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Mariota crashes into scout at practice, gives Titans giant scare

  Marcus Mariota gave the Tennessee Titans a momentary scare Monday night when he scrambled and ran to the sideline where he crashed into a scout. Mariota popped right back up and headed to the sideline after hitting the scout who worked hardest to convince the Titans to draft the Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback. Mariota gave Marv Sunderland a hand to help him back up before...
Via AP on Fox
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

2015 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: QB

We begin our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position as we approach the start of the 2015 regular season with a look at the quarterback position. When I addressed the quarterbacks in the preseason analysis back in February, I noted that for the first time in a few years, the story of the Titans quarterback position was no longer all about Jake Locker. The open question...
Via Total Titans
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans training camp impressions – Day Two

The Tennessee Titans are continuing to have impressive training sessions to begin August. So much so that head coach Ken Whisenhunt was seen running into the huddle to give quarterback Marcus Mariota a fist bump after a beautiful pass over the middle to tight end Anthony Fasano. The rookie signal caller Mariota of the Tennessee Titans, has continued to impress including a recent training...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New locker assignments help Titans know each other better

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Defensive lineman Karl Klug is considered the Tennessee Titan most likely to get into a fight during training camp. Thanks to a shake-up in locker assignments, Klug could find himself sitting right next to the offensive lineman he just fought. That's not going to stop Klug. ''When we get in a fight, it's never personal,'' Klug said. Coach Ken Whisenhunt certainly...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: What to look out for during Training camp

Football is finally back. With the Titans opening training camp Friday, football season is officially here for Titans’ players and fans alike. There will be more than enough storylines to pay attention to over the next few weeks, here are a handful of things to keep an eye on over the next few weeks: Marcus Mariota’s transition Ken Whisenhunt has be open about the starting quarterback...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

All eyes on QB Marcus Mariota as Titans open training camp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Marcus Mariota barked out the snap count loud near the end of Tennessee's first practice of training camp. Sure enough, a defensive lineman jumped offside. So much for all that talk about how the quarterback might be too quiet. The No. 2 draft pick overall showed some of the skills Friday that led to him winning the Heisman Trophy last season at Oregon, completing...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

False start: Titans misspell Mettenberger's name on jersey

First, he lost his starting spot to prized rookie Marcus Mariota. Now, Zach Mettenberger can't even get a jersey with his name spelled correctly. The Titans' backup quarterback, trotted out to the first day of training camp with a jersey that read "Mettenbeger." It wasn't until after practice the second-year player realized there was an "r" missing from his name. “I didn’t even...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Whisenhunt: Titans standing by Justin Hunter

Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter faces charges in Virginia stemming from a July 3 bar fight, but the third-year player will be on the field when the Titans kick off training camp on Friday."Justin is here and he's ready to go," Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said, via ESPN. "We've communicated with the league, we feel comfortable with where the process is and he'll be on the field...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans agree to terms with nose tackle Isaako Aaitui

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a deal with nose tackle Isaako Aaitui (ee-saw-AH-koe ah-ah-TOO-ee) and placed tight end Dorin Dickerson on injured reserve. The Titans announced the moves Thursday. The 6-foot-4, 307-pound Aaitui has played in four career games since entering the NFL as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins in 2011, and...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans rookie QB tried surfing, prefers boogie board

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt says he isn't worried about his rookie quarterback surfing whenever he's home in Hawaii. Not that he had anything to worry about anyway; Marcus Mariota actually prefers boogie boarding. Mariota said Thursday he went surfing with some friends as a joke while he was home this summer. Mariota says he wasn't very good at surfing when...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans eager to start training camp after ugly 2-14 season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans and coach Ken Whisenhunt start training camp with the promise to be better than last season's ugly 2-14 record. Seems everyone is in agreement that the miserable experience was simply unacceptable. With a revamped roster and a Heisman Trophy winner at quarterback, they should be better - though nobody's offered any guarantee of what that...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

More on Marcus Mariota

So, yeah, the Titans took a shiny new quarterback with the second overall pick and I haven’t written a post specifically about him yet. Time for that to change.   What makes Marcus Mariota so fascinating a pick for the Titans is taking him is taking him was simultaneously part of the ideal and nightmare Titans draft scenarios. The nightmare scenario is Ken Whisenhunt taking a...
Via Total Titans
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Capsule

TENNESSEE TITANS (2-14) OPEN CAMP: July 30, St. Thomas Sports Park, Nashville, Tennessee. LAST YEAR: Coach Ken Whisenhunt started debut season with big win in Kansas City, year's lone highlight. Titans cycled through three quarterbacks and played seven offensive tackles while finishing with 10 straight losses for worst record since 1994. Only plus was their highest draft pick since...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Five Players on the bubble

The Tennessee Titans have a young roster, currently going through a rebuilding transition, with the average age being 25 years of age. A lot of youth means tougher positional battles and may leave veterans fighting for their spot(s). Guys that have been more productive such as Delanie Walker and Kendall Wright will be safe, but others will find it tough to be a part of the Titans...
Via EndZoneScore
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Added Talent at Receiver Improves Titans' Pass-Heavy Offense

It's no secret that Ken Whisenhunt liked to air it out in 2014. From the naked eye, it looked to be disproportionately so in comparison to running the ball. Just how much of the offense last season was coming from the air?Brace yourself. It’s staggering.The 2014 Tennessee Titans amassed a total of 5,185 of offense last reason. 3,738 of those yards came via the passing game. That...
Via Pro Football Spot
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ken Whisenhunt Hopes to Bring a new Culture to the Tennesee Titans

NASHVILLE, TN – DECEMBER 14: Head Coach Ken Whisenhunt of the Tennessee Titans on the sidelines during the first quarter of a game against the New York Jets at LP Field on December 14, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Image Last year the Tennessee Titans had one of the worst seasons in their 55 years under first year head coach Ken Whisenhunt. The Titans...
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

The Tennessee Titans hope that Year 2 of the Ken Whisenhunt regime will be markedly better than Year 1. In Whisenhunt’s first season as head...
Via Athlon Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy: Who to Draft First: Bishop Sankey or David Cobb?

In the 2014 offseason, Ken Whisenhunt made a coaching decision that would indicate a bigger role of the running game for the Tennessee Titans in 2015. He promoted then-offensive line coach Mike Mularkey to Assistant Head Coach with the specific role of developing the Titans' running game.This promotion by Whisenhunt was a smart move, one of few that he had in terms of play-calling...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Two major concerns for the Tennessee Titans following OTAs and minicamp

OTAs and minicamp are ways for NFL teams to figure out exactly what they have as far as their personnel is concerned. These practices allow the coaching staffs to begin piecing together the puzzle that will eventually be their 53-man rosters and depth charts. The most important part of OTAs for the players is their availability. A team that goes into OTAs and minicamp with full participation...
Via cover32
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Will the Tennessee Titans Officially Sign Marcus Mariota?

Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) throws a pass during NFL football minicamp, Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt is at right. Mariota is wrapping up his first NFL offseason in the Titans’ three-day minicamp. (Mandatory Credit: Mark Humphrey/AP) The Tennessee Titans’ July 30 training camp date is approaching fast, but probably...
Via The Sports Journal
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans debate how much Mariota should run

Marcus Mariota's talent running the football is evident, but as the former Heisman Trophy winner prepares for this first season in the NFL, the Tennessee Titans must decide how best to utilize their prized rookie quarterback. Mariota scored 29 rushing touchdowns in college at Oregon and the Titans intend to use his running skills to help diversify their offense. The challenge for...
Via Fox Sports
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dorial Green-Beckham keeping busy during break

Before sending the Tennessee Titans on their way for a six-week break, head coach Ken Whisenhunt reminded his players the importance of staying out of trouble. Rookie wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham said he's is taking the coach's message to heart and making good use of the time off. "We know that we're being watched for everything we do," Green-Beckham said, via the Tennessean...
Via Fox Sports
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans expect to be healthy at center by training camp

Injuries up front forced the Tennessee Titans to improvise at center during the team's offseason program, but head coach Ken Whisenhunt expects the situation to improve by the start of training camp. The Titans have been without starter Brian Schwenke and rookie Andy Gallik, both of whom are dealing with hamstrings. Second-year player Gabe Ikard missed time with a knee injury as...
Via Fox Sports
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Coach says Titans look improved, need to show it on field

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Coach Ken Whisenhunt believes a Tennessee's revamped and younger roster makes the Titans an improved football team. Tight end Delanie Walker says the Titans certainly are better than a year ago when they went 2-14, noting Thursday that they should be at least a .500 team this season. Now Whisenhunt will wait until training camp to see how much the Titans have...
Via AP on Fox
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Whisenhunt puzzled by tight end's injury

The last time Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt saw Taylor Thompson, the tight end seemed healthy and recovered from a season-ending knee injury suffered in Week 3 last year. This week, that appears not to be the case. Thompson is sitting out of Tennessee's mandatory minicamp this week after saying he continue to have issues with his knee. That came as news Whisenhunt. ...
Via Fox Sports
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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