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Titans met with Lamar Jackson

The list of teams showing interest in Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson is an interesting mix of those without a quarterback and those looking for a replacement for an old guy. And, apparently, at least one team you might not expect. According to Albert Breer of SI.com, the Titans had a private meeting with Jackson after [more]

Texans-Jets, Browns-Broncos only scheduled Saturday games, two more to flex during season

The NFL has just two games currently scheduled for Saturdays this December but a new addition to league flex scheduling procedures will add two more later int he year. The Houston Texans will travel to face the New York Jets and the Denver Broncos will host the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 15. Both contests are [more]

AFC finalists in Jacksonville get only one guaranteed prime-time game

The league office apparently doesn’t think much of the Jaguars. The AFC finalists, a team that came within a whisker of making it to the Super Bowl, has secured only one guaranteed prime-time game in 2018. It comes in Week 14 on a Thursday night against the Titans in Nashville. The Jaguars also are scheduled [more]

Monday Night Football schedule starts, ends with Raiders

Jon Gruden spent many years in the ESPN broadcast booth for Monday Night Football games, but he’ll only be on two of the broadcasts this season. Gruden has returned to the sidelines with the Raiders and his team has been scheduled for two games on Monday nights this season. They will host the Rams in [more]

Tom Coughlin’s return among Week One highlights

Tom Coughlin’s new team fared a lot better than his old one in 2017 and they’ll get a chance to start plotting their course for 2018 against one another. The NFL announced the complete regular season schedule on Thursday and it includes a matchup between the Jaguars and Giants at MetLife Stadium on the first [more]

Dates of international games announced

Many of the 256 combinations of known-opponent/date which will be formally announced tonight at 8 p.m. will leak out ahead of time. The league went ahead and spilled the beans on four more this morning. The NFL announced the dates for the four international matchups. The Seahawks will play the Raiders on Oct. 14 at [more]

Titans plan to exercise Marcus Mariota’s 2019 option

Teams have to make decisions about exercising options on their 2015 first-round picks by May 3 and some calls are easier than others. One of the easiest is the one that the Titans have to make. Quarterback Marcus Mariota was their top pick that year as they tried to find a long-term answer at starting [more]

Dion Lewis on Derrick Henry: We complement each other rather well

Running back Dion Lewis is no stranger to shared backfields after playing with the Patriots for the last three seasons and he signed on to be part of another one last month. Lewis signed a four-year deal with the Titans shortly after the start of free agency and the decision set him up to take [more]

Saints place center Gabe Ikard on reserve/retired list

Former New Orleans Saints center Gabe Ikard has decided to retire from football after parts of five seasons spent in the NFL. Ikard announced his decision last week on his Twitter account with the Saints moving him to the reserve/retired list on Thursday. Ikard signed with the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent out [more]

Buccaneers, Titans to hold joint practices prior to preseason meeting

The top two picks from the 2015 NFL Draft will face each other on the practice field for a few days this August. According to Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will practice against the Tennessee Titans prior to their meeting in Week 2 of the preseason. Jameis Winston and [more]

Jaire Alexander visits Titans

The Titans used a first-round pick on cornerback Adoree Jackson in 2017, and they added cornerback Malcolm Butler in free agency. That’s not keeping them from considering the possibility of using another first-round pick on a cornerback in 2018. Via Paul Kuharsky, Louisville cornerback Jaire Alexander visited the Titans on Wednesday. A versatile player who [more]

Report: Titans agree to terms with Michael Campanaro

Receiver Michael Campanaro has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Titans, Jeff Zrebeic of the Baltimore Sun reports. Campanaro, who visited Tennessee last week, tweeted his thanks to Baltimore. Campanaro had “a few other teams” interested in him, per Zrebeic. The Titans didn’t re-sign Eric Decker, so they had a need for [more]

Kevin Byard: Deion Sanders should have been man enough to admit his mistake

Kevin Byard is not done raking Deion Sanders over the coals after a Twitter exchange between the two put Sanders’ ignorance on full display. Byard, the Titans safety who was a first-team All-Pro and led the NFL in interceptions last season, initially tweeted at Sanders because Sanders hadn’t mentioned him when discussing the best safety [more]

Mike Vrabel calls new helmet rule “important” in trying to reduce head injuries

Mike Vrabel experienced concussions in his playing career. The Titans new head coach said both of his sons, one of whom plays football, also have had concussions. So he thinks the league’s attempts to reduce head injuries with the new helmet rule is “important.” “Anything we can do to make our game safer for our [more]

Vrabel says all the right things about his first offseason program

Mike Vrabel is a first-year head coach. When it comes to the offseason program, he’s a seasoned pro. Speaking to reporters on the first real day of work, Vrabel said all the right things about the team’s “voluntary” workout program. Which isn’t really “voluntary.” But when speaking about it, coaches must act like it is. [more]

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