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Titans Fire VP of Player Personnel Lake Dawson in Surprising Move

Seen as an up-and-comer among the player personnel ranks, former NFL wide receiver Lake Dawson has drawn interest around the league for potential general manager openings. So it comes as a bit of a surprise that the Tennessee Titans fired Dawson, who acted as the team’s vice president of player personnel, on Friday. In announcing the move, Titans general manager Ruston Webster...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bernard Pollard Requests Release From Titans

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, citing a source familiar with the situation, reports that Titans veteran S Bernard Pollard has requested his release from his contract. According to Wyatt’s source, Pollard made the request to Titans GM Ruston Webster at the end of the 2014 season. The Titans announced that they have parted ways with vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Titans fire vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have fired vice president of player personnel Lake Dawson and streamlined their football administration. The Titans announced the moves Friday. General manager Ruston Webster also announced that both Blake Beddingfield, the Titans' director of college scouting, and Brian Gardner, their pro scouting coordinator, will report directly to him...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: 2014 Final Report Card

How else can you define the Tennessee Titans season other than an epic failure?A 7-9 record that was followed by the firing of Mike Munchak, one of the franchise’s all-time most popular players, from his head coaching duties was necessary if the team was to take another leap forward.Tennessee hired Ken Whisenhunt away from San Diego and planned to have him use his talents for mentoring...
Via Football Nation
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Titans Part Ways With VP Of Personnel Lake Dawson

The Tennessee Titans announced Friday that they’ve parted ways with  VP of Player Personnel Lake Dawson. #Titans announce changes to front office staff — Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans) January 30, 2015 He spent eight years with the Titans organization and three of them in the role of VP of Player Personnel. Dawson’s name came up as a general...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Tennessee Titans' 2012 Draft Class

The Tennessee Titans entered the 2012 offseason after a 9-7 season, appearing to be just a few cornerstone pieces away from being a legitimate Super Bowl contender. Considering it takes about 3 years to properly evaluate a draft class, it’s time to revisit the 2012 draft and grade its rookies.Round 1: Kendall Wright, WR, BaylorKendall Wright was a bit of a surprise pick in the...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top 6 Moments of Jake Locker's Tennessee Titans Career

Jake Locker’s four-year career with the Tennessee Titans was far from a success. He is filled with potential: great athletic ability, a great arm, and the perfect attitude off the field. Locker is a guy that you want to see succeed.While Locker’s time in Tennessee was a disappointment overall, there were several moments that were actually great in his career.Here are the Top...
Via Pro Football Spot
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

The Tennessee Titans finished 2013 with a 7-9 record and fired then head coach Mike Munchak. The result was the team hired former Arizona head coach Ken Whisenhunt, who was said to be somewhat of a quarterback guru, hoping he could cure the problems that exist with Jake Locker.The Titans finished the season 2-14, may have been the worst team in the league and have plenty of holes...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Titans Targeted Their Receivers in 2014

After last week’s look at running back usage, I thought I should look at how the Titans used their other non-quarterback offensive “skill position” players. Since outside of Kendall Wright they did not get any carries, I will begin with a chart. Player Targets Overall Target % Active Target % Kris Durham112.1%5.6% Derek Hagan366.7%6.7% Justin Hunter7013.1%17.7% Nate Washington7814...
Via Total Titans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft Grade A Day | Tennessee TitansNo rating results yet

With the NFL season winding down it’s time to look at each team’s draft class and grade them on a PRODUCTION ONLY basis.  Let’s see what teams had first year success and which ones are hoping for better in year two. POINTS SCALE Round 1: 0-5Round 2: 0-4Round 3: 0-3Round 4: 0-2Round 5: 0-1Round 6 & 7:  Same system as undrafted. Points only awarded if player was productive...
Via DraftSeason
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Female Friday: You have to see this gorgeous Tennessee Titans fan to believe it

#Titans — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) January 18, 2015 You may also be interested in: Female Friday: You have to see this gorgeous Tennessee Titans fan to believe it Tennesee Titans President Tommy Smith claims that the team is not for sale Tennessee Titans legend Blaine Bishop hits back at the Jacksonville Jaguars
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

My predicted Titans RB usage against the Titans’ actual running back usage

So, back before the regular season began, I wrote a bunch of things about the Tennessee Titans. Some of them ended up being relatively close to accurate. Others were quite inaccurate. Since it turned into a theme of sorts, I thought today I would look at my predictions for how the Titans would use their running backs versus how they actually did use their running backs. I don’t...
Via Total Titans
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Deny Team is For Sale, Any Connection to Peyton Manning

Tennessee Titans President and CEO Tommy Smith strongly shot down rumors floating around that his team is for sale. In an interview with the Tennessean, Smith vehemently denied that the team might be sold and that Peyton Manning may even have plans of owning a piece of it. Calling the connection to Manning “nonsense,” Smith had this to say. The team is not for sale. We are...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennesee Titans President Tommy Smith claims that the team is not for sale

If you had your hopes pinned on buying the Tennesee Titans, you’re out of luck. According to a report by Jim Wyatt of the Tennesseean, Tommy Smith says that the Titans are not for sale: Titans ‘not for sale,’ owner says via @tennessean — LANE HOLLIS (@wlhollis) January 19, 2015 “The team is not for sale. We are not entertaining...
Via cover32 - Titans
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Field position and the Titans defense in 2014.

After covering the offense yesterday, I now turn my attention to how field position affected the Titans defense in 2014. Methodology is the same as for the offense and in past seasons. Touchdowns are worth 7 points. Made field goals are worth 3 points. Missed field goals are worth 2 points. All other drives are worth 0 points. Drives that finish the half where scoring is not the...
Via Total Titans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Unrestricted free agents - Tennessee Titans

NFL unrestricted free agents An unrestricted free agent (a player who has completed four or more accrued seasons) may sign with any team without any compensation owed to his old team through the first scheduled day of training camp in late July.  At that point, if his old team makes a tender offer by June 1st (110% of last year's salary), his rights will revert back...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft analysts saying Tennessee Titans won’t take a quarterback early on

If you’re hoping that a dynamic kind of quarterback like Jameis Winston or Marcus Mariota can turn the Tennessee Titans around next season don’t get too far ahead of yourself. Though Mariota definitely would be an upgrade, draftniks I trust around the internet are saying that the team has no plans on taking a quarterback at least in the early rounds and the plan is to stick...
Via cover32
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans TE Delanie Walker Pens Article Focusing on DUI Prevention

Back in February of 2013, as then San Francisco 49ers tight end Delanie Walker was reeling from a Super Bowl defeat against the Baltimore Ravens, his entire life changed in the beat of a heart. Football was no longer the central focus in Walker’s life, as his aunt and uncle were killed by a drunk driver in New Orleans the day after watching their nephew suit up in the Super Bowl...
Via Sportsnaut
December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Titans, Jay Cutler have mutual interest in trade

The Tennessee Titans are reportedly interested in making a move for Jay Cutler should the Chicago Bears decide to cut ties with their $100 million man after the season. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports that the Titans began doing their homework on Cutler as soon as Bears coach Marc Trestman decided to bench...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Post has perfect description for Titans-Jaguars

"I am writing sentences about this game because our word processing system doesn't have poop emoji" — Neil Irwin (@Neil_Irwin) December 18, 2014   The typewriter could never master something as intricate and complex as the poop emoji.  That’s one way to describe what is statistically speaking the worst primetime game this century.  And Washington...
Via Awful Announcing
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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