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On Tuesday, the NFL had its annual judgement day in which teams had to cut to the 53-man mandate roster and among the roster purges was former NFL MVP Cam Newton as he was cut from the New England … more
From now until February, football will be played each week and the 2021 season looks to be one of the most exciting in recent history. Here are four bold predictions for the upcoming NFL season. 1. The Titans will face the Packers in the Super Bowl While all eyes in the NFC will be on reigning Super Bowl champion Tampa Bay to make a repeat run, as the core of the team returns in 2021, there perhaps is an even more intriguing team poised to make a run at the Lombardi Trophy in February—and that team is the Green Bay Packers.. ... more
In Game 5 of the Western Conference Playoffs between the Phoenix Suns and the Los Angeles Lakers, LeBron James was seen walking off the court with 5:41 left in the fourth quarter. No, James wasn't injured. He wasn't being removed due to a hostile crowd... more
With two weeks of NFL action under our belt, it's time to dive into the analysis everyone's thinking about. Each week, we'll divide some of the biggest headlines of the weekend of football with the good, the bad, and the ugly. Following a mediocre debut last week on Monday night in Denver, Titans fans were left wondering if the front office made the right decision by sticking with Ryan Tannehill as their guy to run the offense in 2020... more
For the first time in several years, the Titans weren't working from the ground up during a draft. In fact, entering the 2020 draft, the Titans didn't have any major glaring holes to fill. After moving on from the Marcus Mariota era, the Titans settled on Ryan Tannehill to be the core to build around... more
With no games being played, recent sports headlines have centered around hopes and dreams — namely, the uncharted path leagues and teams must navigate to return to competition in the wake of the pandemic. Virtually all leagues talk publicly about their desire to return before summer. ... more
The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, golf officials announced Monday as they tried to reconfigure a major championship schedule that would end with the Masters being played two weeks before Thanksgiving. Still to be determined is when — or even if — golf can resume depending on the spread of COVID-19 that has shut down sports worldwide... more
Tom Brady, J.J. Watt and Adrian Peterson are among eight unanimous selections to the 2010s NFL All-Decade Team announced Monday by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also chosen on every ballot of the 48-member Hall of Fame selection committee are Von Miller, Aaron Donald, Joe Thomas, Marshal Yanda and Justin Tucker. All but tackle Thomas and guard Yanda are active... more
CHARLOTTE, N.C — The NFL is delaying the start of its offseason workout program while formulating a plan with the NFL Players Association on how to proceed during the coronavirus pandemic. At least for the time being, NFL coaches won't be allowed to communicate with players via videoconferencing... more
NASHVILLE (AP) — Titans running back Derrick Henry has signed a franchise tender that puts him under contract for the 2020 season as Tennessee works toward reaching a long-term deal with the 2019 NFL rushing leader. Team officials announced Thursday that Henry had signed the tender. The Titans gave him a franchise tag March 16, a move that means he will be paid $10.2 million in the 2020 season unless they sign him to a long-term deal by July 15... more
With the new NFL calendar year, rosters throughout the league have been in shuffle mode with trades and free agent signings. Jurrell Casey has been a staple of the Tennessee Titans’ defense for the bulk of the past decade. Last week, Casey was traded to the Denver Broncos for a seventh round pick in the upcoming NFL Draft... more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The stands were packed, Jimmie Johnson caused several wrecks, Denny Hamlin raced barefoot and damaged cars were repaired with the push of a button — a few virtual signs that NASCAR backed quite an unreal race. NASCAR eased off the brake in the real sports world brought to a sudden halt by the coronavirus and introduced the country to iRacing with some of the sports biggest stars. ... more
Tennessee Titans offensive tackle Dennis Kelly has been hunkered down with his family in the Indianapolis area since the birth of his third daughter a month ago. He has been self-isolating before the spread of COVID-19, the coronavirus. “We’re already kind of in a self-imposed quarantine on our own, because with a new baby and not having shots and everything like that, especially with it being winter and how bad the flu was this year,” said Kelly, one of hundreds of NFL players who are self-isolating while the league sorts through what’s next. ... more
TOKYO (AP) — On a day when Japan’s prime minister admitted postponing the Tokyo Olympics may be unavoidable, medical experts suggested it could be possible for the top-flight Japanese baseball and soccer seasons to resume by the end of next month. Nippon Professional Baseball Organisation and the J.League received advice Monday from medical experts during the fourth meeting of the joint panel that was formed to assess impacts of the coranavirus pandemic... more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are keeping the quarterback that led them within a victory of the Super Bowl, agreeing to a four-year, $118 million extension with Ryan Tannehill. The Titans announced the deal Sunday, hours after the NFL Players Association approved a new collective bargaining agreement... more
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have tagged Derrick Henry as their franchise player, making sure they keep the NFL rushing leader around for at least this season. The Titans on Monday used the non-exclusive franchise tag on Henry. That means Henry still can receive offers from other teams, with the Titans able to match or receive two first-round draft picks. The franchise tag for a running back is estimated to cost $12.3 million according to Overthecap.com... more
At long last, the game everyone has waited for has come. Super Bowl LIV aims to be one of the best in recent history—and that’s saying quite a bit. It truly is the tale of an unstoppable force against an immovable object. That unstoppable force is the Kansas City Chiefs offense, led by rising star Patrick Mahomes... more
Titan Up! That saying has been heard across the state and especially in Middle Tennessee over the past few months as the Tennessee Titans began to make a run for the NFL playoffs. The Titans earned a wildcard spot and the story has only become more exciting since... more
If one thing has been proven over the last 10 or so weeks, it’s the Titans are a team that nobody should want to play with the season on the line. Since benching Marcus Mariota, Ryan Tannehill has orchestrated perhaps one of the greatest career resurrections in the history of the league... more
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