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No decision yet on reversal of one-helmet rule

Last year, the NFL acknowledged that the one-helmet rule could change in 2021. It still could. Per a league spokesperson, there has been no resolution yet regarding the possibility that teams could be permitted to allow players to use more than one helmet during the course of a given season. That would give teams the [more]

Derrick Henry: Single digits are cool, but bring back throwback helmets

Titans running back Derrick Henry wore the No. 2 jersey at Alabama and during the preseason of his rookie year, so he might be a player who would appreciate the new NFL rule proposal that would let running backs wear single-digit numbers. But Henry has a higher priority. Henry called for a return to throwbacks, [more]

B.J. Goodson visits Titans

Free agent linebacker B.J. Goodson spent some time with a potential employer on Thursday. Field Yates of ESPN reports that Goodson visited with the Titans. It’s the first reported visit of the offseason for Goodson. Goodson started 14 regular season games and both playoff outings for the Browns last season. He had 91 tackles, two [more]

Jets signing Corey Levin

The Jets are signing interior offensive lineman Corey Levin, Connor Hughes of The Athletic.com reports. Levin 26, has not played a regular-season game since 2018. The Titans made him a sixth-round choice in 2017, and he played all 16 games with one start in 2018. Levin played 140 offensive snaps and 61 special teams snaps. [more]

Titans announce hiring of Jim Schwartz as senior defensive assistant

Reports emerged Tuesday night that the Titans were bringing in Jim Schwartz. The team has now confirmed that news, announcing on Wednesday morning that Schwartz will be the club’s new senior defensive assistant. Schwartz spent the last five seasons with the Eagles as their defensive coordinator, before announcing in early January that he was stepping [more]

Matthias Farley embracing “huge opportunity” with Titans

The Titans have engineered significant turnover in their secondary for 2021, moving on from Adoree' Jackson, Malcolm Butler, and Kenny Vaccaro. Tennessee signed cornerbacks Janoris Jenkins and Kevin Johnson to help fill the void. But there should be a role at safety still up for grabs. Free agent signee Matthias Farley is a candidate for [more]

Report: Jim Schwartz will join Titans staff

Jim Schwartz announced in January he was stepping away from the coaching profession. Two months apparently was long enough. The former Eagles defensive coordinator is returning to Tennessee. Brent Dougherty of 104.5 The Zone reports that Schwartz is joining the Titans staff. Schwartz’s official title is to be determined. Shane Bowen serves the team’s defensive [more]

Mike Vrabel: We’re excited to add Josh Reynolds

The Titans brought in wide receiver Josh Reynolds on a one-year deal in part to help replace Corey Davis. Tennessee’s former No. 5 overall pick in 2017, Davis had his best season in 2020, catching 65 passes for 984 yards and five touchdowns. He parlayed that into a three-year, $37.5 million deal with $27 million [more]

Mike Vrabel: Bud Dupree, Denico Autry have been productive in their careers

The Titans struggled defensively in 2020 and have made some moves to improve the unit. In the unit’s front seven, Tennessee brought in Bud Dupree and Denico Autry to boost the club’s pass rush. The Titans recorded just 19 sacks in 2020 and allowed a third-down conversion rate of 52 percent. “I think these guys [more]

Mike Vrabel: We have to continue to trust our process after Isaiah Wilson miss

Early in Titans head coach Mike Vrabel’s press conference on Monday, he was asked about preparing for the draft without being able to meet with prospects in person due to the league’s COVID-19 protocols. Vrabel said that Zoom meetings have afforded the team more time with prospects than they had in past years and noted [more]

Bills sign Jamil Douglas

The Bills have added another piece to their offensive line. The team announced on Friday that they have signed offensive lineman Jamil Douglas. Douglas agreed to a one-year deal with the AFC East club. Douglas was a fourth-round pick of the Dolphins in 2015 and remained with Miami through the middle of the 2016 season. [more]

Josh Reynolds: I’m excited to bring a deep-ball threat to the Titans

After spending his first four seasons with the Rams, wide receiver Josh Reynolds signed with the Titans on a one-year deal. Reynolds had been productive, but not the lead option in the Los Angeles offense. But in Tennessee, Reynolds is looking to step up and fill the void created through departures in free agency. “At [more]

Giants sign Cole Hikutini, Josh Kalu, Chris Milton

The Giants announced Tuesday evening the signings of tight end Cole Hikutini and defensive backs Joshua Kalu and Chris Milton. Hikutini previously spent time with the 49ers (2017-18), Vikings (2018-19) and Cowboys (2019-21). Dallas released Hikutini earlier this month. He has appeared in four NFL games – all in 2017 with the 49ers – and [more]

Packers-Chiefs, Cardinals-Browns among additions to 2021’s 17-game schedule

NFL owners have approved a 17-game schedule for the 2021 season and that means each team now has a new opponent on their schedule. The 17th game will be an inter-conference game each season and teams the conferences will alternate hosting duties. The AFC will host the games in 2021 and they will feature matchups [more]

Malcolm Butler: I’ll ball harder this year at age 31

The Titans released Malcolm Butler earlier this month, with the veteran cornerback set to account for a $14.2 million cap hit in 2021. Now Butler is with the Cardinals on a one-year deal and has a chance to elevate their secondary. Butler — who made the game-saving interception off Russell Wilson for the Patriots in Super [more]

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