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Titans linebacker Morgan returns to practice, McCourty sits

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan returned to practice Thursday after sitting out a session with an injured ankle and expects to play Saturday against Jacksonville. ''It felt good to get back out to practice and be ready for Saturday,'' Morgan said. The Titans (8-6) don't have to designate any players' status for the game until Friday when the team...
Via Associated Press
December 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Derrick Morgan: ‘NFL has a responsibility to look into’ pot

Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan has officially joined Eugene Monroe to plead with the NFL about investigating cannabis as a viable medicine. Currently, cannabis is one of the banned substances in the NFL. Meanwhile, Toradol shots are commonplace, along with narcotic pills that can cause addiction, and ultimately depression. Monroe has been an outspoken advocate for the...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans re-sign OLB Derrick Morgan

A rare first round hit by the Titans, Derrick Morgan’s career got off to a slow start as he was limited to 112 snaps by a torn ACL as a rookie in 2010 and struggled in his return from that injury in 2011, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 64th ranked 4-3 defensive end out of 67 eligible. However, he’s graded out above average in each of the past three seasons, grading out...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Orakpo Signs with the Titans

In desperate need of a pass rush, the Tennessee Titans have reportedly landed three-time Pro Bowler Brian Orakpo on a four-year, $32 million contract. The former first-round pick back in 2009 has racked up 40 sacks in six NFL seasons. However, he has struggled with injuries and a lack of production over the past three seasons, recording a total of 11.5 sacks in the process. In adding...
Via Sportsnaut
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick analysis: Titans building up the defense

Last year, the Tennessee Titans went 2-14 and were bad on both sides of the ball. General manager Ruston Webster is hoping to avoid a repeat of that ugliness in 2015, and is doing it by signing defensive talent. On Friday morning, Webster re-signed outside linebacker Derrick Morgan to a four-year, $30 million deal while also landing Brian Orakpo on a four-year, $27 million contract...
Via This Given Sunday
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Several Teams Interest In DE/OLB Derrick Morgan Including The Buccaneers

Rand Getlin reports that free agent OLB Derrick Morgan has “several” teams interested in him right now. According to Greg Auman, the Buccaneers among the team with interest in Morgan. Morgan, 26, is a former first-round pick of the Titans. He played out his five-year, $15,395,010 rookie contract that included $10.6 million guaranteed and is now prepared ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Is A Homecoming For PA Native Derrick Morgan In The Cards?

Going from a position you’ve known and played all your life, then at the snap of a finger, being asked to learn on the fly and be successful at a new one is an arduous task. That is what was asked of Tennessee Titans’ free agent defensive end/outside linebacker hybrid Derrick Morgan, who last offseason […] Is A Homecoming For PA Native Derrick Morgan In The Cards? is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans Haven’t Had Any Serious Talks With FA OLB Derrick Morgan Regarding An Extension

Titans free agent OLB Derrick Morgan said he’s getting the feeling that he could be playing for another team in 2015. “All of this is a new experience for me, so I am not getting caught up in the hype and free agency. At the end of the day, it is about playing football,” Morgan said, via Jim Wyatt of the Tenneesean. “If that’s with the Titans, then great. But if I feel...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans LBs Derrick Morgan & Akeem Ayers Entering Make-Or-Break Years

  According to Terry McCormick of TitanInsider, Titans linebackers Derrick Morgan and Akeem Ayers are both entering make-or-break seasons in 2014. Both players are entering the final year of their respective contracts and will have something to prove this season. The Titans are implementing a new 3-4 defensive scheme following the hiring of former Cardinals and Browns DC Ray...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent defensive linemen on Tennessee’s radar

There’s no question the Tennessee Titans will be looking to upgrade their defensive line in 2014. Aside from Jurrell Casey, the Titans experienced lackadaisical play from most of their defensive line. Derrick Morgan’s play has fluctuated since being drafted due to injuries and scheme. The Titans ranked No. 21 in the NFL in sacks last season and No. 20 in rush defense, according...
Via cover32 - Titans
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss
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