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Titans News: Teammate having difficult time believing reports leading to Bironas' death

The punter for the Tennessee Titans, Brett Kern is having a hard time believing the reports that have surfaced in the wake of the death of ex-teammate, Rob Bironasreported by Dan Hanzus of NFL.comReports have been surfacing about Rob Bironas’ behavior just prior to the tragic car crash that took the life of the 36 year old this past Saturday night.  Bironas was killed when the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans P Kern stunned by 911 calls before Bironas' fatal crash

  A former teammate is having a difficult time comprehending everything being said about what happened the night of ex-Titans kicker Rob Bironas' fatal car accident. Punter Brett Kern said Wednesday that descriptions of Bironas chasing people and trying to run them off the road before losing control of his SUV last Saturday are stunning because he never saw anything that would...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter stunned by 911 calls before Bironas' crash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) A former teammate says it is hard to comprehend everything being said about what happened the night of ex-Titans kicker Rob Bironas' fatal car accident. Punter Brett Kern said Wednesday descriptions of Brionas chasing people and trying to run them off the road before losing control of his SUV last Saturday are stunning because he never saw anything that...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Exclusive Interview with Punter Brett Kern

Tennessee Titans punter Brett Kern was gracious enough to answer a few questions over Twitter from me on Sunday. Kern has been with the Titans since their long term punter Craig Hentrich left Nashville. Not only did Kern give good insight on the punter position from his point of view, but he also had a comment on why the Titans may be better in 2014 than 2013. Here is my chat with...
Via Standing O Sports
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Training Camp Preview: Special Teams

As training camp approaches, it means the Tennessee Titans move one day closer to the preseason, and eventually the regular season. As we inch further throughout the offseason, every day we will feature a training camp preview. Previously: Quarterbacks Running Backs Wide Receivers Tight Ends Offensive Line Defensive Line Linebackers Defensive Backs Safeties Today’s preview focuses...
Via cover32 - Titans
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2014: The best punters in the NFL today

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: final offseason move that needs to be made

The Tennessee Titans have been in talks with defensive lineman Jurell Casey regarding a contract extension, but nothing is imminent. Unsolicited word of advice: Get it done – now. According to http://www.spotrac.com/nfl/tennessee-titans/, Casey signed a four-year, $2.7 million contract. His guaranteed salary per year  is $617,436. His average salary per year is $683,109. Casey...
Via isportsweb.com
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans: Football or Fútbol... It Doesn't Matter

With offseason practices winding down, a handful of Titans are excited for something other than American football.Several players are keeping up with the World Cup.In a recent article from Tennessean, Blidi Wreh-Wilson said, “Soccer is a sport that is misunderstood in America. I understand it and appreciate it. It is a very unique, beautiful sport. You have to be patient and most...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Whitehurst Lied About Losing Arm-Wrestling Contest To Punter

A week ago, the Internet got a good chuckle when Titans backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst revealed in an Instagram post that he had lost his jersey number to Titans punter Brett Kern after Kern beat him in an arm-wrestling contest. It was a pretty hilarious story and, as it turns out, a completely false one. According to The Tennessean, Whitehurst’s humorous anecdote was completely...
Via NESN.com
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

The arm wrestling punter story is a fake – what can we believe now?

It’s been established that nothing is sacred anymore, but is anything real? That’s the question on our mind after reviewing the story of Charlie Whitehurst vs. Brett Kern. See, a week ago, Whitehurst, who signed with the Titans this offseason, wrote on Twitter and Instagram that he had lost an arm-wrestling match with punter Brett Kern for the right to wear No. 6. Arm-wrestled...
Via Awful Announcing
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Whitehurst Unfortunately Didn’t Lose an Arm Wrestling Match to a Punter

The story of Charlie Whitehurst losing an arm wrestling match (and his number) to a punter is simply one of those things that is too good to be true. Charlie Whitehurst, newly signed to the Tennessee Titans and punter Brett Kern both shared the same number and the two decided to fabricate a story where they arm wrestled for the rights to the no. 6 jersey with Charlie losing. After...
Via Next Impulse Sports
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Titans trade rumors, Battle at fullback and Lewan a top-10 lineman

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 - Tennessee Titans’ Tommie Campbell determined to win starting corner spot (READ) - Twitter Tuesday: Jackie Battle to be used at fullback (READ) - Tennessee Titans trade rumors...
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May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

I hate…that Charlie Whitehurst didn’t really lose an arm-wrestling match to Brett Kern

Tennessee Titans quarterback Charlie Whitehurst initially made up the story that he lost his No. 6 to punter Brett Kern in an arm-wrestling match on Wednesday. As Jim Wyatt briefly mentioned that night, but expanded on Thursday morning, the arm-wrestling match never happened. The story took off. Blogs and web sites picked up on it. It was a hot topic on sports radio, and Twitter...
Via cover32 - Titans
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

New list suggests team from AFC South will win entire conference in 2014

We’re nearing the time of the summer (it is summer now, right?) where everyone and their brother is going to come out with a “bold predictions” column for the 2014 NFL season. Might we do one of those down the road? Sure, why not? But for now no one’s ready to truly lay it all on the line — or at least they shouldn’t be in late May. Instead, let’s take a look at ten...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Kern Defeats Charlie Whitehurst in Arm-Wrestling Contest for Titans #6; Punter Proves the Change of Special Teams

Brett Kern while punting for Denver in 2009. Photo courtesy of Jeffrey Beall via WikiMediaCommons. Sports have shown the best from some athletes and the not-so-best from others. Sporting events may require the best from athletes in magnanimous events or situations. For athletes in a sport, having a certain jersey number can bring out the best in their abilities. This story involves...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Charlie Whitehurst gets an F- for losing his jersey number to Brett Kern

Titans backup quarterback Charlie Whitehurst arrived in Tennessee earlier this summer with the punter, Brett Kern, holding his No. 6. In order to get the number from Kern, Whitehurst allegedly had to arm wrestle the punter. It didn’t quite go as planned. (via Whitehurst’s Instagram account @cwhitey6)   Kern later took to Titans beat writer Paul Kuharsky’s radio show to spill...
Via cover32 - Titans
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Whitehurst arm-wrestled punter Brett Kern for No. 6 and lost

Charlie Whitehurst has worn No. 6 throughout his entire NFL and collegiate careers, but his run with that jersey number ends in 2014. Unlike other players across the league who use cold hard cash and other monetary-based methods of solving jersey disputes, Whitehurst and Tennessee Titans punter Brett Kern decided to compete for No. 6 […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans QB Loses Arm-Wrestling Match With Punter For Jersey Number

Newly-signed Titans QB Charlie Whitehurst has worn #6 his entire NFL career. Unfortunately for him, that number was already taken by punter Brett Kern. Since Whitehurst is a third-stringer not bringing in the big bucks, buying a jersey number like most NFL players do was not an option. So how did the QB and punter settle things? With an arm-wrestling contest of course. As a quarterback...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Charlie Whitehurst loses No. to punter in arm wrestling match

Photo Credit: AP This is just further proof that PUNTERS ARE PEOPLE TOO… or maybe quarterbacks are just weak. Tennessee Titans backup QB Charlie Whitehurst, who signed a two-year, $8 million deal with the team had one issue, his usual number, 6, is already taken on the team by punter  Brett Kern. Like any pair of real men would do, Whitehurst and Kern battled for it, in an arm...
Via Down and Distance
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: ST

After rounding out our looks at the offense and defense, our final stop on our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position as we head into the 2014 offseason is a look at special teams. As I keep mentioning, special teams is a bit of an odd fit as a "position" since it consists of five separate and distinct elements, albeit with overlapping skills. These are...
Via Total Titans
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Field position and the Titans defense in 2013

After covering the offense earlier this week, I now turn my attention to how field position affected what the Titans did on defense this past season. Methodology is the same as last year and for the offense. 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. End of half/game drives where...
Via Total Titans
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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