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Punt unit again proves critical for Jaguars in win over Titans

For the third straight week, the Jacksonville's Jaguars saw Thursday night's 19-13 win over the Tennessee Titans decided in part by a big play involving the punting game.Rookie wide receiver Rashad Greene's 63-yard punt return against the Titans helped set up quarterback Blake Bortles' game-winning touchdown to tight end Julius Thomas. Greene, Jacksonville's fifth-round pick out...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Another bad fourth quarter costs Titans as they fall to Jaguars, 19-13

After 55 minutes, it felt like the Titans had a great chance at their first divisional win in over a season. They held a 13-9 lead and possession of the ball after stopping the Jaguars twice in the fourth quarter, once on an interception by Zach Brown and the other on a third down sack by Avery Williamson. If they could move the chains a couple times, Jacksonville would be sunk or...
Via Total Titans
November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Week 2 Game Balls

Positivity was absent coming out of yesterday’s 28-14 loss in Cleveland for the Tennessee Titans. The offensive line allowed seven sacks on Marcus Mariota, and the defense could not contain Browns receiver/returner Travis Benjamin. Benjamin continues to emerge as the go-to playmaker for the Cleveland offense. This time, it was at the expense of the Titans.The Titans were still...
Via Pro Football Spot
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns’ Travis Benjamin Hurdles Poor Titans Punter, Scores 78-Yard TD (Video)

Travis Benjamin is having a day, and Tennessee Titans punter Brett Kern isn’t about to stop him. The Cleveland Browns wide receiver added another play to the highlight reel Sunday by taking a punt return 78 yards to the house for the touchdown. TravIs Benjamin: MEEP MEEP!
Via NESN.com
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Back Home, Back to Work: Browns-Titans Preview

The National Football League’s brief season means that every game carries more weight than any other sport. When a team loses its first game – as literally 16 teams do in Week 1 – fanbases tend to push the panic button (or embrace the absurdity). When your team loses 31-10 in its opening contest and looks ragged in the process, you may feel tempted to go up to the roof and...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: ST

After quarterback, running back, fullback, wide receiver, tight end, offensive tackle, guard, and center on offense, plus defensive line, outside linebacker, inside linebacker, cornerback, and safety on defense, the final stop on our position by position trip around the Tennessee Titans as we approach the 2015 regular season is a look at a position that’s not really...
Via Total Titans
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: ST

Finally done. After concluding the defense with a look at the safeties, the final stop on our trip position by position around the Tennessee Titans is a look at special teams. As I now mention every time I do this positional analysis, special teams consists of five separate and distinct elements, albeit with overlapping skills. These are: (1) place kicking on field goals and extra...
Via Total Titans
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans: Free Agency Week 1 Report Card

The Tennessee Titans failed to make the huge ‘splash’ signing that many fans wanted, but the team has quietly made some very smart moves this offseason.Outside linebacker was the biggest position of need for the Titans, and they’ve addressed the void aggressively. Depth at the offensive skill positions was added, though the team still needs a true #1 playmaker at wide receiver...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans agree to terms with long snapper Beau Brinkley

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with long snapper Beau Brinkley, keeping a second special teams player from hitting free agency. The Titans announced the deal Sunday with no terms immediately available. They agreed to terms on a five-year, $15 million deal with punter Brett Kern on Saturday night. Brinkley has been Kern's snapper the past three seasons...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Starting Strong: Titans Re-Sign Kern

The signing of punter Brett Kern is a good start to the 2015 NFL Free Agency period for the Tennessee Titans. The Tennessean’s Jim Wyatt reported on Saturday night that the Titans have agreed to a five-year deal with Kern. The deal is said to be worth $15 million, with $5 million in guaranteed money. Kern was graded out as the ninth best punter last season, according to Pro Football...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans, Brett Kern agree to terms keeping punter off market

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a new contract with veteran punter Brett Kern keeping him off the free-agent market. The Titans announced the deal Saturday night but did not release terms of the new deal. The deal is worth $15 million over five years, two sources confirmed to The Associated Press. They spoke on the condition of anonymity because...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans Reach Agreement With P Brett Kern On Five-Year, $15M Deal

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that the Titans and punter Brett Kern have reached an agreement on five-year contract. Adam Caplan reports that Kern will receive $15 million in total over the course of five years. Kern, 29, originally signed on with the Broncos as an undrafted free agent out of Toledo back in 2008. He was ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans Review: Special Teams

This week’s position review, and the last one, is a closer look at the Tennessee Titans special teams unit.The special teams saw a lot of ups and downs - once again punter Brett Kern had a great year, but the return game was far from spectacular.Kicker Ryan Succop was a new addition to the team after the loss of Rob Bironas, and he seemed to be a good fit.Let’s take a look at...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 04, 2015  |  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
January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans deserving to be a Week 14 hero or goat make the cut?

With only three weeks to go in the NFL’s regular season, the playoff picture is starting to take shape. The list of contenders and pretenders is becoming clearer and clearer. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell into each...
Via cover32 - Titans
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Did Brett Kern of the Tennessee Titans make the top 10?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32 - Titans
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Did Ryan Quigley of the New York Jets make the cut?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32 - Jets
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Did Matt Bosher of the Atlanta Falcons make the cut?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32 - Falcons
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Is Andy Lee of the 49ers the best there is in the NFL?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32 - 49ers
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Did Tress Way of the Washington Redskins make the cut?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32 - Redskins
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Did Jon Ryan of the Seattle Seahawks make the top five?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Is Thomas Morstead of the Saints the best in the NFL?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32 - Saints
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Is Pat McAfee of the Colts the best in the NFL?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32 - Colts
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Is Sam Martin of the Detroit Lions the best in the NFL?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32 - Lions
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Punter Power Rankings: Is Johnny Hekker of the St. Louis Rams the best in the NFL?

Here at cover32 we dig quarterback power rankings as much anybody, but sometimes it feels like many fans focus too much on just the one position. At any given time there are 22 grown men running around on the field and all of them are important even if they play an unglamorous position. The least glamorous of all may be punter; where nobody even knows you exist until you screw up...
Via cover32
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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