Found July 11, 2012 on The Football Fan Spot:
According to Titan Insider, the team has not opened extension talks with Jared Cook, as the tight end heads into his contract year. A 2nd round pick in 2009, Cook has always had endless potential, running a 4.49 40 at 6-5 246, the fastest 40 time of any tight end since Vernon Davis. However, he has struggled to put it all together. Last year was definitely his best year by far as he caught 49 passes for 759 yards and 3 touchdowns. The 21 catches for 335 yards and a score he had in the final 3 games last year might be a sign of things to come. If they are, the Titans will have no problem franchising him at what should be still a relatively inexpensive franchise tag value for tight ends. That is, of course, provided they can extend Jason McCourty, who they have opened extension talks with, first.

Peyton Manning turned down 25 million dollar per year offer from Titans

Before he signed with the Broncos, the Tennessee Titans were the other major suitor for Peyton Manning. The Titans were able to offer Manning the opportunity to return to the state where he played his college ball, a lifetime contract, and a substantial salary. Up until now, however, it had not been known how substantial that salary was. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, the...

Chris Johnson’s Early Fantasy Stock Report

One of last season’s biggest fantasy football disappointments was the Tennessee Titans’ Chris Johnson. He was drafted in the top five in most fantasy drafts last season. He got off to a slow start and had an underwhelming 2011 year.Almost 1,500 yards from scrimmage looked good, but only four touchdowns killed many CJ2K owners. Is Johnson set up for a big bounce back season or will...

How the Titans were intercepted in 2011, part one

Self-Publicity Note: The PDF version of Football Outsiders Almanac 2012 is slated to go on sale on Tuesday at the FO site, along with our KUBIAK fantasy football projections (which includes very regular updates through the start of the regular season). The actual physical book and a Kindle version (new for this year) will be available later this month. Unlike the past two seasons...

Titans’ Derrick Morgan no longer wearing a knee brace

Derrick Morgan was the 16th overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft and had high expectations after 55 tackles, 18.5 for loss, and 12.5 sacks in his final year at Georgia Tech. However, with just 5 career sacks in 2 years, Morgan is now better known as the guy who was selected one pick after Jason Pierre Paul. Morgan missed most of his rookie season with a torn ACL and managed just 2...

How the Titans intercepted the ball in 2011, part one

After a little series on how the Titans were intercepted in 2011, it's time to look at the defensive side of the ball and how the Titans intercepted the opposing team in 2011.As I noted in that series, interception rates tend to fluctuate a bit. The Titans came out at 3.5%, +0.7% relative to league average in 2008. In 2009, they came out at 3.3%, +0.2% relative to league average...

How the Titans were intercepted in 2011, part two

Self-Publicity Notes: (1) The PDF version Football Outsiders Almanac 2012 is now on sale at FO's web store, along with our customizable KUBAIK fantasy football projections. Physical copies of the book are coming later, as is the Kindle version.(2) I'm going to be on the Bros Going Hard show on Tennessee Sports Radio in Knoxville (1180 AM), today (Wednesday) at 6:15 PM ET...
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