Posts Tagged ‘Tennessee Titans’

Field goal percentage across NFL worst its been since 2003

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

Field goal kicking across the NFL in 2019 has been far less consistent than any time in recent memory. Kicking has become remarkably consistent in the NFL. In each of the last five seasons, the conversion rate for field goals has fallen between 84 and 85 percent league wide.

Beckham’s Inter Miami selects Sweat and Nguyen in MLS expansion draft

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

Inter Miami selected left-back Ben Sweat and Nashville SC picked forward Abu Danladi with their first picks in Tuesday's MLS expansion draft. Both teams used Tuesday's event to continue to build their rosters ahead of entering MLS as expansion teams in 2020. Sweat, a 28-year-old left-back, joins from New York City FC and will return to play in his native Florida.

Kickers making field goals at NFL’s worst rate since 2003

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019

The Tennessee Titans have a very proud tradition of successful kickers over the past couple of decades ranging from Al Del Greco, Joe Nedney, the late Rob Bironas to now Ryan Succop. Kickers across the NFL are struggling to put the ball between the uprights this season. The 79.7 percent conversion rate through Week 11 is the league's lowest number since 2003 when kickers hit 79.2 percent, missing 198 field goals, according to SportRadar.

Titans hope bye helped heal up key players for stretch run

Monday, November 18th, 2019

The Tennessee Titans believe their bye with the much-needed time off helped them heal for the final six games on the schedule. Coach Mike Vrabel didn't tip his hand Monday except to say he expected two of four Titans to test themselves when they practiced. Tight end Delanie Walker and defensive tackle Jurrell Casey both think they're feeling good enough that there's a chance each might play Sunday when the Titans (5-5) host Jacksonville.

Browns’ Myles Garrett brawl could lead to hefty fine, lengthy suspension

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett is expected to receive a hefty fine and a long suspension for an incident during a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night. Garrett was involved in a brawl with Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph. During the brouhaha, he removed Rudolph's helmet and hit him over the head with it.

Now 3-1 as starter, Tannehill gives Titans hope at their bye

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

Ryan Tannehill has given the Tennessee Titans more than just the offensive spark they so desperately needed both by throwing the ball all over the field and using his legs. ''You feel it man,'' cornerback Logan Ryan said of what Tannehill has done for the Titans (5-5). Back then, Tennessee was looking to upgrade its backup to Marcus Mariota, who hadn't played a full 16-game season through his first four seasons because of injury.

Colts reportedly working out kickers in wake of Adam Vinatieri’s struggles

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

The Indianapolis Colts have stood by veteran kicker Adam Vinatieri as his struggles this season have weighed heavy in losses. ESPN's Dan Graziano reported early Tuesday that the Colts planned to work out multiple kickers. Later on Tuesday, NFL Network's Albert Breer reported that Indianapolis had indeed worked out Elliott Fry, Greg Josph, Mike Nugent and Nick Rose.

Week 11 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Mohamed Sanu among overlooked options

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

For a passer entering the week averaging north of 290 yards per game with five multi-TD tallies to his name, his 13.3 fantasy points logged, against the league's most charitable secondary no less, was deflating. However, don't be swayed by recency bias. Yes, its intoxicating properties can be quite influential, but Rivers is bound to bounce back against a Kansas City D with visible battle scars.

WVU in the NFL: Week 10

Tuesday, November 12th, 2019

He finished the game with a career-high seven total tackles as well as a forced fumble that resulted in a touchdown for the Titans. OL Quinton Spain/Buffalo Bills - Spain played all 69 offensive snaps for the Bills at left guard during the team's 19-16 loss to the Cleveland Browns. Quarterback Josh Allen was sacked once during the loss and the offense tallied 84 rushing yards on 20 carries (4.2 yards per carry) with two touchdowns.

Titans reach bye at .500 and able to finish games at home

Monday, November 11th, 2019

The Tennessee Titans get to rest now after clawing their way back to .500, salvaging a 2-4 start by winning three of their last four. ''We got a good bye week, timely bye week for us to rest up, get healthy, improve ...,'' Titans cornerback Logan Ryan said Monday. If the Titans (5-5) can finish the season the way they've won three straight at home, then they might have a chance at their first playoff berth under second-year coach Mike Vrabel.