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Titans Add LB James Anderson, Place LB Zach Brown on IR

Titans Add LB James Anderson, Place LB Zach Brown on IR

The Titans agreed to terms on a contract with veteran LB James Anderson and placed LB Zach Brown on injured reserve. Anderson (6-2, 235) is a veteran of eight NFL seasons, who has 110 games of experience, including 69 starts. For his career, he has tota…
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  • Bengals' Green hopeful to play vs. Titans

    Bengals' Green hopeful to play vs. Titans

    ESPN.com 18 minutes ago
    A.J. Green, who left last weekend's game early with a toe injury, has not yet ruled out the possibility of playing Sunday when the Cincinnati Bengals host the Tennessee Titans.
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  • Diving QBs Playing Off Instinct Instead of Safety

    Diving QBs Playing Off Instinct Instead of Safety

    nytimes.com 23 hours ago
    When his quarterback takes off running, Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt only worries if he picked up the first down and what play to call next. Kansas City coach Andy Reid wants the quarterback on the ground as soon as possible. Seahawks coach Pet…
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  • Delanie Walker: 'I'm a fast guy'

    Delanie Walker: 'I'm a fast guy'

    ESPN.com Sep 16 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- After he bounced off cornerback Morris Claiborne, Delanie Walker saw plenty of green. The Tennessee Titans tight end raced about 37 yards to finish off a 61-yard touchdown in Sunday’s 26-10 loss to Dallas. He outran four Cowboys incl…
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  • Check out Pekka Rinne’s excellent new “Gladiator” mask design

    Check out Pekka Rinne’s excellent new “Gladiator” mask design

    thehockeynews.com Sep 16 (yesterday)
    When you’re the goalie for a team called the Predators, your options for a fearsome mask design are wide. Last year, Rinne used a “facehugger Alien” design and before that he used a “Hardcorelicious” monster. For each one, he’s worked with goalie mask d…
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  • Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Nashville Predators

    Puck Daddy’s NHL 2014-15 Emoji Preview: Nashville Predators

    yahoo.com Sep 15 (yesterday)
    If you think Shea Weber doesn't shoot hard, you better think again. He only put a hole in the boards today... #bomb pic.twitter.com/x5OG3WjF52— Seth Jones (@seth_jones3) August 21, 2014 (The 2014-15 NHL season is nearly upon us, and attempting to handic…
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  • Whiz offers no positive spin on defense

    Whiz offers no positive spin on defense

    ESPN.com Sep 15 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- To his credit, Ken Whisenhunt didn't spend the Monday after a terrible game telling the press the Titans did a lot of good things. Mondays in Nashville with Jeff Fisher and Mike Munchak as the team's head coach almost always featured…
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  • Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this season

    Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this season

    thehockeynews.com Sep 15 (yesterday)
    Five of the the 14 teams that missed the NHL playoffs in 2012-13 (Colorado, Dallas, Columbus, Philadelphia and Tampa Bay) qualified for a playoff berth last season. Here are five teams on the outside looking in during the 2014 playoffs that – in this wr…
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  • The Film Don't Lie: Titans

    The Film Don't Lie: Titans

    ESPN.com Sep 15 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A weekly look at what the Tennessee Titans must fix. The Titans were 0-for-6 on third down in the first half. That helped set up a game in which Dallas controlled the ball for 41:11. In Cincinnati on Sunday, Tennessee needs to find a…
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  • White ESPN Titans Reporter Has Qualms About Plies

    White ESPN Titans Reporter Has Qualms About Plies

    deadspin.com Sep 15 (2 days ago)
    Yesterday, before the Dallas Cowboys-Tennessee Titans game, the Titans reportedly had some portable speakers on the sideline during warmups. Through these speakers, they played rap music. Hold onto your hats, because it gets worse.Read more...
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  • Titans' run defense forgets to show up

    Titans' run defense forgets to show up

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The same defense that rendered Jamaal Charles invisible set the table for DeMarco Murray’s career-high 29 carries for the Cowboys Sunday at LP Field. Murray consistently found room and was the key to Dallas keeping the ball for 41:11…
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  • Jake Locker's poor first half didn't give Titans chance

    Jake Locker's poor first half didn't give Titans chance

    ESPN.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Exhibit A in the case for Jake Locker as a long-term NFL starter came last week in Kansas City. He was efficient, poised under pressure and played with confidence. Exhibit A in the case against Locker as a long-term NFL starter came …
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  • Titans run questionable music during warm-ups

    Titans run questionable music during warm-ups

    ESPN.com Sep 14 (3 days ago)
    The worst of the lyrics were blotted out, but the Titans' pregame music included themes that were questionable given the recent developments concerning the NFL's trouble with domestic violence.
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  • Running or Receiving, Jets’ Johnson Simply Wants to Touch the B…

    Running or Receiving, Jets’ Johnson Simply Wants to Touch the Ball

    nytimes.com Sep 13 (4 days ago)
    Drafted by the Titans as a running back but often employed as a receiver, Chris Johnson of the Jets wants to be known as a complete player.
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  • Top 10 NHL personalities

    Top 10 NHL personalities

    thehockeynews.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    More than ever, the professional sports world focuses on personality to help sell their products. In the hockey business, that’s been tougher to do thanks to a culture that discourages individualism in the name of team success. But the NHL still has a n…
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  • Considering the Titans' emerging identity

    Considering the Titans' emerging identity

    ESPN.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A football team needs an identity, something to default to. At times, it needs to do what it does and make the other team react to it. At the same time, it needs the flexibility to alter its approach week to week to attack an opponen…
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  • Will Titans notch fewer negative runs?

    Will Titans notch fewer negative runs?

    ESPN.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ten times in 2013, the Tennessee Titans saw more than one running play go for a loss. In the opener of the Ken Whisenhunt era in Kansas City, Shonn Greene lost a yard on an early second-and-2. That was it for negative yardage from th…
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  • RTC: Wright and Williams are like brothers

    RTC: Wright and Williams are like brothers

    ESPN.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    Reading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans… Titans receiver Kendall Wright thinks of Dallas receiver and former Baylor teammates Terrence Williams as a brother, writes Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. The Top five Titans home openers in their first 15 yea…
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  • Week 2 N.F.L. Matchups

    Week 2 N.F.L. Matchups

    nytimes.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)
    A look at how teams match up for this weekend’s games.
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  • Jake Locker more aware under pressure

    Jake Locker more aware under pressure

    ESPN.com Sep 11 (6 days ago)
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- How a quarterback deals with pass pressure typically defines him. Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker did a good job in his season debut. His line let too many people get too close too often. He was sacked four times, hit four m…
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  • Predators goaltender Rinne: 'Hip feels great'

    Predators goaltender Rinne: 'Hip feels great'

    NHL.com Sep 11 (6 days ago)
    Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne has had two surgeries on his hip in the past year, but he's participating in informal skates this week and hopes to get his team in the Stanley Cup Playoffs after failing to qualify in back-to-back seasons. ...
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  • Cowboys vs. Titans preview

    Cowboys vs. Titans preview

    ESPN.com Sep 11 (6 days ago)
    The Dallas Cowboys are coming off a bad loss to San Francisco and head for Nashville, where the Tennessee Titans await after a surprisingly strong opening win in Kansas City. ESPN.com’s Cowboys reporter Todd Archer and Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky disc…
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  • Video - Game Balls: Tennessee vs. Dallas 01:21

    Game Balls: Tennessee vs. Dallas

    Sep 14
    Cowboys reporter Todd Archer's game ball goes to DeMarco Murray, who rushed for 167 yards on 29 carries and scored the Cowboys' first touchdown. Tight end Delanie Walker gets the nod from Paul Kuharsky with 10 catches for 142 yards and a touchdown.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Cowboys-Titans Recap 03:01

    Sunday Blitz: Cowboys-Titans Recap

    Sep 14
    Jim Basquil and Merril Hoge break down the Cowboys' 26-10 win over the Titans.
  • Video - Cowboys Knock Off Titans 00:47

    Cowboys Knock Off Titans

    Sep 14
    DeMarco Murray rushed for 167 yards and a touchdown to lead the Cowboys past the Titans 26-10.
  • Video - 'Playbook': Dallas Cowboys vs. Tennessee Titans 02:20

    'Playbook': Dallas Cowboys vs. Tennessee Titans

    Sep 12
    The "NFL Playbook" crew breaks down the Week 2 matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Titans.

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