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Which teams destroyed playoff chances with Week 13 losses?

It’s make-or-break time for NFL teams that are jockeying for playoff spots. These five teams broke their playoff chances with Week 13 losses, and it will be awfully hard to glue the pieces back together. Giants (5-7) (at MIA; CAR; at MIN; PHI) No team destroyed its playoff chances in more epic fashion than the Giants. The Giants blew a lead with less than two minutes left for...
Via The Sports Daily
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans – Ups and Downs

After losing to the undefeated Carolina Panthers 27-10 on Sunday, it would be easy to assume there were not many positives to be found from the Titans. The defense looked stout, even when under constant pressure. Now I am going to list the up and down players on the Tennessee Titans roster. On the UP Daimion Stafford Stafford showed a knack for getting behind the line of scrimmage...
Via EndZoneScore
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Mularkey: Cam Newton's celebration violated 'code of ethics'

Sunday's fourth-quarter touchdown celebration by quarterback Cam Newton during Carolina's 27-10 win over Tennessee, left the Titans angry during and immediately after the game. Monday was no different, with interim head coach Mike Mularkey continuing to elaborate on his displeasure.Newton's lengthy dance after his score Sunday drew the immediate ire of Titans linebackers Avery Williamson...
Via Fox Sports
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

We need to talk about Cam's TD celebrations

When Cam slam dunked the ball over the goal line for the 6th time this season, Tennessee said [Hey future MVP] “We’re not going to allow you to do that.”  In Cam’s post game interview when explaining the scuffle, his answer was on point. “I’m a firm believer if you don’t like it, keep me out (of the end zone).” *Mic drop* *Exit stage left in size 15 oxfords with...
Via isportsweb.com
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Cam Newton Defends Touchdown Dance: If You Don’t Like It, Don’t Let Me Score

The celebratory dance that followed Cam Newton’s game-sealing touchdown Sunday was not well-received by the Tennessee Titans. Titans linebackers Avery Williamson and Wesley Woodyard appeared particularly ticked off by Newton’s post-score antics, which came late in a 27-10 win for the Carolina Panthers. Cam Newton
Via NESN.com
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans put up fight but remain last in AFC South

After seven weeks of the 2015 NFL regular season the Tennessee Titans are last place in the AFC South. The Indianapolis Colts lead the division with a losing record of 3-4; the Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars are tied for second with a 2-5 record; and the Tennessee Titans are last with a 1-5 record. A week prior, the Colts led the division with a 3-3 record; the Texans were...
Via isportsweb.com
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Titans name 2015 captains

Tennessee head coach announced Wednesday the team has elected their permanent captains for the 2015 season.Linebackers Brian Orakpo and Wesley Woodyard, cornerback Jason McCourty, defensive lineman Jurrell Casey, left tackle Taylor Lewan and tight end Delanie Walker will serve as captains the rest of the year.“Out of all the accolades I have throughout my career, being named captain...
Via Fox Sports
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins: Run the ball, win games

Oct 18, 2015; Nashville, TN, USA; Tennessee Titans linebacker Wesley Woodyard (59) tackles Miami Dolphins running back Lamar Miller (26) for a loss during the first half at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports The new look, Dan Campbell coached, Miami Dolphins showed the teams first success at running the football all season in this past week’s...
Via isportsweb.com
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Miami Dolphins: 4 takeaways from win V. Titans

The Miami Dolphins won their first game since week one over the Tennessee Titans by a score of 38-10. This win marks a new era for the Dolphins under interim head coach Dan Campbell. For the first time this season the Dolphins looked like a team and looked like they were having fun. The Dolphins were playing another 1-3 team in the Titans, but this is the kind of win that can turn...
Via isportsweb.com
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: Bucs-Titans Week 1 Madden Prediction

It’s a new season for the Buccaneers which also means TheBayCave.com is trying something different.  Each week of the NFL season in years past, TBC has offered predictions for the Bucs’ weekly matchup against their respective opponents. This year, we do the same thing but use Madden NFL 16 on Xbox One to predict the outcome. So here is our prediction for Week 1 of the NFL season...
Via The Bay Cave
September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: ILB

SELF-PUBLICITY NOTE: Football Outsiders Almanac 2015, the annual tome previewing all 32 NFL teams, plus the college football season put out by Football Outsiders, is now available. I was a contributor for the sixth consecutive season, writing the Chicago Bears, Green Bay Packers, and, yes, once again, Tennessee Titans chapters. The PDF is currently available from the Football Outsiders...
Via Total Titans
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 in 2015: The NFL’s second-tier inside linebackers

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...
Via cover32
July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Tennessee Titans offseason positional analysis: ILB

Let’s see, if I get ILB up now, CB up Monday night, S up Tuesday during the day, and ST up Tuesday night, I could write my two pre-draft posts. That works. After defensive line and outside linebacker, our next stop around the defensive half of the Tennessee Titans as we head deeper into the 2015 offseason is a look at the inside linebackers. So, through Football Outsiders one of...
Via Total Titans
April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans' Top Sleepers

After last season, the Tennessee Titans have nowhere to go but up. On both sides of the ball, they were near the bottom of the league. The Titans will look to improve next season, and that will depend heavily on whomever starts at quarterback for them. Since the quarterback situation is still relatively unknown, I am going to focus on two other players that the Titans will need to...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Do the Tennessee Titans Have the Worst Defense in the NFL?

In the midst of a hectic free agency period, the crew at TopSportsReport decided that it was time to take a deep look at the roster shifts occurring and determine which teams are getting better and which teams are getting worse.  To present these opinions, I have decided to write a defensive power rankings article.  In this article, I go team by team and discuss each teams’...
Via TopSportsReport
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans Review: Linebackers

This week’s Tennessee Titans position spotlight is on the linebackers, which were the cause of a lot of speculation for the 2013-2014 season, mainly because of the defensive scheme.Previously, from 1999-2013, the Titans ran a 4-3 defensive scheme. This meant four defensive linemen, and three linebackers. But when head coach Ken Whisenhut took the job and brought in defensive coordinator...
Via Pro Football Spot
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ray Horton vs. the Steelers

As promised, a post on the defense. This will be a look at some of the very good things the Titans did with their pressure packages that discombobulated the Steelers through the better part of three quarters, plus a look at how the Steelers were able to turn this around. Let’s start with the first third-and-long pass of the game. The Steelers were facing third-and-9 at the Titans...
Via Total Titans
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Developing IDP Dynasty - A Look Ahead

If you play dynasty fantasy football, it’s time to start to look to next year if you haven’t already. Whether your team is in the playoff hunt or not, it’s time to take stock of your roster and decide how you will approach the offseason. Who of your players will be retiring? Who will be coming back from season-ending IR injuries? Which of your rookies project to garner more...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans Could Field Offers For S Michael Griffin & LB Wesley Woodyard

Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com confirms the report from Ian Rapoport that the Titans are in fact shopping veteran WR Nate Washington.  Interestingly enough, McCormick adds that S Michael Griffin‘s name has come up as a potential trade option as well. According to McCormick, there is talk that Tennessee is open to trading both players, but he’s not saying with any...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Titans linebacker blasts reporter for questioning team’s heart

The Tennessee Titans are unquestionably going through a rough stretch right now, having dropped four straight games after opening the season with a surprise win over Kansas City. On Sunday the Titans blew a 25 point lead at home to the lowly Cleveland Browns. This has some people questioning the team’s heart and how much they really care about winning. Just don’t say it to their...
Via cover32 - Titans
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Whisenhunt wants to win now in 2nd time as coach

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt is the reason why safety Bernard Pollard agreed to return to Tennessee. Linebacker Wesley Woodyard did his research into the coach and learned enough that he signed with the Titans. Mike Mularkey waited and watched, hoping his old friend would choose the Titans. Whisenhunt just wants to win in his second time as a head coach in the...
Via AP on Fox
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Titans capsule

TENNESSEE TITANS (7-9) New faces: Coach Ken Whisenhunt, defensive coordinator Ray Horton, RT Michael Oher, RB Dexter McCluster, LBs Wesley Woodyard and Shaun Phillips, DL Al Woods, rookies LT Taylor Lewan and RB Bishop Sankey. Key losses: Coach Mike Munchak, RB Chris Johnson, CB Alterraun Verner, K Rob Bironas, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, WR Kenny Britt. Strengths: Coach, WR, TE, RB, OL...
Via AP on Fox
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Tennessee Titans preseason positional analysis: ILB

We continue the defensive part of our tour around the Tennessee Titans position by position as we approach the 2014 regular season with a look at the inside linebackers. As is the case with the outside linebackers, the inside linebacker group in Ray Horton’s new 3-4 defense combines players from a couple different positions in this past offseason’s positional analyses. In this...
Via Total Titans
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans Camp Preview: Linebackers

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 Tight Ends Offensive Line Defensive Line Today’s preview focuses on the linebackers group, where Tennessee...
Via cover32 - Titans
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Are the Tennessee Titans a top 10 defense in 2014?

Will the Titans defense take the next step under new defensive coordinator Ray Horton and become a top-10 defense in 2014? They were just on the brink of being a top 10 defense last season, finishing the season No. 14 in total defense, allowing just under 338 total yards per game. The Titans had the No. 11 overall pass defense in 2013, but the No. 20 overall rush defense. If they...
Via cover32 - Titans
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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