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Robert Turbin expected to miss rest of the season

The Colts are expected to place running back Robert Turbin on injured reserve after his nasty elbow injury Monday night. “His season is probably over unfortunately and we’re going to miss Robert Turbin,’’ Colts coach Chuck Pagano said on “Colts Roundtable’’ on 1070 The Fan, via Mike Chappell of Fox 59. “I mean, what a [more]

Monday Night Football ratings down last night, season still up over 2016

AFC South games routinely generate the NFL’s lowest television ratings, and last night was no exception. The Titans’ win over the Colts drew a 6.1 overnight rating for ESPN on Monday night, which according to Austin Karp of SportsBusiness Daily is the third-lowest overnight ESPN has had for a Monday night game since it acquired [more]

NFL decided not to formally review Derrick Henry touchdown

With the Titans up by seven on Monday night and in position to burn up the clock and exit with a win, running back Derrick Henry broke a 72-yard touchdown run — giving Tennessee a 14-point victory. Coincidentally, the Titans were favored by seven or 7.5 points to win, and the touchdown allowed them to [more]

Tuesday meeting in New York includes 13 players, 11 owners

The NFL and NFLPA announced last week that there would be a Tuesday meeting involving officials from both organizations as well as players and team owners as a precursor to the league meetings regarding the national anthem later in the day. That meeting is underway in New York and the league has released the names [more]

Colts’ second half struggles continue to baffle them

If the Colts have been consistent at anything this year, it has been at finding new ways to lose. Primarily in the second halves of games. Last night against the Titans, even one of the most dependable players in league history chipped in, with kicker Adam Vinatieri missing an extra point. But between that and [more]

Marcus Mariota, Derrick Henry carry Titans to 36-22 win over Colts

Derrick Henry‘s 72-yard touchdown run in the final minute put an exclamation point on the Tennessee Titans’ 36-22 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night. After missing a game-and-a-half due to a hamstring injury, Marcus Mariota returned to the lineup for the Titans on Monday night. While he clearly wasn’t his complete self, Mariota [more]

Robert Turbin leaves with elbow injury

Colts running back Robert Turbin suffered what looked like a nasty elbow injury late in the fourth quarter. The team listed him as questionable to return, but he headed directly to the locker room. Turbin caught a 9-yard pass from Jacoby Brissett and tried to brace himself with his left arm before cornerback Logan Ryan [more]

Titans score first touchdown to take fourth-quarter lead

It took the Titans almost 50 minutes, but they finally scored their first touchdown of the night. DeMarco Murray scored on a 3-yard run with 10:01 remaining in the fourth quarter, giving the Titans a 22-19 lead after trailing by 10 points in the third quarter. Murray has 12 carries for 40 yards, despite a [more]

John Simon scores on interception return for 19-9 Colts lead

It’s a safe bet Marcus Mariota would like at least one pass back Monday night. His first pass in the third quarter, intended for running back DeMarco Murray, went right to Colts linebacker John Simon. Simon returned the interception 26 yards for his first career touchdown. Adam Vinatieri missed the extra point, leaving the Colts [more]

Jacoby Brissett directs Colts to 13-9 halftime lead

The Titans can’t stop Jacoby Brissett. The Colts quarterback has completed 12 of 17 passes for 119 yards and a touchdown, leading Indianapolis to a 13-9 halftime lead. Neither team has punted, with each scoring on all three first-half possessions. But the Colts got the only touchdown on an 8-yard pass from Brissett to tight [more]

Jacoby Brissett throws a touchdown pass to give Colts the lead

Jacoby Brissett seems to be getting comfortable with his new team. After passing for 314 yards last week, the Colts quarterback is off to a fast start Monday night. He has completed 7 of 10 passes for 77 yards and a touchdown. His 8-yard touchdown pass to Jack Doyle with 10:54 remaining in the second [more]

Marcus Mariota leads Titans to pair of field goals in first quarter

Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota doesn’t quite look like himself since he isn’t a threat to run. But his arm appears just fine. Mariota, who missed last week’s game with a hamstring injury, completed 4 of 7 passes for 60 yards in the first quarter of his return. He has led the Titans to a 6-3 [more]

Marcus Mariota active for Titans, as is Brandon Weeden

It’s official: Marcus Mariota will start for the Titans on Monday night. Mariota was questionable on the status report Saturday but still expected to play after practicing every day last week. He missed last week’s game with his hamstring injury. The Titans, though, did keep all three quarterbacks active, with Brandon Weeden suited up as [more]

Packers’ new backup quarterback is a former Division III player with no experience

Packers coach Mike McCarthy says he’s sticking with Brett Hundley and Joe Callahan at quarterback. The first part is plausible. The second part isn’t. Callahan has no NFL regular-season game experience. His college experience came with the Wesley Wolverines. Of Division III. And while he did well there, it’s an eyebrow raiser to think that [more]

Titans list Marcus Mariota as questionable for Monday night

The Titans still don’t know if they’ll have quarterback Marcus Mariota on the field Monday night against the Colts. Mariota, who missed last week’s game with a hamstring injury, has been listed as questionable this week. He was limited in practice during the week and Titans coach Mike Mularkey said it could come down to [more]

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