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NFL Transactions: Monday 6/22

NFL Former Browns WR Paul Browning cleared waivers. Former Raiders LB Jacoby Hale cleared waivers. Former Titans TE Taylor Thompson cleared waivers. Browns Browns claimed WR Terrelle Pryor off of waivers from the Bengals. (NFLTR) Browns waived DB Landon Feichter. (NFLTR) Lions Lions signed S Taylor Mays. (NFLTR) Raiders Raiders signed second-round pick DE Mario Edwards to a ....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: NFLPA looking at Titans' release of Thompson

The Tennessee Titans' decision to release tight end Taylor Thompson has caught the attention of the NFLPA, according to a report. ESPN's Adam Caplan says the NFLPA is looking into Thompson's release. The veteran said he's still dealing with a knee issue that sidelined him most of last season, but the team waived him last Thursday without an injury designation.  A fifth-round draft...
Via Fox Sports
June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans waive tight end Taylor Thompson after minicamp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans have waived tight end Taylor Thompson after wrapping up their three-day mandatory minicamp. The Titans announced the move Thursday. Thompson was a fifth-round draft pick by Tennessee in 2012 out of Southern Methodist where he played defensive line. The Titans switched him back to the tight end position he played in high school, and he played...
Via AP on Fox
June 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans Waive TE Taylor Thompson

The Tennessee Titans announced Thursday that they’ve placed TE Taylor Thompson on waivers. Thompson, 25, is a former fifth-round pick of the Titans back in 2012. He has one year remaining on his four-year, $2.3 million rookie contract that included a $198,000 signing bonus. He stands to make a base salary of $660,000 for the 2015 season. According to ... The post Titans Waive...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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

Titans TE Thompson lands in Whisenhunt's doghouse

Tennessee Titans tight end Taylor Thompson, who has missed much of the team's offseason program as he deals with a knee injury, was in Nashville on Tuesday in time for the start of the team's mandatory minicamp. Unfortunately for Thompson, he was a supposed to arrive on Monday for a physical and didn't make it. According to Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean, Thompson said his flight was...
Via Fox Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tennessee Titans having all kinds of issues at the tight end position

Outside of Delanie Walker the tight end position is currently deteriorating for the Tennessee Titans. As of today, tight end Dorin Dickerson will miss the entire 2015 season after suffering an achilles injury in minicamp per tennessean.com. Dickerson was re-signed in January after joining the team last season. In 2013, Dickerson was a member of the Detroit Lions. He didn’t start...
Via cover32
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Position Review: Tight End

The draft is behind us. Free agency is fizzling out. The Tennessee Titans are severely limiting practices to the media, so an absence of new information is manifesting. Indeed, NFL fans, the roughest stretch of the offseason is upon us, looming like the Eye of Sauron.Okay, maybe that was a bit extreme – it’s not exactly like feeling the constant vigilance of the Dark Lord of...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 30, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: TE

After quarterback, running back, fullback, and wide receiver, our next stop on our trip around the Tennessee Titans position by position as we head into the 2015 offseason is tight end. The Titans returned their top three tight ends, but ended up having injury issues at the position and had seven different players at the position play at least a rotational role in multiple games...
Via Total Titans
March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Should Give Up on Taylor Thompson

The emergence of dynamic receiving-first tight ends has been trending in the NFL for years. Players such as Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski provide an extra spark on their respective offenses, and present major matchup issues for defensive backs and linebackers alike. In an attempt to grab such a tight end of their own, the Tennessee Titans traded up in the 5th round of the 2012...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 11, 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

Titans-Texans inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Houston Texans, and here they are: HOUSTON TEXANS: OT Jeff Adams, DB Josh Aubrey, ILB Brian Cushing, CB Darryl Morris, WR DeVier Posey, QB Tom Savage, LB Jeff Tarpinian TENNESSEE TITANS: RB Antonio Andrews, WR Kris Durham, DL DaQuan Jones, CB Coty Sensabaugh, OT Will Svitek, TE Taylor Thompson...
Via Total Titans
October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Sensabaugh, Thompson both doubtful vs. Texans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Tennessee cornerback Coty Sensabaugh and tight end Taylor Thompson both are doubtful for Sunday's game against the Houston Texans after missing practice Friday. Sensabaugh sprained his right medial collateral ligament on Oct. 5 against Cleveland and has missed two games since. Thompson partially tore the posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee against...
Via AP on Fox
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Jaguars inactives, gameday thread

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Jacksonville Jaguars, and here they are: JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS: WR Mike Brown, LB Jeremiah George, RB Toby Gerhart, CB Jeremy Harris, WR Tavarres King, G Tyler Shatley, OT Sam Young TENNESSEE TITANS: OLB Akeem Ayers, CB Brandon Ghee, RB Shonn Greene, QB Jake Locker, CB Coty Sensabaugh, TE Craig...
Via Total Titans
October 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans-Browns inactives, gameday thoughts

The inactives are out for today’s game at LP Field between the Tennessee Titans and the Cleveland Browns, and here they are. CLEVELAND BROWNS: DB Pierre Desir, DL John Hughes, DL Ishmaa’ily Kitchen, DB Robert Nelson, TE Gerell Robinson, WR Rodney Smith, RB Glenn Winston TENNESSEE TITANS: ILB James Anderson, WR Kris Durham, DL DaQuan Jones, QB Zach Mettenberger, OT Byron Stingily...
Via Total Titans
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: 5 Offensive Players to Watch cs. Atlanta

We’ve reached the pinnacle of the preseason – the third game. This is the point where we expect to learn the most about our team. For Tennessee Titans fans, a 1-1 record mixed with inconsistent play makes for an intriguing matchup on Saturday.The Titans will head to Atlanta to play the 1-1 Falcons.Still – the further along we find ourselves in the preseason, the longer we wait...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Just Another Guy that can Win Your Fantasy League

After the “Monsoon Bowl” against the Green Bay Packers in Week 2 of the preseason, the Tennessee Titans traveled to the Big Easy to take on the New Orleans Saints for a preseason battle that did not involve Mother Nature thanks to the safety of the Superdome. With that, the Tennessee Titans were able to show their stuff and let their fantasy football stocks soar… or sink in...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: TE

SELF-PROMOTIONAL ITEM: Football Outsiders Almanac 2014, a.k.a. “the annual Football Outsiders preview” or “that thing that kept me away from here from post-draft until a couple weeks ago,” is available for purchase. You can get the book in PDF form at Football Outsiders, while the print copy is currently available through CreateSpace and on Amazon proper. I did the Broncos...
Via Total Titans
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

All of your Tennessee Titans worries are flying out the window

When the Tennessee Titans entered training camp, a multitude of issues plagued the team’s development. After Albert Breer’s visit to the team, all appears well: 1) Was told big reason Titans didn’t pick up Locker’s option was the injury risk. That’s where the guarantee is. Last two years scared ‘em. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) July 30, 2014 2) That said, Locker has...
Via cover32 - Titans
July 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Training Camp Preview: Tight End

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 Wide Receivers Today’s preview is on the tight end group, where Delanie Walker is returning for Year 2, Craig Stevens...
Via cover32 - Titans
July 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Tennessee Titans have a top-10 cornerback in the NFL?

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Power Rankings, likability of Tennessee Titans, 10 best at every NFL position

In case you missed it, the best columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - Top 10 in 2014: The best inside linebackers in the NFL today (READ) - Power Rankings: Rating the likability of every NFL franchise (READ) - Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) - Top 10 in 2014: The wide receivers on the verge of breaking in (Nos. 11-20) (READ...
Via cover32 - Titans
June 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rewind: Brandon Flowers gone, Taylor Thompson and Delanie Walker development

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the Tennessee Titans this week along with national featured columns you may enjoy. Tennessee Titans - Quotable Monday: Ken Whisenhunt compares Delanie Walker to Antonio Gates (READ) - Twitter Tuesday: Titans pass on Brandon Flowers (READ) - Grade Day: Taylor Thompson slowly developing...
Via cover32 - Titans
June 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Grade Day: Taylor Thompson slowly developing

Entering his third season as a member of the Tennessee Titans, Taylor Thompson is slowly approaching the “bust” label. In two years, Thompson has caught nine passes for 59 yards and a touchdown. He was a fifth-round selection as a transitioned defensive end to tight end that has rarely seen the field. He hasn’t shown decent routes nor an ability to create separation in the...
Via cover32 - Titans
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans looking at tight ends in NFL Draft?

The Tennessee Titans’ roster has a number of problems, including depth at tight end. Craig Stevens showed he’s not a suitable backup in the passing game this past season. Tennessee took a flyer on Taylor Thompson and he’s nothing more than an athlete. The Titans might be in the market for a tight end once the draft rolls around, so let’s take a look at the top 10 tight ends...
Via cover32 - Titans
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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