Topic: Chris Johnson
With the 54th overall pick in the second round of the NFL Draft, the Titans took running back Bishop Sankey from the University of Washington.
Sankey was the first running back taken in the draft.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans informed RB Chris Johnson that he will be released today.
Statement from Titans General Manager Ruston Webster, “As an organization, we want to thank Chris for his contributions to the Titans. Chris produced many memorable moments, broke franchise records and was durable over his six year career with our team.”
“We have had an open dialogue with Chris’ agent, Joel Segal, over the last few weeks, and we appreciate the patience and professionalism they have shown throughout this process,” said Webster. “We made an effort to trade Chris but were unable to do so. ”
“We wish Chris the best and thank him for the six seasons he spent with us.”
Nashville, TN – On the field, the Tennessee Titans were optimistic about their fortunes in 2013 after a 3-1 start, which included a 16-9 victory in the opener at the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Titans became the first opponent to win in the Steelers’ home opener since 2002.
After an overtime loss in Week 2 at the Houston Texans, the Titans played their home opener against the San Diego Chargers, and Ken Whisenhunt, at the time the offensive coordinator for the Chargers, got a first-hand look at one of the Titans’ most dramatic wins ever at LP Field. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (7-9) beat the Houston Texans (2-14) 16-10 Sunday at LP Field. Down by six with 1:06 remaining, Houston had the ball on their own 9 yard line. On the first play of the drive, Matt Schaub’s pass to wide receiver Keshawn Martin is intercepted by Titan’s safety Michael Griffin at the Houston 39 yard line sealing the win for Tennessee.
Houston started the game by taking their opening drive 63 yards for a touchdown. The drive was capped off by 3 yard touchdown run by Jonathan Grimes. It was Grimes’ first NFL touchdown of his career.
Tennessee Titans (6-9) vs. Houston Texans (2-13)
Sunday, December 29th, 2013 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (6-9) conclude their 2013 season this week, welcoming the AFC South rival Houston Texans (2-13) to LP Field (capacity 69,143). Kickoff is scheduled for noon CST on Sunday, December 29th.
In the first meeting this season, played on September 15th at Reliant Stadium, the Texans edged the Titans in overtime by a final score of 30-24. The Titans lead 14-9 in the overall series, which dates back to 2002.
Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars
Sunday, December 22nd, 2013 | 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (5-9) play their final road game of 2013, traveling to face the AFC South rival Jacksonville Jaguars (4-10). Kickoff at EverBank Field (capacity 67,246) is scheduled for 1:00pm EST/noon CST on Sunday, December 22nd.
The Jaguars are the Titans’ longest-standing division rival. In 38 all-time meetings, including playoffs, the Titans hold a 21-17 advantage.
Nashville, TN – Late in the fourth quarter, the Tennessee Titans (5-9) were down 34-17 to the Arizona Cardinals (9-5) when they scored 17 straight points in the final 3:12 to force overtime. The Titans tied the game when quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick connected with Michael Preston for an 8 yard touchdown pass with 0:14 second left to play.
In overtime, Tennessee won the toss. On the third play of the drive, Fitzpatrick’s pass to Preston was intercepted by Antoine Cason at the Arizona 30 and run back 16 yards. The Cardinals used a heavy dose of runningback Rashard Mendenhall to move the ball to the Titans 23 yard line. From there, Jay Feely kicked a 41 yard field goal to give Arizona a 37-34 victory.
Tennessee Titans (5-8) vs. Arizona Cardinals (8-5)
Sunday, December 15th, 2013 | 3:25pm CST
Nashville, TN – This week the Tennessee Titans (5-8) play their first home game since November 14th, hosting the NFC Wild Card hopeful Arizona Cardinals (8-5). The kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) was flexed from its original time and now is scheduled for 3:25pm CST on Sunday, December 15th.
This week’s game will be televised regionally on Fox, including Nashville affiliate WZTV Fox 17. Justin Kutcher will handle play-by-play duties while Charles Davis provides analysis and Kristina Pink reports from the sidelines.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (5-8) went into the 4th quarter down only 6 points to the Denver Broncos (11-2) at Mile High Stadium Sunday afternoon.
But that’s when Peyton Manning went to work taking advantage of a worn down Titans defense to score 17 unanswered points and lead the Broncos to a 51-28 blowout win.
Denver’s Matt Prater hit a 64 yard field goal at the end of the second quarter to set an NFL record.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans’ (5-7-0) defense held Indianapolis Colts’ (8-4-0) running back Donald Brown to only 8 yards rushing until midway through the 4th quarter.
With 8:08 left to play, the Colts were looking to chew up clock. A heavy dose of running ended with Brown scoring a 4 yard touchdown putting Indianapolis up 22-14. Brown had 46 yards on the drive.
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