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Colin Kaepernick teams up with RFK Human Rights to support community bail funds

Jails present a heightened risk of infection during the ongoing pandemic. Plenty of Americans who have yet to be convicted but who can’t afford bail remain stuck in jail pending the resolution of their charges. Colin Kaepernick and his Know Your Rights camp have teamed up with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights to help. The [more]

Two weeks left for tagged players to sign long-term deals

Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones suggested this week that he could sit out the 2020 season if he doesn’t come to an agreement with the team on a long-term deal before the July 15 deadline to do so and he has plenty of company when it comes to looking for such a contract. With two [more]

Jadeveon Clowney open to offers, hoping to sign before the season starts

Jadeveon Clowney is still waiting for the right offer. Clowney, the defensive end who is one of the best available free agents in the NFL, told Josina Anderson that he hopes to sign with some team “before the season starts, if everything still goes on time with the season.” But which team will that be? [more]

Greg Joseph wants to be “the guy” for the Titans

Greg Joseph was the Titans’ fifth kicker last year. He’s hoping to be the only one they need this season, and earn his way out of the basement. Joseph came in for the final two regular season games of 2019, after the Titans had already burned through Ryan Succop, Cairo Santos, Cody Parkey, and Ryan [more]

NFL executive Adolpho Birch joins the Titans

Adolpho Birch, a long-time member of management at the league office, is leaving to work for one of the teams. The Titans have announced that Birch will become the senior V.P. of business affairs and chief legal officer with his hometown team. He had served as the senior V.P. of labor policy and league affairs. [more]

Mike Vrabel: Every year is a new year and everybody starts over

The Titans began last season 2-4 and then 4-5 before getting it together. They found a quarterback in Ryan Tannehill and reached the AFC Championship Game. Tennessee’s unexpected season ended in a 35-24 loss to the Chiefs. Last season offers no guarantees for this season, though. “Every year is a new year. That’s what I [more]

John Harbaugh disagrees with Lamar Jackson over reason for Ravens’ loss

Lamar Jackson last week blamed the Ravens’ playoff loss on “peeking ahead.” Ravens coach John Harbaugh, while saying he respects his quarterback’s opinion, offered a different opinion. The Ravens, 10-point favorites at home in the divisional round after a 14-2 regular season, were stunned by the Titans 28-12. “I don’t think we took them lightly, [more]

Titans agree to deal with quarterback Cole McDonald

The Titans now have half their draft picks under contract. Via Jim Wyatt of the team’s official website, the Titans have agreed to terms with seventh-rounder Cole McDonald. The quarterback from Hawaii is the third of three quarterbacks on the roster, as Logan Woodside is the only other backup to Ryan Tannehill at the moment. [more]

Former Titans lineman Josh Evans hoping for prayers for cancer fight

Former Titans defensive lineman Josh Evans is in a fight right now, and he’s asking for help from the NFL community. Evans was diagnosed with kidney cancer in January, had 13 hours of surgery, and seemed to be doing well, before getting news that it had spread. He’s awaiting further treatment, but reached out to [more]

Titans could use an elite pass rusher

The Titans have not had a player with double-digit sacks since 2016 when Brian Orakpo had 10.5. That is the only time the Titans have had a player with double-digit sacks in the past seven years. The Titans made 39 as a team in 2018, led by Jurrell Casey‘s seven, and they recorded 43 last [more]

Will the Colin Kaepernick talk lead to action?

Multiple NFL figures recently have been talking about Colin Kaepernick. The question now becomes whether the talk will lead to action. There’s still no reason to believe it will. Indeed, there’s no indication that anyone has actually reached out to Kaepernick or his representatives to discuss a potential visit or tryout or contract or anything. [more]

Titans commemorating Juneteenth on Friday

The Titans already were giving their employees shorter work weeks, so it’s not a surprise they will do the same this Friday. The Titans have deemed Friday a company holiday for Juneteenth, Paul Kuharsky of paulkuharsky.com reports. Titans General Manager Jon Robinson, coach Mike Vrabel and controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk all have publicly addressed [more]

Dean Pees confident Mike Vrabel can handle defensive play calling

Dean Pees retired after last season, leaving after two seasons as the Titans’ defensive coordinator. Mike Vrabel didn’t replace Pees, though. Instead, Vrabel likely will carry the dual role of head coach and defensive coordinator. Vrabel recently said Shane Bowen will lead the defense when the head coach isn’t available, but Vrabel remained evasive on [more]

The Chris Simms top 40 NFL QB countdown, No. 11: Ryan Tannehill

The 2019 comeback player of the year had never really arrived. Last year, he did. After seven seasons in South Florida that failed to yield sustained success, Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill had a career season in 2020 resulting in a big new deal with Tennessee and, even more importantly, the No. 11 spot on the [more]

Lamar Jackson: We got caught peeking ahead in the playoffs

The Ravens went 14-2 last season and were double-digit favorites for their home playoff game against the Titans in January, which led to some people looking past that game to who Baltimore might face in the AFC Champtionship Game. Unfortunately for the Ravens, some of those who weren’t focused on the present were in their [more]

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