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Tennessee Titans: 2014 Final Report Card

How else can you define the Tennessee Titans season other than an epic failure?A 7-9 record that was followed by the firing of Mike Munchak, one of the franchise’s all-time most popular players, from his head coaching duties was necessary if the team was to take another leap forward.Tennessee hired Ken Whisenhunt away from San Diego and planned to have him use his talents for mentoring...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five QBs the Jets Need to Avoid

Geno Smith is unlikely to be the Jets starting QB in 2016 and may not even be their QB in 2015. After a terrible 2014 season that saw him benched for some of the worst QB-play in years, the Jets are almost a lock to be the highest bidders for top free agent QBs in the 2015 offseason.There are a lot of names that are going to be thrown around. Veterans like Chad Henne, Matt Schaub...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Top five free agent quarterbacks

It is very difficult to find a capable quarterback in free agency. Generally speaking, the National Football League is a place where good signal-callers get snatched up via the draft and occasionally trade. Men who hit the open market are either washed up or not talented enough in most cases, with the Peyton Manning saga of 2012 being a massive outlier. This year, we see another...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top five free-agent quarterbacks

It is very difficult to find a capable quarterback in free agency. Generally speaking, the National Football League is a place where good signal-callers get snatched up via the draft and occasionally trade. Men who hit the open market are either washed up or not talented enough in most cases, with the Peyton Manning saga of 2012 being a massive outlier. This year, we see another...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 6 Moments of Jake Locker's Tennessee Titans Career

Jake Locker’s four-year career with the Tennessee Titans was far from a success. He is filled with potential: great athletic ability, a great arm, and the perfect attitude off the field. Locker is a guy that you want to see succeed.While Locker’s time in Tennessee was a disappointment overall, there were several moments that were actually great in his career.Here are the Top...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Top 3 Free Agents To Target This Offseason

The Tennessee Titans finished 2013 with a 7-9 record and fired then head coach Mike Munchak. The result was the team hired former Arizona head coach Ken Whisenhunt, who was said to be somewhat of a quarterback guru, hoping he could cure the problems that exist with Jake Locker.The Titans finished the season 2-14, may have been the worst team in the league and have plenty of holes...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston Texans: Top 3 Free Agent Positions To Target in 2015

 The Houston Texans are a team on the rise. After posting the worst record in the league in 2013 they rebounded with a 9-7 record this past season. Many expected the Texans to address the QB position in last year's draft but they elected to draft linemen on both sides of the ball with their top draft picks. Their top pick Jadeveon Clowney was hampered all season with injury and...
Via Football Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans Review: Running Backs

In this week’s edition of positional review for the Tennessee Titans, I bring to you the running backs.The Titans had a pretty lackluster season overall, and the run game was no exception. With so many troubles plaguing the passing game, Titans fans could only hope that the run game would pick up the offensive slack this season. Needless to say, that did not happen.Going into 2014...
Via Pro Football Spot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Reasons to be Optimistic about the Tennessee Titans in 2015

The Tennessee Titans were awful in 2014. So awful that it’s very difficult to be positive about anything surrounding the organization heading into the offseason. I know it’s hard to believe, but there are some positive things that fans can hold onto going into the 2015 season. It is a new and will be a new team, after all. Besides their draft position, here are five reasons Titans...
Via Pro Football Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Field position and the Titans offense in 2014

It’s time for my annual look at how field position affected how the Titans performed on both offense and defense in the season just concluded. I will cover the offense in this post and the defense in a subsequent post which should go up on Tuesday. Given the 2014 season was mostly a factor of sadness for the Tennessee Titans, most of the content in these posts will probably not...
Via Total Titans
13 days ago  |  Discuss

The Six Worst Tennessee Titans of 2014

The Tennessee Titans were bad in 2014, compiling a 2-14 record. Earlier I wrote a piece about the worst Titan of 2014. I received a lot of feedback, and there were a lot of different players and coaches mentioned that deserved to be entered into the conversation. With my last piece, I included a specific criteria so that I could narrow down my opinions and try to choose the absolute...
Via Pro Football Spot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans Review: Quarterbacks

For the next eight weeks I am going to feature a different position group from the Tennessee Titans and evaluate different aspects of that position. I will be covering key players for the Titans, statistics, the team’s needs, and who will return.This week I will be evaluating the quarterbacks. The quarterback drama this season was nothing short of interesting, to say the least...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: 5 Top Off-season Needs

The Tennessee Titans are a franchise without a face. Jake Locker attracted the 8th overall selection of the 2010 NFL draft, his inability to stay on the field inevitably elevated LSU rookie QB Zach Mettenberger into the starting position during the 2014 season. Locker may not be re-signed (although he could be a serviceable back-up) and Mettenberger is being touted as the 2015 starter...
Via Football Nation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

11 Quarterback Options for the Tennessee Titans

The Tennessee Titans have one of the trickiest quarterback situations entering the 2015 offseason: they know that Jake Locker is an injury-prone quarterback with shoddy accuracy and an expiring contract, they know that Charlie Whitehurst is a serviceable backup, but they do not know for sure what they have in sixth-round pick out of LSU, Zach Mettenberger.Jake Locker will be on his...
Via Pro Football Spot
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Does Jake Locker Go From Here?

2014 is in the books, and the Tennessee Titans were a bigger disappointment than any of us had imagined. At (2-14), the team has entered the offseason with more questions than answers.One of the biggest questions entering 2014 was rather or not Jake Locker would find a home in Ken Whisenhunt’s offense, and rather or not he’d stay healthy long enough to provide for a full evaluation...
Via Pro Football Spot
27 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Week 16: Titans Fantasy Football Preview vs. Jaguars

2014 Week 16: Titans at Jaguars PreviewOnce again, the Tennessee Titans’ roster gets cut down, with quarterback Jake Locker being sent to the injured reserve for his final time as a Tennessee Titan. Charlie Whitehurst will start at quarterback on Thursday against the Jacksonville Jaguars, with rookie Zach Mettenberger doubtful to return with a shoulder injury. The Titans will be...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans put QB Jake Locker on IR, bring in Jordan Palmer

  Jake Locker's season is over and now that the Titans have placed him on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder, it's likely so is his time in Tennessee. Locker dislocated his non-throwing shoulder when hit by Jets defensive end Quinton Coples late in the first half of a 16-11 loss Sunday. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said Locker wanted to see if he could get range of motion back...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans Put Locker On Injured Reserve

Titans quarterback Jake Locker (dislocated shoulder) was placed on injured reserve.Fantasy Spin:His season is over, and Locker will be a free agent during the offseason. He will likely sign a deal to compete for a backup job. If Zach Mettenberger is healthy, he will likely start. If not, Charlie Whitehurst will get the nod. Jordan Palmer was signed to take Locker's roster spot.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans Place QB Jake Locker On Season-Ending I.R.

The Tennessee Titans announced Monday that they have placed QB Jake Locker on season-ending injured reserve and signed QB Jordan Palmer to a contract. The #Titans agreed to terms with QB Jordan Palmer and placed QB Jake Locker on injured reserve (shoulder). — Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans) December 15, 2014 This likely ends Locker’s time with the Titans. It’s really...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota Titans Jersey Sighting!

The Marcus Mariota NFL jerseys have already been spotted. (h/t @2ToneBlueBlood) pic.twitter.com/cNwqvbm2Os — Autzen Students (@AutzenStudents) December 14, 2014 I just don’t get it with Titans fans. The season isn’t even over yet and they are already giving up on the Jake Locker/Zach Mettenberger/Clipboard Jesus quarterback combo. It’s impossible to please fans. I do...
Via Bacon Sports
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans QB Jake Locker hurts left shoulder vs. Jets

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Titans quarterback Jake Locker has gone to the locker room after hurting his left shoulder when hit by Jets defensive end Quinton Coples late in the first half, and he is questionable to return. Locker threw deep incomplete to Derek Hagan as Coples came around the corner and knocked the quarterback to the ground. Locker's left arm got caught underneath. Locker...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets vs. Titans Predictions

This Sunday the Jets travel to Tennessee to take on the Titans in a game that many have dubbed the Mariota Bowl, although it may as well just be called the Toilet Bowl. With three weeks left in the season both teams hold an identical 2-11 record, but due to strength of schedule the Titans are currently slotted for the 2nd draft pick, while the Jets would have the 4th pick if the...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Locker focusing only on next 3 games with Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jake Locker was the Titans starting quarterback. Then he was benched, forced to watch a rookie take his job. It has made this season one of Locker's toughest challenges. If that wasn't enough, due to an injury to rookie Zach Mettenberger, Locker is once again Tennessee's starter. But with three games left this season and on his contract, Locker doesn't see...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Is this 1-32 QB ranking of Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker fair?

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
Via cover32 - Titans
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Locker Here To Shoulder Titans’ Burden

Hrm...how am I gonna do this...*Goes and reads 'How To Sell A Bad Idea For Dummies*. I got it! He's cheap! Yikes, readers and readettes, we're really digging down into the down and dirty at QB suggesting Jake Locker at $5,400 but there's some reason for optimism here. One, it's your money, not mine...JK. The big reason I'm staring down the barrel of Jake's cannon arm is the matchup...
Via Razzball Football
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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