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Thanks to new rules instituted after HBO and the NFL had difficulty finding a team to appear on Hard Knocks, the league can now force teams to take part if they meet certain criteria. Nine teams fit the bill: The Browns, Redskins, Giants, Buccaneers, Vi…Share Tweet
The Tennessee Titans' draft was fascinating. They had a conviction in quarterback Marcus Mariota and took him with the second overall pick in the NFL draft. I won't knock them for that, and for the most part I like Mariota. But the rest of their draft s…Share Tweet
Tell us about your most unexpected NFL memorabilia findprofootballtalk.com May 21 (4 days ago)There has never been a better time to find sports apparel and memorabilia. Titans fan in Alaska? Saints fan in Spain? There are numerous websites to find what you seek. (Including, we will add helpfully, this one.) However, the knick-knacks we find unex…Share TweetNFL sellout streaks are practically meaningless except to show fans’ interest when lobbying for a stadium financing, and to avoid blackouts. According to a report from NewsChannel 5 in Nashville, the Titans had a deal with a ticket broker to keep their …Share Tweet
Titans sign two tryout players from rookie minicampprofootballtalk.com May 18 (7 days ago)The Titans held their rookie minicamp over the weekend and two of the players trying out for the club impressed enough to earn spots on the 90-man roster. The team announced Monday that tight end Tevin Westbrook and linebacker Dezmond Johnson will be st…Share Tweet
Offset language could be a snag for Titans, Mariotaprofootballtalk.com May 17Before Marcus Mariota can become the Titans’ franchise quarterback, he’ll need to be officially employed by the franchise. Of the first seven picks in the 2015 draft, Mariota is the only one who remains unsigned. Per a league source, the two sides inten…Share Tweet
Lewan doesn’t care who the Titans quarterback isprofootballtalk.com May 16Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan has said, since the drafting of quarterback Marcus Mariota, that Lewan and other teammates still regarded Zach Mettenberger as the starter. Lewan now says that he has no agenda against the rookie. “That’s not the case at …Share TweetMarcus Mariota has started the process of getting used to being under center as an NFL quarterback, and the Tennessee Titans liked what they saw during the quarterback's first day on the field.Share Tweet
Former Titans Player: Aaron Hernandez Said He'd Kill Me In A Gamedeadspin.com May 15Former Titans cornerback and current CFL nomad Ryan Mouton had a story to share Thursday. When the Patriots and Titans played in 2012, Mouton laid out Aaron Hernandez after a catch, knocking off the tight end’s helmet. Believe it or not, Mouton claimed …Share Tweet
Titans reach deals with David Cobb, Jalston Fowlerprofootballtalk.com May 14The Titans took a pair of running backs in the 2015 draft and they announced Thursday that both of them have signed four-year contracts with the team. Tennessee made fullback Jalston Fowler one of their two fourth-round selections with the 108th overall…Share Tweet
Titans Harry Douglas wants to show he's not a slot receiver, he's a receiverESPN.com May 13Titans Harry Douglas wants to show he's not a slot receiver, he's a receiverShare Tweet
Titans agree with four draft picksprofootballtalk.com May 13The Titans have commenced striking deals with draft picks. Tennessee has agreed to terms with 4-of-9 draft choices: Auburn defensive lineman Angelo Blackson (Round Four), Louisville linebacker Deiontrez Mount (Round Six), Boston College center Andy Gall…Share Tweet
Dick LeBeau wants to put some pressure on Marcus Mariotaprofootballtalk.com May 13Of the many tests Titans rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota has in front on him, the first one is going to be in practice. Veteran NFL coach Dick LeBeau said part of his job as the new Titans defensive coordinator is going to be showing Mariota what’s in…Share Tweet
Titans add 14 undrafted free agentsprofootballtalk.com May 11The Titans have their rookie minicamp this week and they added 14 more players to take part in it to the roster on Monday. Included in the group is former Florida State guard Josue Matias, who was a three-year starter in Tallahassee. The interior of the…Share Tweet
A deeper look into the struggles of Justin Hunter and Titans' receivers last seasonESPN.com May 11A deeper look into the struggles of Justin Hunter and Titans' receivers last seasonShare Tweet
Titans veteran leaders say it’s time for them to step forwardprofootballtalk.com May 11Some have wondered if Titans top pick Marcus Mariota is too nice, or too quiet to lead a team out of the doldrums of the NFL. But several of his new veteran teammates are taking that burden upon themselves, with a number of the elders there saying they …Share Tweet
Expect less white, more navy blue on the Titans this seasonESPN.com May 9Expect less white, more navy blue on the Titans this seasonShare Tweetprofootballtalk.com May 8A video of Titans wide receivers Kendall Wright and Justin Hunter reacting to the team’s selection of Marcus Mariota with the second overall pick of the 2015 draft has made the rounds in recent days with many commenting on the fact that neither wideout …Share TweetHow much does it hurt depth for the Titans to lose Kamerion Wimbley?Share Tweet
Justin Hunter looking forward to competing with Dorial Green-Beckhamprofootballtalk.com May 7In 2013, the Titans drafted wide receiver Justin Hunter in the second round of the draft in hopes that his impressive mix of size and athleticism would make him a productive target at the professional level. Hunter had 18 catches as a rookie, drew criti…Share Tweet
Mark Sanchez thinks he “absolutely” has chance at starting jobprofootballtalk.com May 7When the draft ended without the Eagles trading Sam Bradford to the Browns, Titans, Alouettes or anyone else, it seemed like a pretty good sign that he’ll be the starting quarterback come September. After all, the Eagles traded Nick Foles and a second-r…Share Tweet
Public perception and likeability of sports figuresMay 23Matt Delzell, managing director of The Marketing Arm, discusses the top athletes according to Celebrity DBI, the global index that ranks a celebrity's ability to impact consumers, and the public perception of Tom Brady and Tiger Woods.
Most appealing NFL playersMay 23Mark Schlereth guesses who the top five most likable NFL players are, based on a survey from the DBI index of appeal, and is surprised by the No. 1 answer.
Titans fans should keep eyes on Jeremiah PoutasiMay 20ESPN Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky says the team needs 6-foot-5, 335-pound Jeremiah Poutasi, their third-round pick, to step up and solidify the offensive line.
Adjustments for MariotaMay 16Antonio Pierce discusses the adjustments QB Marcus Mariota will need to make playing under center and learning Tennessee's playbook.
J.J. Watt's bruise continues storied tradition of athletes playing through…May 21The photo of J.J. Watt's bruise is nasty, but imagine playing with torn knee ligaments or a tooth stuck in your arm. Jeffri Chadiha recounts some memorable moments of athletes ignoring injuries.
What About Frank Clark?May 20What About Frank Clark?
Don’t Grow Attached to the NFL’s New PAT RuleMay 20When the time came at the league meetings in San Francisco to discuss changing the extra point, there wasn’t much debate. Insiders say the discussion lasted less than a half hour. In the end the owners were ready for a change in the way the NFL treats t…
Fixing the Most Boring Play in All of SportsMay 19In 1912, eight years before the birth of the professional football association now known as the National Football League, the system of scoring that would serve the pro game was adopted. The touchdown was changed from five to six points, a two-point saf…