Tennessee Sports News and Rumors
nytimes.com 9 hours agoNew England tight end Rob Gronkowski, who had right knee surgery in December, did not play in the preseason.Upvote Share Tweet
As expected, tackles remain in placeESPN.com 12 hours agoNASHVILLE, Tenn. –- Asked about adding veterans for depth, Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt talked of youth. "This league has become about rookies playing, they have to play early, that's an important piece of it," he said at his Monday p…Upvote Share TweetNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Quentin Groves was supposed to help boost the Jacksonville Jaguars pass rush to new heights. In 2008, Jacksonville drafted defensive end Derrick Harvey in the first round and outside linebacker Groves in the second. Harvey lasted thr…Upvote Share Tweet
Grizzlies cut loose Jamaal Franklinnba.com Aug 31 (yesterday)The Memphis Grizzlies have waived guard Jamaal Franklin.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)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 ca…Upvote Share Tweet
T.J. Graham lands with Titansprofootballtalk.com Aug 31 (yesterday)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. A 2012 third-round pick out of N.C. State, the 25-year-o…Upvote Share Tweet
On Steve Vallos and other at-risk TitansESPN.com Aug 31 (yesterday)NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With each waiver claim the Tennessee Titans submit, a corresponding roster move is attached. If they are awarded a player with their claim, the attached cut is executed and the roster remains at 53. The most susceptible player is cen…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)Most significant move: The Tennessee Titans made the surprise decision to keep defensive back Khalid Wooten and center Steve Vallos. Keeping Vallos is a shock. He appears to be temporary insurance for backup center Chris Spencer, who missed much of the …Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)The Cowboys needed to drop 22 players from the roster to get from 75 to 53 by Saturday’s deadline. Now they’ll need to make a 23rd move. Todd Archer of ESPNDallas.com reports that the Cowboys have traded a conditional seventh-round pick to the Titans in…Upvote Share Tweet
Can Coons hold onto Titans' kicking job?ESPN.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Undrafted rookie Travis Coons has won the Tennessee Titans kicking job, at least for the time being. Coons is on the roster, while Maikon Bonani is being cut, per Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. We’ll have to see how it pans out from he…Upvote Share Tweet
Titans cut Maikon Bonani, Tommie Campbellprofootballtalk.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)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-…Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Vinny Lecavalier and Joe Thornton trade buzzthehockeynews.com Aug 30 (3 days ago)Earlier this summer there was speculation the Philadelphia Flyers were shopping center Vincent Lecavalier. If Lecavalier is troubled by the trade rumors, Flyers coach Craig Berube told NJ.com’s Randy Miller the veteran center should get over it and focu…Upvote Share Tweet
Whiz expects healthy Titans next weekESPN.com Aug 29 (3 days ago)NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- When the Tennessee Titans hit the field next week to install a game plan for the season opener in Kansas City, they should be at full strength. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said Friday he doesn’t anticipate anybody missing practice next week…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans have poor cornerback depth. To their credit, that didn't prompt them to keep Tommie Campbell. Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reports Campbell has been cut. Campbell had a disastrous, three-penalty night Thursday, ex…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Aug 29 (4 days ago)The Titans haven’t officially announced any of their cuts yet, but some of the players receiving bad news are sharing the news ahead of the team. One such player is wide receiver Marc Mariani. Mariani joined the team as a seventh-round pick in 2010 and …Upvote Share TweetTennessee Titans defensive lineman Jurrell Casey emerged last season as one of the league's most underrated defenders. He's perhaps underrated no longer. Casey and the Titans signed a four-year, $36 million contract extension, with $20.5 million of it g…Upvote Share Tweet
Titans' Lewan dealing with reserve roleESPN.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Barring an injury to a starting tackle or guard in the next 10 days, Tennessee Titans first-round pick Taylor Lewan is primed to be playing on special teams and a spectator when the offense is on the field when the team opens the sea…Upvote Share Tweet
Titans trying out kicker Rian Lindell today alsoprofootballtalk.com Aug 27 (6 days ago)The Titans went for the no-name kicker approach, and apparently didn’t like the results. So now, in addition to the previously reported Jay Feely workout, the Titans are bringing in other veterans. According to Alex Marvex of FOX Sports, Rian Lindell wi…Upvote Share Tweet
Titans extend Jurrell CaseyAug 28Chris Wesseling breaks down the Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey's four-year, $36 million extension.
Bet The Colts To Win The AFC SouthAug 28Bill Simmons and Cousin Sal look at the lowly AFC South and decide that the Colts are likely the only 10-win team. They can't decide why they don't like the Texans but they don't, they think Blake Bortles may succeed despite his name.
Bridgewater, Vikings Top TitansAug 28Teddy Bridgewater passed for 17 yards and a touchdown in the Vikings' 19-3 win over the Titans.
Tennessee Titans vs. Atlanta Falcons preseason highlightsAug 24Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker and Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan both played well, but the Titans ultimately came out on top with a 24-17 victory.
Trying to Put the Instant Back in ReplaySep 1NEW YORK — In the Art McNally Game Day Central room inside the NFL offices on Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan, I learned over the weekend just how the new replay review system will work, ushered through the process by NFL vice president of officiating …
Early Test for NFL's New Domestic Violence PolicySep 1Much to address this morning, three days out from the NFL’s 95th season. I was planning to address the Roger Goodell about-face on domestic violence later in the column, but the Ray McDonald arrest at 3 a.m. Sunday in San Jose, and the 49ers defensive t…
Clayton's mailbag -- Cuts show trend toward young playersAug 31John Clayton's mailbag: The last round of cuts showed that job security is shaky for players 30 and older.
Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City Thunder stays with Nike after shoe company m…Aug 31With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.