Found July 03, 2012 on Sports by Colin:
Three years ago tomorrow on July 4, 2009, former Tennessee Titans and Baltimore Ravens star quarterback Steve McNair was shot and killed at the age of 36 in his downtown Nashville condominium by his 20-year-old mistress, Sahel Kazemi, in a … Continue reading

More on the Titans' rookies, including the Zach Brown puzzle

After yesterday's post highlighting Greg Cosell's comments, I wanted to write more on the Titans' rookies before moving on to how the Titans sacked the quarterback in 2011, including highlighting some comments I collected around the time of the draft and haven't had a chance to incorporate into a post yet.The place to start is with Zach Brown. Cosell's comments...

Tennessee Titans WR Nate Washington Likes New Leadership Role in 2012

The Tennessee Titans may not be widely recognized for possessing a potent passing attack, but the team has a handful of young, up-and-coming talent at the wide receiver position these days. In his second season, Damian Williams, 24, racked up 45 catches for 592 yards and 5 TDs in 2011.  Lavelle Hawkins, 25, also experienced a borderline-breakout season with 47 receptions for 470...

Greg Cosell on the Titans' rookies

I'll be back to substantive blogging later this week, but wanted to highlight something on the Titans' rookie class. The great Greg Cosell of NFL Films, best known as the executive producer of ESPN's NFL Matchup show, does a regular podcast with Doug Farrar, formerly a compadre of mine at Football Outsiders and now the man in charge of Yahoo's Shutdown Corner blog...

Titans believe rookie Thompson could be next Gronkowski

(Credit: Associated Press) With the emergence of Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham in New Orleans, teams across the NFL trying to find a dynamic tight end of their own that can be considered the second best receiver on the team. The Tennessee Titans used their fifth-round pick in April on Taylor Thompson, a 6-foot-6, 290-pound defensive end at SMU who has been converted to tight end...

Jeff Fisher: CJ2K will be back this year

(Credit: AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Jeff Fisher, the former Titans coach of seventeen years, has a few thoughts on current Titans running back, Chris Johnson’s previous season. Fisher, the current Saint Louis Rams coach, believes last year was a fluke and that fans should delete last year from their memory. “I didn’t watch all that much of him last year, but that kind of thing...

#ThrowbackThursday: RIP Steve McNair

Three years ago yesterday, America was preparing to celebrate its independence.  However, in the midst of firing up the grill and putting beers on ice, shocking news brought everything to a halt.  Initially the details were fuzzy and suspect, b

How the Titans sacked the passer in 2011, part one

After my series on five part series on how the Titans were sacked, it's time to look at the other side of the coin and look at how the Titans sacked the opposing passer last year. As I did with that series, this will be another five-parter, with the first four installments devoted to looking at the four quarters of the season game by game and the fifth and final part will be...
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