Titans Rumors & News

  • Donald Trump’s Petition Seeks ‘Stand For National Anthem’ Supporters

    NESN "Donald Trump now is trying to combat an athletes’ movement with one of his own. The president released a petition Thursday on the Republican National Committee website, in which he asks people to register their support for standing for the national anthem. “The President has asked for a..." October 20

  • DeMarco Murray misses second straight practice

    Pro Football Talk "After the Titans beat the Colts on Monday night, Titans coach Mike Mularkey called the game a “good model” for what they want at running back. Derrick Henry and DeMarco Murray had a nearly even split of snaps while combining to gain 171 yards on 31 carries in the 36-22 win. Replicating that..." October 19

  • President Trump slams NFL for not forcing players to stand for anthem

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is back on President Trump’s radar Wednesday. The President went on a Twitter spurt Wednesday morning and the NFL’s announcement that there will be no change to league rules regarding the national anthem was part of his agenda. After a day that included a meeting between players and..." October 18

  • Eric Reid doesn’t think rule change on anthem is coming

    Pro Football Talk "In a statement about Tuesday’s meeting between the NFL, NFLPA, players and team owners in New York, the NFL and NFLPA said that everyone in the NFL community has “a tremendous respect” for the national anthem but it doesn’t sound like the anthem was a focal point of the meeting. Albert Breer of..." October 17

  • Report: 'All signs in place' for Mariota to play Monday night

    Sportsnaut "After missing last week’s loss to the Miami Dolphins with a strained hamstring, it’s now almost a certainty Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota will play Monday against the Indianapolis Colts. This is the good news Tennessee has been waiting for after backup Matt Cassel absolutely stunk..." October 16

  • Marcus Mariota Reportedly to Play Week 6 vs. Colts After Hamstring Injury

    Bleacher Report "After missing the Tennessee Titans' Week 5 defeat to the Miami Dolphins, Marcus Mariota will be back on the field Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts, Titans beat writer Paul Kuharsky reported Sunday. The Titans listed Mariota as questionable with a hamstring injury on the Week 6..." October 15

  • Adoree' Jackson's mom, a breast cancer survivor, to be honored before game vs. Colts

    Tennessean "Adoree’ Jackson’s mom, Vianca Jackson, will be the honorary 12th Titan before Tennessee hosts the Indianapolis on “Monday Night Football” at Nissan Stadium. “That’s pretty dope,” the Titans’ rookie cornerback said Thursday. “You hear about breast cancer awareness in the NFL and you hear it in..." October 14

  • Titans list Marcus Mariota as questionable for Monday night

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans still don’t know if they’ll have quarterback Marcus Mariota on the field Monday night against the Colts. Mariota, who missed last week’s game with a hamstring injury, has been listed as questionable this week. He was limited in practice during the week and Titans coach Mike Mularkey..." October 14

  • Titans want to get Henry more involved with offense struggling

    Tennessean "Terry Robiskie pored over the statistics Sunday night, after the Titans lost their second consecutive game, 16-10, to the Dolphins in Miami. One number leapt off the page. It applied to Derrick Henry. But as the Titans’ offensive coordinator, responsibility resides with Robiskie. “You sit..." October 14

  • Rishard Matthews apologizes for tweet, calling threat to quit a “bad decision”

    Titan Insider "Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews called his deleted tweet about being done with football if the NFL makes players stand for the anthem, “a bad decision,” and “an ignorant thing.” Matthews also said he takes full responsibility for the tweet that he sent out and then quickly..." October 13

  • NFL TV audience numbers continue to decline early in 2017 season

    Sporting News "No wonder alarm bells are sounding in NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s office. The league's average TV audience through Week 5 of the 2017 season dropped 7 percent vs. the same period of the 2016 season, according to Nielsen data obtained by Sporting News. Worse for the league, the average..." October 13

  • Titans WR Rishard Matthews says he will stop playing if NFL changes anthem rule in deleted tweet

    Tennessean "Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews, while responding to a question proposed on twitter by a local TV producer, said he would step away from football if the NFL implements a new rule requiring players to stand for the national anthem. As soon as his tweeted his response, Matthews, who again..." October 12

  • NFL: No Change To National Anthem Policy

    Pro Football Rumors "Although reports earlier this week indicated that the NFL may force players to stand for the national anthem, the NFL and NFLPA today released a joint statement indicating that the league’s policy has not been altered. “Commissioner Roger Goodell reached out to NFLPA Executive Director..." October 12

  • Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

    Pro Football Talk "NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy. But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that he’s the most patriotic. Trump’s at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster..." October 11

  • Roger Goodell Sends Letter to Teams Essentially Saying They Are About to Force Players to Stand for Anthem

    Black Sports Online "The NFL is about to get on their knees for Donald Trump. Donald Trump said there should be a policy in place to force players to stand for anthem. Jerry Jones and other owners have already started the process of threatening the players. Now, Roger Goodell who works for the owners has sent a..." October 11

  • Donald Trump takes aim at NFL’s “tax breaks”

    Pro Football Talk "The President of the United States is on the warpath with the NFL again this morning, issuing his usual subtle threats. Donald Trump is using the NFL as a foil in his battle to make himself synonymous with patriotism and the flag, after his strong-arming teams into making guys stand for the..." October 10

  • Titans' Mike Mularkey: Backup QB Matt Cassel 'managed the offense well'

    Tennessean "The Titans didn’t do much on offense with Marcus Mariota sitting out, stumbling to a 16-10 loss to the Dolphins on Sunday at Hard Rock Stadium. Backup quarterback Matt Cassel struggled to move the ball, completing 21 of 32 pass attempts for 141 yards, including an 11-yard touchdown pass to..." October 10

  • Titans' Mike Mularkey disputes NFL Network report on Marcus Mariota's injury

    Tennessean "Could Marcus Mariota miss multiple games? The Titans' franchise quarterback could return from a strained hamstring to face the Colts (2-3) on "Monday Night Football" next week at Nissan Stadium, coach Mike Mularkey said Sunday. He disputed a report from NFL Network that Mariota originally was..." October 09

  • Peyton Manning Could Return To NFL As GM Next Year; Browns, Titans & Rams Options?

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jay Glazer of FOX Sports (per Mike Jurecki) reported earlier this morning that Peyton Manning could return to the NFL as a GM next year. Interestingly enough, Glazer mentioned the Browns, Titans and Rams as three options worth keeping an eye on for Manning. It’s possible that a team could lure..." October 09

  • Marcus Mariota not expected to play vs. Dolphins

    247 Sports "Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota is not expected to play Sunday vs. the Miami Dolphins, according to Adam Schefter. Matt Cassel is expected to get the start vs. the Dolphins. Newly signed Brandon Weeden will likely back up Cassel." October 08

  • Titans say no after Colin Kaepernick's reps reach out

    247 Sports "The Tennessee Titans suddenly find themselves in a quarterback dilemma. It's nothing devastating (at least as of today), but with reports that Marcus Mariota will miss the Miami Dolphins game, and possibly a couple more with a hamstring injury, that leaves head coach Mike Mularkey with Matt Cassel..." October 08

  • Marcus Mariota Inactive vs. Dolphins with Hamstring Injury; Matt Cassel to Start

    Bleacher Report "Matt Cassel will start for the Tennessee Titans on Sunday as quarterback Marcus Mariota is inactive due to a hamstring injury, the team announced. ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported Mariota was not expected to play. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, citing a source, reported "Mariota's recovery..." October 08

  • DeMarco Murray: Hometown Las Vegas will be on mind in Sunday game

    ESPN "Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray is donating $25,000 to the Las Vegas Police Department and another $25,000 to families of the victims in last week's mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. Murray grew up in Las Vegas, and the community still is near and dear to him. He said the city..." October 08

  • Titans' Marcus Mariota will be a game-time decision vs. Dolphins

    Sporting News "Marcus Mariota's availability for Sunday remains uncertain. The Titans quarterback will be a game-time decision for the team's Week 5 game against the Dolphins, coach Mike Mularkey announced Friday. "He did good for what we asked him to do," Mularkey said Friday, via the team's website...." October 07

  • Ex-Titans GM says Colin Kaepernick not worth the ‘circus’

    Larry Brown Sports "Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent even after yet another NFL team found itself in need of a veteran quarterback, and the former general manager of that team is not surprised Kaepernick never received a call. Earlier in the week, the Tennessee Titans decided to sign Brandon Weeden with..." October 06

  • Titans: Marcus Mariota questionable, Corey Davis out vs Dolphins

    Tennessean "Matt Cassel may start at quarterback for the Titans, in place of injured Marcus Mariota, against the Dolphins on Sunday in Miami. Mariota is listed as questionable and will be a game-time decision, coach Mike Mularkey said Friday, after being limited this week by a hamstring injury suffered on..." October 06

  • Las Vegas native DeMarco Murray saddened by mass shooting

    Pro Football Talk "The Las Vegas shootings hit home for Titans running back DeMarco Murray. Murray was born in Las Vegas, graduating from Bishop Gorman High School. “I definitely consider that my home,” Murray said via Jim Wyatt of the team website. “People go there to relax and enjoy themselves and spend quality..." October 05

  • Colin Kaepernick good enough to play in NFL, Titans' Brandon Weeden says

    Tennessean "Count Brandon Weeden among those who believe Colin Kaepernick belongs in the NFL. Weeden, a former first-round draft pick who hasn’t played in an NFL game since 2015, was signed by the Titans on Tuesday to serve as the third-string quarterback behind Matt Cassel, in the wake of Marcus Mariota’s..." October 05

  • NFL has 'no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone'

    ESPN "If it is able to identify the person who allegedly shouted a racial slur at Terrelle Pryor on Monday night, the NFL will ban that fan from future games, league spokesman Joe Lockhart said on a conference call Thursday. "We have no tolerance for racial comments directed to anyone," Lockhart..." October 05

  • Personal info on nearly 1,200 NFL players and agents exposed in NFLPA database leak

    USA Today "Colin Kaepernick was among 1,133 players and agents whose personal information was exposed due to a misconfigured online database operated by the NFL Players Association, according to an internet security company. Kaepernick, who was the target of death threats last year as he knelt during the..." October 04

  • Titans waive Josh Carraway to make room for Brandon Weeden

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans waived rookie linebacker Josh Carraway to make room for Brandon Weeden, according to ESPN’s Cameron Wolfe. The Titans made Carraway a seventh-round pick this spring, seeking depth at the position. He was inactive the first four games. Carraway was a two-time All-Big 12 pick at..." October 03

  • Anheuser-Busch has no plans to end relationship with NFL despite rumors

    Larry Brown Sports "Anheuser-Busch may have created a recording specifically for people who were calling the company to inquire about its sponsorship of the NFL, but that does not mean the company is considering pulling the plug on one of its most profitable partnerships. Over the weekend, rumors began circulating..." October 03

  • Titans add backup quarterback Brandon Weeden

    Pro Football Talk "Brandon Weeden is being handed another opportunity in the NFL. Weeden, the former Browns first-round pick who has been largely unimpressive during his stints in Cleveland, Dallas and Houston, will now head to Tennessee. The Titans signed him today, according to Field Yates of ESPN. The..." October 03

  • Titans have ‘kicked tires’ on four QBs not named Colin Kaepernick

    Larry Brown Sports "The Tennessee Titans have explored the possibility of bringing in an additional veteran quarterback with Marcus Mariota battling a hamstring injury, but it does not sound like Colin Kaepernick will be receiving a call from the team. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reported on Tuesday that the..." October 03

  • Marcus Mariota day-to-day with hamstring injury

    Larry Brown Sports "The Tennessee Titans have reportedly gotten fairly good news on quarterback Marcus Mariota. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday that the Titans view Mariota as day-to-day following a hamstring injury he suffered Sunday against the Houston Texas. The severity of Mariota’s injury was..." October 02

  • Marcus Mariota shows wheels but hamstring gets him: Titans' best and worst

    Tennessean "The best and worst from the Titans’ 57-14 blowout loss to the Houston Texans on Sunday at NRG Stadium. BEST DESHAUN THE DIPLOMAT: It was a hilarious question in the first place – after spending an afternoon torching the Titans, Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was asked which defense was..." October 02

  • Mariota (hamstring) questionable to return vs. Texans

    NFL.com "Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota exited the game Sunday after suffering a hamstring injury against the Houston Texans. He is questionable to return. Matt Cassel is now in at quarterback for the Titans." October 01

  • NFL has not approved an automatic ejection rule

    Pro Football Talk "When Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan knocked out Packers receiver Devante Adams with a vicious (and illegal) helmet-to-helmet hit on Thursday, some argued that Trevathan should have been the first player to be sent to the showers under the league’s new rule mandating automatic ejections for..." September 29

  • Delanie Walker, family received death threats since comments about national anthem

    Tennessean "Titans tight end Delanie Walker and his family have received death threats since he made comments defending the team's decision to skip the national anthem Sunday at Nissan Stadium, Walker in a post on social media Thursday night. Earlier this week, Walker said any outraged fans were welcome to..." September 29

  • Titans' Corey Davis ruled out for Texans game

    Tennessean "Titans wide receiver Corey Davis will miss a second consecutive game with a hamstring injury when the team plays the Texans on Sunday (noon CT, CBS) in Houston, coach Mike Mularkey said Wednesday. Davis, the fifth overall pick in the draft, missed the entire preseason after injuring his..." September 28

  • Trump: NFL owners 'afraid' to take action against kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump, in an exclusive interview with "Fox & Friends," said that NFL owners are “afraid” to act against their players protesting the national anthem at games across the country. “The NFL is in a box and they have to do something about it,” Trump told Fox News' Pete Hegseth, in the..." September 28

  • Justin Timberlake reportedly 'finalizing' deal to perform at Super Bowl halftime

    CBS Sports "The Super Bowl is going to get a familiar face for halftime of Super Bowl LII when the game comes to Minnesota. Pop superstar Justin Timberlake is reportedly "finalizing" a deal to perform at the event for the first time in 13 years. According to US Magazine, Timberlake and the NFL are locking..." September 27

  • Rishard Matthews: 'I plan to kneel until the president apologizes'

    ESPN "Tennessee Titans wide receiver Rishard Matthews was one of many NFL players who felt personally attacked by President Donald Trump's comments over the weekend against the NFL and its protesting players, most notably the "son of a bitch" reference, and Matthews plans to use his platform to advance..." September 27

  • DirecTV refunds Sunday Ticket subscribers who are upset over NFL protests

    New York Daily News "NFL fans who are too angry to watch the Red Zone channel can now enter the Green Zone. DirecTV is offering total refunds to Sunday Ticket customers who want to cancel their package due to the national anthem protests around the league, according to ESPN. The Sunday Ticket package, which..." September 27

  • Six Hot Topics from Presser with Titans Coach Mike Mularkey

    Titansonline.com "Titans coach Mike Mularkey met with reporters on Monday at Saint Thomas Sports Park, one day after the team’s 33-27 win over the Seahawks. Here’s a look at six hot topics: Sherman hit on Mariota Mularkey has seen the tape of Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman’s hit on Titans quarterback..." September 26

  • Rishard Matthews: 'I plan to kneel until the president apologizes'

    ESPN "Tennessee Titans receiver Rishard Matthews was one of many NFL players who felt personally attacked by President Donald Trump's comments against the NFL and its protesting players, most notably the "son of a bitch" reference, and Matthews plans to use his platform to advance the protest. "I..." September 26

  • What’s the solution to the anthem protests?

    Pro Football Talk "The Commander-in-Chief continues to express, in 140 characters or less, his views regarding the NFL and the national anthem. Most recently, President Trump suggested that “[t]he only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!” While that would definitely..." September 26

  • Roger Goodell: I’m proud of way our league responded this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on Saturday morning in reaction to President Trump’s Friday night call for the league to get rid of “son of a bitch” players who don’t stand during the playing of the national anthem and his words were followed by many others from owners, players..." September 25

  • Donald Trump continues to take shots at NFL over flag

    Pro Football Talk "If the NFL was hoping Donald Trump would move on to another issue, they were mistaken. The President continued his war on the NFL via Twitter this morning, holding up NASCAR (where owners threatened to fire drivers or crew members who protested during the anthem) as the model for sporting..." September 25

  • Donald Trump Jr. takes a swipe at the NFL, too

    Pro Football Talk "They say football is family. Bashing the National Football League apparently is family, too. Donald Trump Jr. has chimed in regarding the issue his father took to unprecedented heights two nights ago, with this message on Twitter posted within the last hour: “If only Roger Goodell cared as much..." September 25