Topic: Colin McCarthy
Nashville, TN – On Tuesday, August 26th, the Tennessee Titans trimmed it’s roster down to the NFL-mandated number of 75.
LB David Hinds, WR Isaiah Williams and OL Gabe Ikard (injured) were waived.
The Titans placed LB Colin McCarthy on injured reserve.
Atlanta, GA – With 5:45 left in the fourth quarter, Bishop Sankey scored on a 3 yard run off right guard to give the Tennessee Titans (2-1-0) their first lead of the game over the Atlanta Falcons (1-2-0). Sankey stretched out and over the goal converting the 2 point conversion, giving the Titans a 24-17 win at the Georgia Dome.
The Falcons took their next possession down to the Titans’ 4 yard line where Tennessee’s defense stiffened. On 4th and 2, Sean Refree’s pass to Julian Jones up the middle fell incomplete, turning the ball over on downs with 1:08 remaining. The Titans ran out the clock to secure the victory.
Tennessee Titans (1-1) at Atlanta Falcons (1-1)
Saturday, August 23rd, 2014 | 6:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (1-1) continue their preseason schedule this week with a trip to face the Atlanta Falcons (1-1). Kickoff at the Georgia Dome (capacity 71,228) is scheduled for 7:00pm EDT/6:00pm CDT on Saturday, August 23rd.
The trip to Atlanta could be the last chance for some to make a lasting impression. By 3:00pm CDT on August 26th, the roster must be trimmed from a maximum of 90 players to 75. The final cut to 53 players occurs on August 30th.
New Orleans, LA – With 19 seconds left in the game, Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger threw a pass to Marc Mariani that was deflected into the end zone and caught by Titans tight end Chase Coffman for a 1 yard touchdown.
It was too little too late for Tennessee as Maikon Bonani’s onside kick was recovered at midfield by New Orleans Saints’ Brandon Coleman sealing a 31-24 win over the Titans at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
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 – With 1:38 left in the game, the Tennessee Titans were down 24-23 to the Minnesota Vikings. The Titans had the ball at the Tennessee 20 yard line. Tennessee quarterback Rusty Smith quickly completes passes to Jalen Parmele for 5 yards and Jake Doyle for 17 yards moving the ball to the Tennessee 42.
In the shotgun, Smith gets a bad snap from center Brian Schwenke which he is unable to handle and Collins Ukwu recovers the ball with 0:47 left for Minnesota. Vikings quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson takes two knees to end the game.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans defense had something to prove after last week’s performance against the Cincinnati Bengals. And prove it they did, holding the vaulted Atlanta Falcons offense led by Matt Ryan to only field goals in the first half. In fact, the Titans were able to sack Ryan five times.
The Tennessee offense started slow on their first two possessions before Jake Locker but together a 5 play scoring drive capped by a 7 yard pass to Nate Washington in the back of the end zone. This got the Titans going and they never let off the gas going on to beat the Falcons 27-16.
Tennessee Titans (0-2) vs. Atlanta Falcons (0-2)
Saturday, August 24th, 2013 | 7:00pm CDT
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans (0-2) play their third preseason game this week, as they host the defending NFC South Champion Atlanta Falcons (0-2). Kickoff at LP Field (capacity 69,143) is scheduled for 7:00pm CT on Saturday, August 24th.
In 13 all-time regular-season meetings between the Titans and Falcons, the Titans hold a narrow 7-6 advantage that includes a five-game winning streak from 1993–2007.
Nashville, TN – With 7:48 remaining in the 4th quarter, the Tennessee Titans led the Washington Redskins 21-14. The Redskins got the ball on their own 20 yard line after Titans’ kicker Maikon Bonani boots a 65 yard kick to the end zone.
In 11 plays, Washington quarterback Pat White marches the skins down to the Tennessee 9 yard line. On the next play, White scrambles up the middle for a touchdown. Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan makes the call to go for two. White completes the pass to Emmanuel Ogbuehi to put Washington up 22-21.
Nashville, TN – While the Tennessee Titans did experience significant roster turnover during the spring, they are not without a young and vital returning nucleus.
On offense, Chris Johnson leads the running backs group once again. Now in his sixth NFL season, Johnson’s 6,888 rushing yards from 2008–2012 ranked second in the league and ranked sixth in NFL history for a player’s initial five campaigns.
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