Mariota knows turnovers crucial as Titans QB learns on fly

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Marcus Mariota knows he's trying to do too much at times to help the Tennessee Titans win, so much that he's had far too many turnovers already this season. The second-year quarterback promises he's working as fast as possible to learn from his mistakes. ''There's certain situations that are new to me, I'm kind of experiencing on the fly,'' Mariota said Wednesday...
Via Associated Press
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Delanie Walker misses Titans’ Wednesday practice

The plan is for the tight end to return to practice Thursday. Delanie Walker missed practice today. That is not a surprise. Mike Mularkey said on Monday that the plan was for Delanie to practice on Thursday. Walker sounded optimistic he will be ready to go on Sunday yesterday on his radio show. DaNorris Searcy and Quinton Spain also missed Tuesday’s practice. Both guys were injured...
Via Music City Miracles
17 hours ago

Tied for last in NFL in scoring, Titans look to fix mistakes

The Tennessee Titans are trying to figure out how to stop hurting themselves offensively. The quicker the better. The Titans missed another opportunity at a rare home win with a 17-10 loss to Oakland and fell to 2-16 in their own stadium since the end of the 2013 season after a combination of mistakes. Now they hit the road for two straight games tied with Houston. The Titans play...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota thinks he’s trying to do too much

The Titans were able to rally late for a victory over the Lions in Week Two and they had a chance to do the same in Week Three against the Raiders, but their effort fell short in what wound up as a 17-10 Oakland victory. They may not have been trying to play from behind…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 days ago

Wideout Dorial Green-Beckham to become more of a target says Eagles

Since being traded to the Philadelphia Eagles this summer, receiver Dorial Green-Beckham hasn’t been utilized much to this point. Hopefully, things are about to change in the coming weeks, as head coach Doug Pederson explains. “He’s coming along really well,” said Pederson, per Jimmy Kempski of Philly Voice. “We’re giving him a little bit more each week. He’s understanding...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Jack Del Rio taking play-calling duties away from Ken Norton Jr.

After a terrible opening to the 2016 NFL season defensively, Oakland Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio is reportedly taking matters into his own hands. According to Pat Kirwan, Jim Miller and Greg Robinson of the Real Football Network, he’s stripping play-calling responsibilities away from defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. Additionally, “several starters” might sit this...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Raiders tuning up porous defense, Titans want rare home win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Jack Del Rio and his Raiders are busy tuning up a defense that has been as bad as their offense has been good, a unit weighing down some very high expectations for Oakland. The Tennessee Titans just want to win consecutive games for the first time in more than two seasons. ''It just shows that if we can win this game the new direction that our team is going...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans: Week Two Takeaways

The Tennessee Titans got their first win since December 6 of last year. With a 16-15 win over the Detroit Lions today, the two-tone blue are looking to start a new era in Music City. After a 3-13 season last year and a 2-14 season the year before that, a win was a sigh of relief for a team looking to bounce back this season. Should this win cause hope for the Titans’ fan base?...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Marcus Mariota drops in perfect TD pass to Andre Johnson

Check out this perfect pass from Marcus Mariota as he drops this pass right into Andre Johnson’s hands. This was the game winning play as it gave the Titans a one point advantage late in the fourth quarter and the Lions could not answer. This Marcus Mariota to Andre Johnson TD is AS GOOD AS IT GETS! WOW. #TENvsDET https://t.co/Iup1QPv5Kt — NFL (@NFL) September 18, 2016
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matthew Stafford runs over would-be defender

Matthew Stafford is a lot of things. Still, he’s never been mistaken for a particularly powerful runner — until now. Facing a 3rd-and-9 and with nobody to throw to, Stafford decided to try to run for it. Tennessee Titans defensive back Perrish Cox made the unfortunate decision to stand in the way of the Detroit Lions quarterback. Just stay out of Matthew Stafford's way.....
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Mularkey offers to pay fine for Avery Williamson’s 9/11 cleats

Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Mularkey has offered to pay any fine the NFL might impose on Avery Williamson after the linebacker wore custom 9/11 remembrance cleats on Sunday. In fact, Mularkey said he would have been “disappointed” if the threat of a fine stopped Williamson from wearing the kicks. “I said, ‘I’m going to shoot you straight like I shoot everybody straight...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Titans LB explains decision to wear 9/11 cleats despite fine

Tennessee Titans linebacker Avery Williamson detailed why he changed his mind over the custom 9/11 remembrance cleats he had made for Sunday’s game. The NFL threatened to fine Williamson if he wore the cleats, but he defied that and wore them anyway after receiving wide support. “I just felt like I got so much support across the country, and especially when the New York and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

DeMarco Murray leaps over defender, scores first TD as Titans RB (VIDEO)

It didn’t take long for Tennessee Titans running back DeMarco Murray to find the end zone with his new team. Murray, who scored six touchdowns during all of last season with the Eagles, received a pass out of the backfield, and he finished it off with a bang. When a defender tried to prevent him from scoring, Murray took flight and leaped over him into the end zone.
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL puts kibosh on Titans LB's 9/11 cleats before first game

With Sunday being the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, expect to see lots of tributes on the opening Sunday of the NFL season. One thing you won’t be seeing is Avery Williamson’s custom footwear. The Titans linebacker had planned to wear star-spangled custom cleats with “Never Forget” on them, but he backed down when informed by the league that doing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans offense could be sneaky good in 2016

The Tennessee Titans are entering the 2016 season as the expected last place team in the AFC South. The likes of the Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans getting playoff considerations in season previews while the Titans have been overlooked. Marcus Mariota and co. being viewed as the fourth team in a division that is suddenly good after years of being considered...
Via This Given Sunday
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Tennessee Titans are making a mark

The third preseason game is a generally a dress rehearsal for the regular season, given that the starters usually play an entire half or more. If Saturday’s game against the Oakland Raiders is any indication for the hopes of the Tennessee Titans, better days are on the horizon. There were certainly some struggles and miscues, but for almost the entire game the Titans dominated...
Via isportsweb.com
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

TGS 2016 Preview: Tennessee Titans

Between now and the end of August, TGS will offer up a quick snapshot of every NFL team heading into the 2016 regular season. Today, the Tennessee Titans. 2015 in a nutshell: They increase their win total from 2014 by 50 percent…from two to three. But rookie No. 2 overall pick Marcus Mariota shows flashes. Why 2016 could be different: Mariota is one year older and is healthy entering...
Via This Given Sunday
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Titans working on ways to get Derrick Henry on the field

The Tennessee Titans are still working on how to get running back Derrick Henry opportunities behind starter DeMarco Murray. One thing is for sure: The impressive rookie is going to play. “We’ll find ways to get [Henry] on the field,” head coach Mike Mularkey said, via ESPN. “We know what he’s capable of doing … We’re going to do what’s best for the team like...
Via The Sports Daily
August 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry explains why he’s still wearing No. 2

There were probably some NFL fans who did a double take when the Tennessee Titans kept handing off to a player wearing No. 2 during the team’s first preseason game. Rookie running back Derrick Henry, the Heisman Trophy winner from Alabama and the Titans’ second-round pick, continues to wear the unsanctioned number while he waits for one he likes. “We’re just trying to wait...
Via The Sports Daily
August 17, 2016  |  Discuss

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