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Rumor Roundup: Should the Predators sign Ryan Johansen to an of…

Rumor Roundup: Should the Predators sign Ryan Johansen to an offer sheet?

thehockeynews.com Updated 12 hours ago
The Tennessean’s Josh Cooper suggests the Nashville Predators should attempt to sign Columbus Blue Jackets center Ryan Johansen to an offer sheet. He considers it a low-risk move, believing the young center would be a more permanent solution to their is…
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  • Titans need to be an offensive team

    Titans need to be an offensive team

    ESPN.com 13 hours ago
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- It’s early, for sure. We don’t know the 53-man roster. We won’t see the Tennessee Titans in action using a real scheme until Sept. 7 in Kansas City. Acknowledging those caveats, I look at this team right now and think: It’s got to be…
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  • Bishop Sankey: I don’t plan on fumbling being a problem

    Bishop Sankey: I don’t plan on fumbling being a problem

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    Titans rookie running back Bishop Sankey has a shot to move ahead of veteran Shonn Greene into the top spot on the depth chart this summer as Greene dealt with knee problems, but he is at risk of fumbling it away. Sankey has fumbled in each of the first…
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  • Taylor Lewan has to “be smarter” after drawing fine for unneces…

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

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    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 …
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  • Horton loves outside CB moving to nickel

    Horton loves outside CB moving to nickel

    ESPN.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Neither Coty Sensabaugh nor Blidi Wreh-Wilson has stood out in a way that suggests one is the clear leader as the Tennessee Titans sort out the pecking order at cornerback opposite Jason McCourty. Both will play, as both will be part…
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  • Charlie Whitehurst likely to sit in Atlanta

    Charlie Whitehurst likely to sit in Atlanta

    ESPN.com Aug 21 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- 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…
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  • Former Tennessee Titans Player Tim Shaw Says He Has ALS

    Former Tennessee Titans Player Tim Shaw Says He Has ALS

    Former Tennessee Titans linebacker Tim Shaw revealed he has ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, in a video that shows him dumping a bucket full of ice water over his head as part of an ALS fundraiser.
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  • Titans take Ice Bucket Challenge for Shaw

    Titans take Ice Bucket Challenge for Shaw

    ESPN.com deadspin.com Aug 20 (3 days ago)
    Standing on twitching legs he pointed out, former Tennessee Titans linebacker Tim Shaw watched his former team take the Ice Bucket Challenge, shaking hands with or hugging many of them after the show of support.
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  • Short on QBs, Kendall Wright would love a chance to throw

    Short on QBs, Kendall Wright would love a chance to throw

    profootballtalk.com Aug 20 (3 days ago)
    With Clipboard Jesus resting (what has it been six days?) with a hand injury, the Titans might be down to just two quarterbacks Saturday night. But even if Jake Locker and Zach Mettenberger could handle the load with Charlie Whitehurst out, the Titans d…
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  • Mark Ingram wants bigger role in passing game

    Mark Ingram wants bigger role in passing game

    profootballtalk.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)
    Saints running back Mark Ingram’s father was an NFL wide receiver and the younger Ingram would like a chance to show that he inherited some of his father’s pass-catching skills. Ingram turned a pass into a 23-yard touchdown in last week’s game against t…
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  • Titans adjusting well to tighter calls

    Titans adjusting well to tighter calls

    ESPN.com Aug 19 (4 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt has a very reasonable approach to the NFL's more stringent enforcement of defensive holding, illegal contact and pass interference penalties against defensive backs. The Titans need to feel out w…
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  • Grizzlies sign draft pick Jarnell Stokes to deal

    Grizzlies sign draft pick Jarnell Stokes to deal

    nba.com Aug 18 (4 days ago)
    The Memphis Grizzlies have signed their second-round draft pick Jarnell Stokes to a multi-year contract.
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  • Rumor Roundup: Flyers need help on the blueline, but don’t expe…

    Rumor Roundup: Flyers need help on the blueline, but don’t expect it to come soon

    thehockeynews.com Aug 18 (4 days ago)
    The state of the Philadelphia Flyers defense core remains a troubling issue. They’ve lacked a true top-two defenseman since Chris Pronger’s career was ended by injury nearly three years ago. They attempted to address that issue in July of 2012 by signin…
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  • Ken Whisenhunt: Attention to detail key for Bishop Sankey

    Ken Whisenhunt: Attention to detail key for Bishop Sankey

    profootballtalk.com Aug 18 (5 days ago)
    On his sixth and final rushing attempt of the Titans’ exhibition loss at New Orleans on Friday, a handoff bounced off of rookie tailback Bishop Sankey and fell to the ground, where it was recovered by the defense. The fumble was an unfortunate bookend t…
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  • Tennessee Titans' projected roster

    Tennessee Titans' projected roster

    Examining the Tennessee Titans' roster. QUARTERBACKS (3) Jake Locker Charlie Whitehurst Zach Mettenberger If all are healthy, Locker starts and Whitehurst is the backup on game days with Mettenberger not dressed, at least at the beginning. RUNNING BACKS…
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  • Ken Whisenhunt: Justin Hunter still has a lot of work to do

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

    profootballtalk.com Aug 17 (6 days ago)
    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 …
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  • Graham Stands Out in Saints' 31-24 Win Over Titans

    Graham Stands Out in Saints' 31-24 Win Over Titans

    nytimes.com Aug 15
    Jimmy Graham caught two touchdown passes, celebrating both with now-banned celebratory dunks over the goal post, and the New Orleans Saints earned a 31-24 preseason victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night.
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  • Charlie Whitehurst departs after hit by Kenny Vaccaro

    Charlie Whitehurst departs after hit by Kenny Vaccaro

    The Titans are going to get an extended look at Zach Mettenberger on Friday night. Mettenberger came into the game earlier than expected when No. 2 quarterback Charlie Whitehurst was knocked out of the game. Whitehurst was sacked by safety Kenny Vaccaro…
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  • Video - Former Titan Reveals He Has ALS 02:38

    Former Titan Reveals He Has ALS

    Aug 20
    Paul Kuharsky discusses the recent ALS diagnosis of former Titans LB Tim Shaw.
  • Video - 2014 Sleepers 02:13

    2014 Sleepers

    Aug 20
    Tristan H. Cockcroft discusses three sleepers he likes for 2014.
  • Video - Scheme Is Crucial For Titans' Defense 01:13

    Scheme Is Crucial For Titans' Defense

    Aug 19
    ESPN Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky talks about the Titans changing defense and how the scheme will be incredibly important in confusing opponents in order to cover for the lack of playmakers.
  • Video - Tennessee Titans vs. New Orleans Saints preseason highlights 02:48

    Tennessee Titans vs. New Orleans Saints preseason highlights

    Aug 16
    Check out the highlights from the Titans vs. Saints matchup in New Orleans.

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