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Week 1 starters: Tennessee Titans

OTAs are approaching, and while there is always the possibility of camp warriors and injuries, it is fun to guestimate who shall be the week one starters on each NFL Team. The Tennessee Titans held the number two overall pick this previous draft, and took a player that wasn’t exactly a need, nor a scheme fit. They were a no-name team ever since the departure of Jeff Fisher, and...
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30 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jon Gruden could join Titans if Whisenhunt stumbles

Could Jon Gruden return to head coaching with the Tennessee Titans in 2016? According to one NFL insider, maybe.Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports says the Titans are an option for the Super Bowl-winning coach if current head coach Ken Whisenhunt falters this season."Gruden has strong family ties to Tennessee and he was courted heavily by the University of Tennessee a few years back...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Former Houston running back to visit with the Dallas Cowboys today

The Dallas Cowboys missed out on drafting a running back, but there’s still plenty of time to add depth before the 2015 season kicks off this fall. With that in mind, today the Cowboys are hosting one of the better free agents at the position on the market. According to a report by Josina Anderson of ESPN, Ben Tate is coming in: Source: RB Ben Tate is working out for the Dallas...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Jon Gruden leaving the booth to replace Ken Whisenhunt?

Former Raiders and Buccaneers coach and now NFL analyst of ESPN Jon Gruden would surely be one of the hottest coaching candidates, if and that is a big if, he were ever to hit the open market. All kinds of rumors have circulated in the past few years and since joining the ESPN crew in 2009, none of those offers have driven Gruden away from the booth. However the latest speculation...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Whisenhunt offers early assessment of Marcus Mariota

Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt had his first extended look at No. 2 overall pick Marcus Mariota during the team's rookie minicamp last weekend and so far, he's liking what he's seen.  Tuesday, the coach, in an appearance on a Nashville radio station, said the team is "excited" by what the quarterback has brought to the team thus far.“He did a lot of the things that...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans want rookie runners to get in shape

The Tennessee Titans selected a pair of running backs in last month's draft with the hope both will be contributors to a revamped offense in 2015.  While the hope remains, after getting a firsthand look during last weekend's rookie minicamp, head coach Ken Whisenhunt said the duo need to work on their fitness. Whisenhunt said fourth-round fullback Jalston Fowler and fifth-round...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Chip Kelly End Up Coaching the Titans?

When the Tennessee Titans drafted Marcus Mariota with the second overall pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, it presumably bought head coach Ken Whisenhunt more time as the man in charge of the two-tone blue. Whisenhunt is going to get a minimum of two years to adapt Mariota to his scheme and get the Titans back to winning ball games. If Whisenhunt fails at turning Mariota into an NFL quarterback...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL camp battles highlighting rookie minicamps

The NFL rookie minicamps to watch are the Tennessee Titans battle between Zach Mettenberger and 2nd overall pick Marcus Mariota. While Mettenberger strongly believe he has a shot that notion faded away when the Titans took Mariota in the 2015 NFL draft. Mettenberger told ESPN this week he plans to “fight to the death” to win the starting job. While the notion of a fierce...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Complete 2015 Draft Review

The 2015 NFL draft is in the books, and while undrafted free agents are still filtering in, it’s time to take a look at the implications of the 2015 Tennessee Titans rookie class.First of all, the number of defensive free agent signings should have been an indication that the draft was going to be about offense. Still, some were shocked at the drafting of Oregon quarterback, Marcus...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles' Chip Kelly & Sam Bradford: In like, but not love

This NFL offseason has been a weird one in Trade Rumor Land, and the Philadelphia Eagles are the unquestioned ruler of that mythical kingdom.  From an NFL media standpoint, I thank them for that.  Rarely do you see NFL teams swap starting quarterbacks, as the Eagles and Rams did back in March when they flipped QBs Nick Foles & Sam Bradford along with some draft compensation...
Via Football By Football
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Whisenhunt has interesting reason for Marcus Mariota to be named the starter in Week 1

There are many reasons why the Tennessee Titans decided to select former Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota on Thursday night. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt has highlighted one in particular. 1 reason Titans think Mariota can start Week 1? “Spacial memory,” Whisenhunt says. Sports' equivalent of photo memory. Will ease transition. — Jeff Darlington (@JeffDarlington) May 4, 2015...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota Will Save Ken Whisenhunt's Job

After all of the dust settled from this year's NFL Draft, Ken Whisenhunt had to have a big smile on his face. Not only did he land his franchise quarterback, but he landed a load of weapons to put around him.A 2-14 season placed Tennessee in the second overall slot of this year's draft. Needless to say, Whisenhunt's first season in Nashville was a let down. The Titans were abysmal...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Winners from Day 1 of the 2015 NFL Draft

The 2015 NFL draft first round selections are now history. With far less excitement than anticipated taking place on the first day, teams used their first-round picks to select who they felt was the best choice moving forward. Some hit on players they were targeting, while others were boxed out of adding that primary target. Here are five winners after the Day 1 action. Note: Check...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Losers from Day 1 of the 2015 NFL Draft

As Round 2 and 3 of the 2015 NFL draft approach, it’s time to look back at what was a pretty eventful Day 1. From the two reigning Heisman winners going one and two respectively to major surprises inside the top 10, there was a lot of drama that unfolded in Chicago on Thursday night. Here’s our look at five losers from the first day of the draft. 1. Tennessee Titans Based off...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota Marks a New Era for the Titans

In an article I wrote on Pro Football Spot just a few weeks ago called Just One Decison WIll Save Whisenhunt's Job: Guranteed, I outlined how Ken Whisenhunt had really only two choices with the No. 2 pick; either draft a quarterback, or trade the pick to acquire a veteran quarterback if he wanted to guarantee himself more time in Tennessee. I recommend taking a click and reading...
Via Pro Football Spot
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NEWS: Titans plan to hang on to Mariota and make him the starter

The Titans are quickly putting an end to any speculation that they still plan on trading their brand new quarterback, Marcus Mariota. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen sent out the tweet just moments ago. Titans GM Ruston Webster just said at press conference the Titans will not trade Marcus Mariota. "Felt strongly about Marcus" — Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) May 1, 2015 Titans are...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans stand pat at #2, take Marcus Mariota

There seemed to be plenty of interest, but months of trade talk ended up with the Titans sticking with the second overall pick and taking Marcus Mariota. The Hawaii product was a phenomenally productive college passer who faces a bit of a learning curve in adjusting to Ken Whisenhunt’s preferred style of quarterbacking. It’s not that there’s any reason to think Mariota won’t...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Cleveland Browns and Tennessee Titans making a deal?

Early Wednesday the Tennessee Titans received a phone call from the Cleveland Browns. They said we will give you our two first round draft picks (12th and 19th) for your second overall in draft. Nothing was confirmed accept for the fact the Browns offered the Titans the trade. This continues to add to the teams that want the Titans second overall pick. We’re going to play fortune...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Do Titans Have Legitimate Interest in Marcus Mariota?

During the 2014 NFL season, fans of the league’s worst franchises were imploring their beloved teams to “Suck for the Duck.” Heck, a random Titans fan started the campaign on twitter. Now that the Titans are actually in the position to make many fans’ dreams a reality, do they even have any real interest in quarterback Marcus Mariota?The Titans have publicly backed incumbent...
Via Pro Football Spot
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Ken Whisenhunt a Kendall Wright Killer?

When Mike Munchak took over the Titans in 2011, he hired Chris Palmer as his offensive coordinator. Chris Palmer was known to be very meticulous running his offensive system. Palmer required his receivers to learn timed and precise routes. This requirement was not an issue in his first season as evidenced by the Titans going 9-7 and being a game short, due to many dominoes falling...
Via Pro Football Spot
29 days ago  |  Discuss

The Tennessee Titans and Jameis Winston are a Perfect Match

I am no fan of Ken Whisenhunt, but I will say that he is a known quarterback guru. From reviving guys like Kurt Warner and Philip Rivers to grooming a young quarterback in Ben Roethlisberger Whisenhunt has a great track record when it comes to developing quarterbacks. The Titans select No.2 in the upcoming NFL Draft, and it is up in the air that Jameis Winston will be available....
Via The Front Office News
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Just One Decision will Save Whisenhunt's Job: Guaranteed

It is clear that the Tennessee Titans' staff and fans both see something special in Zach Mettenberger. In the 2014 season, Mettenberger posted a passer rating of 83.4 in seven games. He also set records for most passing yards by a rookie quarterback in Houston Oiler/Titan team history, as well as most passing yards by a rookie quarterback on Monday Night Football.What is also impressive...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears trading Jay Cutler to the Tennessee Titans rumors refuse to go away

A couple of weeks ago general manager Ryan Pace came out and stated that the Chicago Bears were not trying to trade quarterback Jay Cutler, and had no plans to. The only problem is nobody believes him. For months Cutler’s name has been involved in trade rumors. The most prevalent one involves sending him to his old Vanderbilt coach Ken Whisenhunt, now with the Tennessee Titans...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ken Whisenhunt wants Titans to trade for Philip Rivers

Bleacher Report NFL insider Jason Cole was called upon to discuss what the languishing Tennessee Titans may choose to do with the second-overall pick in the 2015 draft. The conversation was quarterback-focused, given that the Titans’ best option currently on their roster is second-year player Zach Mettenberger. And Cole’s report, if true, could shake up the league and the upcoming...
Via Sportsnaut
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Titans HC Ken Whisenhunt Prefers To Trade No. 2 Pick For Veteran QB Like Philip Rivers

According to Jason Cole of the Bleacher Report, the Titans are considering three scenarios in regards to the No. 2 overall pick. Cole mentions that the first scenario is to see if they can acquire a veteran quarterback and trade out of the No. 2 spot. The second would be to draft a young quarterback at ... The post Report: Titans HC Ken Whisenhunt Prefers To Trade No. 2 Pick For...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss
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