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Last week: 24 (-1)
Net points per drive: -0.65 (29th)
DVOA: -25.9% (29th)
Weighted DVOA: -23.0% (28th)
The Titans somehow pulled out a win at home on Monday Night Football, despite having more penalties (14) than first downs (12) and almost more punts (10). This is because the Jets turned the ball over 5 times, but when teams win the turnover battle by 5, they win by an average of 17 points per game and the Titans just won by 4. I’m still not impressed at all with a team whose points differential (-111) is 5th worst in the NFL (Kansas City, Jacksonville, Oakland, Philadelphia). They definitely won’t win in Green Bay next week, but they might not even win at home against Jacksonville week 17. This team is not as good as their mediocre 5-9 record.
CB Jason McCourty: Allowed 2 catches for 22 yards on 4 attempts, 2 interceptions, 5 solo tackles, 2 stops
LOLB Zach Brown: Allowed 3 catches for 5 yards on 4 attempts, 5 solo tackles, 7 stops, 1 penalty, 2 sacks and 1 quart...
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NASHVILLE Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson has made a fine living out of running from defenders, especially during that record-breaking 2,000-yard season in 2009.
He's also become quite adept at outrunning his critics, too. From the time he held out during training camp last year before getting that 53.5-million contract with 30 million guaranteed, to the continuing...
Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright has missed his third straight practice with a rib injury and isn't expected to play Sunday at Green Bay.
Wright is listed as questionable on the Titans' injury report.
Linebacker Colin McCarthy (concussion), receiver Damian Williams (hamstring) and defensive end Scott Solomon (knee) also are listed as questionable, but they...
Titans WR Kendall Wright likely won’t be playing Sunday, according to Jim Wyatt.
Titans HC Mike Munchak updated Wright’s status, saying that the receiver is “sore” from his rib injury and that the pass catcher isn’t expected to play Sunday.
The Titans have to face a tough Packers team that has a solid secondary, so the team will have trouble getting many big plays over...
Does center Jeff Saturday regret not following Peyton Manning to Denver now that the Broncos are riding high and he just got benched?
The veteran Pro Bowl center was given the hook on Friday to make way for the emergence of Evan Dietrich-Smith at that position. Saturday comments on the move came across as diplomatic yet disappointed.
Saturday is not the only Packers veteran...
Jim Wyatt of the Nashville Tennessean reports that sources familiar with the situation have informed him that the Titans have no plans to release Chris Johnson despite the fact that he will make $9 million in guarantees next season.
Given Johnson’s struggles last year, the idea was floated that the Titans could get out from under Johnson’s monster contract if they were to...
The Tennessee defense was giving up more points than anyone else in the NFL earlier this season. The Titans were so bad they nowhere to go but up.
Over the past six weeks they've gotten better.
The Titans head to Green Bay on Sunday ranked in the top five in six different categories, including fourth in scoring defense holding opponents to 17.6 points per game...
Chris Johnson first wrote the names of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victims on his cleats. Now the Titans running back has sent gifts to the family of Grace McDonnell after speaking with them by telephone.
He had the names on his cleats for Monday night's game against the New York Jets, and he scored on a franchise-record 94-yard touchdown run. The family reached...
Not only did Titans star Chris Johnson reach out to the family of seven-year-old Grace McDonnell, one of the victims of the Newtown tragedy, he also sent them gifts.
For all of Green Bay's injuries, nothing can compare to the problems Tennessee is enduring this year. The Titans enter Sunday's game at Lambeau Field with four of their starting offensive linemen and a key backup on injured reserve. Not surprisingly, Jake Locker and the offense have suffered.
On one side of the field on Sunday will be Packers linebacker Clay Matthews III. On the other side of the field will be his uncle, Titans offensive line coach Bruce Matthews. Bruce will be without his son and Clay's cousin, center Kevin Matthews.