Tennessee Sports News and Rumors
Jake Locker says he won’t pout about being benched
profootballtalk.com Updated 10 hours ago
Titans quarterback Jake Locker isn’t happy about getting benched. But he’s going to try to keep his chin up. “It’s frustrating. It’s not the way you draw it up obviously,” Locker said, via 24/7 Sports. “But I don’t think you can dwell on it either. It d…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com 10 hours agoDuring his peak years with the Tennessee Titans, Chris Johnson welcomed the Monday-morning aches and pains. It usually meant a busy and productive Sunday. He longs for those days.Upvote Share Tweet
Here's the Grizzlies mascot holding a baby in a bear suit up at half-court of the Grindhouse (Photo)One good thing about babies, I am learning, is that sometimes things that you think would make them upset actually just sort of roll off their backs. Like, for example, dressing them up like teddy bears, handing them to a giant furry mascot, and having …Upvote Share Tweet
Nashville makes odd decision on injured mascotyahoo.com 16 hours agoThe Nashville Predators have a player out of the lineup. He's not going on long-term injured reserve; then again, he doesn't count against their salary cap anyway. “We’re not sending him down to Milwaukee for conditioning,” said vice president of market…Upvote Share TweetTennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan has pleaded guilty to two misdemeanors to resolve an assault case involving an Ohio State fan.Upvote Share Tweet
RTC: Two drafts that killed the TitansESPN.com 19 hours agoReading the coverage of the Tennessee Titans… Looks to recent drafts for the main reason why the Titans are so bad, writes Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. Just two of the 20 players selected from the 2009-2010 draft classes remain on the team. To which I s…Upvote Share Tweet
Nashville’s Ryan Ellis absolutely trucked old buddy Taylor Hall in Edmontonthehockeynews.com 19 hours agoWhen Edmonton’s Taylor Hall and Nashville’s Ryan Ellis were in junior, they played for some of the most dominant Ontario League teams in recent history, winning back-to-back Memorial Cups with the Windsor Spitfires in 2009 and 2010. And while those squa…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)No. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL Three Stars: Abdelkader dominates 3rd for Wings; Smith powers Predsyahoo.com Oct 30 (yesterday)No. 1 Star: Justin Abdelkader, Detroit Red Wings The Red Wings forward was an offensive force in their 4-2 win over the Washington Capitals, scoring the game-tying and game-winning goals and assisting on Gustav Nyquist’s opening goal. That included this…Upvote Share Tweet
Craig Smith leads Predators past Oilers 4-1; Edmonton's win streak ends at fourNHL.com Oct 30 (yesterday)EDMONTON - Craig Smith had a pair of goals as the Nashville Predators bounced back from their first regulation loss of the season, defeating the Edmonton Oilers 4-1 on Wednesday. Shea Weber and Taylor Beck also scored for the Predators (6-1-2...Upvote Share Tweet
Top Plays From the First Halftitansonline.com Oct 29 (yesterday)As the Titans enter the Bye Week, relive some of the top plays from the first half of the season.Upvote Share Tweetjacksonville.com Oct 29 (yesterday)The Jaguars placed cornerback Alan Ball on the season-ending injured reserve list today because of a bicep injury sustained in the Week 7 win over Cleveland. Cornerback Tommie Campbell was signed to take Ball’s roster spot. Campbell, 27, was most recent…Upvote Share Tweet
Titans adding officials at practice, increasing consequences for penaltiesESPN.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said Monday that he would be rolling out something new as he continued to try to gt his team to clean up its penalty issues. Tuesday players shared some details of what he told them. “We talked about it tod…Upvote Share TweetTexans defensive end J.J. Watt took offense, and Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt made it clear that he expected quarterback Zach Mettenberger to show more social media restraint. But Mettenberger smiled Tuesday, saying he didn’t mind when he saw Watt going …Upvote Share TweetThe Nashville Predators have placed forward Rich Clune on waivers and assigned forward Viktor Stalberg to Milwaukee on a conditioning assignment.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)The Nashville Predators will activate forward Matt Cullen off of injured reserve, making him available for the team's upcoming road trip that begins Wednesday night in Edmonton. Cullen skated on a regular forward line at Monday's practice, sett...Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)A weekly look at what the Tennessee Titans must fix. The Titans have a ton of things to work on before they head to Baltimore to face the Ravens on Nov. 9. Last week we wrote about how the Titans needed more than 10 yards far too often in their loss at …Upvote Share TweetHOUSTON -- In his first game back since tearing his meniscus, Houston Texans outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney was kept on a pitch count. Clowney played 32 snaps, or 52 percent of the Texans' defensive snaps on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Wha…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)The Houston Texans are upset about their 4-4 record midway through the season. Snapping a three-game skid by beating an AFC South opponent makes it easier to look ahead.Upvote Share Tweet
Grizzlies Beat Wiggins, TimberwolvesOct 29Marc Gasol led all scorers with 32 points as Memphis beat Minnesota 105-101. Andrew Wiggins scored six points in his season debut for the Timberwolves.
Titans Need Second-Year Players To Step UpOct 28ESPN Tennessee Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky says the players from the 2013 draft class need to improve quickly if the Titans are going to turn things around.
Game Balls: Houston at TennesseeOct 26Texans reporter Tania Ganguli's game ball goes to Arian Foster, who finished with 151 yards and two touchdowns. Titans cornerback Jason McCourty gets the nod from Paul Kuharsky after limiting Andre Johnson to seven catches for 55 yards.
Watt Rips Mettenberger For SelfiesOct 26ESPN Texans reporter Tania Ganguli breaks down why J.J. Watt called out Zach Mettenberger for the rookie quarterback's practice of taking selfies.
The Race to SevenOct 31There are two premier games this weekend featuring four six-win teams. In the AFC, it’s 6-1 Denver at 6-2 New England, with superstars all over the field. In the NFL, it’s 6-1 Arizona at 6-2 Dallas, with emerging players like John Brown and Jeremy Mince…
Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio Spurs might not receive extension by deadlineOct 31There is a strong likelihood that Friday's midnight deadline for contract extensions for first-round picks from the Class of 2011 will pass without a new deal for reigning NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard, according to league sources.
‘I’m Not a Wide Receiver. I’m a Football Player’Oct 30The MMQB Newsletter Enter your email below to receive the best of The MMQB in your inbox each weekday
Playoff spots will be a premium -- John Clayton's First and GoalOct 30John Clayton's First and Goal: Few teams are out of the running for an AFC playoff berth, meaning contenders can't afford to lose any ground in Week 9.