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Titans want to talk to Jurrell Casey about protests during anthem

Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey said yesterday he intended to “take my fine” and continue to protest during the national anthem. But perhaps because the fine isn’t immediately his to pay, the Titans want to talk to him about his plans before the start of the season. Under the league’s new anthem policy, players who [more]

Jurrell Casey prepared to “take my fine” for violating anthem policy

The national anthem policy put in place by the NFL this offseason says that players may stay in the locker room during the playing of the song, but that those on the field must “stand and show respect” and that teams with players who don’t will be fined by the league. A teams is permitted [more]

Dexter McCluster heads to the CFL

Terrell Owens could be playing in Canada. For now, a former NFL player some 15 years younger than Owens is headed there. The Toronto Argonauts announced on Monday that they have signed running back Dexter McCluster. A second-round pick of the Chiefs in 2010, McCluster played both running back and receiver in the NFL. After [more]

Jack Conklin showing patience in his rehab

Titans right tackle Jack Conklin continues to rehab his left knee after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament during the playoff loss to the Patriots. Conklin said he has had “no setbacks.” “I want to start back up where I left off, and be even better,” Conklin said, via Jim Wyatt of the team website. “With [more]

Malcolm Butler sees some Belichick in Mike Vrabel

It’s probably not an overstatement to say that Malcolm Butler is a Titan this year because of Bill Belichick. What’s a bit surprising is how excited he is that his new coach so resembles his old one. Butler slipped off the Tennessee on a lucrative free agent deal (five years, $61 million), after he spent [more]

Will Corey Davis step up in year two?

First-round receivers come to the NFL with high expectations, especially when selected in the top five. Titans receiver Corey Davis, the fifth overall pick a year ago, failed to live up to those expectations. So will he in 2018? It’s way too early to know, especially with the impact of a coaching change. Jim Wyatt [more]

DeMarco Murray to announce retirement

DeMarco Murray changed his mind. Less than a week after saying he hoped to sign with a team before training camp, the veteran running back has decided to announce his retirement, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Murray told Schefter on his podcast that he had spoken with “four or five” teams about a comeback, [more]

Derrick Henry viewed as lead back, Dion Lewis behind him on Titans’ depth chart

The Titans made a change at running back this offseason, saying goodbye to DeMarco Murray and signing Dion Lewis. But it’s holdover Derrick Henry who’s expected to be the starter. That’s the word from Jim Wyatt of the team’s website, who reports that Henry is viewed as the lead back. Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur [more]

Report: FOX in talks to hire Jeff Fisher as a commentator

After a long career as a coach, Jeff Fisher may soon begin a new career as a broadcaster. Michael McCarthy of Sporting News reports that FOX is talking to Fisher about having him work as an analyst either in the booth or in the pregame studio this season. FOX is in its first year as [more]

Eddie George gets a portrait of not Eddie George

It’s the slow time, so this one makes the cut. Even if the painting on which the story is based doesn’t make the cut. Via Jim Wyatt of TitansOnline.com, a portrait of former Titans great Eddie George was unveiled Tuesday night. It was, per Wyatt, painted by Everett Raymond Kinstler, who is “regarded as one of America’s [more]

Former NFL receiver Kris Durham has spent last two years playing football in Italy

Wide receiver Kris Durham has been out of the NFL since 2015, but he found a way to keep playing football the past two years. According to Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com, Durham has been playing American Football for the Parma Panthers in Italy. Durham was contacted on a whim through facebook by team owner Ugo [more]

DeMarco Murray hopes to sign before camp starts

Running back DeMarco Murray passed on a chance to work out for the Saints last month, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t looking for a job for the 2018 season. Murray told Adam Schefter of ESPN that he hopes to sign before training camp gets underway and that he’s had conversations with a handful of [more]

Logan Ryan doing boxing work with Eddie George to prepare for season

It’s not unusual to hear about current NFL players training with former players as they get ready for a season, but Titans cornerback Logan Ryan‘s choice of workouts with one of the franchise’s past stars is a bit off the standard path. Ryan converted his garage into a boxing gym in order to work out [more]

Dion Lewis, Derrick Henry both will get touches, yards for Titans

DeMarco Murray was the Titans’ feature back the past two years. He got most of the touches out of the backfield, averaging just over 18 per game in the 31 games he played for the Titans. With the release of Murray, it was presumed Derrick Henry would take over Murray’s role. But the Titans also [more]

Jared Allen spent some time with Titans pass rushers this spring

Jared Allen learned a few tricks about getting to the quarterback during an NFL career that ended with 136 sacks and he spent some time this spring passing along what he learned. The Titans were the beneficiary of Allen’s insight. Allen lives in Nashville now and coach Mike Vrabel had him come in to talk [more]

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