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Former NFL player defends home from peeping Tom

It might have been the most important tackle of Tony Beckham’s career. And it didn’t stop with a tackle. The former Titans and Lions cornerback defended his home this week, when he caught a peeping Tom outside his 15-year-old daughter’s window at his Florida home, according to Ari Hait of WPBF. Beckham, a former fourth-round [more]

Titans TEs coach Arthur Smith believed to be candidate for coordinator job

Only four teams — and soon to be three — haven’t hired an offensive coordinator yet. It appears the Broncos are close to naming Rich Scangarello, but the Cardinals, Lions and Titans continue in their search. The Titans quietly have conducted their hunt for someone to replace Matt LaFleur. Tight ends coach Arthur Smith, who [more]

Raiders now know where all their first-rounders fall

Four more spots in the 2019 NFL Draft order were set with the weekend’s results, and the Raiders now know exactly where they’ll be making their three first-round picks. The Eagles slotted into the 25th spot in the order after yesterday’s loss, followed by the Colts, Cowboys and Chargers. The final four picks will go [more]

Marcus Mariota faces a crucial season in 2019

Marcus Mariota faces a big year in 2019. The Titans picked up the $20.9 million option on Mariota’s rookie contract, even though they still can’t be sure he’s their franchise quarterback. The second overall pick in 2015 has not made a Pro Bowl and has failed to stay healthy. General Manager Jon Robinson did not [more]

Titans say they won’t “rush into anything” at offensive coordinator

The Titans lost their offensive coordinator when Matt LaFleur was hired as the new head coach of the Packers this week and that leaves the team with a need to conduct a search for someone to run their offense. It’s not an unusual state of affairs in Tennessee. Barring a return from a former coach, [more]

Matt LaFleur: Titans job pushed me out of “comfort zone”

The 2018 Titans offense was not one of the high-scoring units that sparked discussion about the rapid evolution of offensive football in the NFL. Tennessee ranked 27th in points and 25th in yards during Matt LaFleur’s first and only year as their offensive coordinator, but that didn’t dissuade the Packers from hiring him as their [more]

Titans hire a new strength and conditioning coach

The Titans have an opening at offensive coordinator with Matt LaFleur moving to Green Bay as the new head coach of the Packers, but they addressed a different spot on Mike Vrabel‘s staff on Wednesday. The team announced that they have hired Frank Piraino as their new strength and conditioning coach. He takes over for [more]

Titans G.M. confident Marcus Mariota can learn another language

Titans General Manager Jon Robinson compared learning a new offense to learning a new language. If that’s the case, quarterback Marcus Mariota could work at the United Nations when he’s done with football. With the Packers hiring Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur, Mariota will now be onto his fifth offensive coordinator since he was drafted [more]

Packers announce Matt LaFleur

Curly Lambeau, Vince Lombardi, Mike Holmgren and Mike McCarthy. Now Matt LaFleur. LaFleur joins a legendary list of Packers coaches, with the team making his hiring official as the 15th head coach in franchise history. “We are very excited to welcome Matt as the next head coach of the Green Bay Packers,” president and chief [more]

LaFleur hire leaves Mike Vrabel without an offensive coordinator

NFL teams are looking for offensive coaches, and Monday’s decision by the Packers to hire Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur underscores it. With the pendulum squarely pointed in the direction of the Os not the Xs (solid defensive performances from wild-card weekend notwithstanding), teams have placed great importance on having in place a staff of [more]

Push for Matt LaFleur accelerated dramatically on Monday

The Packers took their time to look for their next head coach. And then, a day after interviewing Matt LaFleur, the process rocketed to a conclusion. As one league source explained it, things happened very quickly on Monday afternoon, and it’s not entirely clear why. Some have suggested that the Packers feared losing LaFleur to [more]

Packers hire Matt LaFleur

And then there were seven. Eight days after the conclusion of the 2018 regular season, the first of eight head-coaching jobs has been filled. The Packers, PFT has confirmed, have hired Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur. The 39-year-old LaFleur, who played college football at Saginaw Valley State, started his coaching career there in 2003. After [more]

Packers close to hiring Matt LaFleur as head coach

Matt LaFleur is the favorite to become the next head coach of the Green Bay Packers. LaFleur, who spent last year as the offensive coordinator of the Titans and the year before as the offensive coordinator of the Rams, is close to getting hired by the Packers, ESPN reported and PFT has confirmed. The report [more]

Kyle Williams will play one more game, replacing Jurrell Casey in Pro Bowl

Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams is not done yet. The Bills announced Monday that Williams will replace Titans defensive tackle Jurrell Casey on the Pro Bowl roster. Williams was a first alternate. Williams becomes the team’s third defensive player to make at least six Pro Bowls, joining defensive end Bruce Smith (11) and linebacker Mike [more]

Four more spots of draft order set, Raiders know another of theirs

With the wild card games in the books, we know four more spots in the 2019 NFL Draft order. And the Raiders are beginning to visualize more of their long-term plan. The losers of the most recent games will occupy the 21st through 24th spots in order, with the Seahawks, Ravens, Texans, and Bears falling [more]

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