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Derrick Henry’s 3-yard touchdown ties Titans-Bengals at 6-6

Derrick Henry is back and the Titans have put points on the board.Tennessee went 84 yards in nine plays, finishing the possession with a 3-yard touchdown run from Henry.On first-and-goal, Henry took a direct snap and took the ball over the left side for the score.While the Titans initially kicked an extra point, the Bengals [more]

Ryan Tannehill throws pick on first play, but Titans hold Bengals to field goal

Tennessee’s offense didn’t get off to a good start, but the club’s defense was able to pick things up.On the first play from scrimmage, Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill targeted receiver Julio Jones but safety Jesse Bates jumped the route and picked the ball off at Tennessee’s 42-yard line. He was tackled there for no further [more]

Rashaan Evans, Teair Tart among inactives for Titans-Bengals

The Titans have elected to make linebacker Rashaan Evans a healthy scratch for their divisional-round matchup with the Bengals on Saturday.Evans appeared in 12 games with 11 starts for Tennessee this season, playing 60 percent of the team’s defensive snaps. He did not start the club’s Week 18 matchup against Houston and played only three [more]

To limit distractions, assistant coaches on teams still playing should be off limits until after AFC, NFC championships

The NFL’s current procedures for interviewing candidates from other teams is broken. The best solution isn’t practical. A simple compromise is hiding in plain sight.The postseason, the most critical time of the year for teams still playing, becomes undermined every year when assistant coaches employed by teams preparing for games carve out time to interview [more]

NFL eliminates daily testing for unvaccinated players

The NFL is eliminating the distinction between vaccinated and unvaccinated players for the remainder of the postseason, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. In a memo to the eight remaining playoff teams, the league announced it is doing away with required daily COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated players. Only about a dozen unvaccinated players on the [more]

Raiders interviewing G.M. candidate Trey Brown Friday

The Raiders have moved on to a third interview in their search for a new General Manager.Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Bengals scout Trey Brown is interviewing with the team on Friday. They’ve also spoken to Bears assistant director of player personnel  Champ Kelly and Patriots director of player personnel Dave Ziegler since [more]

Titans activate Derrick Henry

It’s official: Derrick Henry is back on the Titans’ active roster.Henry, who had been on injured reserve since suffering a foot injury on October 31, was moved to the active roster this afternoon.From all indications, Henry will be the Titans’ starting running back tomorrow against the Bengals. It’s probably unrealistic to think Henry will get [more]

Bengals elevate Trent Taylor from practice squad

Wide receiver Trent Taylor has been promoted from the practice squad to the Bengals’ active roster for each of the team’s last five games and the streak will continue this weekend.The Bengals announced that they have promoted Taylor ahead of their divisional round game against the Titans.No other players have been elevated from the practice [more]

Titans tweak ticket transfer rules, in hopes of keeping Bengals fans out

The Titans hope to enhance their home-field advantage on Saturday by removing the “Welcome” mat from the entrance to Nissan Stadium.Via, the Titans have adjusted the transfer window for tickets to home playoff games, in an effort to prevent fans of the opposing team from buying them. Specifically, the Titans are preventing transfers until [more]

Julio Jones: We’re gonna go out there and put on a show

The Titans are expected to activate their most important offensive weapon off of injured reserve on Friday in running back Derrick Henry. And if he’s at the top of his game, Henry can run Tennessee to the Super Bowl.But the club also has another player with extensive postseason experience. And if his production increases, Tennessee’s [more]

Broncos complete interview with Brian Callahan

The Broncos have completed the eighth interview in their head coaching search, the team announced Thursday.Bengals offensive coordinator Brian Callahan met with General Manager George Paton and others in the Broncos’ organization.Callahan, who has 12 years of NFL experience, has spent the past three seasons in his current role. Before arriving in Cincinnati, Callahan worked [more]

Jackrabbit Jenkins set to play against Bengals

Titans cornerback Jackrabbit Jenkins missed Wednesday’s practice with an ankle injury but he is still set to play against the Bengals on Saturday.While head coach Mike Vrabel said earlier that no one had been ruled out for Tennessee, the club’s injury report revealed Jenkins was a full participant in Thursday’s session. He has no game [more]

Bengals have only one player with a designation: Stanley Morgan is questionable

Bengals coach Zac Taylor said earlier in the day that defensive end Trey Hendrickson has cleared concussion protocol. He went through a full practice Thursday and has no status for Saturday’s game against the Titans.Hendrickson had a sack and a tackle in 33 snaps Saturday before his concussion. He led the team with 14 sacks [more]

Mike Vrabel: Derrick Henry progressing well, decision coming Friday

Titans running back Derrick Henry completed the practice week without any issues involving his foot and all signs point to him playing against the Bengals on Saturday, but final word won’t be coming on Thursday.Head coach Mike Vrabel said at his press conference that Henry is progressing well after being designated for return from injured [more]

A.J. Brown: Derrick Henry’s return gives us confidence

While Titans running back Derrick Henry has participated in practices this week, he told reporters, “We’ll see,” when asked if he plans to play in Saturday’s game against the Bengals.But all signs are pointing to him being available, while there is some mystery about his workload. On Thursday, Tennessee’s top receiver A.J. Brown noted just [more]

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