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Scouting Tennessee: Run Game Will Help Mariota

1. There is a lot to like about Marcus Mariota. For starters, he’s remarkably refined in the pocket given that he rarely had to play from there in Oregon’s fast-paced spread offense. Mariota understands nuanced movement here. And he’s disciplined in keeping his eyes downfield, both in and out of the pocket. He also has excellent downfield vision. Augmenting these traits is...
Via MMQB
2 days ago

Tennessee Titans: Road to glory Pt.I

This will be the first edition of a season long edit on the Tennessee Titans. This week, the Titans will be going up against a young and hungry Oakland Raiders team in the third preseason game. So far, the Titans have been impressive, and second-year quarterback, Marcus Mariota has been impressive despite throwing an interception last week. This week, the Titans face a much tougher...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago

Titans controlling owner joins NFL's Hall of Fame Committee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Amy Adams Strunk, controlling owner of the Tennessee Titans, has been added to the NFL's Hall of Fame Committee. Commissioner Roger Goodell detailed the league's committees for 2016 in a memo sent to clubs Thursday, and the Titans shared Strunk's new assignment on their website. The committee includes chairman and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, Browns owner...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans coach Mike Mularkey says Derrick Henry will 'definitely' have a role

The Tennessee Titans made a handful of big moves this offseason, but the headliner was undoubtedly trading for DeMarco Murray. He brings a physical running style to Mike Mularkey’s offense, which has been dubbed “Exotic Smashmouth” by the coach.Murray has showed he can handle a big workload from his days in Dallas, but the Titans don’t plan to overwork him. That’s because...
Via FOX Sports
3 days ago

DeMarco Murray enjoying Tennessee after disastrous year in Philly

DeMarco Murray’s in a better place. And that’s not just geography talking. The Titans running back said he feels better from a physical standpoint, but that’s just one of the benefits of being traded from Philadelphia to Tennessee. “I feel great,” Murray said, via Jason Wolf of the Tennesseean. “My body feels great. Mentally, emotionally…
Via Pro Football Talk
3 days ago

Titans working on ways to get Derrick Henry on the field

The Tennessee Titans are still working on how to get running back Derrick Henry opportunities behind starter DeMarco Murray. One thing is for sure: The impressive rookie is going to play. “We’ll find ways to get [Henry] on the field,” head coach Mike Mularkey said, via ESPN. “We know what he’s capable of doing … We’re going to do what’s best for the team like...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans tight end Craig Stevens planning to retire

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee Titans tight end Craig Stevens is retiring at the age of 31. The Titans announced Tuesday that Stevens has informed the team he will file retirement paperwork with the NFL. Titans coach Mike Mularkey said in a statement that ''Craig is a consummate pro'' and that ''we are proud to call him a Titan, and he is always welcome around this team.'' Stevens...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans rookie linebacker Dodd eager to make preseason debut

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans will finally get to see rookie outside linebacker Kevin Dodd on Saturday night when the second-round pick from Clemson is scheduled to make his preseason debut. Dodd, the first of three Titans second-round picks this year, had surgery on his right foot in May and began training camp on the physically unable to perform list. The Titans...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharpe takes and cornerback concerns for the Tennessee Titans

The two biggest takeaway’s from the Week 2 preseason match against the Carolina Panthers come with great hope and concern. For the first time in a long time, the Tennessee Titans may have found themselves a true number one wideout that can dictate coverage and change the game. Along with that hot take, the Titans may continue to struggle and have woes in the back end of their defense...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry still doesn’t know what jersey number he’ll wear for Titans

The Tennessee Titans kick off the season in a little over three weeks time, but rookie running back Derrick Henry still doesn’t know what jersey number he will be wearing for them. Henry wore No. 2 during his time in college at Alabama and has been doing the same for the Titans in training camp and the preseason. The only problem is that the NFL only allows running backs to wear...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry explains why he’s still wearing No. 2

There were probably some NFL fans who did a double take when the Tennessee Titans kept handing off to a player wearing No. 2 during the team’s first preseason game. Rookie running back Derrick Henry, the Heisman Trophy winner from Alabama and the Titans’ second-round pick, continues to wear the unsanctioned number while he waits for one he likes. “We’re just trying to wait...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Agholor not worried by Eagles acquiring Green-Beckham

If the Philadelphia Eagles were satisfied with what they have seen from their wide receiver group this offseason, they would not have taken a flier on someone like Dorial Green-Beckham. Nelson Agholor, who was taken ahead of Green-Beckham in the 2015 draft, might even see it as an insult. But he insists he doesn’t. After practice on Tuesday, Agholor said he doesn’t feel Doug...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans WR Dorial Green-Beckham traded to Eagles

Dorial Green-Beckham has fallen out of favor with the Tennessee Titans. This led to the team making the decision to trade the former Missouri Tiger to the Phildalphia Eagles on Tuesday. According to NFL.com’s Conor Orr, the Titans received offensive guard Dennis Kelly in return. This is a big get for both the teams and the Titans feel confident in Kelly joining their depth chart...
Via Campus Sports Net
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans trade Dorial Green-Beckham to Eagles

The Philadelphia Eagles announced on Tuesday that they have acquired wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham in a trade with the Tennessee Titans. The Titans will get offensive lineman Dennis Kelly in the deal. Green-Beckham, a second-round draft pick in 2015, is a big receiver with a ton of talent who had problems off the field in college. He showed some flashes of brilliance in Tennessee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans 2016 preview: Rumbling towards relevance?

The 2016 NFL season is just around the corner. As such, Sportsnaut will be previewing all 32 teams before the games begin in September. Continuing the series, we head to the AFC North to provide a Tennessee Titans 2016 preview. Here, we’ll be discussing a team that appears to be developing the perfect offense with which to bring its young quarterback along. Before we look ahead...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans are rising rapidly

Few teams put on a performance quite as impressive as the one displayed by the Tennessee Titans this weekend. A total of 288 yards gained on the ground has sent waves throughout the NFL, clarifying that the “smashmouth” attack in Tennessee is one to be reckoned with. Week One of the preseason always comes with a bit of an overreaction, however, the Titans put together four quarters...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee Titans RB DeMarco Murray Shows He Still Has Some Magic On 71-Yard Touchdown Run

It is only preseason so you can't get too excited yet, but if Tennessee Titans fans were wondering what they were going to get out of DeMarco Murray, he gave them a nice preview of what's to come late in the first quarter of Saturday night's preseason game against the San Diego Chargers.Wherever he is, Joey Bosa's agent smiled as he watched this play: Read more »
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans first week camp review

As the first week of camp comes to a close, it is apparent that new additions will leave their mark on this seasons outcome. Training camp sensation Tajae Sharpe has dazzled and impressed coaches enough to land him in the starting lineup. Derrick Henry continues to prove that he will be an absolute load out of the backfield and difficult to tackle in between the tackles. Along with...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans to make ALS-stricken former linebacker 'Titan for Life'

Former Tennessee Titans and Penn State linebacker Tim Shaw is taking on a battle with ALS, but the Titans are making sure he remains a part of their organization for a very long time. Shaw signed a one-day contract with the team and was designated as a Titan for Life by the franchise. Titans head coach Mike Mularkey addressed the team at training camp and informed them of a new...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan thinks NFL should study medical benefits of marijuana

Many football players have been advocating for the National Football League to research the potential medical benefits of marijuana. Baltimore Ravens lineman Eugene Monroe has been very outspoken and so has Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan. Now, Morgan is beginning to speak out even more in favor of increased research. “I just take the NFL for their word: If they say...
Via The Comeback
July 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Titans’ Jurrell Casey works at fast food joint

NFL players only have a few more days to rest up before training camp. Titans defensive end Jurrell Casey wasn’t resting on Thursday, however. He was serving breakfast at a fast food restaurant. The Pro Bowler worked a half-hour shift (grueling, huh?) at Hardee’s in Bellevue, Tenn., Thursday as part of the team’s promotional tie-in with the franchise. “I didn’t mess...
Via The Sports Daily
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota: ‘I’ll hand the ball off 40 times’ to win

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota will have a completely revamped running back group to work with as a sophomore in 2016. The former Heisman winner saw his Titans squad trade for 2014 NFL Offensive Player of the Year DeMarco Murray back in March before doubling down at the running back position with another Heisman winner in former Alabama ball carrier Derrick Henry in...
Via Sportsnaut
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Titans CB literally wears love of Waffle House on his sleeve

Waffle House is a beloved southern institution, but football players and coaches seem to appreciate the fast food chain just a little bit more than everyone else. Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn typically dines there after his biggest victories, and the Carolina Panthers even went so far as to credit a portion of their success to the chain. Waffle House is big part of players...
Via The Comeback
June 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans won’t commit to DeMarco Murray as starter

Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray is listed as the team’s top dog on the depth chart with rookie Derrick Henry backing him up. Though, this doesn’t mean Murray will necessarily be receiving the lion’s share of the carries this season. Shedding a bit of light on how the Titans plan to run the ball this year, offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie shared this. “I...
Via Sportsnaut
June 09, 2016  |  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
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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