Titans/NFL

NEW YORK — The pairing of the NFL and rapper-businessman-activist Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter is surprising, but it actually makes tremendous sense for the buttoned-down league. As part of a long-term agreement that will be announced during a news conference on Wednesday, Carter’s Roc Nation entertainment company will lead the NFL’s...
As an NFL rookie, Frank Herron Jr. accomplished what many players spend years attempting to win: a Super Bowl ring. Listed at 6’4”, the 312-pound defensive end was released by the New England Patriots at the conclusion of the 2018 training camp. He subsequently signed with the Seattle Seahawks, but...
Memphis fans will have to keep a watchful eye on this year’s NFL Draft, which starts Thursday in Nashville. The Memphis Tigers have three players awaiting the call from an NFL team to be selected in one of seven rounds: Offensive lineman Tevon Tate as well as running backs...
by Teresa M. Walker NASHVILLE — The Tennessee Titans had everything they needed to cap coach Mike Vrabel’s debut season with a second straight playoff berth. Except a healthy quarterback. Marcus Mariota watched from the sideline as Blaine Gabbert was intercepted twice in the final 9:05 Sunday night in a 33-17 loss to...
by Teresa M. Walker NASHVILLE — The Titans have assured themselves of a third straight winning season for the first time since moving to Tennessee, and the NFL’s longest current winning streak has them playing the final game of the regular season with a playoff berth on the line. They’ll find...
by Teresa M. Walker NASHVILLE — Titans coach Mike Vrabel may go with who has the hot-hand when it comes to Tennessee’s offensive line — whoever that might be. Who plays is not etched in stone. So even though changes in the offensive line may have jump-started a comeback victory against the...
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  By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The New England Patriots dipped into their bag of tricks, and wide receiver Julian Edelman threw to a wide-open Tom Brady. The three-time NFL MVP stumbled toward the first-down marker only to be stopped a yard shy by Titans linebacker...
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Standing both on principle and alone, Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid took a knee again. In his debut with his new team, Reid – the first player to kneel alongside Colin Kaepernick in order to shine a light on racial injustice and police brutality when they...
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By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Marcus Mariota's right hand sure seems pretty healthy, and the Tennessee quarterback keeps proving he knows how to find ways to win when it matters most. Mariota threw for 344 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a team-high...
By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — No Marcus Mariota. Both starting offensive tackles out, along with the top backup against Houston and three-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt. Mike Vrabel gave the NFL a glimpse at just how much of a difference he...