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Tennessee Titans Start Training Camp

NFL Teams are allowed time to get their teams on the field after OTA’s, voluntary mini camp (well not for rookies) and then they get another month off, and here we are at mandatory camp for all players and coaches.The Tennessee Titans don’t have to release an unofficial depth chart until a week before their preseason opener. And they won’t. They have a new coach this season...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The legend of Justin Hunter growing by the day

After a steady season of basically running in a straight line and simply outjumping defenders, Justin Hunter has been the talk of the offseason. Hunter has been slated as a potential “Making the Leap” candidate by NFL.com after recording 18 catches for 354 yards and four touchdowns. Now, fellow wide receiver Michael Preston has labeled Hunter the next Randy Moss. Said Preston...
Via cover32 - Titans
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Training Camp Preview: Wide Receivers

As training camp approaches, it means the Tennessee Titans move one day closer to the preseason, and eventually the regular season. As we inch further throughout the offseason, every day we will feature a training camp preview. Previously: Quarterbacks Running Backs Today’s preview is on the wide receiving corps, where the top three are all but guaranteed. Kendall Wright is coming...
Via cover32 - Titans
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Looking To Bring In More Competition At WR?

  Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean suggests that it would not be a surprise if the Titans added a wide receiver to the roster sometime in August, or after roster cuts begin. Wyatt notes that there are likely only three roster locks at wide receiver: Nate Washington, Kendall Wright and Justin Hunter. Wyatt adds that veteran WR Derek Hagan could fill one the spots behind the top three...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Preston tries to seize bigger role with Titans

The Titans have their starting receivers in veteran Nate Washington, rising star Kendall Wright and promising Justin Hunter. But who will take the role as the fourth receiver when the season opens at Kansas City on Sept. 7? Michael Preston, second-year pro, has taken every opportunity to stand out to the coaches, especially wide receivers coach Shawn Jefferson. "He is my...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans test undrafted wide receivers

It will be an uphill battle for all of the Titans’ undrafted free agents as they seek to find a home on the roster. But the wide receivers have more cause for optimism than most others. The Titans have three locks to make the roster at wide receiver — Nate Washington, Kendall Wright and Justin Hunter — but the competition for the other slots appears to be wide open. Michael...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Sixers Sign Casper Ware To 10-Day Contract

The deal is official, according to Sixers spokesperson Michael Preston. The Sixers will sign the defensive-minded Casper Ware to a 10-day contract today, reports Sean Deveney of The Sporting News. Philadelphia’s 10-day deal with Darius Johnson-Odom expired Sunday night, leaving an open roster spot. Emiliano Carchia of Sportando first reported Philly’s interest in the point guard...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals blow lead, need OT to beat Titans 37-34

The Arizona Cardinals keep pushing for a playoff spot, even if they barely pulled out their latest win. Jay Feely kicked a 41-yard field goal in overtime, and the Cardinals edged the Tennessee Titans 37-34 in overtime after blowing a 17-point lead late in the fourth quarter. Still, the Cardinals (9-5) won their sixth in seven games. With San Francisco and Carolina winning, they...
Via AP on Fox
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Kenny Britt can’t even dress for the pathetic Tennessee Titans

Controversial Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt didn’t even dress during Sunday’s 51-28 blowout loss to the Broncos in Denver. The 25-year-old Britt, who inked a five-year deal worth $9.46 million after being taken 30th overall out of Rutgers in 2009, was bypassed for a scrub named Michael Preston. Despite possessing All-Pro talent, the 6-foot-3, 215 pound Britt has...
Via Sports by Colin
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Make Roster Moves

From the TitansOnline.com:NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans signed veteran LB Zac Diles and waived WRMichael Preston.Diles (6-2, 245) re-joins the Titans after signing with Kansas City in the offseason. He played in six games for the Titans last season and totaled 13 tackles before breaking his ankle in the Buffalo game (10/21) and being placed on injured reserve.Diles has...
Via Pro Football Spot
October 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans-Pittsburgh Steelers preview thoughts, gameday thread

The Tennessee Titans kick off the 2013 regular season about 90 minutes from now at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh against the Steelers. Finally. First, the inactives. TENNESSEE TITANS DE Keyunta Dawson, DE Lavar Edwards, LB Zaviar Gooden, WR Justin Hunter, WR Michael Preston, C Brian Schwenke, OT Byron Stingily PITTSBURGH STEELERS RB Le'Veon Bell, CB Antwon Blake, NT Hebron...
Via Total Titans
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans fourth preseason game preview

The Tennessee Titans conclude the 2013 preseason tonight with a game in Minneapolis against the Minnesota Vikings. The game begins at 7 PM CT and can be viewed on the Titans and Vikings preseason television networks, as well online via the NFL's Preseason Live service. The game will also be aired on NFL Network Saturday at 7 PM. The fourth preseason game is generally the...
Via Total Titans
August 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Notes: Titans more focused on pressuring QBs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Here's a big reason why the Titans allowed the most points in the NFL last season: The lack of pressure on opposing quarterbacks. It was a combination of lack of push from the defensive front, defensive backs who couldn't keep up with roaming receivers, and linebackers who were shredded by tight ends and running backs out of the backfield. As such, the...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Notes: Titans more focused on pressuring QBs

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Here's a big reason why the Titans allowed the most points in the NFL last season: The lack of pressure on opposing quarterbacks. It was a combination of lack of push from the defensive front, defensive backs who couldn't keep up with roaming receivers, and linebackers who were shredded by tight ends and running backs out of the backfield. As such, the...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans third preseason game review: Offense

This is the first of what should be two installments breaking down how the Titans performed in more detail in their 27-16 win Saturday night at LP Field against the Atlanta Falcons in the third preseason game. This first installment covers the offense, while the second installment, which will be up tomorrow or Wednesday, covers the defense. General disclaimers apply to this post...
Via Total Titans
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans top Falcons, 27-16, in third preseason game

The Tennessee Titans had a successful outing in the third and most important preseason game, taking the starter v. starter first half 13-6 and the overall contest 27-16. The Good 1. The second quarter. Three scoring drives on offense sandwiched around a pair of Falcons punts. 2. Jake Locker, after a shaky start. He finished 11-13 for 133 yards and a touchdown. For the second...
Via Total Titans
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans top Falcons, 27-16, in third preseason game

The Tennessee Titans had a successful outing in the third and most important preseason game, taking the starter v. starter first half 13-6 and the overall contest 27-16. The Good 1. The second quarter. Three scoring drives on offense sandwiched around a pair of Falcons punts. 2. Jake Locker, after a shaky start. He finished 11-13 for 133 yards and a touchdown. For the second...
Via Total Titans
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans top Falcons, 27-16, in third preseason game

The Tennessee Titans had a successful outing in the third and most important preseason game, taking the starter v. starter first half 13-6 and the overall contest 27-16. The Good 1. The second quarter. Three scoring drives on offense sandwiched around a pair of Falcons punts. 2. Jake Locker, after a shaky start. He finished 11-13 for 133 yards and a touchdown. For the second...
Via Total Titans
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Titans players weigh in on scuffle

Apparently, boys will be boys - even in training camp. According to The Tennessean, a brawl involving about 20 players broke out during the first day of padded practice in the Tennessee Titans camp on Saturday. The paper reports that "a scrap" between free safety Michael Griffin and wide receiver Michael Preston escalated into the showdown. It reportedly started with...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2013  |  Discuss

West Coast news: Pac-12 title game, BYU, and...Johnny Manzilel?

Unquiet on the Western Front The Final Countdown. Bill Connelly previews the Pac-12 championship game between Stanford and UCLA. (Pacific Takes) It's crazy what you could've had. Paul Buker ponders what Oregon would have been like if quarterback sensation Johnny Manziel had decided to sign with the Ducks instead of Texas A&M. (The Oregonian) Sing Along With...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Forming the Titans' practice squad means saying goodbye

I hope everybody had a nice Labor Day weekend. The NFL season proper starts tomorrow, and the Titans of course kickoff their season Sunday at home against the Patriots. I'll have a post or two up on what I expect from the Titans' 2012 season tomorrow and possibly Thursday as well, then I'll get into previewing the game.The Titans weren't idle over the weekend. After...
Via Total Titans
September 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans roster cutdown open thread

Andrew just posted a final 53-man roster prediction, and the Titans have started cutting players. Here are the cuts that have been reported thus far:TE Brandon BardenG Kyle DeVanTE Cameron GrahamOL Michael JasperWR James KirkendollC Chris MorrisWR Michael PrestonDT Malcolm SheppardS Tracy WilsonWR D.J. WoodsWith Kenny Britt moving to Reserve/Suspended and Markelle Martin on Reserve...
Via Total Titans
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Picture: There’s already a “76ers Welcome Andrew Bynum” billboard

  You can’t say the Philadelphia 76ers marketing department is slow because look at what they put up:  If you haven’t been paying attention Andrew Bynum is now a Sixer. H/T Michael Preston
Via The NBA Passionista
August 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Game thread: Colorado at Washington

The New Kids of the Pac-12 have hit the court for Washington's conference home-opener at Hec Ed. UW is hosting Colorado, which finished tied for eighth in the Big 12 before joining the Pac-12 this season. Of course the move was driven by football, but in women's hoops the Buffs are representing the conference better than No. 4 Stanford -- sans the tough schedule, of course...
Via Seattle Times
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Whatever Happened to the Sixers Mascot Search?

Remember Phil E. Moose, B. Franklin Dogg and Big Ben? If you forget already, you aren’t alone but here’s a refresher: those were the three controversial choices -- met by plenty of headscratching -- put up for fan vote by the Sixers’ new ownership group. One month later the Sixers still don’t have a replacement for the mercifully retired Hip Hop and with the home opener...
Via NBC Philadelphia
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss
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