Archive for the ‘Tennessee Titans’ Category

Titans’ QB situation for Jaguars game remains uncertain

Friday, September 21st, 2018

The Tennessee Titans still don't know who will start at quarterback Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Blaine Gabbert started in place of Mariota in Tennessee's 20-17 victory over the Houston Texans . ''I would say it's pretty much the same as it was yesterday,'' Titans coach Mike Vrabel said Friday.

No longer strong suit? Titans defense struggling vs the run

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

The Tennessee Titans aren't close to panicking over sloppy run defense, and the Jacksonville Jaguars gives them a chance to show just how much better they can be. Leonard Fournette left the Jaguars' season opener with a tight hamstring and sat out Jacksonville's win over New England last weekend. Fournette has been limited in practice this week.

Fournette back at practice for Jaguars: report

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Jacksonville running back Leonard Fournette is expected back at practice on Wednesday as the Jaguars hope to have him back for his return to the lineup in Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans, according to the Florida Times-Union. Fournette hurt his right hamstring in the season opener against the New York Giants. Jaguars coach Doug Marrone termed Fournette as a game-time decision last week, but ruled him out when he was unable to practice.

Fournette back at practice for Jaguars: report

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Jacksonville running back Leonard Fournette is expected back at practice on Wednesday as the Jaguars hope to have him back for his return to the lineup in Sunday's game against the Tennessee Titans, according to the Florida Times-Union. Fournette hurt his right hamstring in the season opener against the New York Giants. Jaguars coach Doug Marrone termed Fournette as a game-time decision last week, but ruled him out when he was unable to practice.

Texas School Superintendent Regrets ‘Black Quarterback’ Comment About Deshaun Watson

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

A Texas school superintendent says he regrets comments he made about Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson when he wrote “You can’t count on a black quarterback” in the comments section of an article posted on the Houston Chronicle's website. Lynn Redden, the superintendent of the Onalaska Independent School District in East Texas, commented on the last play of Sunday's game between the Texans and the Tennessee Titans when Watson with a chance to possibly tie the game, held on to the ball as the clock expired. The Texans lost the game 27–20 dropping its record to 0-2.

Titans sign receiver Nick Williams, waive 2 players

Monday, September 17th, 2018

The Tennessee Titans have signed wide receiver Nick Williams and have waived receiver Cameron Batson and tight end Anthony Firkser. Williams was with the Titans through the offseason and training camp.

Mixed emotions: Vrabel gets 1st win, Mariota status unclear

Monday, September 17th, 2018

A game ball for his first victory as an NFL coach is on Mike Vrabel's desk, and the Tennessee Titans got their first ''Victory Monday'' off of the season. Yes, the Titans (1-1) found a way to beat Houston 20-17 for a much-needed split in their first two games after losing the longest game since the NFL/AFL merger in 1970. Now they prepare for a trip to Jacksonville on Sunday and an early AFC South showdown with the defending division champ Tennessee swept last season before hosting the Philadelphia Eagles on Sept. 30.

Vrabel gets 1st win as Titans dig deep to beat Texans 20-17

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

Mike Vrabel gave the NFL a glimpse at just how much of a difference he and his assistants can make for the Tennessee Titans as the rookie picked up his first victory as a head coach. Vrabel and his coaching staff dug into the playbook for a 66-yard touchdown pass off a fake punt , some wildcat on offense and a defense that kept Deshaun Watson in check with the game on the line Sunday to pull out a 20-17 victory over the Houston Texans.

This Titans fake punt touchdown is a thing of beauty

Sunday, September 16th, 2018

With Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota a bit banged up, Tennessee almost has no choice but to get creative on offense with the Houston Texans in town. Fans celebrate with the Tennessee Titans’ Dane Cruikshank after he scored a touchdown on a fake punt against the Houston Texans.

Titans’ Vrabel expects to use 2 QBs against Texans

Friday, September 14th, 2018

Tennessee Titans coach Mike Vrabel said Friday he expects to play both starting quarterback Marcus Mariota and backup Blaine Gabbert in Sunday's game against the Houston Texans. Mariota didn't throw during the open portion of practice Friday for the second straight day and was listed as limited and questionable on the team's final injury report. Mariota injured his elbow on a hit from William Hayes while carrying out a fake on a run-pass option play during a season-opening 27-20 loss to the Miami Dolphins.