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The Achilles injury Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall suffered in Thursday night's loss to the Tennessee Titans is minor, a person who has spoken to the player told NFL.com on Friday.Share Tweet
Titans S Griffin ($21k) headlines Week 5 finesESPN.com Oct 12, 2012Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Vikings wide receiver Michael Jenkins.Share Tweet
Even If Icing The Kicker Doesn't Work, It's Better Than Never Icing The Kickerdeadspin.com Oct 12, 2012Mike Tomlin iced the kicker twice last night, but with an unfortunate twist: First, he called a timeout on his own kicker, Shaun Suisham, who proceeded to miss a 54-yarder. Then he stopped the Titans' Rob Bironas just as he was about to attempt the game…Share Tweet
Mark Sanchez, Peyton Manning, the Giants: Answers to Readers' Questionsnytimes.com Oct 12, 2012Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.Share TweetThe Steelers blew a seven-point lead in the fourth quarter against a Titans team that made a habit out of getting blown out in the first five weeks of the season. It’s their third road loss in three road games this season to teams that have gone a combiShare Tweet
Hasselbeck gets the fourth quarter comeback he neededThe Titans needed it as a group. But quarterback Matt Hasselbeck needed a comeback win like Thursday’s over the Steelers for his own reasons. After losing the starting job to Jake Locker in camp, and then playing poorly in relief, the 37-year-old HasselShare Tweet
Chris Johnson credits the offensive line after 91-yard gameWhen Titans running back Chris Johnson got off to a brutal start this season, he said he’s only as good as Tennessee’s offensive line. So it’s only fair that after a good game Thursday night against the Steelers, Johnson praised the line. Johnson, wShare Tweet
In Titans' win, three degrees of redemptionESPN.com Oct 12, 2012NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- With tension mounting and faith fading, the Titans eased the first and solidified the second with a surprise 26-23 victory over the Steelers at LP Field on Thursday night. “Everything we needed to do in this one game we did,” coachShare Tweet
Age Before Beauty: The Titans survived the Steelers 26-23 largely be…CNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012The Titans survived the Steelers 26-23 largely behind the veteran heroics of Matt Hasselbeck. The 37-year-old proved that age is just a number -- and it's all relative, writes Chris Burke.Share TweetAt 1-4 entering Thursday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Tennessee Titans needed a win to keep any realistic hopes they had for making the postseason alive. Thanks to 290 yards passing from Matt Hasselbeck, 91 yards rushing from Chris…Share Tweet
Titanic choice: Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselback or quarterback Jake Locker?Oct 12While Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselback seems to have resurrected himself, quarterback Jake Locker remains the future in Tennessee. However, is he the present? "NFL AM" debates.
Chris Johnson: ' A lot of people probably gave up on me'Oct 12After rushing for 91 yards against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson talks about his team's upset victory.
Titans postgame press conferenceOct 12Titans react following game with Steelers
Christmas comes early for Henry HasselbeckOct 12Moments after the Tennessee Titans' victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Matt Hasselbeck's son, Henry, opens presents from the "Thursday Night Football" crew.