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TAYLOR THOMPSON RUMORS

Report: NFLPA looking at Titans' release of Thompson

The Tennessee Titans' decision to release tight end Taylor Thompson has caught the attention of the NFLPA, according to a report. ESPN's Adam Caplan says the NFLPA is looking into Thompson's release. The veteran said he's still dealing with a knee issue that sidelined him most of last season, but the team waived him last Thursday without an injury designation.  A fifth-round draft...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans waive tight end Taylor Thompson after minicamp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have waived tight end Taylor Thompson after wrapping up their three-day mandatory minicamp. The Titans announced the move Thursday. Thompson was a fifth-round draft pick by Tennessee in 2012 out of Southern Methodist where he played defensive line. The Titans switched him back to the tight end position he played in high school, and he played...
Via AP on Fox
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans Waive TE Taylor Thompson

The Tennessee Titans announced Thursday that they’ve placed TE Taylor Thompson on waivers. Thompson, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of the Titans back in 2012. He has one year remaining on his four-year, $2.3 million rookie contract that included a $198,000 signing bonus. He stands to make a base salary of $660,000 for the 2015 season. According to ... The post Titans Waive...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Whisenhunt puzzled by tight end's injury

The last time Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt saw Taylor Thompson, the tight end seemed healthy and recovered from a season-ending knee injury suffered in Week 3 last year. This week, that appears not to be the case. Thompson is sitting out of Tennessee's mandatory minicamp this week after saying he continue to have issues with his knee. That came as news Whisenhunt. ...
Via Fox Sports
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans TE Thompson lands in Whisenhunt's doghouse

Tennessee Titans tight end Taylor Thompson, who has missed much of the team's offseason program as he deals with a knee injury, was in Nashville on Tuesday in time for the start of the team's mandatory minicamp. Unfortunately for Thompson, he was a supposed to arrive on Monday for a physical and didn't make it. According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, Thompson said his flight was...
Via Fox Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Should Give Up on Taylor Thompson

The emergence of dynamic receiving-first tight ends has been trending in the NFL for years. Players such as Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski provide an extra spark on their respective offenses, and present major matchup issues for defensive backs and linebackers alike. In an attempt to grab such a tight end of their own, the Tennessee Titans traded up in the 5th round of the 2012...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

All of your Tennessee Titans worries are flying out the window

When the Tennessee Titans entered training camp, a multitude of issues plagued the team’s development. After Albert Breer’s visit to the team, all appears well: 1) Was told big reason Titans didn’t pick up Locker’s option was the injury risk. That’s where the guarantee is. Last two years scared ‘em. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) July 30, 2014 2) That said, Locker has...
Via cover32 - Titans
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Brandon Flowers gone, Taylor Thompson and Delanie Walker development

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Tennessee Titans this week along with national featured columns you may enjoy. Tennessee Titans - Quotable Monday: Ken Whisenhunt compares Delanie Walker to Antonio Gates (READ) - Twitter Tuesday: Titans pass on Brandon Flowers (READ) - Grade Day: Taylor Thompson slowly developing...
Via cover32 - Titans
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Taylor Thompson slowly developing

Entering his third season as a member of the Tennessee Titans, Taylor Thompson is slowly approaching the “bust” label. In two years, Thompson has caught nine passes for 59 yards and a touchdown. He was a fifth-round selection as a transitioned defensive end to tight end that has rarely seen the field. He hasn’t shown decent routes nor an ability to create separation in the...
Via cover32 - Titans
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans looking at tight ends in NFL Draft?

The Tennessee Titans’ roster has a number of problems, including depth at tight end. Craig Stevens showed he’s not a suitable backup in the passing game this past season. Tennessee took a flyer on Taylor Thompson and he’s nothing more than an athlete. The Titans might be in the market for a tight end once the draft rolls around, so let’s take a look at the top 10 tight ends...
Via cover32 - Titans
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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