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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

2013 Tennessee Titans Offensive MVP: Kendall Wright

When I did this little exercise last year, I openly struggled with my choice, going through seven different candidates before making my selection. This year, though, picking a most valuable player is a more straightforward task, with a couple obvious candidates, one dark horse, and no need for semi-serious jokes like last year's Eugene Amano nomination. The one player I think...
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January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: C

Following up on the prior post on the guards, we conclude the offensive side of our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position as we approach the 2013 regular season with a look at the centers. While the Titans will have two new starters at guard, we know who those men will be barring injury and other unexpected things happening. The man manning the pivot position...
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August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans waive veteran C Eugene Amano

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans have waived veteran center Eugene Amano after he spent nine seasons and played 124 games for the franchise. The Titans announced they made the move Thursday following an organized team activity. Amano was a seventh-round draft pick out of Southeast Missouri State in 2004, and he wound up starting 68 games for the Titans at left guard and...
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June 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans release C Eugene Amano

In a move so inevitable it didn't occur to me to mention the possibility he'd make the team in yesterday's roster prediction, the Tennessee Titans on Thursday released veteran center Eugene Amano. Amano, a 2004 7th round pick out of Southeast Missouri State, first cracked the lineup as a full-time starter at left guard in 2008 after impressing in relief when Kevin...
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June 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans waive veteran C Eugene Amano

The Tennessee Titans have waived veteran center Eugene Amano after he spent nine seasons and played 124 games for the franchise. The Titans announced they made the move Thursday following an organized team activity. Amano was a seventh-round draft pick out of Southeast Missouri State in 2004, and he wound up starting 68 games for the Titans at left guard and center. He signed a...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans Release Center Eugene Amano

The Tennessee Titans released veteran center Eugene Amano Thursday afternoon, The Tennessean’s Jim Wyatt reports. The seventh-round 2004 draft pick has spent his entire NFL career with Tennessee. He has started only 68 games during that span. Amano, 31, didn’t play a single down for the Titans in 2012 due to an injured triceps muscle. With a $6 million salary cap hit this year...
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June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: C

After looks at the tackles and guards, we conclude our trip around the Titans' offensive line with a look at the center position. What to make of the center position for the Tennessee Titans. As Andrew covered in our preseason look at the position, the Titans tried last offseason to bring in an upgrade, but after failing to sign Chris Myers, Jeff Saturday, and Scott Wells...
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February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans lose another starter for season to injury

Tennessee's offensive line is what coach Mike Munchak calls a ''work in progress'' now that right tackle David Stewart is the third starter lost to injury. Center Eugene Amano tore his right triceps in August, and right guard Leroy Harris' season ended in November with a right knee injury. Then Stewart broke his right leg on the team's third offensive...
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Top 10 Madden Connected Careers Commandments

This year EA Sports put a mechanism in Madden NFL 13 that prevents franchise owners from taking advantage of the lowly CPU general managers. We used to be able to swap draft picks with the team possessing the worst record - straight up at late as week 16.  A ridiculous move that would never happen in the NFL, but, Madden isn't the NFL.  It's Madden, which translates to...
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October 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans sign OL Michael Jasper, Jonathan Palmer

The Tennessee Titans have signed offensive linemen Michael Jasper and Jonathan Palmer to boost their roster numbers up to 90 after a couple of injuries. Center Eugene Amano tore his right triceps early in training camp, left guard Steve Hutchinson has been getting some time off for rest and tackle Mike Otto dislocated his ring finger Tuesday night. Coach Mike Munchak said Wednesday...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans sign OL Jasper, Palmer

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Titans have signed offensive linemen Michael Jasper and Jonathan Palmer to boost their roster numbers up to 90 after a couple of injuries. Center Eugene Amano tore his right triceps early in training camp, left guard Steve Hutchinson has been getting some time off for rest and tackle Mike Otto dislocated his ring finger Tuesday night. Coach...
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August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: C

Fernando Velasco may be the Titans' starting center in 2012. The Tennessee Titans have not had a decent center since Kevin Mawae's 2008 season.  Following offseason surgery, Mawae was terrible in 2009 (yes, he was selected for the Pro Bowl, which is further evidence that popularity and name recognition are more important than performance) and the man who replaced...
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August 07, 2012  |  Discuss

C Eugene Amano tears triceps, out for season

Center Eugene Amano's triceps injury sounded pretty bad, and Mike Munchak at a press conference today confirmed the worst: the MRI revealed a tear, and Amano will miss the 2012 season.Amano's drawn a lot of ire from Titans fans for his play, some of it deserved. The Titans looked at several veteran centers in the offseason and didn't sign any. Munchak indicated in his...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans Lose Starting Center Eugene Amano For Entire 2012 Season

The Tennessee Titans lost their starting center Eugene Amano for the upcoming 2012 season to a torn triceps injury in training camp, coach Mike Munchak confirmed on Saturday. Photo Credit: Donn Jones Photography/TitansOnline.com Tennessee tried to find an upgrade at the position earlier this offseason in free agency, but was unable to sign Jeff Saturday (took his talents to the...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans C Amano out for season

Tennessee Titans starting center Eugene Amano will miss the entire season with a torn triceps, TitanInsider.com reported Saturday. Amano sustained the injury on Thursday night and will require surgery. Amano was in a battle to keep his job with Kevin Matthews, who has been out with a concussion. Matthews is expected to return next week, perhaps by Wednesday. The Titans will...
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August 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Amano out for season with arm injury

Tennessee Titans center Eugene Amano will miss the 2012 season with a torn triceps muscle in his right arm. Amano started at center the past two seasons for the Titans. He was injured in Thursday night's practice when hit by a helmet while blocking on a pass attempt. He will have surgery next week. Amano was competing for his starting spot with Kevin Matthews and Fernando Velasco...
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August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans center Eugene Amano injures triceps

Tennessee Titans starting center Eugene Amano injured his right triceps in a collision in team drills Thursday night. Amano left the field holding his arm - the one he using on snaps - and was escorted to the locker room. ''He got it caught it caught. I think a helmet hit, but I'm not sure,'' coach Mike Munchak said. ''A lot of times once the soreness...
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August 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Unger Signs Multi-Year Extension

Scratch one more name off the list of Seahawks slated to become free agents in 2013.  According to a press release on Seahawks.com, Unger has become the latest player to earn himself a shiny new deal this offseason.  As per usual, terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed, and right now all we know for certain is that it's more than one year in length.  Danny O'Neil...
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July 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans' Amano, Harris try to remain starters

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Titans already have shuffled their offensive line this offseason by bringing in five-time All-Pro Steve Hutchinson. More changes could be coming. Center Eugene Amano and Leroy Harris, both coming off a pair of surgeries, are back on the field trying to reclaim their starting jobs. At the same time, the Titans are trying to strengthen a unit...
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June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans C Amano, RG Harris try to remain starters

The Tennessee Titans already have shuffled their offensive line this offseason by bringing in five-time All-Pro Steve Hutchinson. More changes could be coming. Center Eugene Amano and Leroy Harris, both coming off a pair of surgeries, are back on the field trying to reclaim their starting jobs. At the same time, the Titans are trying to strengthen a unit that uncharacteristically...
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June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

How the Titans were sacked in 2011, part five

I ran through the granular detail of how the Titans' protection failed in parts one, two, three, and four of this series the past four days, and now it's time to draw some conclusion-type things.1. The Titans didn't get sacked very often.I mentioned this in beginning of part one, but it's worth a reminder here: the Titans' offensive line failed at times this year...
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June 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Titans open competition at center

The Titans’ interior offensive line was one of the most publicly scrutinized units in the league last year and their poor play was a huge part of the reason why Chris Johnson had the worst season of his career. The Titans haven’t made any upgrades at the positions this offseason, with the exception of signing veteran free agent Steve Hutchinson. However, they didn’t use a draft...
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June 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Are the Titans really serious about upgrading at center?

Titans GM Ruston Webster claimed the competition for the starting job at center will be "wide open".  The so-called "competition" for Eugene Amano's job will consist of three undrafted free agents: veteran backups Fernando Velasco and Kevin Matthews, and rookie William Vlachos. That doesn't sound like much competition to me. This coming after the Titans...
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May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: G

We continue our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position as we head into the 2012 offseason by moving outward on the offensive line from Andrew's look yesterday at the center position and taking a look at the offensive guard position.If you looked at it from the right perspective, 2011 seemed like it might be a good year for the Titans' offensive guards. After...
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February 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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