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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Taylor Thompson expected to make Titans roster

Tennessee Titans 5th-round pick Taylor Thompson is expected to make the 53-man roster, according to Matt Rybaltowski of CBS Sports. The Titans gambled on Thompson, a collegiate defensive end who was transitioning to tight end. While he flashed the size and athleticism of Rob Gronkowski, he had no game footage to back up his work on the practice field. But apparently he’s a quick...
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August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans believe rookie Thompson could be next Gronkowski

(Credit: Associated Press) With the emergence of Gronkowski and Jimmy Graham in New Orleans, teams across the NFL trying to find a dynamic tight end of their own that can be considered the second best receiver on the team. The Tennessee Titans used their fifth-round pick in April on Taylor Thompson, a 6-foot-6, 290-pound defensive end at SMU who has been converted to tight end...
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July 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans rookie takes a shot at Vanderbilt

Tennessee Titans rookie Brandon Barden, an undrafted free agent out of Vanderbilt seemingly took a shot at his alma mater during the team’s recent rookie camp. Barden was speaking to The Tennessean about fellow rookie Taylor Thompson, who originally committed to Vanderbilt but backed out and enrolled at SMU. While discussing Thompson’s change of heart, Barden had this to say...
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May 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans high on Thompson

Taylor Thompson is easily finding his groove as a tight end in Tennessee. Though he played defensive end for four years at SMU, his past experience at wide receiver in high school is serving him well with the Titans.
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Thompson talks Titans

SMU defensive end/tight end hybrid Taylor Thompson was on the golf course in Houston Saturday when the Titans called him up to inform him they'd be drafting him in a couple minutes. Tennessee was one of 10 teams Thompson had been talking with months leading up to the NFL Draft and he couldn't be happier about his placement.
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May 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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