Tennessee Titans: Jake Locker’s Last Audition

When training camp starts for the Tennessee Titans on Saturday, all eyes will be on quarterback Jake Locker. During Locker’s first two years with the team, he was in a constant battle with good friend Matt Hasselbeck for the starting quarterback position. In year three, Locker was given the reigns to the offense with great hopes of a breakout season. Instead of having a big year...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Football: 3 Tennessee Titans to Avoid

Even with a young talented offense and new coaching staff, there are still some draw backs fantasy wise. So let's dive into the Titans roster and look at the guys you should avoid come draft time.Jake Locker:Okay let's get the obvious out of the way first. Locker was always an interesting QB prospect due to his running ability and strong arm but his inability to stay healthy...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Check out this awesome new redesigned Titans logo

Everyone seems to be making their own NFL logos these days. There are ones inspired by Star Wars, Game of Thrones, corporations, fat people, it goes on and on. We haven’t seen any for the Titans that really caught our eye, until today. Here’s a sharp and strong redesigned logo for the Titans that we found on imgur. I like this dude. I feel like you get the sense of SIZE and...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Where does Jake Locker rank in the NFL?

Jake Locker is facing a make-or-break year for the Tennessee Titans. ESPN’s Ron Jaworski recently relayed his quarterback rankings, without a ton of respect heading Locker’s direction: “29. Jake Locker, Tennessee Titans Previously: NR Locker is another quarterback who can’t seem to stay healthy. Those missed live snaps have really cost him, as he’s started only 18 games...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans quarterback sucker-punched In Nashville

Zach Mettenberger had his fair share of trouble in college. When he was drafted in the city round of the NFL Draft by the Tennessee Titans, he promised those times were behind him. As the reserve quarterback attempts to stay out of trouble, those negative instances still seem to find him. Via Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean: “Here’s the truth: The guy said something about ‘Roll...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Mettenberger sucker-punched by Alabama fan

Tennessee Titans rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger was sucker-punched over the weekend at a Nashville bar, reports The Tennessean. Steve Ford, owner of Losers Most Wanted Bar & Grill on Division Street told The Tennessean that Mettenberger was punched in the face but did not need medical attention. “Here’s the truth: The guy said something about ‘Roll Tide!’ to Zach...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans’ Jake Locker rated 28th best QB fantasy option

With training camps getting underway this week, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans 2014: 5 Most Pressing Questions Heading Into Training Camp

Here is something Tennessee Titans thought they may never hear – Mike Munchak has left the building. This was not a voluntary move for the former player and head coach who had given 31 years of his life to the organization, rather he was let go when it was decided the Hall of Fame guard could not lead the team to the Promised Land.Munchak replaced Jeff Fisher and used many of the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurt Locker: Jake Locker’s final season?

Jake Locker may be facing his last season with the Tennessee Titans. In 2015, we could see him leading the team (finally), or holding a clipboard (which isn’t a deviation from his norm). Actually, that’s been Locker every year. In 2011, the Tennessee Titans drafted Jake Locker 8th overall. Since then, he hasn’t lived up to the standards set before him. Hell, he hasn’t stayed...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Tennessee Titans Camp Previews, Bishop Sankey legend continues

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Tennessee Titans this week along with national featured columns you may enjoy. Tennessee Titans - Tennessee Titans Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks (READ) - Quotable Monday: Bishop Sankey, Dexter McCluster solid fantasy football options (READ) - 5 Pro Bowl candidates for...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

5 ways to kill the last offseason weekend: Watch the Jake Locker show

Friday is everyone’s favorite day of the week, but today is a particularly awesome one because it begins the final weekend of the NFL offseason. That’s right, next week training camp begins and the 2014 season will officially be under way. The smell of fresh cut grass, the tension building in your stomach, the sound of shoulder pads crashing together at full speed… If you...
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Twitter Tuesday: The Jake Locker bashing continues

As the regular season creeps closer, the criticism of quarterback Jake Locker continues Last year, Locker “had the ball placement of a blindfolded man trying to smell open receivers.” @MikeTanier: http://t.co/0PskDrZNVK#Titans — Paul Kuharsky (@PaulKuharskyNFL) July 15, 2014 You shouldn’t be surprised after that little tidbit that Locker and the Titans are ranked at the bottom...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Training Camp Preview: Quarterbacks

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. Today’s preview is on the quarterback group, where Jake Locker appears to have things pretty wrapped up for the starting spot, but Charlie Whitehurst and...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

I love…Zach Mettenberger’s drive

  The Tennessee Titans took Zach Mettenberger in the sixth round of this year’s NFL Draft, with many pundits speculating he was the heir to quarterback Jake Locker’s throne. Mettenberger has said just that, recently speaking with Sirius XM Radio: “If I was drafted and (SiriusXM NFL Radio host Mark Brunell) is the vet, I’m coming for his job from Day 1,” Mettenberger said...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Ruston Webster recaps the offseason

Tennessee Titans general manager Ruston Webster sat down with Mike Keith to discuss the offseason. Below is a transcript of the video, which was posted on Titansonline.com General Manager Ruston Webster: On Jake Locker’s health: “Jake has taken every snap in mini camp with the first team and doing well, pushing through. He has (practiced) consistently. No concern (about his health...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings, best CBs in the NFL, Tennessee Titans playoff chances

In case you missed it the best columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - Top 10 in 2014: The best cornerbacks in the NFL today (READ) - Power Rankings: Summertime Edition (READ) - Top10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) - Top 10 in 2014: The best punters in the NFL today (READ) - Ten NFL “contenders” that won’t make the playoffs...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rewind: Jake Locker failing as a QB, Whisenhunt molding the team, remembering McNair

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Tennessee Titans this week along with national featured columns you may enjoy. Tennessee Titans - I love…the idea of Jackie Battle at fullback (READ) - Tennessee Titans’ 5 Most Valuable Players in 2014 (READ) - Grade Day: Jake Locker failing as a quarterback? (READ) -...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans’ 5 Most Valuable Players in 2014

As the Tennessee Titans embark on their first season under Ken Whisenhunt, veteran players will be vital in making the transition. Whether this is a playoff team or not in the wide-open AFC South remains to be seen. If the Titans somehow do make the jump, these five players will be key contributors. 5. Delanie Walker, TE Coming off his best season as a pro, Walker will be a security...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Jake Locker failing as a quarterback?

Just a few days ago I posted a story detailing Ken Whisenhunt’s training and development of Jake Locker as a pocket passer. He’s had ups and downs, but the systems he’s been put in and lack of leadership has flawed his transition from a top-tier college quarterback to a franchise gunslinger. ESPN followed that up with a tier ranking of all 32 starting quarterbacks. The results...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: At 2014 midpoint, Tennessee Titans sit in NFL’s basement

The calm before the storm; that’s what the NFL is in the midst of at the moment. As July dawns, it’s a sign that football season is almost here. After all, training camps open around the league this month. But until teams gather for two-a-days, all is quiet. Minicamps are over. Offseason conditioning in winding down. Players are essentially on their own for the next few weeks...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Zach Mettenberger aiming to be the Titans’ Week One starter

Jake Locker is no sure thing to win the Titans’ starting quarterback position, according to one of the Titans’ backups. Titans sixth-round pick Zach Mettenberger said on SiriusXM NFL Radio that his goal is to get the job “from day one.” “I’m going to make Jake work that much harder, make Charlie [Whitehurst] work that much harder, cause I’m coming everyday. And I’m...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans will have quite the quarterback battle

The Tennessee Titans did not pick up the option on Jake Locker and they drafted Zach Mettenberger from LSU. Mettenberger is not playing, he wants to make it and start. The rookie told SiriusXM NFL Radio he plans on fighting for the starting job from the jump. “If I was drafted and (SiriusXM NFL Radio […] The post Titans will have quite the quarterback battle appeared first on...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Quotable Monday: Ken Whisenhunt molding Jake Locker into franchise quarterback

After spending three seasons as a do-whatever-Mike-Munchak-wants quarterback, Jake Locker is being molded by Ken Whisenhunt into a pocket passer, and more importantly, the Tennessee Titans franchise quarterback. From David Climer of the Tennessean: Over the past few weeks, we’ve gotten glimpses into how Whisenhunt plans to use Locker. It appears that the coach is inserting the...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Jake Locker can win in new Titans offense

When he arrived as Titans coach, Ken Whisenhunt joked that the ideal quarterback for his offensive system is named Kurt Philip Roethlisberger. Translation: Whisenhunt's greatest success as a play-caller has come with three different quarterbacks — Kurt Warner in Arizona, Philip Rivers in San Diego and Ben Roethlisberger in Pittsburgh. Their shared characteristics? All three...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Injury Update: Jake Locker 'worked his butt off'

Jake Locker has had a disappointing first three seasons with the Tennessee Titans since being drafted eight overall in 2011, due in equal parts to injury and general lackluster play. He missed nine games last season, including the final seven games with a Lisfranc injury in his right foot, but Locker will remain Tennessee's starting quarterback for at least one more year.The...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss
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