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Report: Mendenhall's Achilles injury not serious

Report: Mendenhall's Achilles injury not serious

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 12, 2012
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.
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  • Titans S Griffin ($21k) headlines Week 5 fines

    Titans S Griffin ($21k) headlines Week 5 fines

    ESPN.com Oct 12, 2012
    Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for his helmet-to-helmet hit on Vikings wide receiver Michael Jenkins.
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  • Even If Icing The Kicker Doesn't Work, It's Better Than Never I…

    Even If Icing The Kicker Doesn't Work, It's Better Than Never Icing The Kicker

    deadspin.com Oct 12, 2012
    Mike 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…
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  • Mark Sanchez, Peyton Manning, the Giants: Answers to Readers' Q…

    Mark Sanchez, Peyton Manning, the Giants: Answers to Readers' Questions

    nytimes.com Oct 12, 2012
    Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.
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  • Larry Foote: We aren’t strong mentally

    Larry Foote: We aren’t strong mentally

    profootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012
    The 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 combi
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  • Hasselbeck gets the fourth quarter comeback he needed

    Hasselbeck gets the fourth quarter comeback he needed

    profootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012
    The 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 Hassel
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  • Chris Johnson credits the offensive line after 91-yard game

    Chris Johnson credits the offensive line after 91-yard game

    profootballtalk.com Oct 12, 2012
    When 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, w
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  • In Titans' win, three degrees of redemption

    In Titans' win, three degrees of redemption

    ESPN.com Oct 12, 2012
    NASHVILLE, 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,” coach
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  • Age Before Beauty: The Titans survived the Steelers 26-23 large…

    Age Before Beauty: The Titans survived the Steelers 26-23 largely be…

    CNNSI.com Oct 12, 2012
    The 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.
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  • Kenny Britt shrugs off drops, helps Titans to 26-23 win over th…

    Kenny Britt shrugs off drops, helps Titans to 26-23 win over the Steelers

    At 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…
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  • Video - Titanic choice: Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselback or quarterback Jake Locker? 02:37

    Titanic choice: Tennessee Titans quarterback Matt Hasselback or quarterback Jake Locker?

    Oct 12
    While 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.
  • Video - Chris Johnson: ' A lot of people probably gave up on me' 00:37

    Chris Johnson: ' A lot of people probably gave up on me'

    Oct 12
    After rushing for 91 yards against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson talks about his team's upset victory.
  • Video - Titans postgame press conference 02:51

    Titans postgame press conference

    Oct 12
    Titans react following game with Steelers
  • Video - Christmas comes early for Henry Hasselbeck 02:04

    Christmas comes early for Henry Hasselbeck

    Oct 12
    Moments after the Tennessee Titans' victory against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Matt Hasselbeck's son, Henry, opens presents from the "Thursday Night Football" crew.

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