Found January 16, 2014 on Sports-Glory:
According to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, the Tennessee Titans are fully expected to cut former superstar running back Chris Johnson this offseason. There have been rumors swirling all season long about Johnson’s future with the team, and his displeasure with the way that he was being used. It will certainly be different not seeing Johnson in a Titans uniform after six seasons of being known as a star. “The Titans have swung and missed on many running backs over the years they had big plans for, as those guys flamed out. At some point this offseason, the light is going to go out on Johnson’s days in Tennessee. In my opinion, it’s not a matter of if he’s released, but when.” - Jim Wyatt If Johnson does indeed end up getting released, there will be quite a few teams lining up to sign him. He’s made it very clear that he can still play football and simply needs to be used in a different way. Johnson didn’t have as big of a season as many have grown accustomed to, but he still put up decent numbers this past year. Johnson carried the football 279 times for a total of 1,077 yards and six touchdowns. Obviously those aren’t great numbers, but they are better than quite a few other running backs in the NFL. One team to keep an eye on according to early reports is the Miami Dolphins. They are interested in pairing Johnson with Ryan Tannehill and trying to make a run in the AFC East. All that being said, keep an eye on Chris Johnson’s name this offseason. The post Tennessee Titans expected to cut Chris Johnson appeared first on Sports Glory.

Report: Mike Munchak to interview with Steelers for OL coach job

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Matt Leinart crushes his former coach Ken Whisenhunt

Who remembers Matt Leinart?  I do, and to be honest he was not a very good quarterback in the NFL.  Well at leas he is entertaining when it comes to talking to the media.  Today he called out his former head coach saying that Kurt Warner should get credit for the Super Bowl not Ken […]The post Matt Leinart crushes his former coach Ken Whisenhunt appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.

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Former Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak was reportedly in Pittsburgh on Friday to interview for the Steelers offensive line coach position and you aren't likely to find many people that are disappointed to hear that. Munchak, who was elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001 for his 12 years of play at guard for the Houston Oilers, also has a very impressive...

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