Titans Rumors & News

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL?

    ThePostGame.com "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Justin Hunter off to surprisingly quiet start for Titans

    Tennessean "Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter looked like a terror through the preseason, finishing second in the league in receiving yardage with 217 yards (21.7 per catch). But outside of one significant catch against the Chiefs, the former University of Tennessee star has yet to make much of an impact..." September 16

  • Cowboys bounce back with dominating win over Titans

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Might the pass-happy Dallas Cowboys be no more? Coach Jason Garrett said as much during the NFL Draft in May when the Cowboys selected guard Zack Martin in the first round, giving them three first-round picks on the offensive line. Executive vice president Stephen Jones said during training..." September 15

  • Titans' defense 'embarrassing' against Cowboys

    Tennessean "On the first play of the game Sunday, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo turned around and stuffed the ball against the belly of DeMarco Murray, who plowed straight ahead for nine yards. It was the kind of play — even though the Cowboys didn't score on their initial drive — that proved to be a..." September 15

  • Titans play questionable music

    ESPN.com "Before the Cowboys-Titans game at LP Field, a warmup soundtrack blared through portable speakers that the Titans wheel onto the sidelines. "Friday Night Remix," by a variety of rap artists, played about 35 minutes before kickoff. The worst of the lyrics were blotted out, but the song's..." September 14

  • Jake Locker finding comfort zone under pressure

    Tennessean "The bad news for the Titans last Sunday: they allowed the Chiefs to pressure quarterback Jake Locker too often. The good news: he appears increasingly comfortable playing under pressure. Locker was sacked four times — second most in the league for Week 1 — and was hit eight times, the kind..." September 11

  • Titans LB Likely Lost for Season

    Music City Miracles "Jim Wyatt had reported earlier that Zach Brown had a pectoral injury that could make him miss the rest of the season. Ken Whisenhunt has confirmed that news at this afternoon's press conference. No final determination has been made at this point, but it sounds like Brown will go to injured..." September 09

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe

    ThePostGame.com "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Akeem Ayers may return to Titans' lineup soon

    Tennessean "Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt didn't want to talk Monday about what Akeem Ayers has to do to get back on the field. But he did acknowledge the linebacker's chance may be coming soon, because of the potentially season-ending pectoral injury to linebacker Zach Brown. "I would think that if we..." September 09

  • Titans begin Whisenhunt era with 26-10 win over Chiefs

    Tennessean "Ken Whisenhunt is off to a good start with the Titans. Whisenhunt, who replaced Mike Munchak as head coach in January, saw Jake Locker throw two touchdown passes and Ryan Succop kick four field goals as the Titans posted a 26-10 victory over the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday. Locker..." September 07

  • Titans linebacker Zach Brown raises game

    Tennessean "Zach Brown's work ethic and attitude were under scrutiny last year. It was fair to question his performance. After a promising rookie season, there was a noticeable decline in big plays from the speedy Titans linebacker. Brown was well aware of the criticism, but he believes it was all..." September 06

  • Five Titans questions going into opener

    Tennessean "Like most NFL teams, the Titans head into the season with plenty of hope but also plenty of unanswered questions. They have a new head coach, a new defensive scheme and a sprinkling of new starters. But will all that be enough to help get the Titans to the playoffs for the first time since..." September 03

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    Paul Kuharsky @PaulKuharskyNFL

    Whiz: (Unsurprisingly) @MichaelRoos and @MichaelOher are the starting tackles. #Titans

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    Terry McCormick @terrymc13

    #Titans deal with Ryan Succop is for just one year. Rookie kicker Travis Coons to be let go to make room on the roster.

  • Titans adding LB Groves, plan to release LB Bailey

    Tennessean "The Titans are signing edge-rushing linebacker Quentin Groves to a contract on Monday, according to sources familiar with the situation. UPDATED: The Titans officially announced the move later Monday morning, Groves was recently released by the Texans. Prior to that, Groves played with the..." September 01

  • Titans expected to sign kicker Ryan Succop, sources say

    Tennessean "The Titans have a strong interest in former Chiefs kicker Ryan Succop and indications are they could sign him as early as Monday, according to sources familiar with the situation. Succop would replace kicker Travis Coons on the roster. The Titans elected to keep Coons – and release Maikon..." September 01

  • Titans add Kris Durham, Brandon Harris and six practice squadders

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans claimed wide receiver T.J. Graham off waivers on Sunday, but he won’t be the only wideout trying to pick up Tennessee’s offense on the fly. The team announced that they have claimed Kris Durham in addition to Graham. The former Lion had 38 catches for 645 and three touchdowns while..." August 31

  • T.J. Graham lands with Titans

    Pro Football Talk "One of the more notable wide receivers released on Saturday has quickly found a new home. The Titans have been awarded ex-Bills wideout T.J. Graham on waivers, Adam Caplan of ESPN reported Sunday." August 31

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Some #Columbia #Lions news: OT Jeff Adams was claimed off waivers by the Houston #Texans from the #Titans.

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    #Titans DL Antonio Johnson has been placed on IR

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Dallas traded a 2015 7th-round pick to Tennessee for DE Lavar Edwards, per league source.

  • Titans cut Maikon Bonani, Tommie Campbell

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans may have settled on Rob Bironas’s replacement at kicker. Travis Coons has outlasted Maikon Bonani in this summer’s competition. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Bonani has been cut after entering camp as the favorite. Bonani was 3-of-4 on both field goals and extra points...." August 30

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    The #Titans have released CB Tommie Campbell

  • Vikings finish preseason unbeaten with win over Titans

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "This felt like a preseason finale, with starters from both teams sitting out, the Vikings and Titans both keeping the clock moving to avoid injuries, and the bleachers at LP Field mostly vacant because of rain showers and an NCAA game across town on Vanderbilt’s campus. It wouldn’t have been a..." August 29

  • Jurrell Casey agrees to extension

    ESPN.com "Tennessee defensive lineman Jurrell Casey came to work this year focusing on football, and he let his agent Drew Rosenhaus work with the Titans in agreeing to a new contract. They finally reached a deal Wednesday on a contract extension for $36 million over four years, with $20.5 million..." August 28

  • Titans' Jurrell Casey signs four-year, $36M extension

    NFL.com "Jurrell Casey has signed a multi-year contract extension with the Tennessee Titans that keeps him under contract through 2018. "We are excited to come to an agreement on an extension with Jurrell," general manager Ruston Webster said in a statement. "This is something Jurrell has earned not..." August 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Titans working out veteran kickers Jay Feely and Rian Lindell, per source.

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Titans begin making roster cuts

    Tennessean "Heading into Monday, the Titans had 90 players on their roster. All NFL teams must be down to 75 players by Tuesday, and by 53 players on Saturday. The Titans have started the process of releasing players. Released this morning: --Cornerback Marc Anthony. --Defensive lineman Lanier..." August 25

  • Jake Locker sharp as Titans edge Falcons 24-17

    Tennessean "Jake Locker passed another preseason test and showed some moxie in the process. The Titans quarterback took way too many hits against the Atlanta Falcons, but he stood in the pocket, made some impressive throws under pressure and put together a performance to be proud of — 12-of-17 for 188..." August 24

  • Taylor Lewan has to “be smarter” after drawing fine for unnecessary roughness

    Pro Football Talk "Rookie seasons are full of learning experiences and Titans tackle Taylor Lewan had one this week. He learned that he’ll wind up with less money in his pocket if he isn’t able to avoid unnecessary roughness penalties on the field. Lewan was fined $8,200 for drawing a flag in the second quarter..." August 22

  • Charlie Whitehurst likely to sit in Atlanta

    ESPN.com "Ken Whisenhunt and Charlie Whitehurst aren’t ready to declare the Tennessee Titans' No. 2 quarterback out for Saturday’s game at Atlanta. But Whitehurst has not practiced since injuring the pinkie on his throwing hand on Friday night against the Saints in New Orleans. He was vague about..." August 22

  • Titans' Sankey: I don't plan on fumbling being an issue for me

    247Sports "Bishop Sankey got a vote of confidence from Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt earlier this week. Whisenhunt said that the fumble issues that have plagued the rookie running back in preseason, are not indicative of him and attributed the problem to a technique and footwork issue. “He needs to get..." August 22

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams

    Forbes.com "Just because the auction of the Buffalo Bills is having a tough time drawing bids above $1 billion two years after the Cleveland Browns sold for $987 million, and just weeks after the National Basketball Association’s Los Angeles Clippers were sold for $2 billion, doesn’t mean the National..." August 20

  • Did playing in NFL give Tim Shaw ALS?

    Forbes.com "Tim Shaw, a well-respected NFL journeyman, on Tuesday announced that he’s suffering from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Shaw’s the latest reminder of why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is personal for NFL players: He’s at least the fourth NFL veteran in the past seven years to be..." August 20

  • Titans, Jake Locker embrace scrambling despite injuries

    Tennessean "Even after all those injuries and all those missed games, Jake Locker remains willing to put his body in harm's way. And he does so with the endorsement of his coach, Ken Whisenhunt. Locker is being encouraged to run for yardage when the opportunity presents itself, particularly when his..." August 20

  • Titans defenders already feeling contact crackdown

    Tennessean "For NFL fans who love passing and touchdowns, this season should bring record-setting numbers. There is one caveat: You might have to suffer through longer games. Judging from the first two weeks of the preseason, defenders are going to be picked on this season, and not just by quarterbacks...." August 19

  • Titans' Bishop Sankey still has fumble problems

    Tennessean "The sight of rookie running back Bishop Sankey running laps around the Titans' practice field has become too common for the team's liking at training camp. Sankey, a second-round pick, runs a lap every time he fumbles during practice. The problem reared itself against the Saints, when Sankey..." August 18

  • Ken Whisenhunt: Justin Hunter still has a lot of work to do

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Justin Hunter was the star of the show for the Titans on Friday night, catching four passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns in their game against the Saints. It was a pretty good way for Hunter to show that he was more than “Just Another Guy,” an assessment that coach Ken..." August 17

  • Titans running back Shonn Greene hurts right knee again

    Tennessean "Titans running back Shonn Greene left Friday's loss to the Saints in the first half with a right knee injury and did not return. The knee has been troublesome for Greene. He's had arthroscopic surgery on it twice since hurting it in the season opener last year. This time he was injured..." August 16

  • Justin Hunter looks like more than “just another guy” for the Titans

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans took Justin Hunter’s name off his practice jersey and replaced it with JAG for “Just Another Guy” this week as punishment for screwing up his route running. Hunter looked like more than just another guy on Friday night. Hunter had a sensational preseason game against the Saints,..." August 16

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    Shonn Greene said he hyperextended his knee. Suspects he'll be OK #Titans

  • New Orleans Saints commit 22 penalties, beat Tennessee Titans 31-24

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints forced five turnovers and withstood a barrage of penalty flags to beat the Tennessee Titans 31-24 in a preseason game on Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints, now 2-0 in the preseason, were flagged 22 times for 183 yards. There are no records for..." August 16

  • Titans' defense needs tuneup in tackling

    Tennessean "It would be easy to blame the Titans' early defensive struggles last week against the Green Bay Packers on the fact that it was the first game in a new defensive scheme and under a new defensive coordinator. But coach Ken Whisenhunt isn't accepting that as an excuse for his first-team defense,..." August 15

  • Michael Oher is tired of getting disrespected

    Pro Football Talk "Titans offensive tackle Michael Oher says his critics don’t know what they’re talking about, and he’s sick of it. Asked about speculation that Oher might end up on the bench behind rookie first-round draft pick Taylor Lewan, Oher said he hasn’t heard it. And then he proceeded to indicate that..." August 13

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Report: Titans' Colin McCarthy to likely need surgery

    NFL.com "The Titans are preparing for life without Colin McCarthy. After injuring his shoulder in Saturday's 20-16 preseason win over the Green Bay Packers, McCarthy underwent initial tests that suggested he'll require season-ending surgery, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. McCarthy is..." August 13

  • Titans' Bishop Sankey gets early seal of approval

    Tennessean "Veterans weren't around to watch the Titans rookie minicamp in May. But curiosity got the best of Nate Washington. After five seasons as Chris Johnson's teammate, the veteran wide receiver wanted to see what the new guy — running back Bishop Sankey — was all about. So Washington went to Saint..." August 13

  • Titans learn little in soggy preseason win over Packers

    Tennessean "Ken Whisenhunt's head coaching debut with the Titans was a wet one. As for the game itself, well, it was forgettable despite an entertaining finish. Let's face it: Preseason games reveal very little in the NFL. The best players don't see much action, if any. Throw in monsoon-like conditions..." August 10

  • Zach Brown briefly benched for violating team rule

    Tennessean "Titans linebacker Zach Brown worked all offseason to shed his bad reputation and get in the good graces of a new coaching staff. He appeared to be on track until Saturday, when he was benched for the opening series of the preseason opener against the Green Bay Packers for breaking a team..." August 10