Country star, Titans coach talk about NFL draft in Nashville

Sports 04/22/19, 02:55

Country music star Tim McGraw watched as Philadelphia hosted the NFL draft in 2017 with more than 250,000 people on hand and immediately had a vision of how to make the three-day event even better.Bring it to Nashville and add the Music City touch."My first thought was, 'Man I'd love ...

Titans have flexibility to add help at No. 19 in NFL draft

Football 04/18/19, 12:55

Music City and the NFL are throwing quite a party for the draft, and the Tennessee Titans will be a couple of miles away at team headquarters quietly biding their time until hitting the clock."We're going to have to sit and wait for a while till we're picking there at ...

Eager Titans want to take next step, go from good to great

Football 04/15/19, 17:08

The Titans are enjoying their best run since this franchise moved to Tennessee more than two decades ago, stringing together three straight 9-7 seasons.That's good.Coach Mike Vrabel's task in his second season is figuring out how to push the Titans to greatness. That includes changing players' mindsets when asked how ...

Some of Clemson defensive linemen workout for NFL executives

Football 03/14/19, 15:38

Half of Clemson's talented defensive front four participated in the Tigers pro day Thursday before evaluators from all 32 NFL teams.While defensive ends Clelin Ferrell and Austin Bryant did not take part in drills due to injuries, tackles Christian Wilkins and Dexter Lawrence showcased the abilities that have them on ...

Titans promote tight ends assistant to offensive coordinator

Football 01/21/19, 16:43

Mike Vrabel has stayed inside the Tennessee Titans' organization for his new offensive coordinator, promoting tight ends assistant Arthur Smith to the job vacated when Matt LaFleur left for the Green Bay Packers' head coaching job.Vrabel announced the promotion Monday, saying he's excited for both Smith and the Titans to ...

Titans’ season ends shy of postseason with Mariota sidelined

Football 12/31/18, 01:10

The Tennessee Titans had everything they needed to cap coach Mike Vrabel's debut season with a second straight playoff berth.Except a healthy quarterback.Marcus Mariota watched from the sideline as Blaine Gabbert was intercepted twice in the final 9:05 Sunday night in a 33-17 loss to the Indianapolis Colts that snapped ...

No glamour teams in prime time as season concludes Sunday

Football 12/26/18, 14:17

The 2018 regular season will conclude in Music City on Sunday night, where the Colts and Titans will play for a wild-card playoff berth. Or maybe more.The winner between these 9-6 teams makes the playoffs. Should Houston (10-5) fall at home to Jacksonville (5-10), the Indianapolis-Tennessee victor earns the AFC ...

Titans QB Marcus Mariota knocked out of game vs. Redskins

Sports 12/22/18, 18:10

Tennessee quarterback Marcus Mariota has hurt his right, throwing arm and has been replaced by backup Blaine Gabbert against the Washington Redskins.The Titans said Mariota had a "stinger" and was questionable to return to the game.Mariota was hurt when sacked by defensive end Jonathan Allen with 48 seconds left in ...

Titans will be without tight end, right tackle vs Giants

Football 12/10/18, 17:06

The Tennessee Titans will be without both their starting tight end and right tackle against the New York Giants.They could be out longer, but for now, Sunday's road trip to New York is the only game that matters.The Titans are trying to climb back into an AFC wild-card berth, and ...

Titans can rest up after winning 2 of 3 games in 11-day span

Football 12/07/18, 16:02

Mike Vrabel asked his Tennessee Titans to play physical in their third game in 11 days. With Derrick Henry leading the way with a handful of rushing records, they did just that with a big victory to stay in the AFC playoff chase.Now they get a weekend to rest before ...

Titans’ Mike Vrabel going with hot hand on offensive line

Football 12/03/18, 17:48

Titans coach Mike Vrabel may go with who has the hot-hand when it comes to Tennessee's offensive line — whoever that might be.Who plays is not etched in stone.So even though changes in the offensive line may have jump-started a comeback victory against the New York Jets that kept the ...

Not that simple: Titans focus on trying to win a game

Football 11/27/18, 18:03

The Titans' playoff hopes are slim at best after losing five of their last seven games. So Tennessee's focus for December is simple. And desperate."Try to find a way to win a game. Put our full focus on the Jets," first-year head coach Mike Vrabel said Tuesday.The Titans (5-6) had ...

Failed 4th down turns tide in Titans’ 34-17 loss to Texans

Sports 11/27/18, 01:41

The Tennessee Titans were down by four with the ball on the 3-yard line in the second quarter Monday night against the Houston Texans when coach Mike Vrabel chose to go for it on fourth-and-inches.Tight end Luke Stocker took the handoff and was immediately met by Zach Cunningham and Bernardrick ...

Titans QB Mariota practices, likely to start against Texans

Sports 11/23/18, 17:11

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota fully participated in Friday's practice and is expected to start Monday night's road game against the AFC South-leading Houston Texans.Mariota suffered a stinger Sunday in a 38-10 loss at Indianapolis and didn't play in the second half of that game. He was limited in Wednesday ...

Woodyard leading Titans in tackles in his 11th NFL season

Football 11/22/18, 13:56

Wesley Woodyard laughs when asked if the 32-year-old linebacker has found a fountain of youth.Coming off a career-high 172 tackles, Woodyard once again is leading the Tennessee Titans in tackles despite missing two starts and nearly three full games with an injured shoulder.He sets the tone for the NFL's second-best ...

Vrabel says Mariota suffered ‘stinger,’ not injury to elbow

Football 11/19/18, 13:10

Titans coach Mike Vrabel says Marcus Mariota suffered a "stinger" and that is what knocked the quarterback out of their loss against the Colts, not an injury to his elbow.The Titans announced during the 38-10 loss that Mariota had hurt his elbow, the same injury that knocked him out of ...

Loss of Pees, Mariota complicate Titans’ tough Luck day

Football 11/18/18, 18:34

Tennessee coach Mike Vrabel grabbed the headset and adjusted to calling the defensive plays as quickly as he could Sunday.Andrew Luck kept the Titans off-balance the rest of the afternoon.On a day quarterback Marcus Mariota left with an injured right elbow, the biggest question coming out the game was the ...

Titans keep opposing QBs guessing with defensive changes

Football 11/15/18, 17:31

Figuring out where the Titans are coming from defensively requires a lot of film study, and that might not even be enough to solve the riddle.Defensive coordinator Dean Pees has consistently changed where players line up and seems to be constantly switching their responsibilities.Linebacker Wesley Woodyard said it's easy to ...

Titans waive fullback, sign RB Dawkins off practice squad

Football 11/13/18, 19:17

The Tennessee Titans have signed running back Dalyn Dawkins off their practice squad with David Fluellen out at least against Indianapolis with an injured knee.To clear space, the Titans waived fullback Jalston Fowler. They also signed defensive back Mike Jordan to the practice squad.Fluellen went down untouched in the Titans' ...

Vrabel’s Titans rout New England 34-10, snap Pats’ streaks

Football 11/11/18, 17:25

Tom Brady added another big chunk of NFL history to his resume.The Tennessee Titans made sure the Patriots quarterback didn't finish his 300th game.New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, center, is sacked by a group of Tennessee Titans defenders in the second half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. ...

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