Posts Tagged ‘Tennessee Titans’

NFL’s Casey plans to take fine, make sideline anthem protest

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

"I ain't going to let them stop me from doing what I want to do," Casey said. In May, NFL owners instituted a new anthem policy requiring all players and league personnel on the sidelines to stand for the anthem, with anyone not wishing to stand having the option to stay in the locker room. The change gives each club the ability to set a policy to ensure on-field respect of the anthem and if a player protests on the sideline, the NFL will fine the team.

NFL Star Says He Will Protest Before Games: “I’m Going To Take A Fine This Year – Why Not?”

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

At least one NFL star is thumbing his nose at the league’s new rules regarding protests during the national anthem. “I’m going to take a fine this year, why not?” Tennessee Titans defensive end Jurrell Casey told CNN today. “I’m going to protest during the flag — that’s what I’m going to say now,” Casey told the cable news outlet during a promotional event in London.

Titans DT Jurrell Casey: I’ll still protest despite anthem policy, and accept the fine for it

Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

Tennessee Titans players Brian Orakpo (98), Jurrell Casey (99) and Wesley Woodyard (59) raise their hands after the national anthem last season. The NFL wanted the national anthem issue to go away, but that’s not going to happen. Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey, who raised his fist after the anthem last year as part of players trying to bring attention to social issues, told CNN on Wednesday that he won’t let the policy stop his demonstration.

Eric Decker sees a “good fit” with the New England Patriots

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

With less than a month until the start of training camp, free agent wide receiver Eric Decker is still without a team. Free Agent WR @EricDecker87: I think the #Patriots would be a good fit and being drafted by Josh McDaniels in Denver.

Titans visit Nashville Police training academy on last day of minicamp

Friday, June 15th, 2018

The Tennessee Titans brought their entire roster and coaching staff to the Nashville Metro Police training academy on Thursday, using the last day of minicamp to get to know the police in their community and learn about firearms safety. Titans General Manager Jon Robinson organized the event at which players went through a shooting simulator in which participants are faced with scenarios and need to make a split-second decision about whether or not to shoot. “The interaction between Titans players and our officers was exceptional,” Nashville Police Chief Steve Anderson said.

Titans ditch final minicamp session, spend time with police

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

The Tennessee Titans wanted to wrap up their offseason with a trip to Fort Campbell. With soldiers at the Army post busy right now, the NFL team spent the final session of minicamp with police officers. The Titans made the very short trip to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's training center near the team's headquarters and learned about how officers are trained , use of force and gun safety .

Titans ditch final minicamp session, spend time with police

Thursday, June 14th, 2018

The Tennessee Titans wanted to wrap up their offseason with a trip to Fort Campbell. With soldiers at the Army post busy right now, the NFL team spent the final session of minicamp with police officers. The Titans made the very short trip to the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department's training center near the team's headquarters and learned about how officers are trained , use of force and gun safety .

Nashville to host 2019 NFL draft

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

The NFL draft will be headed to Nashville in 2019, the league announced Wednesday at the annual spring meetings. “The draft has become one of the most anticipated events of the year,” commissioner Roger Goodell said in a news conference. Nashville is the home of the Tennessee Titans.

Titans lean heavily on young receivers under new coaches

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

The Tennessee Titans seem confident that their young wide receivers will quickly make an impact this year. Injuries limited Corey Davis in his rookie year last season and Tajae Sharpe missed his second consecutive season after re-injuring his right foot . Taywan Taylor, the third-round pick a year ago, had his production fall off after a promising start.

Michael Griffin signs 1-day contract, retires with Titans

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Michael Griffin says his 10-year NFL career was a blessing that lasted far longer than some of his former teammates at the University of Texas. The two-time Pro Bowl safety officially ended that career Monday by signing a one-day contract with the Tennessee Titans and retiring with the franchise that drafted him with the 19th pick overall in 2007. Griffin started 10 games as a rookie and played 141 games over nine seasons with Tennessee, including 103 straight between 2007 and 2013.