill in for Beau Brinkley, who injured his groin in Saturday’s game against the Jets." August 14

  • Logan Ryan gives himself an 'F' in Titans debut

    USA Today "Logan Ryan didn’t mince words when asked to judge his debut performance with the Titans. “Personally? An ‘F,’” Ryan said after Tennessee’s 7-3 loss in the preseason opener on Saturday at MetLife Stadium. “I just felt like I put a lot of pressure on myself to come out here and have a good..." August 13

  • Titans want to win like, learn from Predators

    Tennessean "Titans players weren't immune to the Predators-induced hysteria that consumed Nashville earlier this year. They waved towels, crushed Bud Light tallboys and launched catfish as their hockey-playing neighbors advanced to an unprecedented Stanley Cup Final. Inspiration sprung from that fandom...." August 11

  • Saturday’s game a big one for Kevin Dodd

    Pro Football Talk "There will be plenty of eyes on Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota when he takes the field for Saturday night’s game against the Jets, but he isn’t the only member of the team making a return from a season-ending injury. Linebacker Kevin Dodd had right foot surgery before the 2016 season and..." August 10

  • Roger Goodell in favor of shortening preseason to 3 games

    WEEI Boston "Every football fan would agree, the NFL preseason is very boring, and it appears NFL commissioner Roger Goodell would agree. “When I go around to fans, that’s maybe the No. 1 thing I hear,” Goodell said, via Bob Glauber of Newsday. “The NFL should do things to the highest possible standards...." August 10

  • NFL To Hire Full Time Officials For First Time In League History

    Real GM Football "For the first time in NFL history, the league will have 21 to 24 full-time officials. Under the plan, each of the seven field officiating positions will be represented, with no more than five coming from one position. The full-time officials will come from the current roster of 124 game..." August 09

  • One of the owners of the Tennessee Titans is selling a third of the team

    CBS Sports "The circus surrounding Titans management never ends. According to the Houston Chronicle, Susie Adams Smith is planning to sell her shares of the team's parent company, Houston-based KSA Industries, which includes a one-third stake in the Titans and a range of businesses outside sports, including..." August 09

  • Tennessee Titans Owner Is Selling One-Third of Team

    Bloomberg "One of the owners of the Tennessee Titans is selling her one-third stake in the National Football League franchise. Susie Adams Smith is selling her shares of the team’s parent company, Houston-based KSA Industries, which includes a one-third stake in the Titans and a range of businesses..." August 08

  • Marcus Mariota touchdown run 'so good,' Titans coach Mike Mularkey forgets next play

    Tennessean "Titans coach Mike Mularkey was so impressed by Marcus Mariota, he forgot the next play. For real. Mariota, on the field at Nissan Stadium for the first time since fracturing his fibula in late December, turned heads during a goal line period in the team’s intra-squad scrimmage Saturday..." August 06

  • Titans sign a running back

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans have added some depth at tailback with DeMarco Murray dealing with a hamstring injury. The team announced that undrafted rookie Brandon Radcliff has been added to the 90-man roster. Linebacker Victor Ochi was waived/injured after suffering a torn ACL on Friday. Radcliff signed..." August 06

  • Titans WR Corey Davis to miss at least a week with hamstring injury

    Larry Brown Sports "There is good and bad news on Corey Davis. The Tennessee Titans wide receiver left practice on Thursday with a hamstring injury and underwent an MRI. The good news is that Davis does not have a tear and will not need surgery. The bad news is he is expected to miss at least a week, according to..." August 05

  • Titans' Corey Davis can't rush back from hamstring injury, Eric Decker says

    Tennessean "Eric Decker has a story for Corey Davis. “I’ve been through a similar situation,” Decker said after the Titans’ rookie wide receiver hobbled off the practice field with a hamstring injury during training camp Thursday at Saint Thomas Sports Park. “I was (in my) first year in New York, free..." August 04

  • DeMarco Murray has a hamstring “tweak”

    Pro Football Talk "Titans running back DeMarco Murray managed to start all 16 games last year, which isn’t an easy thing to do when constantly being banged around by large, strong, fact men. This year, Murray is dealing with a minor injury that likely wouldn’t cause him to miss a game. Via multiple reports, coach..." August 03

  • Titans 1st-rounder Davis to undergo MRI after hamstring injury

    Bleacher Report "Tennessee Titans wide receiver Corey Davis will undergo an MRI for a hamstring injury that caused him to leave practice, according to Jim Wyatt of Titans Online and Adam Schefter of ESPN. Davis wasn't an active participant in the predraft process after he had surgery to repair two torn..." August 03

  • Titans defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau: I ain’t going to do this forever

    Pro Football Talk "While the Titans may not be looking to the future, past this season, Dick LeBeau is. He knows the reality is he’s going to be the team’s defensive coordinator long term. LeBeau, a Hall of Famer, turns 80 in September. “You have to be realistic,” LeBeau said, via PaulKuharsky.com. “I mean, I..." August 02

  • Jonnu Smith, Titans' do-it-all rookie tight end, wants to be great

    Tennessean "On the third day of Titans training camp, the first with full pads, rookie Jonnu Smith saw most of his reps as the team's No. 2 tight end. On one play in particular, Marcus Mariota threw across his body under pressure in the red zone, looking for Smith for what would've been an amazing catch...." August 01

  • Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey ready for increased expectations in 2017

    Tennessean "Life is good for Jurrell Casey these days. His team is projected to win the AFC South for the first time since 2008. He's a two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle in the prime of his career. And if that wasn't enough, he also signed a brand new four-year, $60.4 million extension Friday afternoon,..." July 30

  • Marcus Mariota: Eric Decker “makes it easy”

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans signed wide receiver Eric Decker in late June, which means he didn’t get a chance to work with quarterback Marcus Mariota during Tennessee’s offseason program. They finally got a chance to work on the field together during Saturday’s opening practice of training camp and Decker..." July 30

  • DeMarco Murray eager to do more in Titans' offense

    NFL.com "Expectations are high in Nashville, as Marcus Mariota enters his third season in the pros with the most stacked supporting cast of his young career. Over the offseason, the Tennessee Titans signed veteran slot man Eric Decker and added wideouts Corey Davis and Taywan Taylor and tight end Jonnu..." July 29

  • The Jurrell Casey contract details

    Pro Football Talk "Three years after giving defensive tackle Jurrell Casey a four-year extension, the Titans have given him another one. Basic numbers were reported when the deal was first done. We now have all of them. Here they are: 1. Signing bonus of $8 million. 2. 2017 roster bonus of $4 million. 3...." July 29

  • Corey Davis agrees to terms on Titans rookie contract

    NFL.com "The Tennessee Titans have their first-round pick under contract. Wide receiver Corey Davis agreed to terms on his rookie contract Saturday, the Titans announced. Earlier Saturday, NFL Network Ian Rapoport reported the two sides were closing in on a deal and trying to hammer out language in the..." July 29

  • Titans closing in on deal for first-rounder Corey Davis

    NFL.com "The Tennessee Titans could have their first-round pick under contract by the close of business Saturday. Wide receiver Corey Davis, the only first-round pick yet to sign his rookie deal, is still working out some of the "language issues" in his agreement, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport..." July 29

  • Jurrell Casey, Titans Agree to Reported 4-Year, $60.4M Contract Extension

    Bleacher Report "The Tennessee Titans and defensive lineman Jurrell Casey reached an agreement Friday on a four-year, $60.4 million contract extension. Adam Schefter of ESPN first reported details of the new deal, which includes $40 million in guaranteed money for the defensive end, who had two years left on..." July 28

  • Report: NFL To Walk Away From Deal To Fund Concussion Research With $16 Million Unpaid

    Deadspin "The NFL has given the National Institutes of Health less than half of the $30 million they promised for concussion research five years ago, and after repeatedly trying to influence how their “unrestricted gift” was used, the league is letting their agreement expire with no plans to finish paying..." July 28

  • Titans waive Sebastian Tretola less than a week after he was shot in leg

    Tennessean "The Titans released guard Sebastian Tretola, their sixth-round draft pick out of Arkansas in 2016, and undrafted rookie linebacker Johnny Ragin III on Friday to create roster spots for veteran linebacker Erik Walden and undrafted rookie guard Jake Simonich. Tretola had a turbulent offseason. He..." July 28

  • Titans sign Erik Walden

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans have beefed up their pass rush as training camps open. Outside linebacker Erik Walden is signing with Tennessee, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. The 31-year-old Walden is coming off his best career season, having started all 16 games and recorded 11 sacks last year in..." July 27

  • Rob Gronkowski, Julio Jones top pass-catchers in 'Madden NFL 18'

    Sporting News "Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski finished last year's reign as the "Madden" cover athlete rated 99 overall, despite an injury that cut his season short. For "Madden NFL 18," he'll begin at 98. Gronkowski is the highest-rated tight end in the game, with Travis Kelce, Jimmy Graham, and Delanie..." July 27

  • Congress demands NFL pays $18 million bill

    Sportsnaut "The NFL still owes $18 million on a five-year agreement with the National Institutes of Health stemming from a concussion research program conducted by the two organizations. Back in 2012, the NFL announced that it would be handing NIH $30 million to help the Institutes study the long-term..." July 27

  • Titans sign Dennis Kelly to contract extension

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans traded wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham to the Eagles last year for offensive lineman Dennis Kelly, but Green-Beckham’s stay in Philadelphia came to an end when the Eagles waived him in late June. Kelly is set for a much longer stay in Tennessee. The Titans announced on Wednesday..." July 26

  • Titans QB Marcus Mariota promises to be ready for start of season

    Sporting News "Marucs Mariota has been limited this offseason as he continues to rehab his leg, but the Titans quarterback vowed to be ready for the start of the season. Mariota said Tuesday his lighter workload this summer won't affect him when the Titans host the Raiders in their season opener. “I will..." July 26

  • CTE found in 99% of studied brains from deceased NFL players

    CNN "Chronic traumatic encephalopathy, known as CTE, was found in 99% of deceased NFL players' brains that were donated to scientific research, according to a study published Tuesday in the medical journal JAMA. The neurodegenerative brain disease can be found in individuals who have been exposed to..." July 25

  • Titans guard Sebastian Tretola treated for gunshot wound, released from hospital

    CBS Sports "Tennessee Titans guard Sebastian Tretola has been released from the hospital after being grazed by a bullet in Fayetteville, Ark., according to a statement from the team. Nate Kuester of KNWA News in Fayetteville was the first to report that Tretola, who played his college football at Arkansas..." July 24

  • Marcus Mariota to play lighter, despite team’s instructions

    Pro Football Talk "Titans coaches had suggested to Marcus Mariota in the past that they wanted him to weigh between 225 and 230 pounds, in order to protect himself from hits. But he’s coming to camp well under that goal, in hopes of avoiding them. According to Paul Kuharsky of The Midday 180 in Nashville,..." July 21

  • ESPN Has Finally Set An Official End Date For ‘Mike And Mike’

    Uproxx "When ESPN announced their new television programming lineup for 2018 would include a solo show for Mike Greenberg, fans of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike knew the end of the show was near. The two made the official announcement of their impending breakup back in May, but even then it was a brief note..." July 17

  • Britney Spears' team plans to get back to the Super Bowl

    New York Daily News "Oops, she wants to do it again. Britney Spears’ associates have had “secret discussions” with television and advertising execs tied to Super Bowl LII, according to a source close to the situation. The game will take place Feb. 4 in Minneapolis. “Britney has made it clear to her team that it..." July 12

  • Two Titans accused of assault sue their accuser

    WKRN "One month after a man filed a lawsuit against two Tennessee Titans players, we are hearing from the teammates’ lawyers. Dante Satterfield claims Tajae Sharpe brutally assaulted him while Sebastian Tretola stood watch behind the popular bar Tin Roof on April 27, the night of the 2017 NFL..." July 08

  • Veteran Lineman Tim Lelito Fitting in with Titans

    Titansonline.com "Work hard, play hard. Tim Lelito has quickly learned the mindset of the offensive linemen in Tennessee, and he believes it fits him perfectly. “It’s an awesome fit -- I love it,’’ said Lelito, signed by the Titans in March after playing his first four seasons with the Saints. “The style of..." July 07

  • Marcus Mariota: I’m a long way from thinking about a second contract

    Khon 2 "Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota was on set Monday morning filming a new commercial with Island Insurance. Over the last three years, the Saint Louis graduate has starred in a handful of commercials for the company, and admits that he’s slowly getting used to life as an actor. But..." July 06

  • Fireworks damage Titans' stadium

    Titan Insider "A firework shell that misfired in Tuesday night’s Nashville Fourth of July celebration caused damage at Nissan Stadium. The Nashville Convention and Visitors Corp confirmed that the damage had taken place to the stadium and that the extent of that damage was still be assessed. Personnel from..." July 06

  • Eli Apple learning from two-time Super Bowl champ Logan Ryan

    ESPN "It’s Year 2 of the cornerback progression. Eli Apple's rookie season had many ups and downs, including several injuries and struggles to keep on weight. Apple played in 14 games – 11 starts -- and recorded 51 tackles, an interception and a forced fumble. He earned a 55.9 grade from Pro..." July 02

  • Dorial Green-Beckham released by Eagles less than year after trade with Titans

    Tennessean "Less than a year after the Titans traded ultra-talented but inconsistent wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham to the Eagles for reserve offensive lineman Dennis Kelly, the former second-round draft pick is out of a job. Green-Beckham, 24, was waived by Philadelphia on Friday to create a roster..." July 01

  • This is what happens when you send Eric Decker nude pics

    New York Post "There’s a reason Eric Decker never sees explicit fan mail: his wife. During a joint interview with E! News Thursday, the oversharing couple were asked how they would handle a situation if an overzealous fan sent a nude photo to the Tennessee Titans’ newest receiver. Jesse James Decker..." June 30

  • Chip Kelly says Eagles were never close to trading for Mariota in 2015

    Newark Star-Ledger "The hypothetical about how the trajectory of the Eagles' franchise could have changed had Chip Kelly been able to orchestrate a trade with the Tennessee Titans to draft quarterback Marcus Mariota is a fascinating one that has been pondered by fans and media alike ever since that fateful draft...." June 28

  • Titans' Logan Ryan pays brother's student debt with giant check, epic memo

    Tennessean "Titans cornerback Logan Ryan surprised his big brother with a big check for his birthday – both in its physical size and its amount – $82,000 to pay off his college debt. The memo on the check, made out to American Education Services and posted on Instagram, reads “(Expletive) Student..." June 28