Tennessee Titans LB Colin McCarthy retiring from NFL

Colin McCarthy, a once-promising linebacker prospect for the Tennessee Titans, announced on Thursday he is done with football. McCarthy, who played his college ball at the University of Miami, told Susan Miller Degnan of the Miami Herald that he is retiring from the NFL after only being in the league four seasons. The middle linebacker was drafted in the fourth round out of Miami...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Another former Tennessee Titan joins Jake Locker in retirement

After four seasons plagued by injuries and surgeries, former Tennessee Titans linebacker Colin McCarthy has decided it is time for him to walk away. Maybe now he will have time to catch up with his former teammate, who was also a selection of the Titans 2011 draft class. Retired #Titans LB Colin McCarthy spent time in Ferndale, Wash, with Jake Locker recently. So how's Jake these...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Titan Colin McCarthy retires

Middle linebacker Colin McCarthy, who was named the Tennessee Titans' defensive captain in just his second season in the NFL, announced his retirement Thursday at the age of 27. McCarthy broke the news and Twitter and confirmed his decision to the Miami Herald. Tennessee's fourth-round pick in 2011 out of the University of Miami, McCarthy struggled with injuries during his professional...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Former Tennessee Titans Linebacker Colin McCarthy Retiring

The Tennessee Titans decided not to re-sign linebacker Colin McCarthy, and after a couple months of without a football home, the 27-year-old has elected to retire. Susan Miller Degnan of The Miami Herald reported the news this morning. .@TennesseeTitans @MiamiHurricanes former UM LB Colin McCarthy told Miami Herald he is "officially retiring." — Susan...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Remember Colin McCarthy? He messaged me on Twitter this a.m. with news.

   Colin McCarthy, one of UM’s many talented linebackers of the past messaged me this morning on Twitter that he “is officially retiring today.    “Thank you for all your support along the way,’’ McCarthy wrote to me. “It’s been a good run…’’    What a nice person and an accomplished middle linebacker who made quite a name for himself with the Tennessee...
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June 04, 2015

Reports: Patriots To Sign Chris White, Host Colin McCarthy On Free-Agent Visit

The New England Patriots elected not to re-sign cornerback Darrelle Revis on Tuesday night, but they were still active in free agency. The Patriots agreed to terms to bring back free-agent linebacker Chris White, a source told ESPN’s Mike Reiss. A source confirmed Field Yates of ESPN’s report that the Patriots are hosting linebacker Colin McCarthy on a free-agent visit Tuesday...
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Patriots Hosting Free Agent LB Colin McCarthy

Field Yates reports that the Patriots will be hosting Titans free agent LB Colin McCarthy for a visit. McCarthy, 26, is a former fourth round pick of the Titans back in 2011. He played out his four-year, $2,495,400 contract with the Titans and could end up being a value addition for some team this offseason. Last year, McCarthy ...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans-Eagles Capsule

TENNESSEE TITANS (2-8) at PHILADELPHIA (7-3) Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, CBS OPENING LINE - Eagles by 10 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Tennessee 2-8, Philadelphia 5-4-1 SERIES RECORD - Eagles lead 6-4 LAST MEETING - Titans beat Eagles 37-19, Oct. 24, 2010 LAST WEEK - Titans lost to Steelers 27-24; Eagles lost to Packers 53-20 AP PRO32 RANKING - Titans No. 29, Eagles No. 8 TITANS OFFENSE - OVERALL...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Colin McCarthy likely to need surgery

Titans linebacker Colin McCarthy will likely miss season with shoulder injury After injuring his shoulder in the Titans 20-16 victory over the Green Bay Packers in week 1 of preseason play, Colin McCarthy underwent tests that show he will most likely need season-ending surgery, according to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean. McCarthy will go for a […] The post Colin McCarthy likely...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans LB Colin McCarthy Likely Done For The Season

  Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that Titans LB Colin McCarthy will likely require season-ending surgery on his injured shoulder. McCarthy suffered the injury during last weekend preseason game against the Packers. According to Wyatt, initial tests have indicated that McCarthy’s injury will require surgery, but he is expected to get a second opinion next week. Moise...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Camp Preview: Linebackers

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 Today’s preview focuses on the linebackers group, where Tennessee...
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Analyzing the 2011 Draft: Tennessee Titans

When it comes to grading team’s in the NFL Draft, it takes 3 years to properly asses a team’s success. I previously graded the Houston Texans draft. That article can be found here: Finishing off the AFC South, we move to the Tennessee Titans. Heading into the 2011 draft, the Titans were at the bottom of...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Winners, losers of Tennessee Titans offseason so far

Organized team activities are in the books with mandatory (unpadded) practices set to start today. The only thing differentiating the two practices from one another is an increase in the amount of time players are allowed to stay at Saint Thomas Sports Park from six hours a day to 10. Whisenhunt said the added time will allow the coaching staff to hold more walkthrough practices...
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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 game will insure...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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