Titans Rumors & News

  • Marcus Mariota feeling 'comfortable' in Titans offense

    The Score "The NFL experience is very new for rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota, but he is already feeling at ease in his surroundings. Mariota took part in his first OTA practice with the Tennessee Titans on Tuesday, and felt confident commanding the offense. "I felt comfortable out there being able..." May 26

  • Marcus Mariota ranked 39th most marketable athlete

    ESPN.com "During a six-year downturn with no playoff appearances that bottomed out with last year’s 2-14 season, the Tennessee Titans haven’t had much to market. Now they’ve got the 39th most marketable athlete in the world, according to SportsPro. On their list of the most marketable athletes,..." May 24

  • No developments yet in Mariota talks

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans and quarterback Marcus Mariota had intended to commence contract negotiations this week. If they did, they didn’t get very far. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, no developments are expected this week. Mariota is the only pick taken in the top seven who has not yet..." May 24

  • If Whisenhunt flops, expect Titans to woo serial flirt Jon Gruden

    CBSSports.com "I know you are probably sick of hearing this stuff, and frankly so am I, but I'm already hearing whispers about Jon Gruden and possible landing spots for 2016. One I would keep a close eye on is the Titans. Gruden has strong family ties to Tennessee and he was courted heavily by the University..." May 21

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players

    CBSSports.com "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Report: Titans Gave Scalper Tickets, Wrote Them Off As Military Donation

    Deadspin.com "NFL 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 streak alive and stay on TV. The report..." May 19

  • Titans analysis: Sorry, Mettenberger; Mariota's the man

    Tennessean "Marcus Mariota has been the talk of the town since the Titans selected him second overall in the NFL draft on April 30. He's been on billboards, magazine covers and The Tennessean front page. When the team held its rookie minicamp last Friday, the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback from Oregon..." May 19

  • Titans sign two tryout players from rookie minicamp

    Pro Football Talk "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 sticking around the team a little bit..." May 18

  • Offset language could be a snag for Titans, Mariota

    Pro Football Talk "Before 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 intend to start working on his contract..." May 18

  • Titans bank on Jalston Fowler's versatility

    Tennessean "When they selected Jalston Fowler in the fourth round of the NFL draft, the Titans made the argument he was much more than a run-of-the-mill fullback. If there's one set of numbers that best supports the Titans' case, it might be this: In 2013, Fowler's junior season at Alabama, the..." May 17

  • Chances slim that Winston, Mariota deliver titles to their new teams

    CBSSports.com "Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota went 1-2 in the 2015 NFL Draft, marking the sixth time in the Super Bowl era that QBs have been the first two picks. The dangerous news for fans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Tennessee Titans is that precedents aren't especially encouraging for both..." May 17

  • Titans' Mariota makes good impression on Lewan

    Tennessean "Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan wants to set the record straight. Yes, he's developed a close friendship with Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger. No, that doesn't mean he's anti-Marcus Mariota. Lewan said just after the NFL draft that Mettenberger still thought of himself as the starter..." May 17

  • Titans QB Zach Mettenberger: 'I'm not going down without a fight to the death'

    ESPN.com "Zach Mettenberger is going to do his best to make it hard for the Tennessee Titans to hand over the starting quarterback job to Marcus Mariota. We’ve heard from a lot of people about Mettenberger, but we haven’t heard directly from last year’s sixth-round pick and the team’s incumbent..." May 16

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    Paul Kuharsky @PaulKuharskyNFL

    Mariota: Zach is awesome guy. I've got to have the same mindset he does. Competition will make team better #Titans pic.twitter.com/xBlrrRDpac

  • Injury ends season for former Titan Chris Spencer

    Tennessean "Chris Spencer isn't ready to call it a career just yet. But the veteran offensive lineman concedes he won't get a chance to play in 2015 — for the Titans or anyone else — after suffering a freak injury recently while working out. Spencer, who played in 32 games over the past two seasons with..." May 14

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings

    CBSSports.com "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

  • Titans tackle Taylor Lewan eager for second season

    Tennessean "As a rookie, Taylor Lewan knew his place in an NFL locker room. The Titans tackle deferred to the veterans, paid his dues and worked hard on the field. Heading into his second season, things are different. The guys he watched and listened to — fellow tackles Michael Roos and Michael Oher —..." May 11

  • Titans OLB Kam Wimbley retiring from NFL

    Tennessean "Titans linebacker Kamerion Wimbley is walking away from the NFL after nine seasons. Wimbley, 31, played the past three seasons with the Titans after playing previously with the Browns and Raiders. Wimbley signed a five-year, $35 million deal with the team in 2012, but he failed to live up to..." May 07

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot

    CBSSports.com "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

  • Titans adapting offense to fit Marcus Mariota's skill set

    NFL.com "During the pre-draft process, many wondered how the skills of Marcus Mariota would translate from the spread offense he worked in at Oregon into a pro system. After selecting the quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick, the Tennessee Titans have been consistent in their message that the..." May 05

  • Mettenberger to 'fight it out' with Mariota, Lewan says

    Tennessean "The moment the Titans drafted Marcus Mariota, he became the favorite to be their starting quarterback this season. Coach Ken Whisenhunt even said that's the plan. Zach Mettenberger, who started six games last season as a rookie, is conceding nothing, however. So said tackle Taylor Lewan, who..." May 05

  • Titans use seven of nine draft picks to help boost anemic offense

    Fox Sports Tennessee "The selection of quarterback Marcus Mariota second overall on Thursday evening signified that the Titans are changing gears and overhauling their offense -- something that may take time to adjust for not only Mariota, but also head coach Ken Whisenhunt. As the final minutes of the NFL draft..." May 03

  • Titans' last selection changes Twitter name to 'Pick 245' after NFL Draft fall

    CBSSports.com "When athletes are snubbed it stokes a fire. Former William & Mary wideout Tre McBride is all kinds of lit up. McBride was listed as a top 100 prospect by NFLDraftScout.com (99 overall) and the 15th-best wide receiver in this class. In February Dane Brugler called McBride a "Pierre Garcon-like..." May 03

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    Paul Kuharsky @PaulKuharskyNFL

    Webster: Cobb has size, feet, vision, great kid. Whiz: Tape is impressive. One of best protectiors at Sr. Bowl. 3-down back in mix #Titans

  • Day 3 starts with Titans taking Angelo Blackson

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans have begun Day 3 of the 2015 NFL draft by selecting Angelo Blackson, a defensive tackle from Auburn. Blackson was the Titans’ fourth-round pick, No. 100 overall. There was talk that other teams were trying hard to trade up to No. 100 overall, but the Titans must have liked..." May 02

  • Titans will turn to 'D' ... eventually

    Tennessean "After making three offensive selections over the draft's first two days, Titans general manager Ruston Webster will turn his attention to defense at some point on Saturday. But not necessarily right away. Webster said the team probably will pick up a running back with one of the team's six..." May 02

  • Chip Kelly: We examined Mariota trade, but weren’t close

    Pro Football Talk "Eagles coach Chip Kelly acknowledges that he would have liked to trade up and draft his old Oregon quarterback, Marcus Mariota. But Kelly says that a trade with the Titans wasn’t something the Eagles could afford. “We examined it,” Kelly said on NFL Network. “I would say we were not very close,..." May 02

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    Terry McCormick @terrymc13

    #Titans seem to like Dorial Green-Beckham, who was in for a pre-draft visit. Wouldn't be shocked if he is the pick at No. 33.

  • Titans take Mariota with second pick

    Tennessean "The Titans have a new face of the franchise at the quarterback position. His name: Marcus Mariota. The Titans selected the former Oregon quarterback with the second overall pick in Thursday's NFL Draft. Mariota became the third quarterback selected by the Titans in the top 10 of the draft..." May 01

  • Eagles, Bears “pushing hardest” for No. 2 pick

    Pro Football Talk "And then there were two for No. 2? The Bears and Eagles are “pushing hardest” to strike a deal for Tennessee’s No. 2 overall pick in Round One, ESPN’s Paul Kuharsky reported Thursday. The Eagles have the No. 20 overall selection, while the Bears have the No. 7 pick. Both clubs are..." April 30

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    ESPN's @BobHoltzmanESPN reports Bears have spoken with Titans about No. 2 overall pick, but Tenn not interested in Jay Cutler.

  • Titans discussing No. 2 pick with three or four teams

    ESPN.com "General manager Ruston Webster told ESPN's Bob Holtzman on Thursday that the Tennessee Titans, who hold the No. 2 pick in the NFL draft, are talking to three or four teams about possibly trading the pick. Webster said the team has had "fairly substantial conversations" with a couple of teams,..." April 30

  • Mariota could become an owner’s pick in Tennessee

    Pro Football Talk "The football operation in Tennessee has been getting out the word that they see Zach Mettenberger as their potential franchise quarterback. Which would make them not interested in taking a potential franchise quarterback with the No. 2 overall pick. Which would make them more inclined to trade..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    Browns offer two 1st-round picks to Titans for No. 2 overall selection, where they would plan to take Marcus Mariota. (via @PatMcManamon)

  • Browns reportedly offer 1st-round picks to Titans for No. 2 pick

    SB Nation "The Cleveland Browns offered the No. 12 and 19 picks to the Tennessee Titans so the team could jump to the No. 2 selection in the 2015 NFL Draft and take Oregon's Marcus Mariota, according to ESPN's Pat McManamon. While ESPN's Paul Kuharsky refutes that a trade offer was even made, those picks..." April 29

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades

    CBSSports.com "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    Have confirmed the #Titans are signing WR Hakeem Nicks. Nice addition to a thin receiving corps

  • Titans GM: No trade talk with Chargers

    San Diego Union-Tribune "A Chargers source said last week the team hasn't discussed a Philip Rivers trade "at all" with the Titans. On Tuesday, Titans GM Ruston Webster said the silence remains. Webster, speaking to reporters at a press conference in Nashville, said no trade talks have occurred between the two..." April 29

  • Titans GM Webster: We like Winston and Mariota equally, Bucs' pick will have no impact

    The Score "Tennessee Titans general manager Ruston Webster told reporters Tuesday that he doesn't expect the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' selection at the top of the draft to have an impact on what the Titans do at second overall. Webster went on to say the Titans like both Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota,..." April 28

  • Titans exercise 5th-year option on Kendall Wright

    The Score "The Tennessee Titans have exercised the fifth-year option in wide receiver Kendall Wright's contract, according to multiple reports. The move is an expected one." April 28

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Titans to sign Hakeem Nicks

    Pro Football Rumors "Teams with interest in free agent wide receiver Hakeem Nicks have been informed that he’ll be signing with the Titans, reports Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports (Twitter link). Nicks had visited Tennessee to meet with the Titans earlier this month. " April 25

  • Titans picking up Kendall Wright’s fifth-year option

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans have checked out a number of draft-eligible wide receivers, but they’re taking a step to hang onto one of their own for another year. Via Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean, the Titans are going to pick up the fifth-year option on wide receiver Kendall Wright’s contract. Teams have..." April 23

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion

    CBSSports.com "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

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    Tennessee Titans @TennesseeTitans

    The #Titans have agreed to terms with veteran tackle Byron Bell. #TitanUp pic.twitter.com/EPpzGeVrIc

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

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