TITANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Grading the 2015 Titans Draft One Year Later

Immediately after a draft concludes, analysts of every major sports network provide letter grades for a team’s draft. These grades are often based on whether the analyst liked the players personally, whether a team “reached” on players, and the amount of balanced aggression the team showed. However, it’s simply impossible to grade a draft as soon as it’s been completed...
Via TopSportsReport
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Improvement from Dorial Green-Beckham needs to happen

Last year, Dorial Green-Beckham was noted as having route running issues and problems with catching. During a strong rookie performance, Green-Beckham was the second best rookie receiver from his draft class. The Tennessee Titans need his improvement to remain on an upward trend, especially if they are to stand a chance in an improving AFC South. Over the back stretch of last season...
Via EndZoneScore
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd dwarfs DeMarco Murray

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray is just two seasons removed from leading the NFL in rushing. However, he is not the most physically impressive running back in the state, as that honor belongs to Tennessee Vols running back Jalen Hurd. Hurd is one of the quickest rising stars in the SEC and he could make a run at the Heisman Trophy during the 2016 season. He met Murray...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Delanie Walker to Titans rookies: I’m not going to be your friend until you make the team

Nowadays, we all set expectations for what we think a particular rookie will do during the course of a NFL season. Add that to the fact that many rookies expect to come into make an impact with the team that drafted them. Well for veterans like Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker, he believes that rookies are handed stuff these days. In fact, Walker says he’s not going to...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning almost chose to sign with Titans in 2012

Peyton Manning’s career has come to an end and it is unclear what he is going to do next. In the last few years, he took the Denver Broncos to two Super Bowls and one championship, but he wasn’t almost a member of the Mile High City club. It was no secret that Bud Adams, the late owner of the Tennessee Titans, wanted to bring in the former Volunteer quarterback when he was a...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Are they building a ‘Hogs 2.0’?

During the offseason, the Tennessee Titans brought in hall of fame offensive lineman and player changing offensive line coach – Russ Grimm. The Titans offensive line was the worst units in football last season allowing a staggering – 54 QB sacks. The only way to go from that is up…right? Bringing in Grimm, was a stroke of genius by the front office. He has a history of turning...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Titans' Walker not friends with rookies until they make team

With organized team activities taking place around the NFL, many rookies are getting their first opportunities to work with the club’s veterans. At Titans camp, first year players will soon learn Delanie Walker won’t be the quickest to welcome them with open arms. As is the case across sports, rookies generally have to earn their way into the good graces of the veterans. For...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Titans planning for DeMarco Murray to start

The Tennessee Titans have had a pretty successful offseason this year as they picked up running back DeMarco Murray from the Philadelphia Eagles in a trade and later drafted 2015 Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry. They have a couple of good options at this point and it looks like they will go with the veteran. Titans Online writer Jim Wyatt fielded questions from fans and talked...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did you know Peyton Manning was "pretty close" to QBing for Titans?

With all the time that has passed, it’s easy to forget that when Peyton Manning left the Colts back in 2012, the Denver Broncos were far from his only choice if he wanted to continue his career. The Tennessee Titans were after Manning as well, and on Thursday night he admitted that he’d strongly considered playing professionally in the state where he went to college. “I was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans tight end outlook for May

The Tennessee Titans had a very productive tight end unit in 2015 and all of the talent returned for 2016. Delanie Walker is a former sixth round draft pick that was to develop behind Vernon Davis in San Francisco and someday be special in this league. Thankfully he left San Fran to join the Titans as a free agent. Walker was arguably the best tight end in football last year and...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Wide Receiver outlook in May

Recently the Tennessee Titans have employed a two and three tight end set which limited the usage of the wide receiver corps. The seasons of both opening day starters were cut short due to injury and third wide receiver, Harry Douglas, missed time as well. Julio Jones and Antonio Brown led the NFL with 136 receptions each last season. The entire wide receiver corps of the Titans...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Announce Rookie LB Kevin Dodd Had Foot Surgery Today

Tennessee Titans rookie defensive end and ex-Clemson star Kevin Dodd had foot surgery today, the team announced. According to Titans head coach Mike Mularkey, Dodd will miss the team’s Organized Team Activities but is expected back for training camp.  Mularkey: Kevin Dodd had preventative foot surgery this morning. He will miss the OTAs, but we plan to have him back by camp....
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans already impressed with DeMarco Murray

When the Tennessee Titans swapped fourth-round picks in this year’s draft for Philadelphia Eagles running back DeMarco Murray, it was a bit of a shock to those around the NFL. Why would Philadelphia give up on Murray after just one season? Was Tennessee in position to take on Murray’s absurd contract? What the trade did do was rid Philadelphia of one of Chip Kelly’s big mistakes...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans QB few pounds heavier, more comfortable in 2nd season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Marcus Mariota feels much more comfortable going into his second season with the Tennessee Titans. The quarterback also is a little heavier. The few extra pounds could help Mariota better handle the long NFL season. ''Sixteen games is a long season, and unfortunately I didn't make all 16 last year,'' Mariota said Tuesday. ''That's definitely a goal of mine...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Titans OL Byron Bell to miss season with ankle injury

Just as a lot of things are falling in place for the Tennessee Titans, news that offensive lineman Byron Bell will miss the entire 2016 season due to a dislocated ankle on Tuesday, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Bell was injured on the very first day of Titans’ organized team activities (OTAs). Quarterback Marcus Mariota spoke to the press after losing Bell for the season and stated...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: studs and duds for 2016

Over the next few posts, we will be taking a look at potential candidates who will post a career year and those who will disappoint. There have been few studs over the past couple seasons for the Tennessee Titans, with new additions and a spark in competition, we can expect a few players to have breakout seasons. This week’s Stud: Kendall Wright Nagging injuries and a far from...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans agree to terms with 8th pick overall Jack Conklin

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a deal with offensive tackle Jack Conklin, the eighth overall pick in the draft. The Titans announced the deal Monday. The 6-foot-5, 308-pound Conklin started 38 of the 39 games he played, with 35 at left tackle, after walking on at Michigan State. The Titans, who originally held the No. 1 overall draft pick,...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Derrick Henry Strikes Heisman Pose While Wearing New Tennessee Titans Uniform

The NFL’s rookie class got together today for the NFLPA Rookie Premiere, where many of them showed off their full new uniforms for the first time. A bunch of the big name rookies struck poses for sports card company Panini America. Derrick Henry’s was a pretty obvious choice. Hei2man @paniniamerica #instabobble #rookiepremiere #titanup A video posted by Derrick Henry (@last_king_2...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Two draft picks with day one starting potential

The Tennessee Titans NFL Draft class has been regarded by many, as a complete success, before any of the draftees even set foot on the gridiron. I won’t be one of those and get ahead of myself while I think it was one of the best draft classes the Titans have had in a while, there are two players who stand out more than any other. These two players will be able to provide the Titans...
Via EndZoneScore
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans' Taylor Lewan tweets he is retiring, deletes it

Is Tennessee Titans offensive lineman Taylor Lewan thinking about calling it a career? Lewan, a first-round pick in 2014, tweeted early Thursday morning that he has decided to retire. He deleted the tweet not long after sending it, but here’s a screenshot: Hacked? Just messing around? Angry about something and overreacting? No one really knows. Lewan is just 24. The Titans...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Undrafted Titans rookie Morgan Burns announces ‘retirement’

After participating in the Tennessee Titans’ rookie minicamp, undrafted rookie Morgan Burns has announced his “retirement” from the NFL. “Morgan Burns will be retiring from the NFL today to pursue a career in ministry,” Brandon Smart, Burns’ agent, announced, via Titan Insider. “He appreciates the opportunity the Titans gave him.” Burns out of Kansas State, where...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans waive quarterback Zach Mettenberger

Once considered a potential long-term starter for the Tennessee Titans, quarterback Zach Mettenberger was waived by the team on Monday. The announcement came via a tweet that indicated Mettenberger was waived to make room for first-year players that excelled during rookie camp this past weekend. To make room for the additions, we waived QB Zach Mettenberger, DE Iosia Iosia, TE...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans TE on Derrick Henry: ‘He’s going to be a monster’

It didn’t take long for Tennessee Titans rookie running back Derrick Henry—who stands 6’3″ and weighs almost 250 pounds—to get the attention of his new teammates. And it wasn’t because the 2015 Heisman Trophy winner brought his fancy hardware into the locker room. “I’ve been sizing up Derrick Henry,” Titans tight end Delanie Walker said, via ESPN. “He’s a...
Via The Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans GM: Top pick drawing more trade interest

The Titans have the top pick in the 2016 NFL draft, which makes them like a kid who gets more and more friends because he has a pretty sister. Titans general manager Jon Robinson told The Tennessean that he’s fielding more inquiries from teams about trading up for the No. 1 pick. “I would say the interest has increased some. I wouldn’t say there are 31 teams calling, but...
Via The Sports Daily
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Titans receiving ‘significant interest’ in top pick

The Tennessee Titans may have a decision to make on whether or not the team keeps the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft. According to Peter King of MMQB, the Titans have received “significant interest” in the No. 1 pick, with King now believing it is “50-50” on Tennessee keeping the pick or trading it away. One year after taking Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota...
Via The Sports Daily
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss
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