2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: WR

After quarterback, running back, and fullback, our next stop around the Tennessee Titans position by position heading into the 2015 offseason is a look at the wide receivers. In the preseason, there were two major questions surrounding the wide receivers. First, would the clear top three be good enough? Second, would the depth beyond the top three be good enough if the top three...
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Should the Tennessee Titans pursue a WR in free agency?

If the NFL truly is a pass-happy league, then there are two parts to making that equation work. First, a team has to have a good quarterback; without someone to throw the ball to the right place at the right time, nothing else about the passing game will work. But second, a franchise must have people on the receiving end of those passes who can make plays; without teammates to catch...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Tennessee Titans' 2012 Draft Class

The Tennessee Titans entered the 2012 offseason after a 9-7 season, appearing to be just a few cornerstone pieces away from being a legitimate Super Bowl contender. Considering it takes about 3 years to properly evaluate a draft class, it’s time to revisit the 2012 draft and grade its rookies.Round 1: Kendall Wright, WR, BaylorKendall Wright was a bit of a surprise pick in the...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Titans Targeted Their Receivers in 2014

After last week’s look at running back usage, I thought I should look at how the Titans used their other non-quarterback offensive “skill position” players. Since outside of Kendall Wright they did not get any carries, I will begin with a chart. Player Targets Overall Target % Active Target % Kris Durham112.1%5.6% Derek Hagan366.7%6.7% Justin Hunter7013.1%17.7% Nate Washington7814...
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January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans with Best Chance to be in 2016 Pro Bowl

No Tennessee Titans were inducted into the 2015 Pro Bowl, which takes place Sunday night. This is the third time in the past four seasons that Tennessee will be unrepresented in the All-Star game.While the Pro Bowl is nothing much more than a glorified popularity concert that does not mean nearly as much as being named an All-Pro player, it is still an honor to be sent to Hawai...
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January 25, 2015  |  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...
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January 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Kendall Wright be a No. 1 Receiver?

When a team goes 2-14, it is often difficult to find even a single bright spot on the roster, and these 2013-14 Tennessee Titans were no different.That statement hurt in my head, but it sure is harder to grasp just by writing it out. Aside from Delanie Walker, can you honestly say anyone stuck out?Kendall Wright was no different, granted very little was his fault. He actually had...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans eager to snap 9-game skid, finish with win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans find themselves keeping company with Tampa Bay for the NFL's worst record at 2-13 with one game remaining. No offense, Buccaneers, the Titans want to stay out of the league basement. ''Exactly,'' Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey said Monday. ''That's the whole goal right now.'' The Titans wrap up this ugly season Sunday hosting AFC...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans keep draft position intact by blowing lead to Jaguars, lose 21-13

It was a dog of a game, subjected to national ridicule and promoted as little as any prime time game in recent memory. It ended up being one of the most competitive Thursday Night Football games of the season, within one score for most of the game and in some doubt until the final play, when the Titans failed to force overtime. In the end, the Jaguars walked away with a 21-13 victory...
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December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Keys To Titans Victory Over Jaguars

The Tennessee Titans are excruciating to watch right now, a notion that surely will not change regardless of the outcome of this matchup with the 2-12 Jacksonville Jaguars. The real battle here is sadly for draft position, as the loser keeps its chances of gaining the top pick alive.Many fans will be rooting for yet another disastrous loss in a season filled with them, but this is...
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December 18, 2014  |  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...
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December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Week 15: Titans Fantasy Football Preview vs. Jets

2014 Week 15: Titans vs. Jets PreviewThe Tennessee Titans (2-11) and your fantasy football team have one major difference: you are in the fantasy football playoffs, and they have been eliminated from the playoffs for a few weeks now. At this point in the season, with all of the injuries to the Titans’ players, most of them have lost their fantasy football values; however, some...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans sit WR Wright, Jennings active for Giants

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee wide receiver Kendall Wright has been deactivated after breaking his right hand in practice, and running back Rashad Jennings will play for the Giants even though he won't start. Jennings did not practice all week with an injured ankle, and Andre Williams will start at running back for New York. Linebacker Spencer Paysinger will start at linebacker...
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December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WR Wright has broken hand, questionable vs. Giants

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee Titans receiver Kendall Wright says his injured right hand is broken, though it will not keep him out of the rest of the season. He doesn't sound optimistic about playing this Sunday against the New York Giants, though he is listed as questionable after missing a second straight practice Friday. Wright says he broke a bone Wednesday in practice and...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Injuries now piling up for Titans' wide receivers

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans already have lost one starting wide receiver this week because of a lacerated spleen. Now another starter has a sore right hand that kept him out of practice Thursday. Coach Ken Whisenhunt said Kendall Wright hurt his hand on a route Wednesday, so they gave him the day off to rest his hand. Wright wore a splint on his hand during the open...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Kendall Wright Gets Back At J.J. Watt With Selfie TD Celebration (GIF)

The “selfie war” between the Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans continues to rage on. In the third quarter of Sunday’s AFC South matchup, Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright hauled in a 36-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Zach Mettenberger. As one does, he decided to celebrate after the play. We’ve seen plenty of selfie celebrations this season...
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee Titans WR Kendall Wright Celebrates Touchdown By Taking Selfie With Texans Logo

The Tennessee Titan finally got on the board against the Houston Texans with a beauty of a touchdown pass from Zach Mettenberger to Kendall Wright early in the second half. The deficit was still a bit large for the offensively challenged Titans, but hey--at least they can't get shut out now.To celebrate the touchdown Wright decided he would throw a little shade at big J.J. Watt and...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kendall Wright Responds To JJ Watt With His Own Selfie Celebration With The Texans Logo

Last time the Houston Texans faced the Tennessee Titans, JJ Watt made a point of doing a “selfie” celebration after sacking quarterback Zach Mettenberger. On Sunday, Kendall Wright wanted to repay the favor. So, when he and Mettenberger connected for a 36 yard touchdown, Wright went to the back of the end zone and “took Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Take that, JJ! Kendall Wright backs up his QB, does selfie pose

Kendall Wright has his quarterback's back. The Tennesee Titans wide receiver grabbed a touchdown pass from Zach Mettenberger on Sunday against the Houston Texans. When he reached the end zone, he did this: That's a straight rebuke to Texans star JJ Watt, who mocked Mettenberger earlier this season with this sack celebration. If you remember, Watt took umbrage with Mettenberger's...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Week 13: Titans Fantasy Preview vs. Texans

2014 Week 13: Titans at Texans PreviewThe Tennessee Titans were impressive against the Pittsburgh Steelers, which was encouraging for Titans fans and fantasy owners as the team traveled to Philadelphia to take on a very poor passing defense. While the Titans were dominated from the get-go, but rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger was able to complete 20 of his 39 passing attempts...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Breakdown of Willie Gay vs. Tennessee

Willie Gay has taken on a bit of a leadership role for a Pittsburgh Steelers defense that has been banged up this season. At the start of the year Gay was listed as the nickel corner in Dick LeBeau’s 3-4 defense, but an injury to Ike Taylor and poor play from Cortez Allen has thrust Gay into the No. 1 corner role for a resurgent Steelers team that has found itself in second place...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Kendall Wright lobs hilarious shot at Dez Bryant

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright has seen his production decline a great deal from a season ago. After putting up 94 receptions for nearly 1,100 yards last year, the former first-round pick has tallied just 43 receptions through 10 games this season. But don’t expect Wright to pull a Dez Bryant and lose it on the field during the game (via The Tennessean). All...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Week 12: Titans Fantasy Football Preview vs. Eagles

2014 Week 12: Titans vs. Eagles PreviewFinally, the Tennessee Titans showed some life on Monday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers, losing a heartbreaker by a score of 27-24; nevertheless, the Titans proved that they can put up some points against decent defenses, which fares well for an offense that still gets to take on porous defenses like those of Philadelphia, New York (Giants...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Week 11: Titans Fantasy Football Preview vs. Steelers

2014 Week 11: Titans vs. Steelers PreviewAfter a bye week, the Tennessee Titans were expected to come back and put up a good fight against a struggling Baltimore Ravens team. Instead, they flopped with a score 21-7 (which would have been 28-7 if John Harbaugh had not taken mercy upon the Titans in red zone at the end of the game), after showing promise and good play in the first...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Have the Titans Misused Nate Washington?

Entering the 2014 NFL season, the Tennessee Titans were expected to find plenty of success from their wide receivers Kendall Wright, Justin Hunter, and Nate Washington. This was considered the most talented trio that the franchise has ever had since moving to Nashville. Entering Week 8, the Titans’ most productive receiver has been tight end Delanie Walker, with 31 receptions for...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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