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Your Titans Fantasy: Wide Receiver Projections For 2015

We’ve all drooled over the Dorial Green-Beckham highlight video enough by now. In fact, I have had to change bibs a few times myself. It’s time to shake yourself back into reality by realizing that OTA’s are concluding and the NFL season is closer but still a ways off.What OTA’s have showed us about Dorial Green-Beckham so far is that he is not in playing shape yet and has...
Via Pro Football Spot
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baylor's Briles stops by Titans practice

Baylor head coach Art Briles showed up at Tennessee Titans practice on Tuesday to cheer on one of his former star players.Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright played for four years under Briles, before being taken by Tennessee in the first round of the 2012 draft. Wright amassed 4004 yards receiving and caught 30 touchdowns during his career in Waco."He helped me a lot,'' Wright said...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Five Predictions for the Titans Offense

Prediction #1: Marcus Mariota Wins Rookie of the Year This was an easy one for me. I personally think that the award will end up going to one of the top two picks, Winston or Mariota. The question, obviously, is which one it will be.  Let’s take a moment to compare Winston’s and Mariota’s situations. First, they both have excellent receivers to throw the ball to. Winston...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Check out who was caught spectating at Tennessee Titans OTAs

For day two of the Tennessee Titans OTAs, one man in attendance is a former mentor and head coach of Titans receiver Kendall Wright. Long-time beat writer for the Titans Jim Wyatt shared this photo via Twitter, of the curious spectator: A familiar face watches Titans WR Kendall Wright practice Wednesday http://t.co/4gDGkE7duE @CoachArtBriles pic.twitter.com/Ti78TYY0ZR — Jim Wyatt...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Titans’ Rookies: Will they make an impact in year one?

In my last article, I gave the Titans a B+ grade for their draft. In this one, we’ll be taking a look at where the players the Titans selected sit on the depth chart, and how much of an impact I expect them to make in year one. Round 1: Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon View image | gettyimages.com When the Titans drafted Mariota, it brought immediate relevancy and media attention...
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The St. Louis Rams have a great chance of going from worst to first this year

Every year, with last year being an exception, the NFL has a team that goes from the cellar of their division to the top of it. There were some teams that made notable upgrades this offseason through free agency and the draft, like the Browns and Jets, that might have a chance to challenge for divisional supremacy in 2015. Of the eight cellar dwellers from 2014, here’s how they...
Via cover32
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendall Wright: Draft reaction video being misinterpreted

Tennessee Titans wide receivers Justin Hunter and Kendall Wright showed up at LP Field for a fan event the first night of the NFL draft last Thursday, unaware they were about to start a controversy.  The duo stood as NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the Titans' selection of Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota.  Their reaction immediately afterward indicated perhaps they weren...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans WRs Kendall Wright & Justin Hunter not ecstatic about Mariotta pick

Tennessee Titans receivers Kendall Wright & Justin Hunter took in the recent NFL draft at some kind of public viewing party at the stadium. They weren't too thrilled with the drafting of Marcus Mariotta...Ugly.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Wideouts Didn’t Look Too Thrilled About Marcus Mariota Pick (Video)

There surely were some folks in Nashville last Thursday applauding the Tennessee Titans’ decision to draft quarterback Marcus Mariota second overall. Titans wide receivers Kendall Wright and Justin Hunter weren’t among them. Wright and Hunter were caught on video at the Titans’ draft party looking … um, less than enthused by their team’s selection. Mariota is nowhere...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Justin Hunter and Kendall Wright didn’t seem to thrilled about Titans drafting Marcus Mariota

In the first round of the NFL draft, the Tennessee Titans drafted Marcus Mariota in hopes of him becoming the face of the franchise. Some Titans fans were happy with the selection and so were not. I think we can add WRs Justin Hunter and Kendall Wright to the side that wasn’t happy with the pick. The two were at the Titans draft party and their reaction to Mariota getting drafted...
Via No Guts, No Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Receivers Don't Look Happy About Team Picking Marcus Mariota

Not everyone in Tennessee was happy about the Titans taking Marcus Mariota with the No. 2 pick.  Titans receivers Kendall Wright and...
Via Athlon Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Wide Receivers Didn’t Seem Too Thrilled by Team’s Selection of Marcus Mariota

As the 2015 NFL draft approached, it became pretty obvious that the Tennessee Titans were going to stand pat and select reigning Heisman winner Marcus Mariota with the second overall pick. Despite rumors and speculation of the team trading down as well as the presence of Zach Mettenberger on the roster, the Titans held true to their big board. This caused mixed reactions. Some, myself...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Tennessee Titans WRs Kendall Wright and Justin Hunter Clearly Disappointed Team Drafted Marcus Mariota

When the Tennessee Titans picked Marcus Mariota with the No. 2 pick in the draft most fans of the team were generally pretty happy. Not everyone believes that he will be able to adjust to playing in an NFL style system over what he played in college. Many believed that Zach Mettenberger played just fine, and there was no need to draft a QB.While you will never hear players say anything...
Via FatManWriting
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans pick up 5th-year option on receiver Kendall Wright

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have picked up the fifth-year option on wide receiver Kendall Wright in what the general manager says was an easy decision. General manager Ruston Webster announced the move Tuesday. Webster says Wright has been very competitive through his first three seasons as the 20th pick overall in 2012 out of Baylor. Wright had a team-high 94 catches...
Via AP on Fox
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans Picking Up WR Kendall Wright’s Fifth-Year Option

The Titans are announcing that they have picked up WR Kendall Wright‘s fifth-year option on Tuesday, according to Jeff Darlington. Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean recently reported that this move was coming from the Titans, so this shouldn’t come as much of a surprise. This will run the Titans $7.320 million for the 2016 season, but will not prevent ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 28, 2015  |  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
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans sign WR Hakeem Knicks to one-year deal

Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The Tennessee Titans announced Friday that they have signed free agent wide receiver Hakeem Knicks to a one-year deal. Nicks joins a group that includes Kendall Wright, Justin Hunter and Harry Douglas. Nicks played last season for the Indianapolis Colts, catching 38 passes for 405 yards and four touchdowns. He was a back-to-back 1,000-yard...
Via Sports-Glory
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee to pick up fifth-year option on WR Kendall Wright

The Tennessee Titans have seen enough of wide receiver Kendall Wright to know they want him to stick around - at least for one more season. According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, the Titans plan to pick up the fifth-year option on Wright's rookie contract. Tennessee selected Wright with the No. 20 pick in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Teams have until May 3 to decide...
Via Fox Sports
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans to Pick Up Fifth-Year Option For WR Kendall Wright

With the May 3 deadline for teams to decide whether or not to pick up the fifth-year options of their 2012 first-round draft picks, many are already making their decisions. One such team is the Tennessee Titans who, as reported by The Tennesseean‘s Jim Wyatt, will be exercising wide receiver Kendall Wright’s fifth-year option for 2016, worth $7.3 million. Wright, the 20th overall...
Via Sportsnaut
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans To Pick Up WR Kendall Wright’s Fifth-Year Option

Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean reports that the Titans are expected to exercise WR Kendall Wright‘s fifth-year option before the May 3 deadline. This will run the Titans $7.320 million for the 2016 season, but will not prevent them from negotiating a long-term contract that could reduce his cap figure next year. It’s worth mentioning that fifth-year ... The post Titans To Pick...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Harry Douglas is an Upgrade over Nate Washington

The Tennessee Titans have struggled to put together a solid receiving corps for the past decade, and that’s not necessarily for lack of trying. The Titans have drafted two receivers in the first round since 2009, Kenny Britt and Kendall Wright. The Titans drafted each of them in the first round in the 2009 and 2012 drafts, respectively. In the 2013 draft, the Titans used their...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Total Titans
March 06, 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...
Via Pro Football Spot
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...
Via Total Titans
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...
Via Pro Football Spot
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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