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Titans activate Tajae Sharpe from PUP list

The Titans expect to have first-round pick Corey Davis back on the field soon and another wide receiver got cleared to practice with the team on Monday. The team announced that Tajae Sharpe has been activated from the physically unable to perform list. Sharpe had foot surgery after being injured in June and was cleared [more]

Corey Davis closing in on a return for Titans

Titans rookie receiver Corey Davis has been week-to-week with a hamstring injury. His return could be a week or two away. Coach Mike Mularkey said Sunday that Davis could play in the preseason finale against the Chiefs. “On track to do that if he continues to progress like he is,” Mularkey said, via Jim Wyatt [more]

Without Newton, Panthers offense still struggling

If Ron Rivera was upset at his “terrible” offense earlier this week, his reaction today ought to be special. Playing without quarterback Cam Newton, the Panthers offense has flatlined in Tennessee, allowing the Titans to take a 17-0 lead in the first quarter. The Panthers’ offense turned the ball over twice on the first play [more]

Cam Newton still “rusty,” may not play this week

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is doing a little more each day, as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. But Panthers coach Ron Rivera still isn’t prepared to declare the former MVP ready to play in the preseason. According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Newton threw about 10 live throws during joint workouts with [more]

DeMarco Murray expected to play Saturday

Titans running back DeMarco Murray expects to make his preseason debut Saturday. The Pro Bowler returned to practice Monday and worked against the Panthers in a joint practice with the Panthers on Wednesday. “He’s still kind of testing it a little bit,” Titans coach Mike Mularkey said, via Cameron Wolfe of ESPN. “I think he’s [more]

Derrick Henry says the NFL is “a little bit faster” than the SEC

Jaguars rookie running back Leonard Fournette raised some eyebrows when he said after his first preseason game that NFL play is slower than he thought and “really easy” after playing in the SEC at LSU. Another recent SEC star isn’t willing to go quite as far. Titans running back Derrick Henry, a second-year player who [more]

Titans altering schedule in light of eclipse

From fireworks damaging their stadium in July to a solar eclipse screwing up their practice in August, it’s been a weird couple of months for the Titans. Via Terry McCormick of TitanInsider.com, the Titans have adjusted their Monday practice schedule to ensure that the team won’t be practicing when the total eclipse commences around 1:27 [more]

Ron Rivera wants to avoid “BS” fights with Titans

When the Jaguars and Buccaneers scrapped during their joint practice, some saw it as an outgrowth of a naturally competitive environment. (Others saw it as a play for the Hard Knocks cameras which it might have been.) But when the Panthers and Titans convene this week, they don’t want to see any of that, or [more]

DeMarco Murray back to work at Titans practice

The Titans have been without a couple of offensive players because of hamstring injuries over the last couple of weeks, but one of them was back to work on Monday. Running back DeMarco Murray was on the practice field and going through drills after almost two weeks on the sideline. Coach Mike Mularkey said Murray [more]

Titans sign LS Ryan DiSalvo, waive K/P Jordan Gay

The Titans signed long snapper Ryan DiSalvo, the team announced Monday. It waived punter/kicker Jordan Gay in a corresponding move. Tennessee needed a long snapper to fill in for Beau Brinkley, who injured his groin in Saturday’s game against the Jets. Titans coach Mike Mularkey said Sunday he didn’t expect Brinkley to practice this week [more]

Welcome to PFT Live, Chris Simms

Change is good. Unless it isn’t. In this case, it is. Former NFL quarterback Chris Simms will be joining PFT Live as a co-host next week. Simms, who spent eight years in the NFL, entered the league as a third-round pick of the Buccaneers in 2003. He spent four seasons in Tampa Bay with Jon [more]

Josh McCown strengthens his grip on the Jets’ quarterback job

Josh McCown started the preseason opener for the Jets, and the way he played in his only series will improve his chances of starting at quarterback when the regular season begins. McCown drove the Jets down the field with a 53-yard completion to Robby Anderson, a 15-yard completion to Jalin Marshall and a four-yard touchdown [more]

Saints add Jason Jones

As the Saints continue to try to bolster a defense that has been lacking to say the least in recent years, they’ve added another player who hopefully will assist the cause. Veteran defensive end Jason Jones has signed with the Saints, according to his agent, Mike McCartney. The 31-year-old Jones most recently played for the [more]

Report: Bishop Sankey tears ACL

Vikings running back Bishop Sankey tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee and will miss the season, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Sankey had four carries for 14 yards and caught four passes for 15 yards before leaving Thursday’s preseason opener early in the third quarter. Sankey said, via Chris [more]

Jon Robinson does more than sit behind desk, stand on sideline

Titans executive vice president/general manager Jon Robinson doesn’t officially have another title. But he serves as something of an unofficial assistant coach during practices for the Titans. Robinson decides who wins one-on-one battles, which determine a practice championship belt for the offense or the defense. He broke up a fight Wednesday. On Thursday, Robinson stood [more]

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