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Blidi Wreh-Wilson poised for bigger role with Titans

Blidi Wreh-Wilson sometimes catches grief because he uses audio books. "He thinks I'm weird because I listen to them," he said as fellow Titans cornerback Jason McCourty ribbed him on the final day of the offseason program last month. "Sorry, but I need brain food. It works for me …" Wreh-Wilson has done his best to soak up a lot of football this offseason...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans 11th Pick Draft Debate: CB, DE, NT, SS, or QB??

Tennessee has holes to fill on both offense and defense.  On offense, the leading debate amongst the fans has been the team using the eleventh overall pick to draft a more durable franchise quarterback to potentially replace Jake Locker.  Locker has had his share of injuries, but it’s likely that the Titans will give him one more season to prove he is their long term answer at...
Via Football Nation
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans draft preview

With the 2014 NFL Draft on the verge of taking place on May 8-10 at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City, the Tennessee Titans have plugged in some big holes this offseason by re-signing six of their own players and six free agents; however there’s still work left to do in order to shore up the roster for 2014. Let’s start on offense. Quarterback There’s no question that...
Via isportsweb.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans primed for key cornerback battles in Verner's absence

NASVHILLE, Tenn. -- Just days into the Titans' first minicamp of 2014, and the respective battles at cornerback are already taking shape. Gone to Tampa Bay, via free agency, is Alterraun Verner, who made the Pro Bowl with the Titans last season. He parlayed that success into a four-year deal, worth $27.75 million, with the Bucs. That leaves a trio of returnees -- fourth-year...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans seek value at cornerback

There’s no guarantee what position the Tennessee Titans will select with the No. 11 overall pick in the draft. If history has proven anything, it’s that the Titans actually draft better value at cornerback later in the draft than early. Example 1A and 1B of that are Alterraun Verner (4th round ) and Jason McCourty (6th round). Tennessee’s biggest blunder was selecting Pacman...
Via cover32 - Titans
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans hope former Broncos provide kick

When the Titans began their search for pieces on a changing defense, they played the daily double in Denver. They hope signing the two free agents will pay off in the locker room as well as on the field under new defensive coordinator Ray Horton. Linebacker Wesley Woodyard and defensive end/linebacker Shaun Phillips, teammates last season with the AFC champion Broncos, have been...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Preseason schedule released for Titans, early position battles to keep an eye on

The Titans released their preseason schedule Wednesday, with a competitive slate of games ahead. Week 1: vs. Green Bay (August 7-10) Week 2: at New Orleans (August 14-18) Week 3: at Atlanta (August 21-24) Week 4: vs. Minnesota (August 28) You can never put too much stock into wins and losses, but it will be interesting, especially the later into the preseason it gets, to see how...
Via cover32 - Titans
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Alterraun Verner: Patriots Are ‘Definitely A Possibility’ In Free Agency

New England Patriots captain Devin McCourty is doing his part to recruit players to join his secondary. Free agent cornerback Alterraun Verner told Mad Dog Sports Radio that “(New England) is definitely a possibility” in free agency and that “(Jason McCourty’s) brother has been lobbying for me (to join Patriots).” Jason McCourty played with Verner on the Tennessee Titans...
Via NESN.com
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota needs to drop big money on a big time defensive back!

Make no mistake about it, the Minnesota Vikings secondary was horrendous in 2013. The team gave up an average of 287 passing yards a game and ranked 29th in pass defense. While there are a number of cornerbacks the Vikings could target during free agency, their choice should be Alterraun Verner. Ever since the Tennessee Titans drafted him in 2010, Verner has quietly been one of...
Via cover32 - Vikings
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The Cornerback The Vikings Have to Target In Free Agency

Make no mistake about it, the Minnesota Vikings secondary was horrendous in 2013. The team gave up and average of 287 passing yards a game and ranked 29th in pass defense. While there are a number of cornerbacks the Vikings could target during free agency, their choice should be Alterraun Verner. Ever since he was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2010, Verner has quietly has been...
Via Route4Sports
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason McCourty trying to sell Pollard and Verner on staying with Titans

We’re a little bit more than a week away from the start of free agency, which means that there’s a lot for pending free agents, their agents and front offices to do in the coming days. Titans cornerback Jason McCourty doesn’t fall into any of those groups, but he’s also going to be busy. McCourty has taken on the job of lobbying cornerback Alterraun Verner and safety Bernard...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: CB

After addressing the front seven with stops at defensive tackle, defensive end, outside linebacker, and middle linebacker, our next step on the defensive half of our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position as we head into the 2014 offseason is a look at the cornerbacks. In the DT positional analysis, I addressed in some detail what I expected a Ray Horton 2014 Titans...
Via Total Titans
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Which free agents should Titans try to re-sign?

The Titans still have plenty of time to sign their free agents before the new NFL year begins on March 11. In many cases, however, they will let players walk while reshaping the roster under new coach Ken Whisenhunt. Other players could hit the market to gauge their value before re-signing. There are 15 players scheduled to become unrestricted free agents next month. Here’s my...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Titans don’t plan on using their franchise tag

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean,  the Titans don’t plan on using the franchise tag on any players this offseason. So why not use the franchise tag on cornerback Alterraun Verner? It would cost the Titans roughly $11.2 million, and that’s a hefty price tag on a one-year deal...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jason McCourty Pushes Himself to the Limit

By Chrissy Carew Some of the circumstances of Jason McCourty’s childhood might seem like disadvantages. His father died when he was just three years old. His mother faced a tall task, raising Jason and his twin brother Devin on her own; and a car accident when the boys were young left her disabled due to knee injuries. Yet Jason says from his young perspective, everything was ideal...
Via Bonfire Impact
December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 10 brother duos in the NFL

This Thanksgiving, families will come together and gather around the table to break bread — eating turkey and telling stories. Some of those...
Via Athlon Sports
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Week 10 Round-Up: It’s one odd year of football

This is one odd season: 2013 may be the oddest year of football I have ever experienced. For starters, I don’t think you can honestly say there’s even one elite team in the NFL. Take a peak at the teams with the best records; teams such as the Broncos, Chiefs, Patriots, Colts, Saints, and Seahawks. Every single team has some glaring flaws. Furthermore, let’s be honest: This...
Via Pro Football Zone
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans feel rested, ready to work after bye week

The Tennessee Titans are back at work after a week off and eager to chase this franchise's first playoff berth since 2008. The Titans (3-4) went into their bye losing three straight to teams with a combined 18-3 record. They also had a lengthy list of injuries that included middle linebacker Moise Fokou sidelined by an injured left knee and defensive end Derrick Morgan nursing...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: 2013 Week 8 NFL Power Rankings (#14)

Last week: 14 (+0) Record: 3-4 The Titans brought back Jake Locker this week surprisingly, even though he was not supposed to return until after their week 8 bye. That wasn’t a great idea as Locker didn’t look comfortable. His stats were fine, as he completed 25 of 41 for 326 yards, 2 touchdowns, and an interception, but he didn’t play that well in a 31-17 loss. It would have...
Via The Football Fan Spot
October 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jason McCourty scores touchdown on botched field goal, does Cousin Terio dance (GIF)

Jason McCourty scored a touchdown on a botched field goal attempt by the Seattle Seahawks prior to halftime on Sunday, and then he celebrated with an homage to our favorite dancing youngster. The Seahawks were getting ready to kick a field goal to go up 10-3 on the Tennessee Titans before halftime, but it looked […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

WATCH: McCourty takes badly botched Seahawks FG for TD

There is no real way to describe this play. The Seahawks have their backup holder and kicker out for a field goal attempt, they dropped the snap and cue the clown music. It all resulted in Jason McCourty returning the ball for a touchdown. Of course he hit the Terio because what else could you do after a crazy play like that.
Via BlackSportsOnline
October 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans at New York Jets: 2013 Week 4 NFL Pick

New York Jets (2-1) at Tennessee Titans (2-1) The Titans are for real as a playoff contender. I actually had them in the playoffs last year, but I might have been a year early. I didn’t put them in the playoffs this year, but that looks like a complete oversight right now, especially since they have 7 of my top-200 players from a month ago (Michael Roos, David Stewart, Andy Levitre...
Via The Football Fan Spot
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Hopkins gives Texans win over Titans in overtime

HOUSTON (AP) -- Rookie DeAndre Hopkins grabbed a 3-yard touchdown pass in overtime and the Houston Texans rallied for a 30-24 win over the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. With Andre Johnson out after being shaken up in the fourth quarter, Hopkins reached above Jason McCourty and pulled in the pass from Matt Schaub to give Houston the victory. The Texans (2-0) needed a franchise-record...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans: 2013 Week 2 NFL Pick

Tennessee Titans (1-0) at Houston Texans (1-0) Usually there are not a lot of changes in my Power Rankings from pre-week 1 to pre-week 2. I don’t like changing projections based on one week. The biggest move, by far, this week were the Tennessee Titans. In 2011, the Titans were 8th in the NFL in opponent’s scoring. In 2012, they were 32nd and I couldn’t exactly figure out...
Via The Football Fan Spot
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Gregg Williams, Titans 'D' rebounding

Considering the trouble his mouth got him into, you'll understand why Gregg Williams isn't talking much these days. He'd rather fans notice the Tennessee Titans defense. Look - they actually have one! The reason why is almost unrecognizable. At least until you see him work and watch the Titans play. "He brings out an aggressive attitude," cornerback Jason...
Via Fox Sports
September 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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