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Tennessee Titans turnovers costly in 31-24 loss to the New Orleans Saints

 

Tennessee TitansNew 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 quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws against the New Orleans Saints during second quarter of a preseason game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans quarterback Zach Mettenberger (7) throws against the New Orleans Saints during second quarter of a preseason game at Mercedes-Benz Superdome. (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans overcome downpour to beat Green Bay Packers 20-16 at LP Field in Preseason Opener

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Heavy rains blanked LP Field Saturday night as the Tennessee Titans (1-0-0) took on the Green Bay Packers (0-1-0) in their preseason opener. Conditions were not ideal for head coach Ken Whisenhunt’s first game as a Titan. Whisenhunt was named head coach on January 13th, 2014.

Behind 13-60 in the fourth quarter, Tennessee had the ball on their on 20. In four plays, the Titans moved the ball down to the Packers 7. From there, running back Jackie Battle took it in for a 7 yard touchdown. Kicker Brett Kern connected on the extra point to give the Titans a 20-16 lead over Green Bay. It would be the last points scored in the game.

Green Bay Packers cornerback Demitri Goodson (39) breaks up a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Micheal Preston (14) during the second half at LP Field. The Titans beat the Packers 20-16. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

Green Bay Packers cornerback Demitri Goodson (39) breaks up a pass intended for Tennessee Titans wide receiver Micheal Preston (14) during the second half at LP Field. The Titans beat the Packers 20-16. (Don McPeak-USA TODAY Sports)

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A Look at the Tennessee Titans Offense

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – Tennessee Titans General Manager Ruston Webster’s first-ever pick as general manager was Baylor wide receiver Kendall Wright, chosen in 2012 with the 20th selection in the first round.

In only two seasons, Wright has totaled 158 receptions for 1,705 yards and six touchdowns. His 158 catches are the most by anyone in the 2012 draft class and are the most in franchise history in a player’s first two campaigns.

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) against Arizona Cardinals at LP Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) against Arizona Cardinals at LP Field. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans take Washington Running Back Bishop Sankey in NFL Draft’s Second Round

 

Tennessee TitansBishop SankeyNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans Friday swapped their 2nd round, 10th pick for the Philadelphia Eagles 2nd Round, 22nd pick and a 4th round pick.

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.

Washington Running Back Bishop Sankey. (Washington Athletics)

Washington Running Back Bishop Sankey. (Washington Athletics)

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Tennessee Titans sign multi-year deal with quarterback Charlie Whitehurst

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – The Tennessee Titans agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent quarterback Charlie Whitehurst on a multi-year contract.

“Charlie is player who comes here with a great knowledge of Coach Whisenhunt’s offense; and as a player, he has been around some outstanding NFL quarterbacks,” said Titans general manager Ruston Webster. “He is smart guy with a good arm and he will add to our offensive group as a veteran quarterback.” «Read the rest of this article»

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A look back at the Tennessee Titans 2013 Season

 

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Tennessee TitansNashville, 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»

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Tennessee Titans GM Ruston Webster answers questions about Mike Munchak’s leaving

 

Tennessee TitansNashville, TN – On Saturday afternoon, January 4th, the Tennessee Titans announced that Mike Munchak would be leaving the organization. Later that evening, General Manager Ruston Webster spoke with reporters.

“I want to open up today by first of all by thanking Mike Munchak for all his hard work. I have so much respect for him, not only as a coach but also as a person. We worked extremely well together and I have always appreciated how professional he has been with me in every way, said Webster. “I think I probably respect few people more in this league than I do him.”

Mike Munchak and the Tennessee Titans parted ways Saturday. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

Mike Munchak and the Tennessee Titans parted ways Saturday. (Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans finish season against Houston Texans at LP Field

 

Tennessee Titans (6-9) vs. Houston Texans (2-13)

Sunday, December 29th, 2013 | Noon CST
Nashville, TN | LP Field | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, 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.

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) rushes for a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans during their first meeting this year at Reliant Stadium. The Texans won 30-24:(Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports)

Houston Texans running back Arian Foster (23) rushes for a touchdown against the Tennessee Titans during their first meeting this year at Reliant Stadium. The Texans won 30-24:(Thomas Campbell-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans hit the road to face Jacksonville Jaguars

 

Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars

Sunday, December 22nd, 2013 | 1:00pm EST/Noon CST
EverBank Field | Jacksonville, FL | TV: CBS

Tennessee TitansNashville, 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.

Tennessee Titans receiver Kendall Wright (13).  (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans receiver Kendall Wright (13). (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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Tennessee Titans take on Arizona Cardinals at LP Field Sunday

 

Tennessee Titans (5-8) vs. Arizona Cardinals (8-5)

Sunday, December 15th, 2013 | 3:25pm CST
LP Field | Nashville, TN | TV: FOX

Tennessee TitansNashville, 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.

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) is pursued by Indianapolis Colts cornerback Cassius Vaughn (32) on a 30-yard touchdown run in the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at LP Field. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson (28) is pursued by Indianapolis Colts cornerback Cassius Vaughn (32) on a 30-yard touchdown run in the first quarter against the Indianapolis Colts at LP Field. (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

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