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Titans linebacker Gerald McRath will have season-ending surgery to repair a partially torn patella tendon in his left knee.
The three-year veteran tried to play through the injury in during training camp, but coach Mike Munchak said Sunday that McRath had decided to have the surgery.
McRath says he aggravated his knee Aug. 6 when the Titans practiced against Atlanta in Georgia. The linebacker had tried not practicing to rest his knee, but he says he couldn't run well and didn't want to hold back his teammates.
The Titans drafted the 6-foot-3, 228-pound McRath in the fourth round out of Southern Mississippi in 2009. He played on special teams and in passing situations on defense in 2011.
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Allowing QB Jake Locker to start over the aging Matt Hasselbeck is the right thing to do. The Titans have a young group of skill players that need to gel together to grow and now that they know who their leader is they will only get better from here.
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Despite a spotty performance in his first preseason start this year, Jake Locker was named the Titans starting quarterback for the 2012 season, according to several reports.
The Tennessean newspaper was the first to report on Monday morning morning that Locker had won the job over Matt Hasselbeck, 36, the teams starter last season. Locker went 4-for-11 for 21 yards and an interception...
Despite a spotty performance in his first preseason start this year, Jake Locker was named the Titans' starting quarterback for the 2012 season.
In announcing that Locker had won the job over Matt Hasselbeck, 36, the team's starter last season, head coach Mike Munchak told reporters on Monday afternoon that "This is the best thing for the team for the whole season,...
2011 in a Nutshell: 9-7
For a team that was breaking in a new quarterback, a new head coach, had a star player struggling for form and lost their best receiver very early in the season, a 9-7 record actually lead to a surprisingly successful season. With the turnover the team experienced going into 2011 the Titans were expected to have a bridging season with the new quarterback...
The Tennessee Titans have finally decided who their starting quarterback is going to be and in a bit of a surprise, their choice is second-year quarterback Jake Locker, who started Friday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and struggled slightly.
The news comes a report by NFL.com that cites a source with knowledge of the situation according to Michael Lombardi of the NFL...
After weeks of speculation about who the Tennessee Titans would pick as their starting QB, a decision has finally been made. Earlier today reports came out that Head Coach Mike Munchak picked Jake Locker to start the team’s September 9th opener against the New England Patriots. Locker was in a battle with veteran Matt Hasselbeck, since the beginning of Training Camp in...
According to Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com, Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt could be ready for week one of the regular season as he continues to rehab from arthroscopic knee surgery.
If Britt is healthy, the only way he’ll play week one is if he isn’t suspended by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for his latest off the field problems this past offseason.
Britt could be...
According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennesean, the Titans have decided to name Jake Locker their starting quarterback going into this season.
“The Titans have decided on their starting quarterback for the 2012 season – it’s Jake Locker, according to sources familiar with the situation,” Wyatt reported.
I know Locker struggled in the Titans latest preseason game, but I believe...
Week 2 of the preseason is typically used for getting your starters around one quarter of playing time, and spending the remainder of the time evaluating the 90-man rosters which will soon be pared down to each team's 53-man roster in a few short weeks.
Both teams made an effort to go with what they hope will be each team's respective strengths — the running game. ...
The Patriots have known for a long time that Tom Brady was going to start the season opener at Tennessee on Sept. 9. But now the Titans have decided on a starting quarterback as well, as head coach Mike Munchak will go with second-year pro Jake Locker, according to The Tennesseean's Jim Wyatt. Locker was the eighth overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft out of the University of Washington...
Who will Chris Johnson be this year? Will he be the running back he was last year when he ran for only 1,047 yds and 4 tds? Or will he bill the Chris Johnson of 2009, who was arguably the best RB in the league when he ran for 2,006 yds and 14 TD’s with s 5.6 yds per carry average. In 2009, he was the shifty back who would hit a hole and be gone. In 2010 and 2011 he just was just...
According to ESPN’s John Clayton, with Jake Locker struggling in this week’s preseason game, Matt Hasselbeck currently has a slight edge to win the Titan’s starting quarterback job.
Jake Locker’s struggles the other night still leaves Matt Hasselbeck as the favorite in Tennessee
— John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) August 19, 2012