Titans: Why DaQuan Jones Is an Upgrade over Ropati Pitoitua

The race for first place was legitimately in reach going into the final game of the 2014 season. I’m not talking about first place in the AFC South, obviously. I mean the race for the first pick in the 2015 NFL Draft.The Tennessee Titans were in serious contention to win the first pick in the 2015 draft and were battling it out, tooth and nail, with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Tampa...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans DE DaQuan Jones now a starter

Tennessee Titans defensive end DaQuan Jones started just one game his rookie season, but it was apparently enough to convince the team he should be given a starting job moving forward.On Tuesday, Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt said the team views the second-year player as a starter opposite Jurell Casey. Jones made his lone start of 2014 in the Titans' season finale against the...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: DL

Concluding the offensive half of our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position with a look at the center position as we head (deeper) into the offseason, we (finally) continue with the defensive line. When I did the offseason positional analysis, I clumped all the defensive linemen together, rather than splitting out the (large) group in some way. Given new defensive...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans Review: Defensive Line

We continue our positional review of the Tennessee Titans and their 2014 season with the defensive line. Lexi Knoch (@DANGER_lex) has the week off, and I will conduct you on our journey to dissect the Titans’ defensive line.This was a very interesting group in 2014. At times, they played extremely well, while they failed miserably at others. As a whole, the group actually finished...
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February 12, 2015  |  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...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Would the Titans have been Better if they Drafted Differently?

The 2014 Tennessee Titans were injected with youth. Amidst sliding to a (2-14) record, the team gave a lengthy look to the rookie draft class. In fact, a lot of players drafted from 2012-present earned significant playing time.Ken Whisenhunt wanted to assure that he knew exactly what he had on his roster.There’s a phrase in football: “The best players never see free agency....
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January 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans-Jaguars inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today’s game at EverBank Stadium between the Tennessee Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars, and here they are: JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS: DE Andre Branch, S Matt Daniels, CB Jeremy Harris, DT Roy Miller, G Tyler Shatley, WR Tommy Streeter, CB Teddy Williams TENNESSEE TITANS: ILB Zaviar Gooden, OT Terren Jones, OT Taylor Lewan, DL Mike Martin, OLB Dontay Moch...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Jets inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the New York Jets, and here they are: NEW YORK JETS: CB Antonio Allen, OT Dakota Dozier, OL Wesley Johnson, WR Walter Powell, QB Matt Simms, CB Josh Thomas, DL Muhammad Wilkerson TENNESSEE TITANS: OT Taylor Lewan, DL Mike Martin, QB Zach Mettenberger, S Daimion Stafford, OT Byron Stingily, OLB...
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December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Giants inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the New York Giants, and here they are: NEW YORK GIANTS: OT Michael Brewer, G Eric Herman, LB Mark Herzlich, CB Jayron Hosley, RB Chris Ogbonnaya, LB Jacquian Williams TENNESSEE TITANS: RB Shonn Greene, DL DaQuan Jones, OT Taylor Lewan, OT Michael Oher, DB Jemea Thomas, OLB Kamerion Wimbley, WR...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Steelers inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for Monday Night Football at LP Field between the Titans and the Steelers, and here they are. PITTSBURGH STEELERS: G Chris Hubbard, QB Landry Jones, NT Steve McLendon, S Troy Polamalu, OLB Ryan Shazier, CB Ike Taylor, S Shamarko Thomas TENNESSEE TITANS: RB Antonio Andrews, WR Kris Durham, CB Brandon Harris, DL DaQuan Jones, OT Will Svitek, TE Delanie Walker...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Inactives for Monday’s Steelers and Titans game

The following players are inactice for Monday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans. Titans: TE Delanie Walker,QB Charlie Whitehurst, WR Kris Durham, RB Antonio Andrews, CB Brandon Harris, T Will Svitek, and DL DaQuan Jones. Steelers: S Troy Polamalu, LB Ryan Shazier, CB Ike Taylor, DL Steve McLendon, and S Shamarko Thomas inactive for Monday night’s Week...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Titan Talk Week 11: Predicting Titans vs. Steelers

The Tennessee Titans (2-7) are in a situation that they have not been in for a long time. Sitting with only two wins in Week 11, they are all but mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. They are two losses away from being entirely crossed out of playoff contention… but honestly, if anyone is still considering them a dark horse for the last wild card spot, then they clearly...
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November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Texans inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans, and here they are: HOUSTON TEXANS: OT Jeff Adams, DB Josh Aubrey, ILB Brian Cushing, CB Darryl Morris, WR DeVier Posey, QB Tom Savage, LB Jeff Tarpinian TENNESSEE TITANS: RB Antonio Andrews, WR Kris Durham, DL DaQuan Jones, CB Coty Sensabaugh, OT Will Svitek, TE Taylor Thompson...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Browns inactives, gameday thoughts

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Cleveland Browns, and here they are. CLEVELAND BROWNS: DB Pierre Desir, DL John Hughes, DL Ishmaa’ily Kitchen, DB Robert Nelson, TE Gerell Robinson, WR Rodney Smith, RB Glenn Winston TENNESSEE TITANS: ILB James Anderson, WR Kris Durham, DL DaQuan Jones, QB Zach Mettenberger, OT Byron Stingily...
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October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Bengals inactives, preview notes

The inactives are out for today’s game at Paul Brown Stadium between the Tennessee Titans and the Cincinnati Bengals, and here they are. CINCINNATI BENGALS: LB Vontaze Burfict, RB Rex Burkhead, WR Marvin Jones, CB Chris Lewis-Harris, LB Sean Porter, DT Brandon Thompson, G Kevin Zeitler TENNESSEE TITANS: OLB Akeem Ayers, WR Kris Durham, WR T.J. Graham, DL DaQuan Jones, DL Mike...
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September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Chiefs inactives, preview notes

The Tennessee Titans kick off the 2014 regular season today at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City against the Chief. Here are the inactives for today’s contest: TENNESSEE TITANS: OLB Akeem Ayers, WR Kris Durham, WR T.J. Graham, DL DaQuan Jones, DL Mike Martin, QB Zach Mettenberger OT Byron Stingily KANSAS CITY CHIEFS: FS Kurt Coleman, CB Marcus Cooper, OT Laurent Duvernay-Tardif...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: DL

After concluding the offensive half of our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position with center before the first preseason game, we continue with the defense, specifically the defensive line. The first question with a defensive positional analysis is, just how should I approach the defensive half of the ball? In the offseason, I went with traditional defensive end and...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans: Defensive Line Battles

With one week of training camp in the books for the Titans, reality is starting to set in for those fighting for roster spots, especially the defensive linemen.Defensive line coach Giff Smith held a meeting at the beginning of training camp explaining the situation through a picture on the projector.The picture showed a list of the entire lineman on the team. Slowly but surely, he...
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August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Camp Preview: Defensive Line

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 Today’s preview focuses on the defensive line, where Ray Horton plans to...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

More on DaQuan Jones

Watching DaQuan Jones, I wondered, is he more than just a big guy on the defensive line? If he was, how would I tell? Scouting college players is all about projection of player traits to the next level. I’m comfortable with uncertainty in this process; that’s what my post on Bishop Sankey a couple days ago was all about. With Sankey, though, I had my ideas of what I was seeing...
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July 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans Preseason Countdown: #75 DaQuan Jones

With only 75 days remaining until the 2014 Tennessee Titans’ Preseason Kickoff, we take a look at fourth-round draft pick DaQuan Jones, nose tackle out of Penn State.Born on December 17th, 1991, DaQuan Jones was dominant as a 6’4”, 302 lb. offensive guard at Johnson City High School in New York. He committed to Penn State and later changed to defensive tackle where he did not...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Under Review: Breaking down the Tennessee Titans’ fourth- and fifth-round picks

After two days of the NFL Draft, Tennessee Titans fans were running on fumes. Two wild days had passed, which left the third and final day with expectations all over the place. Through the fourth and fifth rounds, Tennessee made some shoulder shrug worthy selections, with the Titans filling some defensive holes by picking Da’Quan Jones, Marqueston Huff and Avery Williamson. Dave...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans Sign Rookie DL DaQuan Jones & DB Marqueston Huff

  The Tennessee Titans announced that they have signed fourth-round picks DL DaQuan Jones and DB Marqueston Huff to four-year contracts. The #Titans have agreed to terms on contracts with two draft picks – DL DaQuan Jones and DB Marqueston Huff. — Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans) May 15, 2014 These are first draft pick signings for the Titans to be completed since the...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Overviewing the Tennessee Titans’ 2014 draft

“A lot of what comes into play is really how much does football matter to them, how much does winning matter to them and will they do the things, when they’re in this building, to help us win. … In the end, it’s really how important football and winning are to them and will they do the things it takes for us to win for the Titans.” With those statements in his pre-draft...
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May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

By the numbers: Rookies follow in the footsteps of Titans legends

The Tennessee Titans draft selections picked their jersey numbers Monday, with a a couple of them taking over for a few recent departures. Below are some notable players that donned the number as members of the Houston Oilers/Tennessee Titans. OT Taylor Lewan – 77 Notable past players: Justin Hartwig, Kevin Donnalley, Rich Michael RB Bishop Sankey – 20 Notable past players: Alterraun...
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May 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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