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Tennessee Titans at Houston Texans: 2014 Week 13 NFL Pick

Tennessee Titans (2-9) at Houston Texans (5-6) The Titans are in their 2nd of two road games which is typically a good spot for teams. Teams are 110-74 ATS as road underdogs off a road loss since 2008, including 93-52 ATS when it’s their 2nd straight (and not 3rd straight) road game and they next play a home game. Historically, teams cover at about a 65% rate in that situation...
Via The Football Fan Spot
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Zach Mettenberger jokes he went to rehab for selfie addiction

Sunday’s rematch between the Tennessee Titans and Houston Texans will be a chance for Zach Mettenberger to get revenge on JJ Watt over their selfie exchange. The good news is the rookie quarterback has a sense of humor about the whole thing and says he is no longer taking selfies. “I was just addicted to...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gambling to hit QB has Titans struggling vs. run

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Titans defensive coordinator Ray Horton has been gambling, calling all sorts of blitzes and stunts trying to pressure the quarterback. Well, that approach has its risks, and the Titans are paying the price. The Titans have dropped to the bottom of the NFL in run defense, giving up 145.4 yards per game. Now Tennessee (2-9) is preparing to head to Houston where...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans avoid NFL’s biggest turkeys, bitter rivals do not

The NFL is a marketing machine, a network of television, online, print and other media platforms that push the league’s message at every turn. It’s a mechanism that churns out stars and makes average Joes household names. Most of the time, that’s a good thing; the league is promoting the game by highlighting the people who make it click. But it’s not always appropriate. Sometimes...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Which Tennessee Titans, disappointing NFL QBs are on the Week 13 hot seat?

It doesn’t take long for the pressure to mount in the NFL. Thirteen weeks into the 2014 season, plenty of people find themselves under the microscope, trying to answer questions about their most-recent performance. Who is in that spot? Here are five on the hot seat this weekend: *** 5. Drew Brees Brees now has to be a road warrior At some point, someone is going to have to explain...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Titans Need More From Chance Warmack

When Chance Warmack was drafted with the tenth overall pick in the 2013 NFL draft, he was thought to be a cornerstone for a revamped Tennessee Titans offensive line.Guards don’t usually find homes that early, but the stud out of the University of Alabama was the closest thing to a safe bet the Titans could get. He filled a need, and was expected to line up at right guard for the...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  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...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Colts Claim LB Shaun Phillips Off Waivers

The Colts just added 81.5 career sacks to their roster for a bargain price. Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Indianapolis claimed linebacker Shaun Phillips off waivers after the Tennessee Titans parted ways with the veteran pass rusher. Phillips only recorded two sacks and 12 tackles.
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Injuries add to Titans' challenge of protecting QB

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Titans left tackle Taylor Lewan is in a walking boot protecting his sprained left ankle. Right tackle Michael Oher wears one for a painful toe. Center Brian Schwenke injured his knee and now is on injured reserve, along with starter Michael Roos. With such a banged up offensive line, it's not a good time to be visiting J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans. Zach...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans QB Zach Mettenberger’s very compelling newest quarterback ranking

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Tennessee Titans Week 13 showdown announced as top NFL game to watch?

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached Thanksgiving, with only five weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. Just one week before December, there are a slew of big games involving teams that have playoff...
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Titans Sign LB Kaelin Burnett

  The Tennessee Titans signed LB Kaelin Burnett from the Cardinals practice squad, according to Adam Caplan of ESPN. Burnett, 25, originally signed with the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Nevada in 2012.  He appeared in 22 games for Oakland between 2012-2013. Burnett was signed to the Cardinals practice squad in October. The Titans recently waived LB Shaun Phillips,...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Five draft picks why the Titans won’t make the playoffs

The Titans are still paying for taking bad quarterbacks in the top ten. Not once, but twice, over the course of the last nine years. Neither player panned out and they’ve already moved on to rookie Zach Mettenberger at this point. The Titans seem to be drafting better as of late so the jury is still out on how those players will develop, but their miserable season suggests they’re...
Via This Given Sunday
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Five draft picks why the Titans won’t make the playoffs

The Titans are still paying for taking bad quarterbacks in the top ten. Not once, but twice, over the course of the last nine years. Neither player panned out and they’ve already moved on to rookie Zach Mettenberger at this point. The Titans seem to be drafting better as of late so the jury is still out on how those players will develop, but their miserable season suggests they’re...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mettenberger doing well growing up on the job

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The nine-game test Zach Mettenberger wants to pass to become the Titans starting quarterback next season is hitting a mid-term exam. It's a return visit Sunday to the Texans (5-6), the team Mettenberger faced in his first start after replacing fourth-year veteran and oft-injured Jake Locker. The Titans (2-9) have lost all four of Mettenberger's starts...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Place C Brian Schwenke On Season-Ending I.R. & Sign Two

The Tennessee Titans announced that they have placed C Brian Schwenke on season-ending injured reserve Tuesday with a knee injury. The Titans signed OL Eric Olsen to take Schwenke’s place on their active roster. The Titans also signed OLB Dontay Moch from their practice squad. Schwenke, 23, is in the second year of his four-year, $2.62 million rookie contract and stands...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Were any Tennessee Titans named as Week 12′s biggest heroes or goats?

Twelve weeks into the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans move up Power Rankings despite tough Week 12 loss

It’s Thanksgiving week, which means the NFL season is approaching the final stretch. With just over a quarter of the season remaining, every game takes on added significance, with postseason implications seemingly involved with every matchup. In part, that’s because so many teams are still technically “in the hunt.” But reality suggests that not every franchise that is still...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Show Grit and Flaws

#459312108 / gettyimages.com To the casual fan, the first five minutes of Monday night’s Steelers-Titans matchup may have looked like another prime time blowout. On its opening drive, Pittsburgh moved the football down the field with relative ease, before settling for a Suisham field goal. Meanwhile, Tennessee’s first play extended the Steelers lead to ten courtesy of a William...
Via TopSportsReport
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans current confidence level from national media is eye opening

It’s crunch time. That’s the best way to describe mid-November games in the NFL, contests that will ultimately start to thin the herd of playoff contenders, narrowing the field to those teams truly capable of making the postseason and leaving the pretenders exposed for the football world to see. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions help provide...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans 2014 Week 12 Snap Report

According to the NFL’s official player participation information, here’s how the Tennessee Titans lined up in yesterday’s 43-24 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles: Offense (68 total) QB: Zach Mettenberger 68 RB/FB: Dexter McCluster 26, Bishop Sankey 22, Shonn Greene 9, Jackie Battle 8, Leon Washington 8, Antonio Andrews 6 TE: Delanie Walker 49, Brett Brackett 26, Chase Coffman...
Via Total Titans
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans Crumble to Eagles: Report Card

Coming off of a positive showing against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday Night Football, the Tennessee Titans were dominated in almost every phase of the game on the road against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.Titans fans had every reason to be optimistic coming into the Week 12 game against the Eagles. Coming off of one of their best performances of the season, the Titans were...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Titans Film Review: Le’Veon Bell’s Double Digit Dashes

Last week against the Tennessee Titans, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell broke off his first run of 20 yards or more since Week Seven, and the first run of more than 20 yards since Week Five. In fact, of his career-high 33 carries, eight of them went for double digits. Let’s take a look […] Steelers vs Titans Film Review: Le’Veon Bell’s Double Digit Dashes...
Via Steelers Depot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles trounce Tennessee Titans with big win at the Linc

LeSean McCoy found his footing in the Philadelphia Eagles’ 43-24 victory over the Titans. It started with Josh Huff returning the opening kickoff for a 107-yard touchdown for a franchise record. From the opening seconds of the game onward, the Philadelphia Eagles led the Tennessee Titans and never looked back, winning the match-up handily with a final score of 43-24. The Birds...
Via Philly Sports Muse
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Hunter Scores In Week 12

Titans receiver Justin Hunter scored a touchdown in Sunday's loss to Philadelphia.Fantasy Spin:He had four receptions for 64 yards on 10 targets. Kendall Wright was unimpressive on the other side, going for one catch and 28 yards, while Nate Washington had four receptions for 63 yards. There is too much inconsistency among Titans' wideouts.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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