Titans Rumors & News

  • Titans' Lewan chooses settlement over trial

    ESPN.com "Tennessee Titans rookie Taylor Lewan plans to settle rather than go to trial to fight three misdemeanor assault charges from last December, his lawyer said. Lewan, a four-year starter at the University of Michigan, was charged with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault and..." October 23

  • Titans plan to start Zach Mettenberger against Texans

    Tennessean "The Titans plan to start rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger against the Texans on Sunday, according to sources familiar with the situation. The move could also signal the beginning of the end for quarterback Jake Locker in Tennessee. The fourth-year pro has missed the last two games with a..." October 23

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Nate Washington could be on trade block for Titans

    NFL.com "The Tennessee Titans parted ways with one veteran on Tuesday in Akeem Ayers. Could Nate Washington be the next known commodity to be sent on his way? NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday on NFL Total Access that teams have been calling the Titans about Washington, who recently lost..." October 23

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    Been told #Titans are trading LB Akeem Ayers to the #Patriots. The only thing that would prevent is a failed physical

  • Charlie Whitehurst starts again for Titans

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans didn’t rule quarterback Jake Locker out during the week, but all the signs pointed toward another start for Charlie Whitehurst after a week of limited practices for Locker as he recovers from a thumb injury. Those signs were pointing in the right direction. Locker is inactive for the..." October 19

  • Titans' Charlie Whitehurst likely to start again

    Tennessean "Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst once again took the majority of the reps during the open portion of practice Friday and signs point to him starting again on Sunday against the Redskins. Jake Locker, sidelined last week with a thumb injury, was listed as limited on the team's Injury Report..." October 18

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Titans RB Shonn Greene (hamstring) will miss his 2nd straight game this week, according to a league source.

  • Jay Gruden: Tennessee Titans never offered me job

    NFL.com "When the Tennessee Titans travel to Washington to face the Redskins on Sunday, they will be facing one of the top choices for their head coaching vacancy last January. Then the Cincinnati Bengals' offensive coordinator, Jay Gruden was the first of four candidates to interview with the Titans..." October 16

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    Locker said he's feeling good and optimistic about playing on Sunday for #Titans

  • Titans won't give Jake Locker thumbs up just yet

    Tennessean "Titans quarterback Jake Locker wants to return to the starting lineup. Coach Ken Whisenhunt isn't ready to give him a thumbs up, however, because the quarterback's injured right thumb continues to be an issue. Charlie Whitehurst stepped in for his second start in three weeks on Sunday and..." October 14

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    Paul Kuharsky @PaulKuharskyNFL

    Whiz: Sankey nerves were a factor a little bit early. He's getting better. Excited about him. #Titans

  • Titans' Charlie Whitehurst earns second NFL win

    Tennessean "It wasn't by accident that quarterback Charlie Whitehurst was slapped with the "Clipboard Jesus" nickname. Over the course of his nine-year career, Whitehurst had started just five games — and had earned only one victory — before Sunday's meeting with the Jaguars at LP Field. But with the..." October 13

  • Titans escape Jaguars, disaster

    Tennessean "After everything that transpired at LP Field on Sunday afternoon, what in the Sammie Hill are the Titans doing needing a blocked field-goal attempt in the closing seconds to beat Jacksonville? Incredibly, that's exactly what had to happen for the Titans to escape with a 16-14 victory over one..." October 13

  • Jake Locker out, Charlie Whitehurst to start for Titans

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars are going for their first win of the year today, a task made easier with the absence of Titans quarterback Jake Locker. Locker injured his right thumb last week against the Browns, and wasn’t able to practice this week." October 12

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Titans do not plan on having RB Shonn Green (hamstring) today, source says.

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    RB Shonn Greene did not practice today for #Titans. Neither did TEs Thompson or Stevens. Coty Sensabaugh didn't do much in open portion

  • Titans QB Jake Locker not expected to play vs. Jaguars

    Tennessean "Titans quarterback Jake Locker (right thumb) is not expected to play against the Jaguars on Sunday (noon, WTVF-5, 104.5-FM). He's officially listed listed as questionable. Locker made some soft tosses during the open portion of practice on Friday, but on the injury report he was designated as a..." October 10

  • Bose sends out free headphones to NFL teams

    Los That Sports Blog "Now that audio powerhouse Bose is the official headphone supplier for the NFL — something that got San Francisco QB Colin Kaepernick fined $10k for wearing Beats headphones this past weekend — Bose needs to push their brand via NFL players. Apparently the company has moved quickly to do so, as..." October 10

  • Titans fan starts 'Suck for the Duck' campaign

    Tennessean "Of course you remember the "Suck for Luck" campaign, started by fans who wanted Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck with the first pick of the NFL Draft in 2012. Fans of the Colts, Dolphins and Rams all drooled over Luck, who eventually went to the Colts based on Indianapolis having the NFL's..." October 10

  • Titans' Michael Roos to have season-ending surgery

    Tennessean "Michael Roos has played in 148 games for the Titans, but on Wednesday the veteran left tackle learned his season is over. His career in Tennessee could be finished as well. The 10th-year pro needs season-ending surgery on his right knee, according to a source familiar with the..." October 09

  • Titans LT Michael Roos Expected To Have Knee Surgery

    NFL Trade Rumors "ESPN’s Adam Caplan, citing a league source, reports that Titans LT Michael Roos is expected to undergo knee surgery in the coming days. According to Caplan, there is no timetable as of now for how long Roos could be out following the procedure. Losing Roos for any period of time would be..." October 08

  • Titans' Morgan, Levitre fined $8,268 apiece for personal fouls

    Titan Insider "Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan and guard Andy Levitre were both fined $8,268 for their personal fouls in Sunday's loss to the Browns. Morgan was ejected in the second half of the 29-28 loss at LP Field after he pulled Browns tackle Joe Thomas off Titans linebacker Shaun Phillips...." October 08

  • Titans safety Bernard Pollard suffers Achilles injury

    Tennessean "Veteran safety Bernard Pollard suffered an Achilles injury late in Sunday's loss to the Browns, and the Titans are concerned it could be season-ending. He was injured on Brian Hoyer's six-yard touchdown pass to Travis Benjamin with 1:09 left in regulation." October 06

  • Browns stun Titans with furious rally, 29-28

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer orchestrated a Music City Miracle Sunday against the Titans. He put 26 unanswered points on the board to bring the Browns back from a 28-3 deficit in the second quarter and defeat the Titans, 29-28. It marked the biggest comeback in Browns history, the previous..." October 06

  • Bernard Pollard leaves on crutches, possible Achilles injury

    Pro Football Talk "Even after blowing a 25-point lead to lose to the Browns, things might be getting worse for the Titans. Via Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean, Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said safety Bernard Pollard may have suffered an Achilles injury. Pollard left the locker room on crutches, which is certainly..." October 05

  • Jake Locker exits with hand injury

    ESPN.com "Tennessee Titans starting quarterback Jake Locker will miss the rest of Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns after suffering an injury to his throwing hand. Locker had his right hand and thumb wrapped as he stood on the sideline at the start of the second half. He left the game after..." October 05

  • Bironas' father: 'He drank too much, got in the car and it cost him his life'

    CBSSports.com "When former Titans kicker Rob Bironas lost control of his SUV in a single-car accident that eventually took his life, his blood-alcohol content was .218, more than 2.5 times the legal limit, a toxicology report obtained by the Tennessean revealed. On Friday, Bironas' father, Larry, said that he..." October 04

  • Titans' Akeem Ayers hopes to get another chance

    Tennessean "Don't mistake Akeem Ayers' California cool for a guy who doesn't care. Even if he doesn't show it, the Titans linebacker is a little hot under the shoulder pads after being one of the team's inactives three of the first four games of the season. "Just because I am not walking around here..." October 04

  • Rob Bironas had .218 blood alcohol, report says

    Tennessean "The toxicology report on late Titans kicker Rob Bironas revealed he had a blood alcohol level of .218%, well over the legal limit (.08), when he died. The Bironas family was informed of the news on Friday afternoon in a meeting with staff from the Medical Examiner's Office and a Metro Nashville..." October 04

  • Jake Locker will start on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Titans quarterback Jake Locker has missed long stretches with injuries in each of the last two seasons, but he’s avoided one with the right wrist injury that kept him out of last week’s loss to the Colts. Locker practiced in full for the third straight day on Friday and continues to have no..." October 03

  • Titans hope fewer plays means more offense

    Tennessean "When it comes to fixing their ailing offense, the Titans will enter Sunday's game against the Browns hoping less means more. That's the basic philosophy behind coach Ken Whisenhunt's decision to streamline and simplify the offensive game plan after a quarter of the season. The idea is that..." October 03

  • Titans to honor Rob Bironas on Sunday

    USA Today "The Titans plan to honor late kicker Rob Bironas during Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns. Players will wear a helmet sticker and there will be a moment of silence at LP Field prior to the national anthem. The Bironas family will attend the game as guests of the Titans." October 03

  • Whisenhunt: Expect to see more Sankey against Browns

    Tennessean "Titans fans should expect to see rookie running Bishop Sankey earlier and more often this week against Cleveland, according to coach Ken Whisenhunt. Whisenhunt said on his radio show on 104.5-FM on Tuesday that Sankey – the top overall running back selected in the draft last May – will likely..." October 01

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    Titans247 @NFL_Titans247

    Jake Locker said he was able to do everything in practice for # Titans on Wednesday. Expects to start Sunday

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    Joe Fann @Joe_Fann

    Whisenhunt said Bishop Sankey's footwork is improving and will continue to get opportunities. #Titans

  • Colts dominate Titans 41-17 in evening record

    Indianapolis Star "What we saw of the Indianapolis Colts' 41-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium: • The drive that mattered: There will be plenty of talk of how Pat McAfee's surprising first-quarter onside kick changed the direction of the game, and it did, but the way the Colts..." September 29

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Titans TE Delanie Walker, listed as questionable with a shoulder injury, will play today vs. Colts.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Tennessee will start QB Charlie Whitehurst in place of the injured Jake Locker today at Indianapolis.

  • Charlie Whitehurst says he’s ready to start for the Titans

    Pro Football Talk "Officially, Titans quarterback Jake Locker still has a chance to start on Sunday at Indianapolis. But after Locker barely threw the ball at all at practice this week because of a wrist injury, everyone expects Charlie Whitehurst to go. Whitehurst says he’ll be ready, and Locker sitting out..." September 27

  • Jake Locker misses practice, Charlie Whitehurst to start?

    NFL.com "Jake Locker could be back in a familiar position on Sunday: The sidelines. The Tennessee Titans starting quarterback missed practice again Thursday because of his wrist injury. Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt says that Saturday will be a key day in determining Locker's availability, which doesn't..." September 25

  • Titans confident Charlie Whitehurst could handle start

    Tennessean "Titans backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst hasn't thrown a pass in a regular-season game since 2011. In nine seasons, he has four starts and 84 completions. With Jake Locker recovering from a strained right wrist, however, the Titans could very well start the veteran with the flowing mane..." September 25

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    The MRI on #Titans QB Jake Locker didn't show any structural damage. Has a wrist strain. Locker still sore and will be monitored during wk

  • Ken Whisenhunt: Titans personal fouls must stop

    Tennessean "The Titans were penalized 11 times for 99 yards during Sunday's 33-7 loss to the Bengals, part of a troubling trend that has to stop, according to coach Ken Whisenhunt. The team has been penalized 28 times in the first three games, tied for the fourth-highest figure in the league. Included..." September 23

  • Students say Rob Bironas threatened them before his crash

    Tennessean "Two Belmont students say former Titans kicker Rob Bironas threatened to kill them and sideswipe the truck they were in before confronting a man and woman in another car and trying to run their vehicle off the road Saturday night. Minutes later, Bironas lost control of his SUV and died in a one-car..." September 23

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    Joe Fann @Joe_Fann

    Despite 10 carries for 60 yards, Whiz still voicing concerns about Bishop Sankey's attention to detail in terms of footwork. Still a focus.

  • Titans rookie Bishop Sankey shows spark vs. Bengals

    Tennessean "The Titans had few bright moments during their 33-7 loss to the Bengals on Sunday, but rookies Bishop Sankey and Avery Williamson made good impressions. Sankey, the first running back picked in this year's draft, sparked the Titans on a few drives with 10 carries for 61 yards. The Wadsworth,..." September 22

  • Rob Bironas, former Titans kicker, killed in car crash

    Tennessean "Former Titans kicker Rob Bironas was killed in an overnight car crash in Nashville. He was 36. According to Metro police, Bironas was involved in a single-vehicle crash in the 800 block of Battery Lane around 11 p.m. Saturday. Bironas lost control of the SUV he was driving while traveling..." September 22

  • Titans' Delanie Walker is quick study of new offense

    Tennessean "Delanie Walker made the catch, bounced off the defender like a pinball and sprinted to the end zone. The veteran tight end's 61-yard touchdown against the Cowboys was the highlight of an otherwise dismal game for the Titans. Walker has heard all the buzz about how much speed he displayed,..." September 20

  • Bengals hope Titans QB Jake Locker lays another egg

    Cincinnati Enquirer "Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker has been known for many things, most recently his inconsistent play in a home loss to Dallas last week. But step away from football, and here's one offbeat fact fans probably don't know about Locker: He built a chicken coop in his back yard. Questions..." September 20