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NFL Rumors: Patriots sign offensive lineman Brian Schwenke to extension

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

NFL Rumors: Patriots sign offensive lineman Brian Schwenke to extension originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com The New England Patriots apparently liked what they saw from Brian Schwenke in a limited sample size. The Patriots have signed the reserve offensive lineman to a one-year, $895,000 contract extension, ESPN's Field Yates reported Wednesday. Schwenke joined New England during 2018 training camp after five seasons with the Tennessee Titans.

New coordinator, same offense for Marcus Mariota and Titans

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Arthur Smith has worked for a several head coaches, including four with the Tennessee Titans so he knows as well as anyone just how much turnover quarterback Marcus Mariota has dealt with in the NFL. Smith will be the quarterback's fourth different offensive coordinator and fifth play-caller heading into this fifth NFL season. Continuity and familiarity were major factors in Smith's promotion from tight ends coach to offensive coordinator , replacing Matt LaFleur - who was hired last month by the Green Bay Packers.

Former Titans quarterback Vince Young arrested for DWI near Houston on Monday

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019

Former Titans quarterback Vince Young was arrested for DWI on Monday in Texas. Former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young was arrested for a DWI in Texas on Monday, according to TMZ Sports. Young, per the report, was pulled over around 4 a.m. in Fort Bend County, Texas, just southwest of Houston.

Brady credits defense for setting the tone in Super Bowl LIII

Sunday, February 3rd, 2019

Brady credits defense for setting the tone in Super Bowl LIII originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Sunday night's Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta provided quite the contrast from last year's Super Bowl LII loss in Minneapolis, when Tom Brady set a Super Bowl record with 505 in a futile effort, coming up on the losing end to the Philadelphia Eagles. Brady only had half his passing yards (262) from a year ago, and didn't throw any touchdown passes, though his two big strikes to Rob Gronkowski on the fourth-quarter touchdown drive set up Sony Michel's goal-line plunge to make it 10-3.

How Jason and Devin McCourty, the first twins to play in a Super Bowl, both ended up with the Patriots

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Jason and Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots will become the first set of twins to play in a Super Bowl on Sunday, when their team faces the Los Angeles Rams at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The twins haven't always been on the same side of the field: Jason spent eight seasons with the Tennessee Titans and one with the Cleveland Browns. Devin, who was drafted a year after his brother, has been with the Patriots since 2010, when coach Bill Belichick took him in the first round.

Music City taking NFL draft out in the open on Broadway

Wednesday, January 30th, 2019

Music City will put its stamp on the NFL draft. The main stage will be out in the open on Broadway among Nashville's honky-tonks. The league's fan festival is scheduled for across the river at the Tennessee Titans' stadium.

The last time Atlanta hosted the Super Bowl, a major ice storm wreaked havoc

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

For the first time since Jan. 30, 2000, the NFL will crown its Super Bowl champion in Atlanta. Sheltered in the confines of the state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which replaced the Georgia Dome in 2017, fans attending Super Bowl 53 will not have to worry about inclement weather conditions between the Los Angeles Rams and New England Patriots on Sunday, Feb. 3. While Super Bowl 34 featured a classic ending in which St. Louis Rams linebacker Mike Jones tackled Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kevin Dyson at the 1-yard-line, giving the Rams a 23-16 victory, the weather around the city was memorable as well.

Tennessee Titans hire Todd Downing as tight ends coach

Saturday, January 26th, 2019

The Tennessee Titans have hired Todd Downing as their tight ends coach after he spent this season in the same role with the Minnesota Vikings. Arthur Smith had worked as the Titans' tight ends coach in 2018 but was promoted to offensive coordinator on Monday. Smith replaces Matt LaFleur, who spent one season as the Titans' offensive coordinator before the Green Bay Packers hired him as their head coach.

With Bob Sutton gone, Chiefs’ Andy Reid now faces biggest hire of his career

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Twenty-four minutes after the Kansas City Chiefs announced the firing of beleaguered defensive coordinator Bob Sutton on Tuesday, cornerback Steven Nelson — who has played all four of his NFL seasons under Sutton — hilariously tweeted the famous Kermit the Frog “sipping tea” meme. But man, the timing of it was, um … interesting, and nevertheless, potentially indicative of one indisputable truth: After six seasons, it was time for Sutton to go. And now, with one of the league's leakiest defenses standing between the Chiefs and the legacy-validating Super Bowl title he desperately needs, one could make a great case that the 60-year-old Reid — whose expansive coaching tree and overall contribut...

History repeats itself 19 years later with Sean McVay at a Super Bowl in Atlanta

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2019

Los Angeles Rams coach Sean McVay will celebrate his 33rd birthday Thursday, a birth that coincidentally falls near the biggest sporting event of each year. This year a 33-year-old McVay will lead the NFC champion Rams into Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium for Super Bowl LIII against the New England Patriots. Nineteen years ago a 14-year-old McVay watched Super Bowl XXXIV between the then-St. Louis Rams and the Tennessee Titans from a seat in the Georgia Dome.