Found August 06, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Alterraun Verner is listed as Tennessee's starting right cornerback right now, not that he's sure he will be on the field to start Thursday night's preseason opener against Washington. He could be. But so could Tommie Campbell. A starter last season, Verner is fighting for the job in training camp. They take turns practicing every other day with the first-team defense, and the Titans are taking advantage of Verner's instincts and intelligence to work him as the extra defensive back in the slot and as a backup free safety. Campbell has the advantage of being 6-foot-3 and a perfect fit for the more physical press coverage the Titans want this season. Who's leading? Defensive coordinator Jerry Gray needs first to see them play in a few games.

Titans' Johnson dreams of second 2K season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Seven different NFL running backs have eclipsed 2,000 rushing yards in a season, including Minnesota's Adrian Peterson last year. The previous six including the Titans' Chris Johnson never reached that milestone again, leaving Peterson and Johnson as the only active players with a chance to make history by achieving the feat twice. At the beginning...

Fokou pushing McCarthy for Titans' middle LB job

The assumption has been that the Titans' starting middle linebacker job will go to Colin McCarthy, a defensive captain a year ago. Moise Fokou (Foh-koo), one of Tennessee's free agent signees this offseason, has made it into a competition. Fokou has worked with the first-team defense all but one day since signing with the Titans. A day after McCarthy worked with the first...

2013 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: OLB

Our next stop on our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position as we approach the start of the 2013 regular season is a look at the outside linebackers. As I've covered before, most recently in the offseason positional analysis, Jerry Gray on his arrival in 2011 brought a revised conception of what the two outside linebacking positions meant. The Titans brought...

Titans 2013 training camp, 8/05

I was near the area where the receivers do their positional work for Monday afternoon's practice, which also afforded me a good vantage point to watch the rest of practice.  After the positional work, practice began with special teams, which is usually one of the most boring aspects of camp. Today's session was no different, as most of the period consisted of coverage on...

Titans WR returns year after gruesome leg injury

Marc Mariani has a scar that runs from the outside of his left ankle up to his calf and another scar on the inside of his leg. If he ever sets off an airport metal detector, he need only point to his lower leg where the scars tell the story of the metal rod inside the skin and muscle. Still, the Titans receiver and returner has no worries about his leg. Mariani can't wait until...

2013 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: MLB

In a normal year, I would begin the defensive part of our trip around the Titans position by position as we approach the regular season with a look at the defensive tackles. Not this year, though, not after Jerry Gray's declaration in his recent media session that "Who said we were going to be a 4-3 system?" My automatic response to that was "Antonio Johnson, a...

2013 NFL Scouting: Will 2013 Be the Beginning or End for Jake Locker?

In today's NFL, most young quarterbacks don't get three years to prove themselves worthy of being long term starters for the team that drafted them early. Gone are the days of giving quarterbacks years to develop. Young quarterbacks are expected to at least show results early – even the “raw” ones like Colin Kaepernick. For that reason, it's already of a...

Fantasy Team Preview: Titans

Overall outlook: Now entering his third season as head coach, Mike Munchak is immersed in Titans' history. He was a first-round draft pick of the then-Houston-Oilers in 1982 and played on their offensive line his entire 12-year career. After that, Munchak was part of the O-line coaching staff from 1994-2010. Basically, he IS Oilers- Titans football, which is why it's tough...

Closure may come soon for TE Walker

For six months, Tennessee Titans tight end Delanie Walker and his family have struggled coming to grips with the death of his aunt and uncle at the hands of an accused drunk driver. Some closure, though, may be around the corner. The prosecutor in the pending trial of Nechole Thomas has told FOX Sports that he expects a plea bargain will be reached when she is set to appear Aug...

Bernard Pollard: Leg pads won't prevent injuries

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Washington Redskins at Tennessee Titans: Point spread, over/under and kickoff info

The Washington Redskins will travel to LP Field to play against the Tennessee Titans  in what will be both teams first preseason game of 2013. While the game will be watered down with backups, and players destined for the practice squad it will represent the first opportunity for fans of both teams to see some of their starters take the field for the first time. After-all there...
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