Titans Rumors & News

  • Did playing in NFL give Tim Shaw ALS?

    Forbes.com "Tim Shaw, a well-respected NFL journeyman, on Tuesday announced that he’s suffering from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Shaw’s the latest reminder of why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge is personal for NFL players: He’s at least the fourth NFL veteran in the past seven years to be..." August 20

  • Titans defenders already feeling contact crackdown

    Tennessean "For NFL fans who love passing and touchdowns, this season should bring record-setting numbers. There is one caveat: You might have to suffer through longer games. Judging from the first two weeks of the preseason, defenders are going to be picked on this season, and not just by quarterbacks...." August 19

  • Titans' Bishop Sankey still has fumble problems

    Tennessean "The sight of rookie running back Bishop Sankey running laps around the Titans' practice field has become too common for the team's liking at training camp. Sankey, a second-round pick, runs a lap every time he fumbles during practice. The problem reared itself against the Saints, when Sankey..." August 18

  • Ken Whisenhunt: Justin Hunter still has a lot of work to do

    Pro Football Talk "Wide receiver Justin Hunter was the star of the show for the Titans on Friday night, catching four passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns in their game against the Saints. It was a pretty good way for Hunter to show that he was more than “Just Another Guy,” an assessment that coach Ken..." August 17

  • Titans running back Shonn Greene hurts right knee again

    Tennessean "Titans running back Shonn Greene left Friday's loss to the Saints in the first half with a right knee injury and did not return. The knee has been troublesome for Greene. He's had arthroscopic surgery on it twice since hurting it in the season opener last year. This time he was injured..." August 16

  • Justin Hunter looks like more than “just another guy” for the Titans

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans took Justin Hunter’s name off his practice jersey and replaced it with JAG for “Just Another Guy” this week as punishment for screwing up his route running. Hunter looked like more than just another guy on Friday night. Hunter had a sensational preseason game against the Saints,..." August 16

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    Shonn Greene said he hyperextended his knee. Suspects he'll be OK #Titans

  • New Orleans Saints commit 22 penalties, beat Tennessee Titans 31-24

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "The New Orleans Saints forced five turnovers and withstood a barrage of penalty flags to beat the Tennessee Titans 31-24 in a preseason game on Friday night at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The Saints, now 2-0 in the preseason, were flagged 22 times for 183 yards. There are no records for..." August 16

  • Titans' defense needs tuneup in tackling

    Tennessean "It would be easy to blame the Titans' early defensive struggles last week against the Green Bay Packers on the fact that it was the first game in a new defensive scheme and under a new defensive coordinator. But coach Ken Whisenhunt isn't accepting that as an excuse for his first-team defense,..." August 15

  • Michael Oher is tired of getting disrespected

    Pro Football Talk "Titans offensive tackle Michael Oher says his critics don’t know what they’re talking about, and he’s sick of it. Asked about speculation that Oher might end up on the bench behind rookie first-round draft pick Taylor Lewan, Oher said he hasn’t heard it. And then he proceeded to indicate that..." August 13

  • Who should you draft with the No. 1 pick in fantasy football?

    USA Today "LeSean McCoy is in the best position to succeed Tim Heaney, senior fantasy writer: Why blindly pick last year’s top running back at No. 1? Jamaal Charles is a first-rounder, but 12 rushing scores and 70 receptions are hard to repeat, even with Andy Reid running things. After his monumental..." August 13

  • Report: Titans' Colin McCarthy to likely need surgery

    NFL.com "The Titans are preparing for life without Colin McCarthy. After injuring his shoulder in Saturday's 20-16 preseason win over the Green Bay Packers, McCarthy underwent initial tests that suggested he'll require season-ending surgery, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. McCarthy is..." August 13

  • Titans' Bishop Sankey gets early seal of approval

    Tennessean "Veterans weren't around to watch the Titans rookie minicamp in May. But curiosity got the best of Nate Washington. After five seasons as Chris Johnson's teammate, the veteran wide receiver wanted to see what the new guy — running back Bishop Sankey — was all about. So Washington went to Saint..." August 13

  • Titans learn little in soggy preseason win over Packers

    Tennessean "Ken Whisenhunt's head coaching debut with the Titans was a wet one. As for the game itself, well, it was forgettable despite an entertaining finish. Let's face it: Preseason games reveal very little in the NFL. The best players don't see much action, if any. Throw in monsoon-like conditions..." August 10

  • Zach Brown briefly benched for violating team rule

    Tennessean "Titans linebacker Zach Brown worked all offseason to shed his bad reputation and get in the good graces of a new coaching staff. He appeared to be on track until Saturday, when he was benched for the opening series of the preseason opener against the Green Bay Packers for breaking a team..." August 10

  • Titans' Coty Sensabaugh, Blidi Wreh-Wilson vie to be No. 1

    Tennessean "One of the most heated competitions of Titans training camp is at cornerback, where Coty Sensabaugh and Blidi Wreh-Wilson are vying to replace Pro Bowl corner Alterraun Verner. It's an interesting dilemma for coaches, who must determine not only which player is most talented overall, but also..." August 08

  • When will NFL consider marijuana reform?

    USA Today "The NFL has not yet ruled on what’s next for Cleveland’s Josh Gordon, but the Cleveland Plain-Dealer’s Mary Kay Cabot is reporting the Browns are bracing for the star wide receiver to be out eight games. Gordon appealed his positive drug test earlier this week. His appeal is based on the..." August 08

  • Titans cut the cord on Tyler Wilson, sign Chase Coffman

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans added some depth at tight end, and cleaned up the depth chart at quarterback. The team announced they had agreed to terms with tight end Chase Coffman and defensive tackle Lanier Coleman, while placing tight end Dorin Dickerson on injured reserve and waiving quarterback Tyler Wilson." August 06

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    Terry McCormick @terrymc13

    Whisenhunt said Shonn Greene is No. 1 RB because he is most experienced.

  • Hunter a big candidate for breakthrough

    ESPN.com "Mike Clay of Pro Football Focus has out an interesting list of rising fantasy football stars . For a change, the Titans not only have someone who ranks high on a list, they have the No. 1 guy. In Clay’s eyes, receiver Justin Hunter is poised for a big year. He had significantly more chances..." August 06

  • Andy Levitre hopes to play in preseason opener

    Tennessean "Titans guard Andy Levitre isn't ready to dive back into full-contact work yet, but Sunday was at least a start. Levitre, who had his appendix removed on July 30, passed a physical, was taken off the Non-Football Injury list and practiced for the first time in training camp. The sixth-year..." August 04

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    #Titans guard Andy Levitre is off the non-football injury list. He's in a helmet for the first time today

  • Ken Whisenhunt in no hurry to pick Titans kicker

    Tennessean "In the ongoing kicking competition, Travis Coons went 3-for-3 and Maikon Bonani went 2-for-3 on Friday during Titans training camp. Coons connected from 38, 35 and 48 yards. Bonani hit from 46 and 44 yards, but pushed a 37-yard attempt wide to the right. "I always take the blame for my..." August 02

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    Derrick Morgan standing out on pretty regular basis. Just batted down Jake Locker pass at line of scrimmage #Titans

  • DE Morgan embracing defensive change with Titans

    USA Today "Derrick Morgan had plenty of reasons for questions: Ken Whisenhunt is his third head coach with the Tennessee Titans and now he is being asked to play outside linebacker and defensive end. The defensive end got enough answers that he is optimistic about the changes. "I think it's all going..." August 01

  • Dexter McCluster ready for hitting with Titans

    Tennessean "When Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt was asked about Dexter McCluster's impressive running on the first day of training camp, he offered praise – but tossed in one additional comment. "The big thing next for him is going to be when we get into a game, can he shake those tackles and can he get those..." July 28

  • Griffin says Titans are a “different team” now

    Pro Football Talk "After a failed 2013 season, Titans tight end Delanie Walker claimed that six or seven of his teammates were cancers, sparking a stream of reactions as people like coach Ken Whisenhunt said the concerns should have been kept in house, cornerback Jason McCourty and receiver Nate Washington said..." July 28

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    Coaches want RB Shonn Greene to drop 5-10 pounds #Titans

  • Titans' Zach Mettenberger: 'Never fun to get punched'

    USA Today "Last weekend, Zach Mettenberger was the victim of a sucker-punch from an Alabama fan. More recently, the incident has been a punch line of some good-natured ribbing in the locker room. "I get Roll-Tided a lot,'' the former LSU quarterback said with a smile on Saturday after the Titans..." July 27

  • Ken Whisenhunt applauds Zach Mettenberger's restraint

    Tennessean "By all accounts, Titans rookies Zach Mettenberger and Taylor Lewan did nothing wrong last weekend when Mettenberger was sucker-punched at Losers Most Wanted Bar & Grill. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said he's talked to both players. "It's important how our players represent our team in this..." July 26

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    Paul Kuharsky @PaulKuharskyNFL

    LG Andy Levitre had his appendix removed today. Could be out two weeks. #Titans

  • Fearing Al Davis, Bud Adams wanted to trade up with New Orleans for Vince Young

    Pro Football Talk "It’s long been known the late Bud Adams coveted Vince Young in the 2006 NFL Draft. And the Titans’ owner was even willing to trade up to get his man. Via ESPN’s Paul Kuharsky, ex-Titans G.M. Floyd Reese recalled Thursday how badly Adams wanted Young, who had led Texas to the national title..." July 24

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    Jonathan Hutton @hutton1045

    Also on contract front - Webster says #Titans continue to talk with Jurrell Casey (Rosenhaus) & expects to get an extension worked out.

  • Titans OT Taylor Lewan is last drafted player to sign contract

    CBSSports.com "Just as training camp across the NFL gets underway this week, the final draft pick to sign finally has inked his name to a contract. That would be Titans offensive tackle Taylor Lewan, drafted No. 11 overall, and his contract should be for a fully guaranteed four-year, $11.485 million deal that..." July 24

  • NFL in LA? It could happen sooner than you think

    Sporting News "At long last, after a 19-year absence, the NFL is ready to return to Los Angeles. It's no longer a matter of if, but when. Expect the NFL to announce a return to America's entertainment capital and the second-biggest market in the next 12 months, with one or two teams debuting in Los Angeles no..." July 24

  • Titans' Zach Mettenberger sucker-punched at bar, owner says

    Tennessean "Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger was the victim of a sucker punch during an incident over the weekend at a popular Nashville nightspot, according to its owner. Steve Ford, owner of Losers Most Wanted Bar & Grill on Division Street, said Mettenberger did nothing to provoke another bar..." July 22

  • Dolphins sign Billy Turner, two unsigned draft picks remain

    Pro Football Talk "And then there were two. Billy Turner, the Dolphins’ third-round draft pick, signed his rookie contract today. That means there are only two unsigned picks from this year’s NFL draft, both first-round picks: Browns cornerback Justin Gilbert (eighth overall) and Titans offensive tackle Taylor..." July 19

  • Taylor Lewan's trial to start Oct. 28

    ESPN.com "A trial date has been set in the alleged assault case involving Tennessee Titans rookie offensive tackle Taylor Lewan. Both the prosecution and defense agreed to a trial date of Oct. 28 at 9 a.m. at Michigan's 15th District Court in Ann Arbor, Michigan. If necessary, the trial could continue..." July 17

  • Taylor Lewan, Titans making progress in contract talks

    Tennessean "The Titans and first-round draft pick Taylor Lewan are making steady progress toward a contract and there is optimism a deal will be in place prior to training camp, according to sources familiar with the situation. Players report for camp on July 25 and hit the field on July 26. The tackle..." July 17

  • Blidi Wreh-Wilson poised for bigger role with Titans

    Tennessean "Blidi Wreh-Wilson sometimes catches grief because he uses audio books. "He thinks I'm weird because I listen to them," he said as fellow Titans cornerback Jason McCourty ribbed him on the final day of the offseason program last month. "Sorry, but I need brain food. It works for me..." July 12

  • Titans' Shaun Phillips out to prove himself ... again

    Tennessean "Shaun Phillips has played 10 NFL seasons. Just five months ago, he played in the Super Bowl. He has the stats to prove he's a nightmare for quarterbacks. Yet the pass-rush specialist thinks he has to establish himself all over again after signing with the Titans in March. In some ways, he's..." July 11

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    Rob Rang @RobRang

    Draft started and is over with no players being selected.

  • Federal Judge Approves NFL Concussion Settlement

    Slate "A federal judge on Monday gave preliminary approval to the concussion compensation deal between the NFL and former players. The ruling comes two weeks after U.S. District Judge Anita Brody raised questions over whether the $675 million cap on damages paid by the league was sufficient to cover the..." July 08

  • Can undrafted RB Antonio Andrews make Titans’ roster?

    Pro Football Talk "When the Titans moved on from Chris Johnson, they parted ways with one of the NFL’s true featured backs. Whether you love Johnson’s game or not, he was durable, dependable and versatile for Tennessee. He sat out but one game in six seasons with the Titans, and he could be used in just about any..." July 06

  • Kendall Wright's fantasy stock on the rise

    ESPN.com "Kendall Wright is the Titans' best offensive player heading into his third season. But there are so many quality receivers in the NFL, and many of them play with quarterbacks with better outlooks than Jake Locker. So hype-wise, and fantasy-wise, Wright is not yet drawing a ton of..." July 03

  • Delanie Walker expects 80 catches this year

    Pro Football Talk "Titans tight end Delanie Walker had a career-high 60 catches last season, playing well in his first year in Tennessee after spending the first seven years of his career in San Francisco. But Walker isn’t even close to satisfied. In fact, Walker says he expects to catch about 20 more passes this..." July 01

  • Zach Mettenberger aiming to be the Titans’ Week One starter

    Pro Football Talk "Jake Locker is no sure thing to win the Titans’ starting quarterback position, according to one of the Titans’ backups. Titans sixth-round pick Zach Mettenberger said on SiriusXM NFL Radio that his goal is to get the job “from day one.” “I’m going to make Jake work that much harder, make..." July 01

  • Titans, Lewan likely fighting over roster bonuses

    Pro Football Talk "Only two first-round picks haven’t signed their rookie contracts. And for the second straight year, the Titans are one of the last teams to agree to terms with a first-round rookie. Tackle Taylor Lewan, the eleventh pick in the draft, has yet to work out a contract. Based on the deals done in..." July 01

  • Jake Locker can win in new Titans offense

    Tennessean "When he arrived as Titans coach, Ken Whisenhunt joked that the ideal quarterback for his offensive system is named Kurt Philip Roethlisberger. Translation: Whisenhunt's greatest success as a play-caller has come with three different quarterbacks — Kurt Warner in Arizona, Philip Rivers in San..." June 30

  • Michael Preston tries to seize bigger role with Titans

    Tennessean "The Titans have their starting receivers in veteran Nate Washington, rising star Kendall Wright and promising Justin Hunter. But who will take the role as the fourth receiver when the season opens at Kansas City on Sept. 7? Michael Preston, second-year pro, has taken every opportunity to..." June 28