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Vikings announce signing of safety Michael Griffin

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent safety Michael Griffin. The Vikings made the announcement Monday after agreeing to terms with the 10-year veteran last week. Griffin comes to the Vikings from Tennessee, where he spent the first nine seasons of his career. Griffin has made two Pro Bowls. Vikings defensive backs coach Jerry Gray coached Griffin...
Via Associated Press
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Signing of Michael Griffin

The Vikings signed former Tennessee Titan safety Michael Griffin to a one year deal.  Griffin will arguably be the best player whose lined up next to Harrison Smith in his career, and should be looked at as a favorite to start.  He’s coming off a 101 tackle season, with a sack and a pick.  Griffin’s skills have declined over the years, but he’s still an above average player...
Via DraftSeason
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Titans release former Pro Bowl safety Michael Griffin

The Tennessee Titans announced Tuesday that they have released two-time Pro Bowl safety Michael Griffin after nine seasons with the team. Griffin, 31, was a first-round pick of the Titans back in 2007. He’s started 133 of a possible 144 games with the squad in nine years, earning Pro Bowl spots in 2008 and 2010. Whether it’s due to deteriorating skills or something else, Griffin...
Via Sportsnaut
February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Titans S Griffin trolls a Troll to perfection

Tennessee Titans safety Michael Griffin had eight tackles during the team's 34-28 win over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday, plus one solid stick on a fan after the game.Griffin took to Twitter to respond to a Titans fan who was critical of the nine-year veteran's performance thus far.Per, Griffin counts $8.1 million against Tennessee's salary keep this season. He has...
Via FOX Sports
November 08, 2015  |  Discuss

GIF: Le’Veon Bell Jukes Michael Griffin’s Right Off The Planet

Le'Veon Bell juked Michael Griffin right off the planet with a big-time cut during Monday night's Steelers-Titans game.
Via Gamedayr
November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears Have A Shot At Safety Michael Griffin

The NFL trade deadline is always unpredictable, and safety Michael Griffin being available qualifies.  Do the Chicago Bears make an offer? Tennessee Titans Add Griffin To List Of Trade Chips At 2-5, the writing appears on the wall for the Tennessee Titans.  With ongoing problems at the quarterback position the likelihood of them making a run is limited at best.  So as the NFL...
Via Sports Mockery
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Safety Griffin a powerful constant on Titans' ever-changing defense

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The one constant for Titans safety Michael Griffin has been the change all around him. Two years ago, former Titans coach Mike Munchak moved the 2007 first-round draft pick from his natural position of free safety to strong safety. It was supposed to help bolster a paltry run defense, and Griffin's defensive attributes of speed, instinct and cover abilities weren...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans S Michael Griffin Concerned That He Could Be A Cap Casulty

Titans FS Michael Griffin told reporters that he is unsure if he’ll be back in Tennessee due to his cap figure. “I realize I count $8 million toward the salary cap, so I have to worry about myself,” Griffin said, via The Nashville Tennessean. “At the end of the day, I am questioning my fate. You have to ask yourself, do they think you are worth that? I hope so, but this...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans S Griffin suspended one game for hit vs. Raiders, will appeal

Titans safety Michael Griffin is appealing his one-game suspension without pay after being labeled by the NFL as a repeat offender of the league's rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players. The league announced the penalty Monday for Griffin's hit on Oakland tight end Mychal Rivera. The punishment came from Merton Hanks, the NFL's vice president of...
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL suspends Titans Griffin game for player safety

The NFL has suspended Titans safety Michael Griffin one game without pay as a repeat offender of the league's rules prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of defenseless players. The league announced the penalty Monday from Merton Hanks, the NFL's vice president of football operations. Griffin cannot practice or play Sunday against Indianapolis or take part in any football...
Via Associated Press
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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