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Titans RB McCluster back at practice after missing 2 games

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee running back Dexter McCluster returned to practice Wednesday after missing two games with an injured right knee. Interim coach Mike Mularkey says McCluster looked good and practiced fully. McCluster was hurt Nov. 19 in a loss at Jacksonville. He's the Titans' returner and ranks second among the running backs with 51 carries for 235 yards and an...
Via AP on Fox
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans rule lineman Martin, RB McCluster out vs. Jaguars

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have ruled both defensive lineman Mike Martin and running back Dexter McCluster out of Sunday's game with Jacksonville due to knee injuries. McCluster suffered a sprained MCL in his right knee Nov. 19 in the first meeting between the Titans and Jaguars, and he has not practiced or played since. Martin, who has been a healthy scratch...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

What to expect from the Tennessee Titans offense without Dexter McCluster

This Sunday, the Tennessee Titans will be hoping for a bounceback performance against the Oakland Raiders. Rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota has already shown his ability against soft secondaries, but will this be the same? One of the key contributors at moving the chains, was dual threat tailback, Dexter McCluster. During Thursday night’s week 10, 13-19 loss to the Jacksonville...
Via EndZoneScore
November 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans look for help in return game with McCluster out

Dexter McCluster's absence due to a sprained MCL not only leaves the Tennessee Titans thin at running back, it's also forcing interim head coach Mike Mularkey to find replacements for the vacant kickoff and punt return jobs McCluster normally handles.Per the Tennesseean, Mularkey said Harry Douglas, who filled in at punt returner after McCluster was injured in last Thursday's loss...
Via Fox Sports
November 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans RB McCluster out 2-3 weeks with knee injury

Tennessee Titans backup running back Dexter McCluster is expected to miss 2-3 weeks with a knee injury suffered in Thursday night's loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars.McCluster, who is Tennessee's second-leading rusher and third-leading receiver. was hurt in the third quarter of the 19-13 loss. He carried the ball two times for zero yards, while catching a pair of passes for 18 yards...
Via Fox Sports
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Tennessee Titans beat themselves on Sunday

The Carolina Panthers were able to finally break the duck against the Tennessee Titans. Coming into Sunday’s clash with the Titans, Carolina had never beaten the Titans before…ever! That changed on Sunday, and I will explain how the Titans beat themselves. On Sunday, the Tennessee Titans went back to the pitfall of former head coach, Ken Whisenhunt’s ill-fated, ‘running backs...
Via EndZoneScore
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The unlikely journey of Titans running back Antonio Andrews

“To come from a small 2A school out of the state of Kentucky, then go to a smaller division I college, then undrafted free agent, and then to be finally starting … I done beat the odds.” In his path to the NFL Antonio Andrews has certainly beaten the odds. His journey began at Fort Campbell High School, a small 2A school in Kentucky. Although Andrews played four sports ...
Via isportsweb.com
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Rough going for offense as Titans fall to Panthers, 27-10

Even in the NFL, opponents matter. A week after shredding one of the worst defenses in the NFL, Marcus Mariota found going much tougher today against one of the best. The Carolina Panthers completely shut down the rookie passer and the rest of the offense in the second half and moved the ball well early and late to come away with a 27-10 victory. The game started inauspiciously....
Via Total Titans
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

A tale of two Tennessee Titans

For those who have not read Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities, I can provide a short and general synopsis. Set during the late eighteenth century, the novel depicts the injustices of socioeconomic inequality in Paris and London: the plight of peasants versus the riches of aristocrats. This article is titled A Tale of Two Tennessee Titans because the Tennessee Titans suffer...
Via The Sports Quotient
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans demote Taylor Lewan, name Dexter McCluster captain

On Oct. 21, John Glennon of the Tennessean reported that Ken Wisenhunt named six team captains for the Tennessee Titans. Taylor Lewan and Delanie Walker as offensive captains; Brian Orakpo, Jason McCourty, and Jurrell Casey as defensive captains; and Wesley Woodyard as special teams captain. However, after losing six straight games in weeks two through eight, Ken Wisenhunt was fired...
Via isportsweb.com
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans name Antonio Andrews new starting running back

At the start of the season, Bishop Sankey led the Tennessee Titans running backs committee. In fact, from most-used to least-used, the Titans’ rushing hierarchy featured Bishop Sankey, David Cobb, Dexter McCluster, and Antonio Andrews. The No. 54 overall pick and first running selected in the 2014 NFL draft, Sankey faced high expectations as a Titan. It made sense that he be the Titans’...
Via isportsweb.com
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Three ways to turn around the season

The Tennessee Titans started the season strong by destroying the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, but since then, the Titans have lost 5 straight, plummeting the team to the bottom of the AFC South. Below are three ways the Tennessee Titans can turn their season around. Jumpstart the rushing attack The lack of consistency in the run game created numerous problems for the Titans the last few...
Via isportsweb.com
October 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Miami Dolphins

Cameron Wake has 4 of Miami's 6 sacks, Dolphins rout Tennessee 38-10 ... Dexter McCluster #22 of the Tennessee Titans dives to the goal line while being tackled by Reshad Jones #20 of the Miami Dolphins at LP Field on October 18, ... Campbell Will Always Remember The Titans As CBS showed a highlight of Campbell's touchdown during Sunday's telecast of the Dolphins' big victory...
Via 60 Max Power O
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans defense reason for optimism

I know it is easy right now for Tennessee Titan fans to point at rookie quarterback Marcus Mariota as the central reason for continuously growing optimism, and while Mariota deserves credit for bringing stability to a position the Titans have not had stability at in nearly a decade, the Titans also feature a number of additional optimistic components to their team. The Titans...
Via isportsweb.com
October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans showing signs of running well with trio in backfield

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Bishop Sankey took his turn in the season opener, Dexter McCluster was up next in Cleveland and Antonio Andrews followed up against Indianapolis. The Titans have had a different player lead the team in yards rushing in each of their first three games under coach Ken Whisenhunt's running back-by-committee approach. ''We don't know each week who it's going to...
Via AP on Fox
October 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans' running-back-by-committee approach paying off

Through the first two games of the regular season, the Tennessee Titans have seen a dramatic improvement in their ability to run the ball, and they're doing it with multiple players. Last season, the Tennessee ground game averaged just 90.4 yards per game. Thus far this year, the Titans are averaging 145 yards per game.  After Bishop Sankey led the way with 74 yards in the season...
Via Fox Sports
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Quickfire five: Tennessee Titans at Cleveland Browns

The Tennessee Titans lost Sunday against an underwhelming Cleveland Browns offense. If Johnny Manziel was unable to hit Travis Benjamin, deep twice, the result of this game could have been very different. The Quickfire five will endeavor to highlight five key factors that stood out for the Tennessee Titans. Dexter McCluster Dexter McCluster looked good, 124 total yards from scrimmage...
Via EndZoneScore
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans RB Dexter McCluster: 'I pride myself in being a spark'

After a strong performance in the preseason, Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster is hoping to carry over his success into the regular season. The veteran back averaged 5.5 yards per carry in the Titans' four exhibition games and scored a touchdown. He also caught six passes for 41 yards. The 5-foot-8, 170-pounder, McCluster offers a change of pace from Tennessee's other...
Via Fox Sports
September 10, 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

Several Titans miss practice, Mettenberger, McCluster sick

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) With a very short turnaround between preseason games, a handful of Titans got a break from practice Tuesday. Coach Ken Whisenhunt also kept backup quarterback Zach Mettenberger and running back Dexter McCluster away from the team to prevent any illness from spreading to the other players. A total of 10 Titans did not practice Tuesday. Kicker Ryan Succop's wife...
Via AP on Fox
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Dexter McCluster: 'Just let me play'

After a season in which he failed to make an impact on offense, Tennessee Titans running back Dexter McCluster is hoping to get a chance to show what he can do. “I came in with high expectations for myself,” McCluster said, per the Tennessean. “But when it came to the games last year, I never really got a lot of opportunity to do much. I’m looking forward to that changing...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Dexter McCluster wants the Titans to give him more opportunities and playing time

As the Tennessee Titans usher in a new era under quarterback Marcus Mariota, the organization plan to put playmakers around him. One of those playmakers was supposed to be running back Dexter McCluster, but things haven’t gone according to plan. McCluster signed with the Titans as a free agent and suppose to be a big part of their offense. Now with Mariota behind center, McCluster...
Via No Guts, No Glory
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Titans Roster: Running Backs

I recently wrote that the Titans group of running backs is one of the least productive crews in the league. Not much has changed in the group over the offseason, which leads to asking whether or not they’ll improve in 2015. I think they’ll improve, but just how much is the question. That’s what we’ll be taking a look at today. Dexter McCluster View image | gettyimages...
Via TopSportsReport
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Will Emerge as Titans Returners in 2015?

2014 was a down year for the Tennessee Titans return game. There was plenty of hope going into the season with veteran special teams ace Leon Washington returning for a second season, and the addition of electric punt returner Dexter McCluster.After playing five games with the Titans in 2013, which saw Washington average 30.1 yards per return and a long of 95 yards, Washington nearly...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Chris Johnson considering a reunion with the Titans?

Chris Johnson was one of the Tennessee Titans most prolific running backs in the post Eddie George era. Now, the former 2,000-yard rusher is without a home and looking for work anywhere he can find it. Is a CJ2K – Nashville reunion on the cards? The Titans’ have a rather lackluster depth chart at the running back position. Dexter McCluster is a play-specialized running back,...
Via EndZoneScore
June 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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