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Throwback Thursday: Titans Biggest Draft Busts

The Tennessee Titans are a mere few weeks away from making a decision that could either rapidly accelerate the re-building process, or possibly set the team back another four years. With that in mind, here are five players that didn’t live up to their draft status.5. Andre Woolfolk CB: Round (1), Selection (28), Year (2003)Andre Woolfolk was selected in the first round of the 2003...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders' Schedule Ranked Eighth-Hardest in 2015

The new-look Oakland Raiders won't have much room for error in the 2015 regular season, at least according to ESPN's recently released NFL strength of schedule index.The list ranks the Raiders' schedule at No. 8, playing opposing teams with a combined win percentage of .545 from 2014. Oakland's opponents include all AFC and NFC North teams, as well as the New York Jets and Tennessee...
Via Pro Football Spot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Ranking the 32 NFL Starting Quarterbacks

32. Zach Mettenberger (TEN) View image | gettyimages.com It’s not like fans had drastic expectations for the sixth-round draft pick, but a reality check hit the Titans organization when Jake Locker declared his retirement, ending any plans Tennessee had for a franchise quarterback. Mettenberger’s struggles demonstrate a much wider-scale issue for this offense.
Via TopSportsReport
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Locker Chronicle: The Fall of the Right-Handed Version of Steve Young

Jake Locker #10 of the Tennessee Titans throws a pass in the fourth quarter during a game against the New York Giants at LP Field on December 7, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. The Giants defeated the Titans 36-7. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) Jake Locker played in 30 games in his career, starting 23, and he threw for 4,967 yards with 27 touchdowns and 22 interceptions and...
Via The Sports Journal
26 days ago  |  Discuss

For Titans, Time is Now: Shape Up, or Ship Out

Are the Titans Changing Their Culture Effectively? Very Much SoOften times when something goes profoundly wrong, decision makers tend to make a decision that implements changes that move things in the exact opposite of the current course. Often times, the line of thinking is: “If going right was wrong, then we need to go left, not simply adjust towards the middle.” We tend to...
Via Pro Football Spot
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Borland's retirement brings out worst in NFL media

We've all seen this movie far too many times.  Some single kernel of news crosses the NFL wire and otherwise (presumably) intelligent writers wildly claw to be the first to paint a cornfield.  The NFL media arms race to be the most sage-y dot connector is the leading cause of a too-often poorly informed fan base.  Fans of this game and eager consumers of written NFL content deserve...
Via Football By Football
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans to sign Brian Orakpo, Derrick Morgan

USATI The Tennessee Titans have reached contract agreements with outside linebackers Brian Orakpo and Derrick Morgan, reports Jim Wyatt of the Tennesean. #Titans have agreed to terms with OLB Derrick Morgan, per sources. 4 years, $30 milllion — Jim Wyatt (@jwyattsports) March 13, 2015 #Titans have also agreed to terms with #Redskins OLB Brian Orakpo, sources confirm...
Via Sports-Glory
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Locker not planning to play baseball

When Jake Locker announced his surprising retirement from football on Tuesday, many instantly wondered whether he would pursue a career in professional baseball. Locker was a standout baseball player in high school and was twice drafted by the Angels (once 40th overall), who hold his rights through August. The Angels have said they have no...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL players are stepping away, avoiding long-term risks

In the matter of 24 hours, three prominent National Football League players retired. The eldest of the trio is 30 years old. San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jason Worilds and Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker all decided to walk away from the game, citing various reasons. For Willis, 30, the choice was predicated off his health...
Via This Given Sunday
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Could retirements become a trend in NFL?

On the first official day of the 2015 NFL offseason, a lot of strange things happened. There were four trades involving Pro Bowl players and Pro Bowlers Ndamukong Suh, Jeremy Maclin, Darrelle Revis, Mike Iupati, Julius Thomas and Frank Gore changed teams. But the strangest thing that happened involved three players who won’t be playing football in 2015. On Tuesday, three separate...
Via This Given Sunday
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Angels Still Own Now-Retired Jake Locker’s Baseball Rights

Jake Locker’s retirement announcement on Tuesday shocked almost everyone. The now-26-year-old quarterback was selected by the Tennessee Titans as the No. 8 overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft after playing collegiately at the University of Washington. He would play in just 30 games over four seasons with the Titans, only twice throwing for more Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Locker retires from the NFL

Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker has called it a quits after just four years in the league. Locker, the former eighth overall selection in the 2011 NFL Draft, finished with 4,967 yards passing, 27 touchdowns, 22 interceptions and a QBR of 79.0. Locker was selected out the University of Washington by the Titans and played his whole career there. A three-time All Pac...
Via Total Sports Live
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Locker Retires At Age 26 Rather Than Go Through NFL Free Agency

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Jake Locker decided to retire from football rather than hit free agency after four seasons with the Tennessee Titans, saying he no longer has the “burning desire” needed to keep playing the game for a living. Locker wrote Tuesday in a statement released through his agent, Camron Hahn, that he decided to retire from the NFL at age...
Via NESN.com
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

QB Jake Locker retires, has no 'burning desire' to play

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Quarterback Jake Locker is retiring from football rather than hit free agency after four NFL seasons with the Tennessee Titans. He says in a statement that he no longer has the ''burning desire'' needed to keep playing the game for a living. The 26-year-old Locker wrote Tuesday in a statement released through his agent, Camron Hahn, that he decided to retire...
Via AP on Fox
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Locker's Retirement a Smart Move

Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker has announced that he has retired from the NFL.FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo released Locker's statement via Twitter:I am retiring from football after much reflection and discussion with my family. I will always be grateful for having had the opportunity to realize my childhood dream of playing in the NFL and for the lifelong relationships...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Locker announces retirement from the NFL

At only 26 years old, former Tennessee Titans’ quarterback Jake Locker has announced his retirement from the NFL. Jake Locker: “I’m retiring from football after much reflection and discussion with my family.Always grateful for having had the opportunity” — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 10, 2015   The announcement of Locker’s retirement comes along with several...
Via Sportsnaut
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Gone so soon? Jake Locker retires after four NFL seasons

Sometimes, people have just had enough. Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker has decided to retire after four seasons in the NFL. Locker released a statement on Tuesday. "I am retiring from football after much reflection and discussion with my family. I will always be grateful for having had the opportunity to realize my childhood dream of playing in the NFL and for the lifelong...
Via Fox Sports
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

The Jake Locker Era Is Officially Over

After a disappointing career that was all too often defined by injuries, Jake Locker announced that he will retire from the NFL on Tuesday. The Titans quarterback released the follow statement, citing a lack of desire as his reason for retiring: “I am retiring from football after much reflection and discussion with my family. I Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Locker decides to retire despite interest

Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker was expected to get a new backup quarterback job this offseason, but he has had other ideas. According to a report from Mike Garafolo, Locker has decided to retire from the NFL after just four seasons in the league. QB Jake Locker is retiring. Wow. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 10, 2015 This...
Via Sports-Glory
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker makes shocking decision (Update)

The NFL is going crazy right now and Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker is making headlines as well. Wow. Jake Locker is retiring. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 10, 2015 Jake Locker: “I’m retiring from football after much reflection and discussion with my family.Always grateful for having had the opportunity” — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 10, 2015 Wow. Locker...
Via cover32
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jake Locker Retiring From The NFL

Mike Garafolo and Ian Rapoport both report that former Titans first-round pick QB Jake Locker is retiring from the NFL. Statement from Jake Locker: “I am retiring from football after much reflection and discussion with my family. I will always be grateful for having had the opportunity to realize my childhood dream of playing in ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the Philadelphia Eagles really interested in Tarvaris Jackson and Jake Locker?

This one’s over my paygrade, so don’t ask why. According to a report by Geoff Mosher of CSN, the Philadelphia Eagles are interested in signing two mediocre backup-quality quarterbacks: Tarvaris Jackson and Jake Locker. Eagles free agency buzz, Part 2: What do internal discussions about Tarvaris Jackson mean about Chip's QB direction? http://t.co/2t9eSO124a — Geoff Mosher ...
Via cover32 - Eagles
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Bishop Sankey would be ‘well down the list’ in 2015 NFL Draft

USATI The Tennessee Titans were hoping that Bishop Sankey could fix their need for a running back, but he simply didn’t show too many signs of that type of potential during his rookie season in 2014.He still has plenty of room to grow, but it wouldn’t be surprising to see the Titans looking into drafting another running back this year. According to a report from Paul Kuharsky...
Via Sports-Glory
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Save the Cap, Don't Sign a Quarterback

The Tennessee Titans did not get a good season from the quarterback position in 2014. In other news, water is wet. When you go 2-14, it is unlikely your team won't explore options to improve at every single position, including quarterback. The revolving door of Jake Locker, Charlie Whitehurst, and Zach Mettenberger was a mixed bag of results, with many more downs than ups. Locker...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears tagged as new home for former first round QB

NFL free agency is right around the corner.  With close to $30 million in salary cap space, the Chicago Bears are fully expected to do some shopping in hopes of upgrading their roster for 2015.  By all accounts every expert and fan sees them focusing on rebuilding a defense that has finished 30th or worse the past two seasons. However, there are some rumblings about whether or...
Via Sports Mockery
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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