Titans Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Jason McCourty increases workload; still questionable

    Tennessean "Titans cornerback Jason McCourty took a positive step during Friday's practice as he participated in individual drills for the first time this week. He suffered a groin injury in last Sunday's game against the Cowboys. Earlier this week he worked on a side field with trainers during the portion..." September 20

  • Could Condoleezza Rice Replace Roger Goodell As Commissioner Of The NFL?

    ThePostGame.com "While there are still many questions to be answered as the NFL investigates its handling of Ray Rice's assault case, there are already a handful of prominent voices calling for commissioner Roger Goodell to step down and an intriguing candidate to take his place. U.S. Senator Kirsten..." September 16

  • Justin Hunter off to surprisingly quiet start for Titans

    Tennessean "Titans wide receiver Justin Hunter looked like a terror through the preseason, finishing second in the league in receiving yardage with 217 yards (21.7 per catch). But outside of one significant catch against the Chiefs, the former University of Tennessee star has yet to make much of an impact..." September 16

  • Cowboys bounce back with dominating win over Titans

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Might the pass-happy Dallas Cowboys be no more? Coach Jason Garrett said as much during the NFL Draft in May when the Cowboys selected guard Zack Martin in the first round, giving them three first-round picks on the offensive line. Executive vice president Stephen Jones said during training..." September 15

  • Titans' defense 'embarrassing' against Cowboys

    Tennessean "On the first play of the game Sunday, Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo turned around and stuffed the ball against the belly of DeMarco Murray, who plowed straight ahead for nine yards. It was the kind of play — even though the Cowboys didn't score on their initial drive — that proved to be a..." September 15

  • Titans play questionable music

    ESPN.com "Before the Cowboys-Titans game at LP Field, a warmup soundtrack blared through portable speakers that the Titans wheel onto the sidelines. "Friday Night Remix," by a variety of rap artists, played about 35 minutes before kickoff. The worst of the lyrics were blotted out, but the song's..." September 14

  • Jake Locker finding comfort zone under pressure

    Tennessean "The bad news for the Titans last Sunday: they allowed the Chiefs to pressure quarterback Jake Locker too often. The good news: he appears increasingly comfortable playing under pressure. Locker was sacked four times — second most in the league for Week 1 — and was hit eight times, the kind..." September 11

  • Titans LB Likely Lost for Season

    Music City Miracles "Jim Wyatt had reported earlier that Zach Brown had a pectoral injury that could make him miss the rest of the season. Ken Whisenhunt has confirmed that news at this afternoon's press conference. No final determination has been made at this point, but it sounds like Brown will go to injured..." September 09

  • NFL Leads Push For Franchise in Europe

    ThePostGame.com "This NFL season has kicked off with more fanfare than ever before, and excitement for the sport isn't limited to the United States. For the first time in the league's history there will be three regular-season games played abroad, all of them at Wembley Stadium in London. The games will come on..." September 09

  • Akeem Ayers may return to Titans' lineup soon

    Tennessean "Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt didn't want to talk Monday about what Akeem Ayers has to do to get back on the field. But he did acknowledge the linebacker's chance may be coming soon, because of the potentially season-ending pectoral injury to linebacker Zach Brown. "I would think that if we..." September 09

  • Titans begin Whisenhunt era with 26-10 win over Chiefs

    Tennessean "Ken Whisenhunt is off to a good start with the Titans. Whisenhunt, who replaced Mike Munchak as head coach in January, saw Jake Locker throw two touchdown passes and Ryan Succop kick four field goals as the Titans posted a 26-10 victory over the Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday. Locker..." September 07

  • Titans linebacker Zach Brown raises game

    Tennessean "Zach Brown's work ethic and attitude were under scrutiny last year. It was fair to question his performance. After a promising rookie season, there was a noticeable decline in big plays from the speedy Titans linebacker. Brown was well aware of the criticism, but he believes it was all..." September 06

  • Five Titans questions going into opener

    Tennessean "Like most NFL teams, the Titans head into the season with plenty of hope but also plenty of unanswered questions. They have a new head coach, a new defensive scheme and a sprinkling of new starters. But will all that be enough to help get the Titans to the playoffs for the first time since..." September 03

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    Paul Kuharsky @PaulKuharskyNFL

    Whiz: (Unsurprisingly) @MichaelRoos and @MichaelOher are the starting tackles. #Titans

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    Terry McCormick @terrymc13

    #Titans deal with Ryan Succop is for just one year. Rookie kicker Travis Coons to be let go to make room on the roster.

  • Titans adding LB Groves, plan to release LB Bailey

    Tennessean "The Titans are signing edge-rushing linebacker Quentin Groves to a contract on Monday, according to sources familiar with the situation. UPDATED: The Titans officially announced the move later Monday morning, Groves was recently released by the Texans. Prior to that, Groves played with the..." September 01

  • Titans expected to sign kicker Ryan Succop, sources say

    Tennessean "The Titans have a strong interest in former Chiefs kicker Ryan Succop and indications are they could sign him as early as Monday, according to sources familiar with the situation. Succop would replace kicker Travis Coons on the roster. The Titans elected to keep Coons – and release Maikon..." September 01

  • Titans add Kris Durham, Brandon Harris and six practice squadders

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans claimed wide receiver T.J. Graham off waivers on Sunday, but he won’t be the only wideout trying to pick up Tennessee’s offense on the fly. The team announced that they have claimed Kris Durham in addition to Graham. The former Lion had 38 catches for 645 and three touchdowns while..." August 31

  • T.J. Graham lands with Titans

    Pro Football Talk "One of the more notable wide receivers released on Saturday has quickly found a new home. The Titans have been awarded ex-Bills wideout T.J. Graham on waivers, Adam Caplan of ESPN reported Sunday." August 31

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Some #Columbia #Lions news: OT Jeff Adams was claimed off waivers by the Houston #Texans from the #Titans.

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    #Titans DL Antonio Johnson has been placed on IR

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Dallas traded a 2015 7th-round pick to Tennessee for DE Lavar Edwards, per league source.

  • Titans cut Maikon Bonani, Tommie Campbell

    Pro Football Talk "The Titans may have settled on Rob Bironas’s replacement at kicker. Travis Coons has outlasted Maikon Bonani in this summer’s competition. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Bonani has been cut after entering camp as the favorite. Bonani was 3-of-4 on both field goals and extra points...." August 30

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    Jim Wyatt @jwyattsports

    The #Titans have released CB Tommie Campbell

  • Vikings finish preseason unbeaten with win over Titans

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "This felt like a preseason finale, with starters from both teams sitting out, the Vikings and Titans both keeping the clock moving to avoid injuries, and the bleachers at LP Field mostly vacant because of rain showers and an NCAA game across town on Vanderbilt’s campus. It wouldn’t have been a..." August 29

  • Jurrell Casey agrees to extension

    ESPN.com "Tennessee defensive lineman Jurrell Casey came to work this year focusing on football, and he let his agent Drew Rosenhaus work with the Titans in agreeing to a new contract. They finally reached a deal Wednesday on a contract extension for $36 million over four years, with $20.5 million..." August 28

  • Titans' Jurrell Casey signs four-year, $36M extension

    NFL.com "Jurrell Casey has signed a multi-year contract extension with the Tennessee Titans that keeps him under contract through 2018. "We are excited to come to an agreement on an extension with Jurrell," general manager Ruston Webster said in a statement. "This is something Jurrell has earned not..." August 28

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Titans working out veteran kickers Jay Feely and Rian Lindell, per source.

  • NFLPA hopeful Sean Gilbert proposes $1M minimum salary, 18 games, other changes

    Yahoo! Sports "Sean Gilbert and DeMaurice Smith need to go at it, town-hall style battle-royale style in a debate. After all, these are the two men who could go head-to-head for the NFLPA executive director spot soon, even if the sitting executive director Smith has no plans of leaving his post. Gilbert, the..." August 26

  • Titans begin making roster cuts

    Tennessean "Heading into Monday, the Titans had 90 players on their roster. All NFL teams must be down to 75 players by Tuesday, and by 53 players on Saturday. The Titans have started the process of releasing players. Released this morning: --Cornerback Marc Anthony. --Defensive lineman Lanier..." August 25

  • Jake Locker sharp as Titans edge Falcons 24-17

    Tennessean "Jake Locker passed another preseason test and showed some moxie in the process. The Titans quarterback took way too many hits against the Atlanta Falcons, but he stood in the pocket, made some impressive throws under pressure and put together a performance to be proud of — 12-of-17 for 188..." August 24

  • Taylor Lewan has to “be smarter” after drawing fine for unnecessary roughness

    Pro Football Talk "Rookie seasons are full of learning experiences and Titans tackle Taylor Lewan had one this week. He learned that he’ll wind up with less money in his pocket if he isn’t able to avoid unnecessary roughness penalties on the field. Lewan was fined $8,200 for drawing a flag in the second quarter..." August 22

  • Charlie Whitehurst likely to sit in Atlanta

    ESPN.com "Ken Whisenhunt and Charlie Whitehurst aren’t ready to declare the Tennessee Titans' No. 2 quarterback out for Saturday’s game at Atlanta. But Whitehurst has not practiced since injuring the pinkie on his throwing hand on Friday night against the Saints in New Orleans. He was vague about..." August 22