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NFL draft rumors 2017: Trades, team interests, and more

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images With hours to go before the NFL draft, trade rumors are going to be thick. We’re here to help keep track of them. The 48 hours before the first night of the NFL draft are a buffet of trade rumors. But

Tennessee Titans select Western Michigan’s Corey Davis with 5th pick in NFL Draft

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

Former Western Michigan star Corey Davis is now a Tennessee Titan. He was selected in the first round as the fifth overall selection. Davis pulled down 326 receptions for 5,212 yards (16 yards per catch) and 51 touchdowns in his four years at Western Michigan. He holds the FBS record for career receiving yards, was the Mid-American Conference offensive player of the year in 2016 and started 50 of 50 games as a Bronco. Former Broncos coach P.J. Fleck and his wife Heather joined Davis at the draft to offer their support. Davis was projected to be selected in the first or second round even though he was unable to participate in the NFL Combine or pro day.

ESPN Expects to Part With 100 Sports Content Employees in Strategy Shift

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

ESPN expects to part ways with 100 of its journalists, analysts, play-by-play specialists and other members of its talent pool as the Walt Disney sports media juggernaut places more focus on its rejiggered “SportsCenter” lineup as well as digital content associated with that program. A person familiar with the situation said those employees will come from the ranks of on-air talent as well as people devoted to producing reports for its print and online outlets. Already, Paul Kuharsky, a nine-year ESPN veteran who has covered the Tennessee Titans and southeastern NFL teams, indicated via Twitter that he did not expect his current contract to be renewed when it expires in July.

7 Round Mock Draft: Saints Black and Gold Edition

Monday, April 24th, 2017

The equivalent of Christmas day is coming for football fans and front office personnel alike. Opening day of the NFL Draft kicks off on April 27th. This will be our final mock draft put out before we learn who will actually join our beloved Saints. So

Ready for some football? Texans release season schedule

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Houston Texans will open their 2017 regular season against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sept. 10 at NRG Stadium. The Texans will also play four nationally televised games. Those games include a Thursday night game on Sept. 14 against Cincinnati, a home game against Kansas City on Oct. 8, a Christmas Day contest against Pittsburgh and a Monday Night Football game against Baltimore on Nov. 27. Full schedule: Sept. 10 - JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS Sept. 14 - at Cincinnati Bengals Sept. 24 - at New England Patriots Oct. 1 - TENNESSEE TITANS Oct. 8 - KANSAS CITY CHIEFS Oct. 15 - CLEVELAND BROWNS Oct. 29 - at Seattle Seahawks Nov. 5 - INDIANAPOLIS COLTS Nov. 12 - at Los Angeles

Titans hire 2 companies to handle Nissan Stadium concessions

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

The Tennessee Titans have selected two companies to take over concessions at their stadium after ending their contract with Aramark earlier this year. The Titans announced Thursday that Legends Hospitality will provide food and beverage service for most of the stadium, while Levy will take over the club level, suites and non-event day catering at Nissan Stadium. Controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk said in a statement she spent a good deal of time with these companies last week.

Titans, Mariota being patient as QB recovers from broken leg

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Marcus Mariota and the Tennessee Titans have yet to set an official timetable for the quarterback's return from surgery on his right leg. The latest benchmark is reporting for the start of the offseason program.

Titans release cornerback Jason McCourty after 8 seasons

Monday, April 17th, 2017

The Tennessee Titans have released cornerback Jason McCourty after eight seasons with the franchise, and a few days after the veteran shared the news himself on social media. General manager Jon Robinson said in a statement he respects McCourty and what he has done for the franchise in his eight seasons as a true professional. Robinson says they talked about having him return for the final season of his contract but could not agree on the right solution.

Jason McCourty bids farewell to Titans in Twitter post

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Cornerback Jason McCourty says that he is leaving the Tennessee Titans after spending his entire eight-year NFL career with the organization. McCourty shared the news Thursday afternoon on a Twitter post.

Oilers tried lame-duck approach Raiders are attempting

Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Soon after the NFL approved the Raiders' move to Las Vegas, coach Jack Del Rio wondered if anyone had a handbook on how to handle being a lame duck in Oakland. While there might not be a book about how to handle playing in a city a team plans to abandon for richer pastures, there is a franchise that tried a similar path before deciding life as a lame duck proved to be untenable. Just weeks before the start of the 1995 season, Houston Oilers owner Bud Adams announced he had an exclusive negotiating deal to move the team to Nashville, Tennessee.