Tennessee Sports News and Rumors
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…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals' Green hopeful to play vs. TitansESPN.com 18 minutes agoA.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Diving QBs Playing Off Instinct Instead of Safetynytimes.com 23 hours agoWhen 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…Upvote Share Tweet
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…Upvote Share Tweet
Check out Pekka Rinne’s excellent new “Gladiator” mask designthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Whiz offers no positive spin on defenseESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Five non-playoff NHL teams that could make it this seasonthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share Tweet
The Film Don't Lie: TitansESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
White ESPN Titans Reporter Has Qualms About Pliesdeadspin.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...Upvote Share TweetNASHVILLE, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Jake Locker's poor first half didn't give Titans chanceESPN.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 …Upvote Share TweetESPN.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Running or Receiving, Jets’ Johnson Simply Wants to Touch the Ballnytimes.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.Upvote Share Tweet
Top 10 NHL personalitiesthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Considering the Titans' emerging identityNASHVILLE, 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Will Titans notch fewer negative runs?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…Upvote Share Tweet
RTC: Wright and Williams are like brothersReading 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…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Sep 12 (5 days ago)A look at how teams match up for this weekend’s games.Upvote Share Tweet
Jake Locker more aware under pressureESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
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. ...Upvote Share TweetESPN.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Game Balls: Tennessee vs. DallasSep 14Cowboys 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.
Sunday Blitz: Cowboys-Titans RecapSep 14Jim Basquil and Merril Hoge break down the Cowboys' 26-10 win over the Titans.
Cowboys Knock Off TitansSep 14DeMarco Murray rushed for 167 yards and a touchdown to lead the Cowboys past the Titans 26-10.
'Playbook': Dallas Cowboys vs. Tennessee TitansSep 12The "NFL Playbook" crew breaks down the Week 2 matchup between the Dallas Cowboys and Tennessee Titans.
It’s Past Time, CommissionerSep 17NEW YORK—A source with knowledge of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s mindset this week said something today that is very bad news for the 2014 playing status of Carolina defensive end Greg Hardy: “Roger has determined that he will be a leader in the dom…
Week 2 Twitter MailbagSep 16Read the rest of Peter King’s mailbag: Readers respond to the question: Do you still like football? Plus, discussion about reviewable plays, the Rams-Bucs ending and an overlooked goat of the week
Taking Down the BestSep 16Read Peter King’s On Further Review column: ‘Football is Full of Heart’ One minute, Devon Still was preparing for his 4-year-old daughter’s dance recital. The next, the Bengals defensive tackle was at a hospital, learning that she had cancer. Here is th…
Joe Ingles of Australian national team agrees to 1-year deal with Los Ange…Sep 16Australian swingman Joe Ingles has parlayed a fine showing at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup into an NBA contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.