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Titans targeting D’Qwell Jackson among other linebackers

There’s no question one of Tennessee’s biggest needs heading into free agency is at linebacker. They’ve had some success at the position, Zach Brown, and other flops, Colin McCarthy. Free agent D’Qwell Jackson visited the Titans over the weekend, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean.  Buck Stanton from cover32 has Jackson ranked ninth in his list of the top 10 free...
Via cover32 - Titans
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin McCarthy: the Titans Underdog

Flashback to 2011: 13 games, 68 combined tackles, 2 forced fumbles, 2 fumbles recoveries, and an interception. Colin McCarthy looked like the future of the Tennessee Titans defense.2012: 7 games, 38 combined tackles, 1 interception. The former Miami Hurricane sustained a high ankle sprain in Week 1 which forced him to miss five games and a concussion in Week 12 put him on injured...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: MLB

After defensive tackle, defensive end, and outside linebacker, our next stop on the defense as we go around the Tennessee Titans position by position heading into the 2014 offseason is middle linebacker. Repeating my introduction from the DE post: In the DT positional analysis, I discussed in some detail what Ray Horton has said about the defense he plans to run. I believe he...
Via Total Titans
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What position is Tennessee’s most pressing need?

While there are positions to fill throughout the Tennessee Titans’ depth chart, a good chunk of the defense makes up the majority of these holes. According to Football Outsiders’ Rivers McCown, linebacker stands to be their greatest hole to fill. Tennessee Titans: Linebacker While I am personally not a believer in Jake Locker, this series premise is “plugging the holes,...
Via cover32 - Titans
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

PFS Titans Panel: X-Factor Week 12

At the beginning of the season, this game appeared to be an "easy win." There was no way that a far-improved Tennessee Titans team could lose to the Oakland Raiders. Now that the two-toned blue sits at 4-6 with the playoffs nearly out of sight, the team has to put together some wins to save Mike Munchak's job and regain respect for this team.Certain X-Factors in this...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Colin McCarthy won’t take it easy on Cook

Rams tight end Jared Cook is among a number of former Titans who will square off against his old teammates on Sunday. But Cook shouldn’t expect his old buddies to take it easy on him. “Obviously he played here, and he has some bitter feelings about the Titans and what they did to him I guess,’’ Titans middle linebacker Colin McCarthy said of Cook. “But at the end of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Football: @ProCanes and Titans LB Colin McCarthy Joins The Beast on FM 104.3 The Ticket and allCanes Radio

Thursday night, Colin McCarthy, former Canes LB and current Titans middle LB was back in town during his bye week and visited The Beast and allCanes’ Harry Rothwell at Shake Shack in the Gables for allCanes Radio on FM 104.3 AM 790 The Ticket. Colin talked a lot about life as a Cane during the Shannon years, his scoop and score in Tallahassee against the ‘Noles and life in the...
Via CaneInsider
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

PFS Titans Panel: X-Factor Week 7

Just when a Tennessee Titans loss to the San Francisco 49ers seemed almost definite, Jake Locker shocks the (Titans) world- he recovers. The young starter has a possibility to play Sunday, and Coach Munchak said that if Locker dresses, he will start. So how does this affect the team and its chances to win? Here are The Spot's Titans Gurus' "X-Factors" to a Titans...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Make Roster Moves

From the TitansOnline.com:NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans signed veteran LB Zac Diles and waived WRMichael Preston.Diles (6-2, 245) re-joins the Titans after signing with Kansas City in the offseason. He played in six games for the Titans last season and totaled 13 tackles before breaking his ankle in the Buffalo game (10/21) and being placed on injured reserve.Diles has...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Five Questions entering Titans-Vikings preseason finale

NASHVILLE, Tenn. After coming off their best preseason performance in last Saturdays win over visiting Atlanta, dont expect the Titans to come out full bore in their final preseason game Thursday night at Minnesota. In fact, the Titans feel pretty good about themselves as they go through Thursdays last dress rehearsal in advance of the season opener at Pittsburgh on Sept. 8. Then...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans: 5 questions heading into Falcons clash

NASHVILLE, Tenn. After two lackluster preseason losses to Washington and Cincinnati, the Tennessee Titans want to capture that winning feeling at home Saturday night, when Atlanta comes calling. The starters are projected to play through the first half and into the third quarter, allowing for halftime adjustments. Certainly, third-year coach Mike Munchak would like to see the first...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans sign veteran linebacker Gary Guyton

The Tennessee Titans have reached a one-year deal with veteran linebacker Gary Guyton, according to Ian Rapport of NFL.com. The Titans have been hit hard with injuries at linebacker so far in camp. Last year's defensive captain and starting middle linebacker Colin McCarthy has missed some time in camp because of a hamstring injury and could be out the next couple of weeks. Backup...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: MLB

In a normal year, I would begin the defensive part of our trip around the Titans position by position as we approach the regular season with a look at the defensive tackles. Not this year, though, not after Jerry Gray's declaration in his recent media session that "Who said we were going to be a 4-3 system?" My automatic response to that was "Antonio Johnson, a...
Via Total Titans
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Fokou pushing McCarthy for Titans' middle LB job

The assumption has been that the Titans' starting middle linebacker job will go to Colin McCarthy, a defensive captain a year ago. Moise Fokou (Foh-koo), one of Tennessee's free agent signees this offseason, has made it into a competition. Fokou has worked with the first-team defense all but one day since signing with the Titans. A day after McCarthy worked with the first...
Via Fox Sports
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans LB McCarthy sidelined for week

Colin McCarthy will miss at least a week after hurting his right hamstring, and coach Mike Munchak says the middle linebacker will not play in Tennessee's preseason opener Thursday against Washington. McCarthy practiced with the first-team defense Wednesday for the first time this year, but he was out Thursday and had an MRI exam. Munchak said Friday that it's frustrating...
Via Fox Sports
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans LB McCarthy will miss week with hamstring

Colin McCarthy will miss at least a week after hurting his right hamstring, and coach Mike Munchak says the middle linebacker will not play in Tennessee's preseason opener Thursday against Washington. McCarthy practiced with the first-team defense Wednesday for the first time this year, but he was out Thursday and had an MRI exam. Munchak said Friday that it's frustrating...
Via Fox Sports
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans trying to find few extra seconds on defense

NFL offenses are moving faster and faster, speeding up the tempo to take advantage of defenses. So the Tennessee Titans are trying to scratch out a precious few extra seconds. They are practicing without the player-coach helmet communication system during training camp. ''That's just part of the process of getting better at what we're going to see a lot during the...
Via Fox Sports
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans: 5 position battles to watch during camp

The Tennessee Titans open training camp Thursday seeking a turnaround from last seasons disappointing 6-10 record. The Titans signed 16 free agents and drafted to fill key positions, so there is guarded optimism for the Titans as they enter the third season under Coach Mike Munchack. Two weeks from Thursday night, the Titans open the preseason with a home game against the Redskins...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans: Five position battles to watch during training camp

The Tennessee Titans open training camp Thursday seeking a turnaround from last seasons disappointing 6-10 record. The Titans signed 16 free agents and drafted to fill key positions, so there is guarded optimism for the Titans as they enter the third season under Coach Mike Munchack. Two weeks from Thursday night, the Titans open the preseason with a home game against the Redskins...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans surprisesmust-hits to ponder before camp

Here are five must-hits and five notable surprises from the Titans' spring camp ... as the club gets a few weeks off before training camp opens in late July: SURPRISES 1. Moise Fokou When third-year middle linebacker Colin McCarthy has played, the results have been solid. Thing is, the Titans just havent seen enough of him, due to injuries. So, the Titans signed an insurance...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans' McCarthy primed for productive, healthy season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Tennessee Titans have liked what they've seen in two seasons from Colin McCarthy. The thing is, they just havent seen the middle linebacker enough for their liking. Ditto that feeling for McCarthy, who exploded onto the scene to earn the starting slot two seasons ago as a rookie and unheralded fourth-round draft pick out of Miami (Fla.). By the time 2012...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans' McCarthy primed for productive, healthy season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Tennessee Titans have liked what they've seen in two seasons from Colin McCarthy. The thing is, they just havent seen the middle linebacker enough for their liking. Ditto that feeling for McCarthy, who exploded onto the scene to earn the starting slot two seasons ago as a rookie and unheralded fourth-round draft pick out of Miami (Fla.). By the time 2012...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
June 13, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: MLB

After covering the defensive ends and tackles, we turn our position to the next level of the defense, specifically the middle linebackers, as we continue our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position heading into the 2013 offseason. When we addressed the Mike backer last offseason and again in the preseason, it looked like the Titans had found a solution for 2012...
Via Total Titans
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans WR Wright unlikely to play against Packers

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright has missed his third straight practice with a rib injury and isn't expected to play Sunday at Green Bay. Wright is listed as questionable on the Titans' injury report. Linebacker Colin McCarthy (concussion), receiver Damian Williams (hamstring) and defensive end Scott Solomon (knee) also are listed as questionable, but they...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Texans sit six with injuries against Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Houston Texans have deactivated cornerback Alan Ball due to a foot injury, in addition to the five other players already declared out against the Tennessee Titans. Houston will start Barrett Ruud at middle linebacker in place of Bradie James, out with a hamstring injury. Ruud was with the Titans last season before losing his job to Colin McCarthy, but...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

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