Archive for the ‘Tennessee Titans’ Category

Titans agree to terms with offensive lineman Tim Lelito (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with veteran offensive lineman Tim Lelito.

NFL draft profile: No. 38 — Ole Miss TE Evan Engram, far better receiver than blocker (Shutdown Corner)

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. Ole Miss’ Evan Engram is like a tight end in a receiver’s body, but he has limitations.

Titans agree to deal with D-lineman Sylvester Williams (The Associated Press)

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Titans have agreed to a deal with defensive lineman Sylvester Williams pending a physical.

Titans agree to terms with receiver/returner Eric Weems (The Associated Press)

Saturday, March 11th, 2017
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Tennessee Titans keep adding to their special teams, this time with a new kick returner in former Pro Bowler Eric Weems.

Patriots very busy in opening days of free agency (The Associated Press)

Friday, March 10th, 2017
Under Bill Belichick the Patriots have typically taken a reserved posture at the start of free agency, opting to take their time before pulling off any major moves. The Patriots made a pair of big moves Friday to solidify their receiving group and secondary. A person familiar with the deal said the New Orleans Saints agreed to trade receiver Brandin Cooks to the Patriots in exchange for New England's 2017 first-round selection and a third-round pick.

NFL draft profile: No. 49 — Iowa DB Desmond King, smart and instinctive ballhawk (Shutdown Corner)

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
Shutdown Corner is counting down the top 50 prospects in the 2017 NFL draft with a scouting report, quotes from NFL evaluators and a projection where they might be drafted. Key stat: Intercepted 29 passes in high school, a Michigan state record, and added 14 the past three seasons at Iowa. The skinny: Decorated corner won a slew of awards following the 2015 season in which he intercepted eight passes, including the Jim Thorpe Award and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, and was named Consensus All-American and First Team All Big Ten.

Munoz among 3 new members of Hall of Fame board of trustees (The Associated Press)

Thursday, March 9th, 2017
CANTON, Ohio (AP) -- Pro Football Hall of Famer Anthony Munoz is one of three new members of the Canton shrine's Board of Trustees.

Jaguars owner Shad Khan frustrated, wants 'breakthrough' (The Associated Press)

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
The billionaire businessman spoke Wednesday at Jacksonville's state of the franchise address, expressing frustration about the team's lack of success in his five seasons. The Jaguars are a league-worst 17-63 during his tenure. Khan fired coach Mike Mularkey and general manager Gene Smith after his first season and parted ways with coach Gus Bradley in November after the latest lackluster campaign .

Free agency means finding right fit on field, in locker room (The Associated Press)

Monday, March 6th, 2017
No matter how much a team needs a top cornerback to fix a porous secondary or a left tackle for a struggling offensive line, adding a veteran means finding someone who plugs as seamlessly into a locker room as into a coach's schemes on the field. A wide receiver might've caught more passes if only his quarterback had more time to throw the ball, or that quarterback's line didn't protect well. Before agreeing to a big deal, a chat with his own players is a must for a general manager, assuring himself that a free agent will meld with teammates.

Winning NFL free agency often doesn't translate into wins (The Associated Press)

Monday, March 6th, 2017
Winning NFL free agency often doesn't translate into wins on the field. Check out the ''Dream Team'' the Philadelphia Eagles put together in 2011. Chip Kelly led the Eagles to consecutive 10-win seasons after replacing Andy Reid in 2013.