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Houston Texans Getting a Gift From the Tennessee Titans in Zach Mettenberger

The Texans need something to help right the ship. After getting out to a 3-1 record Houston has lost the last three to fall to 3-4--exactly where people expected them to be. So now the question becomes whether they are going to fall and become the bottom dweller people expected or right the ship and get back on track.Thanks to the Tennessee Titans decision to start rookie quarterback...
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Titans bench Jake Locker in favor of Zach Mettenberger

The Tennessee Titans have benched veteran quarterback Jake Locker in favor of rookie Zach Mettenberger. Can't see a scenario where the coaches go back to Locker unless Mettenberger struggles badly vs. #Texans. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) October 23, 2014 I’m sure the Titans are ready to move on from Locker who can’t stay healthy and has struggled this season. var...
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Titans to start Zach Mettenberger against Texans

The Tennessee Titans will start rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger against the Houston Texans on Sunday, reports Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean. Jake Locker, who practiced Wednesday, has missed the last two games with a thumb injury.  Charlie Whitehurst has started for Locker in those games. Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said Wednesday that Locker’s condition has improved, but...
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Report: Zach Mettenberger to start for Titans over Locker

Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean is reporting that the Tennesse Titans plan to start rookie Zach Mettenberger against J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans on Sunday. This move is rather interesting considering that head coach Ken Whisenhunt indicated on Monday that Jake Locker would start when healthy. Now that Locker is ready to go, it appears the team has changed its mind. As Wyatt points...
Via Sportsnaut
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Report: Nate Washington On Trade Block

With the NFL trade deadline (Oct. 28) looming and injuries piling up, teams around the league are scouring the market for potential upgrades at various positions in the middle of the season. Just five days after the Seahawks sent Percy Harvin to the Jets in a stunning trade, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reports that another veteran receiver is garnering interest ahead of the trade...
Via Gridiron Grit
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Titans Could Trade Veteran WR Nate Washington Before Deadline

Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Tennessee Titans could consider trading veteran WR Nate Washington along with other veterans ahead of next Tuesday’s trade deadline. This news comes just a day after the Titans sent OLB Akeem Ayers and a seventh-round pick to the Patriots in return for 2015 sixth-round selection. Tennessee is clearly not in the running to make a...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report says the Tennessee Titans are done with Jake Locker at quarterback

The 2014 season was always going to be the do or die moment for Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker, whose tenure with the team has been tarnished by injuries and failed expectations. So far things have not been a whole lot better this year. In four games Locker has completed only 58 percent of his passes and thrown as many interceptions as touchdowns. With the Titans at 2-5...
Via cover32 - Titans
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Questionable Play Calling Dooms Titans in Last Second Loss to Redskins

In the NFL, sometimes playing it safe will come back to bite you. That is exactly what happened to the Tennessee Titans in its Week 7 loss to the Washington Redskins. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt called three straight running plays before punting in the last few minutes of the 4th quarter, allowing the Redskins to drive down the field for a game-winning field goal as time expired, winning...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker’s latest (and telling) 1-32 quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Titans Sign TE Richard Gordon, Add Two Players To Practice Squad

The Tennessee Titans announced a few roster moves on Wednesday as they prepare for Week 8’s game against the Texans. The #Titans also agreed to terms with LB Nate Askew and WR Derek Moye to join their practice squad. — Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans) October 22, 2014 Additionally, the #Titans signed TE Richard Gordon to the 53-man roster. — Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Titans Trading Akeem Ayers to the Patriots

Seemingly not a fit in the Tennessee Titans new scheme under first-year defensive coordinator Ray Horton, it appears that former second-round pick Akeem Ayers has been traded to the New England Patriots. Been told #Titans are trading LB Akeem Ayers to the #Patriots. The only thing that would prevent is a failed physical — Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) October 21, 2014 Ayers, who started...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Titans reportedly trading Akeem Ayers to the Patriots

Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean is reporting that the Tennessee Titans are trading linebacker Akeem Ayers to the New England Patriots. Been told #Titans are trading LB Akeem Ayers to the #Patriots. The only thing that would prevent is a failed physical — Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) October 21, 2014 The 25 year-old Ayers only has 3 tackles this season. It will be interesting to see how...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Patriots trade for Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers

The New England Patriots reportedly are acquiring a former second-round draft pick to fill their void at linebacker. The Patriots are trading for Tennessee Titans linebacker Akeem Ayers, pending a physical, Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean reported Tuesday. Ayers, a fourth-year pro out of UCLA, has only played two games for the Titans this year. He was a starting outside linebacker for...
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Titans To Sign RB Antonio Andrews To Active Roster

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that the Titans are planning to sign RB Antonio Andrews to their active roster. According to Wyatt, there are indications that another team had expressed interest in signing Andrews, so the Titans plan to promote him to prevent him from playing elsewhere. Tennessee currently has running backs Bishop Sankey, Shonn Greene, Dexter McCluster, Leon...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans expect Jake Locker to start this week

  The Tennessee Titans need a quarterback that can move the ball. Charlie Whitehurst is a serviceable back-up but this team has been playing good. They really need to get Jake Locker back.  Ken Whisenhunt was asked why Locker was not able to play this week he said the fourth-year pro’s thumb was sore after […] The post Tennessee Titans expect Jake Locker to start this week...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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